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D-Link DP-300U
Fast Ethernet Print Server
Manual
Rev. 01 (November, 2007)

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  • Page 1 D-Link DP-300U Fast Ethernet Print Server Manual Rev. 01 (November, 2007)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Parallel Port Connector ... 4  DC Power Connector ... 4  Front Panel ... 5  LED Indicators... 5  Setting up the DP-300U ... 6  Installing the Print Server ... 6  Power ON Self-Test ... 6  Getting Started ... 8  Using PS-Wizard... 9 ...
  • Page 3 SETUP > LAN Setup... 24  SETUP > Printer Setup ... 25  ADVANCED > Advanced LAN ... 33  ADVANCED > User Access... 35  ADVANCED > E-Mail Notification... 36  ADVANCED > SNMP ... 38  MAINTENANCE > Password... 39  MAINTENANCE > Save/Restore Settings... 40 ...
  • Page 4 Adding a Printer... 123  AppleTalk-enabled or Bonjour-enabled Printers ... 125  Setting up AppleTalk or LPR Printing in Mac OS X ... 135  Setting up AppleTalk Printing in Mac OS 9 ... 140  Technical Specifications... 145  Appendix: DP-300U Printer Compatibility List ... 146 ...
  • Page 5: Package Contents

    Package Contents Contents of Package: D-Link DP-300U Print Server Manual and Warranty on CD Printed Quick Installation Guide If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller. System Requirements: A computer with an installed Ethernet adapter Windows Vista/XP/2000/NT4/ME/98SE/95 Apple Mac OS 9.x to MAC OS X 10.4.x...
  • Page 6: Introduction

    Telnet as an alternative method to configure the unit. The DP-300U improves network printing services in the following ways: The DP-300U picks up the workload of managing print file traffic to its connected printers. This provides workload relief to your file servers, and allows the file servers full capacity to be used for file access or other direct services to network users.
  • Page 7 Because the DP-300U is very portable and inexpensive compared to a PC-based print server, and Print Server connects to your file servers through the network, printers can be deployed to locations of maximum convenience to users. The DP-300U offers extraordinary flexibility, operating with all major network...
  • Page 8: External Features

    External Features Port Connectors The DP-300U has two parallel ports and one USB port located on its back panel. The ports are configurable using the Web Configuration Interface or the print server’s Telnet interface. The Print Server’s Web configuration permits users to configure settings through the web browser.
  • Page 9: Rear Panel

    USB Port Connector The rear panel of the print server features the USB port connector. Plug this connector directly into the USB port on your network printer via a USB cable. Parallel Port Connector The rear panel of the print server features two parallel port connectors. Connect this port to the parallel port on your network printer with a parallel cable.
  • Page 10: Front Panel

    Front Panel LED Indicators The front panel of the print server features five LED indicators: Power Steady green confirms that the Print Server is powered ON. Link/Act Steady green confirms that the Print Server has a good connection to the Ethernet or Fast Ethernet network.
  • Page 11: Setting Up The Dp-300U

    Follow this procedure to avoid complications at the configuration stage. 1. Confirm proper operation of the printers to be connected to the DP-300U. 2. When you have confirmed proper operation of the printer, switch its power OFF.
  • Page 12 and flashing operation. Immediately after power-up, all five of the green LEDs should illuminate steadily for several seconds. Then the LPT1, LPT2 and USB LED indicators should light OFF. Irregularity of any of the three LEDs during these LED tests may mean there is a problem with the LEDs themselves.
  • Page 13: Getting Started

    Web-based management feature that allows users to easily configure and manage multiple print queues through TCP/IP. For a list of printers that are compatible with the DP-300U, please see the Appendix in this manual. The compatibility list is not comprehensive. Even if it is not included...
  • Page 14: Using Ps-Wizard

    • Install PS-Wizard – click to install PS-Wizard to complete further settings for the print server, such as: - Changing IP address - Adding a printer on your computer in the easiest way. • Close – click to close the Auto-Run program.
  • Page 15: Ps-Wizard

