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Install Network Printer


Printing and Scanning 

Installing a network printer








   

Download the print driver

2.  2. Search for your printer then select your operating system and download the corresponding PCL6 driver

3.  3. Run the downloaded driver to extract the file and note where you extracted it.



Install the printer

1.) Use the task bar search box located next to the start button and type “Control Panel”.  Click on the Control Panel Desktop App item that appears in the list.

2.) Choose the “View devices and printers” link under the “Hardware and Sound” heading (if viewing by “Category”) or the “Devices and Printers” option in the Control Panel (if viewing by “Large icons”).  Then click on the “Add a printer” button at the top.

3.) Your computer will now attempt to scan for printers on the network.  Instead of waiting for that, click on the item at the bottom for ‘The printer that I want isn’t listed’

4.) On this new screen, select the third radio button option for ‘Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname’

5.) Enter the following in on the next screen:

Device type: Set this to ‘TCP/IP Device’

Hostname or IP address: Enter the IP Address of the printer

Port name: This will fill in automatically – you do not have to change this

UNCHECK the checkbox  for ‘Query the printer and automatically select the driver to use’ selected.

6.) Select ‘Have Disk’ and navigate to where you extracted the driver. Select the disk1 folder inside, then double click the .inf file inside.

7.) Select the proper Manufacturer (Ricoh or Savin) from the list on the left then select the correct Printer from the right menu.

8.) Keep selecting next in the bottom right, then select finish.








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