Configuring a Mac® computer to work with a PrintServer

The Linksys Wireless-Go PrintServer lets you connect a USB printer directly to your network, eliminating the need to dedicate a PC to print sharing chores.  Using a PrintServer frees up your "print share PC" so you don’t have to leave it ON all the time.  It also removes the printing bottleneck and sets your PC free to do more useful work.

NOTE:  AppleTalk is only available for Mac OS X® v10.5 or earlier.  Refer to your printer’s documentation on how to connect your printer to a Mac OS X computer v10.6 or later.  If you want to connect your wireless printer to the network, click here.

To configure your Mac® computer using the PrintServer Setup Wizard, follow the steps below:

Adding a Printer Using AppleTalk

In this example, WPS54G is used.

Step 1:
Click the Apple    menu at the upper right-hand corner of the screen then select System Preferences.

NOTE:  You may use other options to access System Preferences.

Step 2:
Click Print & Fax.


Step 3:
Ensure that the lock icon shows unlocked.  Enter the admin password of the Mac then click the + button.


Step 4:
On the next window, click AppleTalk.

NOTE:  After a few seconds, the name of the PrintServer should appear on the right pane.

Step 5:
Select the name of your PrintServer.  In the Print Using field, choose the Select a driver to use option.

Step 6:
Select your printer model and click the Add button.

Step 7:
Your printer should now show on the left pane as default and ready to use.


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