    PS-Wizard To avoid the conflict in your network, you can use PS-Wizard to change the related settings of your print server (such as the IP address) after finishing the installation of PS-Wizard on your PC. Installing PS-Wizard 1. Click the PSWizardSetup icon of the Installation CD-ROM, and then the system will prompt a window for you to select a desired setup language from its pull-down list.
  • Page 16 2. Click Next> in the welcome window of InstallShield Wizard. 3. Specify the destination location by clicking the Browse… button. Otherwise, leave the default setting and click Next> to continue.
  • Page 17 4. You may enter a new folder name in the Program Folder field if you want to change the default name. Otherwise, you may leave the default setting and click Next> to go on the installation.
  • Page 18 5. The InstallShield Wizard starts to install the software, and the Progress bar indicates the installation is proceeding until the following window shows up. Click Finish to complete the installation. After installing the program, the application program for the print server is automatically installed to your computer, and creates a folder in Start Programs PS-Wizard.
  • Page 19: Using Ps-Wizard

    That is, the main goal and advantage of the PS-Wizard is to let you add a printer on your PC in the easiest way.
  • Page 20 Print Server: This field allows you to manually discover the connected print server and to do further configuration of the print server that is selected from the list.
  • Page 21 Then click Apply button to implement the new setting. Port Information: This is the main function of the PS-Wizard for you to easily add a printer on your computer. To add a printer, click , then the following window will display.
  • Page 22 You may select this option, “Show currently installed drivers”, to check if the same printer driver already existed for use. If not, you may try the next method. After done the selection of printer driver, click Next> button to continue.
  • Page 23 Windows-based programs box. After you did the verification and configuration in the following window, click Next> to continue. Then the printer (e.g. HP Laser 2000 used in this manual) will be auto-created in Printers and Faxes as the following illustration.
  • Page 24 When the following window shows up, you may do print test by clicking the Print Test Page to check if you can do printing normally. If yes, click Finish to exit the installation window and now you may start your printing tasks.
  • Page 25: Using The Web Configuration

    Explorer 6.0 used in this manual) you have installed on your computer and direct it to the URL address: dlink-xxxxxx, where xxxxxx are the last six digits of DP-300U’s MAC address. The MAC address can be found on the bottom side of the DP-300U device.
  • Page 26 configuration through five links on the top of this main screen: Setup, Advanced, Maintenance, Status, and Help. You may click a desired link from the bar, to display its submenu and select a desired option listed in the left column, and then the corresponding content will show up in the center column.
  • Page 27: Setup > Print Server Setup

    SETUP > Print Server Setup The Print Server Setup screen allows you to modify the Print Server Name and Port Settings, as below shows. D-Link does not recommend changing these settings unless asked by your network administrator.
  • Page 28 In this field, you can assign the Port Name for the print server, and the description for the Printer port. It also allows you to select the PJL Printer setting (Yes or No). NOTE: PJL (Printer Job Language) has certain job requirements that must be met to work correctly.
  • Page 29: Setup > Lan Setup

    SETUP > LAN Setup The LAN Setup screen allows you configure the local network settings of print server. Please note that this section is optional and you should not need to change any of the settings here to get print server up and running. TCP/IP This field allows you to assign IP address in manual or automatic method.
  • Page 30: Setup > Printer Setup

    Network Printer Wizard Click Next to download and run a windows wizard program to install a network printer onto your computer. When you click Next, you will be asked to download and run some software.
  • Page 31 The above screen is the Network Printer Wizard. Click Run, and if a second window appears as below click Run again. Select the printer required, and then click Next to continue.
  • Page 32 1. Show current installed drivers: You may select this option, “Show currently installed drivers”, to check if the same printer driver already existed for use. If not, you may try the next method. After done the selection of printer driver, click Next> to continue.
  • Page 33 Check this option, “Select from manufacturer list”, to manually select your printer from drop-down menus by brand and model. Click Next> to continue when you find a desired driver. If not, try the last way (Have Disk). After done the...
  • Page 34 3. Have Disk: Click Have Disk to bring up the following window. Insert the manufacture’s installation CD-ROM to install the printer driver. After the correct driver is selected, click OK to continue.
  • Page 35 Windows-based programs box. After you did the verification and configuration in the following window, click Next> to continue. Then the printer (e.g. HP Laser 2000 used in this manual) will be auto-created in Printers and Faxes as the following illustration.
  • Page 36 When the following window shows up, you may do print test by clicking Print Test Page to check if you can do printing normally. If yes, click OK to close the PS-Wizard dialog box. If yes, then click Finish to exit the installation window and now you may start your printing tasks.
  • Page 38: Advanced > Advanced Lan

