FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

How do I connect the printer to my computer via wired LAN (Ethernet)? (for Mac)

  • To use a static IP address to connect your printer to a wired LAN, install the printer driver and Printer Setting Tool, and then specify the wired LAN connection settings.
  • You cannot use the wireless and wired function at the same time. Before you use the wired function, turn off the wireless function.
  • Use a straight-through Category 5 (or greater) twisted-pair cable for 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet Network.
  • Connect the printer to the LAN port that is not subjected to overvoltage.

Follow the procedures below:


  1. Turn on the printer.

  2. Download the Full Software Package from the [Downloads] section of this website.

  3. Double-click the downloaded file, and then start the installer from [Start Here Mac].

  4. When the [Connection Type] dialog box appears, select [Wired Network Connection (Ethernet)]. Connection Type

  5. Click [Next] and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

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