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hp-designjet-500 [2018/02/15 13:35]
mhember Added Mac / Linux details; added details of print server and URLs.
hp-designjet-500 [2018/02/15 23:03] (current)
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 ====Connection==== ====Connection====
  
-This old but wonderful printer only has a parallel and USB interface; it is linked to the LAN via a raspberry PI running CUPS and an Ethernet link to the hard-wired LAN.  The main CUPS server (on the [[membership_pc_and_print_server|membership PC]]) re-broadcasts from this server to make the machine available to wireless and wired network users.+This old but wonderful printer only has a parallel and USB interface; it is linked to the wireless network ​via a raspberry PI running CUPS and an Ethernet link to the [[hackspace_wired_lan_and_router|hard-wired LAN]].  The main CUPS server (on the [[membership_pc_and_print_server|membership PC]]) re-broadcasts from this server to make the machine available to wireless and wired network users.
  
 Please don't unplug the Pi computer, or USB link, unless you need to and for some reason REALLY cannot make it work over the network; if you do please put it all back together. ​ The Raspberry Pi could really do with a proper case....... Please don't unplug the Pi computer, or USB link, unless you need to and for some reason REALLY cannot make it work over the network; if you do please put it all back together. ​ The Raspberry Pi could really do with a proper case.......
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     * MAC:     * MAC:
       * The printer should appear automatically;​ check http://​localhost:​631 (your CUPS server) if in doubt.       * The printer should appear automatically;​ check http://​localhost:​631 (your CUPS server) if in doubt.
 +      * Finding a driver that works has proven problematic;​ try http://​ftp.hp.com/​pub/​softlib/​software13/​COL39819/​Raster-39/​macOS_HP_DesignJet_Raster_Driver.dmg and please update this wiki with any success you may have.....
     * LINUX:     * LINUX:
       * If you have Avahi-daemon or a similar bonjour / zero conf setup (Debian, Ubuntu, etc) it should appear.       * If you have Avahi-daemon or a similar bonjour / zero conf setup (Debian, Ubuntu, etc) it should appear.
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