    ADVANCED > Advanced LAN The Advanced LAN screen allows you to further network setting of print server. It is not recommended not to change the settings unless instructed to modify the setting by your network administrator. The Advanced LAN screen contains these fields: TCP/IP, Microsoft Network, and AppleTalk.
  • Page 39 Chooser Name: Display the print server's port name. Printer Type: Enter the printer's type in this box. PostScript Level: Select from the drop-down list (Level 1 or Level 2). Font Group: Select from the drop-down list.
  • Page 40: Advanced > User Access

    ADVANCED > User Access The User Access screen allows you to create and maintain an authorized list of users that are allowed to access the print server. User Access By configuring the Enable Authorised User List option (Yes), the user in the User List is permitted to access the print server.
  • Page 41: Advanced > E-Mail Notification

    The E-Mail Notification screen allows you to assign an e-mail address to the print server, so that your mail of the account can be printed out directly through the printer (ASCII text only). This screen also allow you choose where to send an email when the printer status changes.
  • Page 42 Enable E-mail Notification You can set the print server to send an alert message when the printer status changes through e-mail. To enable this function, click Yes in Enable e-mail notification. Then, input the administrator's e-mail address in the Destination e-mail Address box.
  • Page 43: Advanced > Snmp

    ADVANCED > SNMP The SNMP screen allows you to use SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) to manage complex networks. SNMP Management Community 1/2/3: Enter a name in the Name box, and configure the Access Right by selecting Read Only or Read/ Write from the drop-down list.
  • Page 44: Maintenance > Password

    MAINTENANCE > Password The Password screen allows you to change the password of the print server by entering the current password in Current Password and new password in New Password and Confirm Password. After done the configuration, click Apply Settings to enable and restore the new password, or Cancel to abandon. Be aware that the default password of the print server is blank.
  • Page 45: Maintenance > Save/Restore Settings

    MAINTENANCE > Save/Restore Settings The Save/Restore Settings screen not only allows you to save the current configuration in a computer for backup by clicking Save in Save Settings to Local Hard Drive, but also allows you to reload a configuration that you saved before by clicking Browse to direct to the backup file, and then clicking Update Settings for reloading.
  • Page 46: Maintenance > Firmware Upgrade

    MAINTENANCE > Firmware Upgrade The Firmware Upgrade screen displays you the current firmware’s information of the print server, and also allows you to upgrade the firmware of the print server when a new version of firmware is available. Click Browse to point to the firmware file, and then click Upgrade.
  • Page 47: Maintenance > Diagnostics

    MAINTENANCE > Diagnostics The Diagnostics screen allows you to test the printing for LPT/USB port of the print server. After selecting a port, click Print Test Page to print a test page.
  • Page 48: Status > Device Info

    STATUS > Device Info The Device Info screen displays the status of your print server, printer, and network for your reference.
  • Page 49 This field displays the information of the print server about the firmware version, MAC/IP address, and up time. Printer Status The items in this field display the information of the printer, such as the given name for the printer, speed, printer status, and status of your printing tasks, etc. LAN Status You can monitor the networking status in this field, including the network connection, speed, and the packets status.
  • Page 50: Status > Network

