Install biostatcolor5 Printer on Macintosh Computers

This topic outlines the steps to install the biostatcolor5 printer on Macintosh computers. For command line steps to install this printer (and others) see Installing Macintosh Printers using the Command Line.

For command line steps to install department printers on Linux computers see Installing Linux Printers using the Command Line.

There is also a b/w only printer available for graduate student use called "biogradprinter1". See Macintosh Setup for Brother HL-5470DW monochrome laser printer.

The printers "biostatcolor5" and "biogradprinter1" are exclusively for the use of graduate students.
In a web browser, navigate to the printer's web page at Screen_Shot_2015-08-25_at_4.49.08_PM.png

Click on the "Get drivers, software & firmware" link Screen_Shot_2015-08-25_at_4.49.49_PM.png

Click on the "Color LaserJet Enterprise M553dn" link Screen_Shot_2015-08-25_at_4.50.04_PM.png

Make sure that the correct version OSX is set. Then expand the item "Driver - Product Installation Software (1)" Screen_Shot_2015-08-25_at_4.51.12_PM.png

Click on the Download button for the ironically named "HP Easy Start" software Screen_Shot_2015-08-25_at_4.51.26_PM.png

After the file downloads, the HP Easy Start window appears. Click on the "Set Up My Printer" item Screen_Shot_2015-08-25_at_4.52.31_PM.png

The Connect window comes up next. Do not select any printer that might show up here. Click "Continue" Screen_Shot_2015-08-25_at_4.52.54_PM.png

Type "" in the search box. Select "Search for host name:" and click Continue. Screen_Shot_2015-08-25_at_5.00.43_PM.png

Highlight the biostatcolor5 printer that shows up in the Connect window. Click Continue Screen_Shot_2015-08-25_at_5.01.14_PM.png

Make sure the check box for "Essential Software" is checked and click the Install button Screen_Shot_2015-08-25_at_5.01.32_PM.png

Follow the instructions in the "Enable Printing" window that appears. Click on the "Add Printer..." button. Screen_Shot_2015-08-25_at_5.05.57_PM.png
Topic revision: r2 - 30 Oct 2015, DalePlummer

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