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How to print to a campus paid printer from a Mac laptop

Getting your Mac to Print to Campus Printers. Printing locations available in the Library, Molinaro Concourse, and Molinaro L117 computer lab.

Important: You must have a wired or wireless connection to Parkside to perform this install. 

Click on the following link to Download/Extract the file: Mac Pharos Printing

  • Double click on the Popup.dmg file to create a new disk image in Finder. This disk contains the Popup installer, "Popup.pkg".
  • Double-click the installer to run it. You may need to enter in your laptops admin login and password to install the software.
  • Select a destination disk. You will only be able to select the startup disk.
  • Click Install (or Upgrade). The installer automatically installs Popup and required support files.
  • Click on the package labeled Ricoh_PS_Printers…. and follow instructions to install the printer drivers.
  • Go into System Preferences.
  • Then Print & Fax

Monterey OS Users:
   Click on the (+) to Add Printer > Click on the Double Gears icon.


All other Mac OS Users:
   Right click or hold down the Control key and click right next to the Windows printer icon you see in the menu below.
   Choose Customize Toolbar and then the lower window seen below will appear. Drag the gear labeled Advanced up to the Add Printer window > Click on Advanced.

      Image of Add Printer screen

  • In the Type: box select Pharos Print server.
  • For Black and White Printing: For the URL, type in popup://
  • For Color Printing: For the URL, type in popup:// Color Printing is only available in the L1 level of the Library.
    [Note: The above listed url's are case sensitive.]
  • For Name: Put in something you will recognize when asked to choose a printer when printing a document. 
  • Install the drivers for the printers Ricoh 8400 for LabLaser and HP Color LaserJet M553 for MacColorLaser.
  • In the Use: box, choose a driver then Select Software and find the Ricoh Aficio SP 8400DN PS for the black & white printer and if adding the color printer find and use HP-Color_LJ. 
     Image of Add Printer screen
  • Click the Add button. *Note: You may need to restart the computer for these changes to take affect.
  • You will know you have it properly installed if the following window appears when you try to send a print job. Answer both questions and select Print.
    You can use anything you want for the answers, they don’t have to be your UWP login and password.
     Image of Pharos Pop dialog box

Keywordsprinting, paid, mac   Doc ID113709
OwnerLinda W.GroupUW Parkside
Created2021-09-15 11:50:56Updated2023-07-25 10:52:49
SitesUW Parkside
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