    STATUS > Network The Network screen displays the general Network status of your print server.
  • Page 51 Auto IP This field contains the current settings of TCP/IP, including DHCP/BOOTP, UPnP, and Mac Bonjour/Rendezvous. The items in this field are configured in Advanced Advanced LAN TCP/IP. TCP/IP Printing In this field, you can monitor the status of your printing tasks through TCP/IP. Microsoft Network Printing In this field, you can monitor the status of your printing tasks through Microsoft Network.
  • Page 52: Status >Print Log

    STATUS >Print Log The Print Log screen displays the printing record of the authorized users. Print Log The items in this field display the user(s) information, which include the user(s) MAC address, IP address, name, and status of printing tasks.
  • Page 53: Help

    HELP The Help screen provides you brief information about the print server for your reference.
  • Page 54: Reboot

    Reboot If you want to reset the print server, you may just click Reboot for restarting.
  • Page 55: Refresh Printer Status

    Refresh Printer Status Click a port name to refresh the status of the connected printer.
  • Page 56: Tcp/Ip Printing For Windows Vista

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows Vista Go to Start Control Panel Printers.
  • Page 57 Click Add a printer. Select the first option, Add a local printer, and then click Next.
  • Page 58 Select the second option, Create a new port, and highlight Standard TCP/IP Port from the pull-down menu. Click Next.
  • Page 59 Type the IP address of the print server (e.g. 10.62.31.15 used in this manual), which can be referred from the PRINTER SERVER STATUS of the print server’s Web configuration, and then the Port Name will automatically be filled in. Click...
  • Page 61 Select Custom and click Settings. Then the follow screen will shows up, select LPR from the Protocol field. Then enter the Queue Name, which can be referred from PRINTER STATUS of the print server’s Web configuration, in the LPR Settings field. Click OK.
  • Page 64 Highlight the printer, as shown. If the desired printer is not on the list, click Have Disk and insert the printer driver disk that came with your printer to install the printer drivers. Click Next...
  • Page 65 Click Next.
  • Page 66 After clicked Print a test page, a small dialogue box will show up as below. Click Close.
  • Page 67 Click Finish. The printer is now ready for printing with Windows Vista on your network.
  • Page 68: Tcp/Ip Printing For Windows Xp

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows XP Go to Start Printers and Faxes Add a Printer. When the following screen shows up, click Next.
  • Page 69 Select the first option, Local printer attached to this computer, and click Next.
  • Page 70 Select the second option, Create a new port, and highlight Standard TCP/IP Port from the pull-down menu. Click Next.
  • Page 71 Type the IP address of the print server (e.g. 10.62.31.15 used in this manual), which can be referred from the PRINTER SERVER STATUS of the print server’s Web configuration, and then the Port Name will automatically be filled in. Click...
  • Page 73 Select Custom and click Settings.
  • Page 74 Then the follow screen will shows up, select LPR from the Protocol field. Then enter the Queue Name, which can be referred from PRINTER STATUS of the print server’s Web configuration, in the LPR Settings field. Click OK.
  • Page 76 Click Next.
  • Page 77 Click Finish.
  • Page 78 Highlight the printer, as shown. If the desired printer is not on the list, click Have Disk and insert the printer driver disk that came with your printer to install the printer drivers. Click Next At this screen, you can input a name for the printer, and then click Next...
  • Page 79 Select Yes to print a test page, click Next.
  • Page 80 Click Finish. The printer is now ready for printing with Windows XP on your network.
  • Page 81: Tcp/Ip Printing For Windows 2000

