Adding HuskyPrint and networked printers (Mac)


Fully managed

If you have a fully managed device, you will already have the HuskyPrint stations installed and do not need to install  HuskyPrint or Papercut. Visit Managed Devices at Michigan Tech for more details.

Minimally managed or personal

If you have a minimally managed or personal Mac, the Papercut Client is required. You will need to first install HuskyPrint and Papercut (Mac). Visit macOS printing articles for instructions.

Adding networked printers

If you have a minimally managed or personal Mac, you will need to launch the Papercut Client to print.

  1. Find the printer(s) from the list of departmental printers
  2. Download and install the driver for the printer
    • If you have a university-owned Mac with Tech Apps installed, you can download and install drivers by opening Tech Apps, selecting Printers, then selecting Install under the manufacturer listed (ie. Xerox, HP, Kyocera, Dell, etc.). This will take some time to download and install.
    • If you have a personal Mac or do not have Tech Apps installed on your university-owned Mac, you can download and install drivers through the manufacturer's Web site.
  3. Select the the Apple logo Apple logo on the top left corner of your screen. Then, select System Preferences…
  4. Select Printers & Scanners in the second row of icons in the System Preferences window.
  5. Select the plus (+) symbol near the bottom left corner of the Printers & Scanners window.
  6. Select IP near the top left corner of the Add window.
  7. Enter or select the information for your printer. Change the queue name to match the printer you would like to install. You can change the Name and Location to anything you would like.
    • Departmental Printer
      • Address:
      • Protocol: Line Printer Daemon - LPD
      • Queue: [printer name] (ex. husky-bw)
      • Name: [printer name] (ex. husky-bw)
      • Use: Select Software...
  8. Select the printer driver for your model. Then, select OK. The window will close.
    • Departmental Printer
      • Search the printer model in the Printer Software window
      • Select the printer model 
  9. Select Add near the bottom right corner of the Add window.
    Use: Printer Driver
  10. Select the printer name you are adding in the Printers & Scanners window. Then, select Options & Supplies… A new window will open.
  11. Select Options. Select the options for your printer. Then, select OK. The options will vary based on the model that you choose.
    • Husky BW
      • Paper Trays: 6 Trays (High Capacity Feeder and Tandem Trays)
      • Hole Punch Module:  Installed
      • Finisher: Office Finisher
    • Husky Color
      • Paper Trays: 6 Trays (High Capacity Feeder and Tandem Trays)
      • Hole Punch Module:  2 and 3 Hole Punch Unit
      • Finisher: Office Finisher LX
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Thu 2/22/18 3:10 PM
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