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows 2000 Go to Start Settings Printers and Faxes Add a Printer.
  • Page 82 When the following screen shows up, click Next.
  • Page 83 Select the first option, Local printer attached to this computer, and click Next.
  • Page 84 Click Next.
  • Page 85 Select the second option, Create a new port, and highlight Standard TCP/IP Port from the pull-down menu. Click Next.
  • Page 86 Click Next.
  • Page 87 Type the IP address of the print server (e.g. 10.62.31.15 used in this manual), which can be checked from the PRINTER SERVER STATUS of the print server’s Web configuration, and then the Port Name will automatically be filled in. Click...
  • Page 89 Select Custom and click Settings.
  • Page 90 Then the follow screen will shows up, select LPR from the Protocol field. Then enter the Queue Name, which can be referred from PRINTER STATUS of the print server’s Web configuration, in the LPR Settings field. Click OK.
  • Page 92 Click Next.
  • Page 93 Click Finish.
  • Page 94 Highlight the printer, as shown. If the desired printer is not on the list, click Have Disk and insert the printer driver disk that came with your printer to install the printer drivers. Click Next.
  • Page 95 At this screen, you can input a name for the printer, and then click Next...
  • Page 96 Select the first option, Do not share this printer, and click Next.
  • Page 97 Select Yes to print a test page, click Next.
  • Page 98 Click Finish. The printer is now ready for printing with Windows 2000 on your network.
  • Page 99: Tcp/Ip Printing For Windows 98Se/Me

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows 98SE/ME Go to Start Settings Control Panel. Double click on Network, and then click Add.
  • Page 100 Highlight Client and click Add. At this window, click Have Disk.
  • Page 101 1. Insert the DP-300U CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Select the letter representing the CD-ROM drive on your computer from the pull-down menu. 2. Double-click on the folder lpr. 3. Highlight lpr.inf 4. Click OK. Click OK to accept the location of the file.
  • Page 102 You should now be back to the Network Properties Page. Highlight LPR for TCP/IP Printing and click Properties.
  • Page 103 Type in the IP address and Port Name of the print server, which can be referred from the PRINTER SERVER STATUS and PRINTER STATUS of the print server’s Web configuration, in the corresponding field, and then click OK. (The IP...
  • Page 105 The IP Address and Port Name will be displayed in the following screen. (The IP Address and Port Name here are just for example only.) Click OK.
  • Page 106 Click OK. Windows will ask for a restart. Click Yes.
  • Page 107 Once your computer has rebooted, click on Start Settings Printers Printer. When the Add Printer Wizard screen appears, click Next. Select Network Printer and click Next.
  • Page 108 Type in the path if you know it; otherwise, click Browse. At the following screen, browse for the printer port and highlight the port (e.g. dlink-1D6FA3 in this manual). Click OK.
  • Page 109 If the network path is not specified, type in the IP Address and Port Name of the print server. Select Yes or No to enable or disable printing from MS-DOS based programs. Click Next.
  • Page 110 Highlight the printer, as shown. If the desired printer is not on the list, click Have Disk and insert the printer driver disk that came with your printer to install the printer drivers. Click Next. Click Next...
  • Page 111 Select Yes to print a test page. Click Finish. To check whether the printer is installed, go to Start Settings Printers.
  • Page 112: Unix/Linux Printing

    For example, you could define a printer hp5l that prints to port PS-142634-P1, and a printer hp5lt that prints to port PS-142634-P1_TEXT. Your graphics files could then be printed to the hp5l printer, and “raw” text files could be printed to the hp5lt printer.
  • Page 113: Printing Form Bsd Unix Versions

    For “flavors” of the Unix operating system derived from or related to the BSD releases, such as SunOS 4.x, Linux, BSD/OS, FreeBSD, or NetBSD, you can use the following procedure to enable users to print to a printer connected to your D-LINK network print server: 1.
  • Page 114 6. Issue the command lpc start hp5l to start a spool daemon for the printer. The printer will now be available for use. 7. Optionally, add another printcap entry (and issue another lpc start command) for a second printer, using the port_TEXT port. This second printer name can be used for printing text files.
  • Page 115 ◆ rm=address The host where the remote printer is located, in this case the D-Link print server. ◆ rp=printer The name of the printer on the remote host. For the D-Link print server, the port name should be used. Note: this entry is case-sensitive.
  • Page 116: Printing From Sco Unix System V/386

    Printing from SCO Unix System V/386 To allow printing to a printer attached to your D-LINK network print server from a SCO Unix System V/386 host. 1. Login as the superuser (root). 2. Add an entry for the print server in the host’s /etc/hosts file, giving a hostname for the print server’s IP address.
  • Page 117 8. When prompted with the question: Please enter the name of the remote host that printer is attached to: then enter the address of the D-Link print server. You can use the name you added to /etc/host in the step above.
  • Page 118: Printing From Solaris

    8. Optionally repeat the addition to add another printer for printing text files, with_TEXT appended to the port name. Once you have added the new printer, you can use the lp command to print files to the printer. Consult your Solaris documentation for details.
  • Page 119: Printing From Red Hat Linux

    1. Click the printer icon at the bottom of the desktop. 2. Since no printer is set up so far, a prompt appears asking to run the printer configuration tool. 3. Click the OK button in the pop-up dialogue box to open the man Printer...
  • Page 120 Note that to use the Printer configuration tool you must have root privileges, and to start the application you may also type the command: “redhat-config-printer”. 4. Click the New button in the Printer configuration tool menu. Printer Configuration Tool menu...
  • Page 121 5. The Add a new print queue menu appears, click Forward to continue.
  • Page 122 6. Enter a unique name for the printer in the Name text field. The printer name cannot contain spaces and must begin with a letter. The printer name may contain letters, numbers, dashes (-), and underscores (_). Optionally, enter a short description for the printer, which can contain spaces.
  • Page 123 8. Select the printer model.
  • Page 124 If a printer has not been detected automatically, select the model from the list. You can manually select the name of the printer manufacturer from the Generic (click to select manufacturer) pull-down menu, and the printer model from the sub-list.
  • Page 125 10. Print a test page to make sure the printer is functioning properly. To print a test page, select the printer from the printer list, then select the appropriate test page from the Test drop-down menu.
  • Page 126: Setting Up Printing In Mac Os X Tiger (10.4)

    NOTE: Mac OS printing is supported by Postscript printers only! With Mac OS X Tiger (10.4), you can use Apple Talk, Bonjour, Internet Printing Protocol (IPP), Line Printer Daemon (LPD), and HP Jet Direct-Socket printing through Print Server. Click on this icon in your Dock to open your System Preferences window as below.
  • Page 127 Talk Active option. Click on the Apply Now button and close the menu. Apple Talk is now active on the system. Now a printer can be added.
  • Page 128: Adding A Printer

    In the Utilities folder, find and select to open Printer List window. If no printer has been set up on your Macintosh, you will be prompted to add a printer. Click Add button on the pop-up dialogue box to open...
  • Page 129 4. Line Printer Daemon (LPD) 5. HP Jet Direct – Socket To add an Internet Printing Protocol enabled, Line Printer Daemon enabled or HP Jet Direct – Socket enabled printer, click on the instructions to add an IP Printer beginning on “Adding an IP printer” session.
  • Page 130: Appletalk-Enabled Or Bonjour-Enabled Printers

    To add an AppleTalk-enabled or Bonjour-enabled printer, click on the button in the Printer Browser menu. Select the printer model from Printer Name list and Connection type in the Printer Browser menu. The printer name selected should be the same as that appearing listed in the Printer Server’s web manager.
  • Page 131 The printer that has just been added will show up in the Printer List menu, it might take a few seconds depending on network conditions. When the printer...
  • Page 132 Quite the Printer Setup Utility and start printing.
  • Page 133 Browser window. Select the desired printing protocol from the Protocol drop-down menu. Type the IP Address of the printer, the name will appear in the Name field when the printer is found. The Printer Browser will indicate that it is verifying the address.
  • Page 134 Print Using field. Or manually select the printer-maker from the Print Using drop-down menu, and then select the printer model from the scroll-down list, or select Generic PostScrip Printer option from the Print Using drop-down menu if the model is not listed. To implement the setting, click Add button.
  • Page 135 For set up LPD Printing: 1. Enter the IP address of the print server to which the printer is attached in Address field. 2. Type the port name in queue field. Click Add button after done the section of printer model in the Print Using...
  • Page 136 For set up IPP Printing: 1. Enter the IP address of the print server to which the printer is attached in Address field. After that, type “: 80” or “: second port” if print server’s second port is enabled. 2. Type the port name in queue field.
  • Page 137 For set up Socket Printing: 1. Enter the IP address of the print server to which the printer is attached in Address field. After that, type “: 9100” for port 1, “: 9101” for port 2 or “: 9102” for port 3.
  • Page 138 drop-down menu. When the Installable Options pop-up window shows up as below, click Continue button.
  • Page 139 The printer that has just been added will show up in the Printer List menu, it might take a few seconds depending on network conditions. When the printer appears listed it is ready for use. Quite the Printer Setup Utility and start printing.
  • Page 140: Setting Up Appletalk Or Lpr Printing In Mac Os X

    Setting up AppleTalk or LPR Printing in Mac OS X NOTE: Mac OS printing is supported by Postscript printers only! With Mac OSX you can use AppleTalk or LPR printers using IP protocols for printing through Print Servers. Open your System Preferences window and Click Network. Select the AppleTalk tab in this window and check Make AppleTalk Active.
  • Page 141 Select Edit Printer List from the Printer dialog box. Click Add Printer...
  • Page 142 Select the printing protocol preferred, AppleTalk or LPR Printers using IP. In this example, AppleTalk has been selected. AppleTalk protocol: After selecting AppleTalk, the Port Names of the Print Server...
  • Page 143 The Port Names shown here are examples only. Click on the Port to which the post-script printer is connected.
  • Page 144 Type the IP Address of the Print Server into the LPR Printer‘s Address field. In the Queue Name field, enter the Port Name of the post-script printer that is connected to the Print Server. The Port Name illustrated here is only an example.
  • Page 145: Setting Up Appletalk Printing In Mac Os 9

    EtherTalk connection, or indirectly through a LocalTalk-to-EtherTalk router. NOTE: The Chooser name of a printer connected to one of the Print Server‘s ports is the same as its Port Name. If you are using AppleTalk printing, you will need to make sure that every Port Name is unique among all of the network printers in your AppleTalk zone.
  • Page 146 AppleTalk Zone field should contain a single asterisk (*). For each Printer Port that will be used for AppleTalk printing, you may need to change the AppleTalk Port Settings in the Advanced LAN screen, shown as below.
  • Page 148 LaserWriter 8 icon on the left. Make sure that AppleTalk is set to Active. A list of all networked PostScript printers will be displayed as follow. Double-click the name of the Printer Port you wish to use. The Printer Ports shown are examples only.
  • Page 149 If you have not previously set this printer as the default, your computer will prompt you for a PostScript Printer Description file. Choose Select PPD. Select the appropriate printer description file for your printer. Click Open. (If your printer is not listed, click Generic to use a generic printer description.)
  • Page 150: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications Printer Connection Printer Port: Parallel and USB port Bi-directional Communication: Hewlett-Packard PJL (Printer Job Language) standard for bi-directional communication. Network Connection Network Standards: 100Base-TX Fast Ethernet Network Data Transfer Rate: 10/100 Mbps (megabits per second) Network Connector: RJ-45 Network Protocols Ethernet Frame Types: 802.2, 802.3, Ethernet II, SNAP (auto-switching)
  • Page 151: Appendix: Dp-300U Printer Compatibility List

    Appendix: DP-300U Printer Compatibility List The Canon Printer Canon BJC-255SP Canon BJ-330 Canon BJC-600, 620 Canon BJC-2000SP Canon BJC-4100, 4300, 4500, 4550 Canon BJC-6000, 6500 Canon BJC-7000 Canon BJC-8200 Canon LBP-720, 740 Canon Bubble Jet S520 The Epson Printer/plotter Epson Stylus Photo 700, 710, 750...
  • Page 152 IBM 5577 IBM 4039 16L IBM Infor Printer 20 IBM InfoPrint 32 The Lexmark Printer Lexmark 4039 10R Lexmark 5700 Lexmark Optra Color 45 Lexmark Optra C710 Lexmark Optra E, E+, E310 Lexmark Optra K1220 Lexmark Optra M410, M412 Lexmark Optra N...

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