How to Perform an Ad-hoc Installation of the X9350 in Mac OS X.3 and X.4
This wireless environment involves a direct computer-to-printer connection. It does not require the use of an access point, or wireless router serving as an access point.
Step Action Illustration 1
Click on the AirPort status icon, and then click print server (i.e., the SSID value on your network settings page).
NOTE: If the status icon is not present, you can click the Internet Connect icon ( ) and then the AirPort icon to perform this procedure.
The AirPort status icon will change to reflect a direct connection between two wireless devices (computer-to-computer, computer-to-printer, and so on).
NOTE: The image in the middle of the icon
() is a computer. This direct connection is commonly referred to as 'ad-hoc mode'.
3 Insert the supplied driver CD and click 9300 Series Installer. 4 Click Install. 5 The driver software will lead you through a series of installation processes. You will click Continue several times. 6
Before the installation process starts, you may be required to enter the administrator password.
NOTE: This is an Apple security feature that allows users to prevent unwanted software installation and changes to system settings.
The Lexmark 9300 Series Setup Assistant will now be displayed with another set of installation processes. Click Continue.
During the Printer Configuration process, you will be required to click on the appropriate printer.
HINT: The correct printer will display the end portion of the printer's UAA (MAC) address. See Network settings page.
Troubleshooting: Depending on the speed of your Mac, this process may take a moment. Also, slower Macs may display this screen over the top of the last set of installation processes, and prevent a successful search. Click here for more information.
Enter a preferred computer name or leave the default value. This is the name you will see on the printer's LCD when performing a scan-to-PC.
NOTE: Enter a four-digit PIN to prevent unauthorized access to your computer or to prevent someone from scanning images to it.
10 Software Configuration will now take place. NOTE: During this process, printer port creation occurs and a printer object will populate the Print Center.
11 Optional: Click the option to print a test page to confirm successful installation, communication, and port creation.
Optional: Click the Print Center icon to observe the 9300 series printer listed with its affiliated MAC address.
You can also open the printer's embedded web server (example - http://<printer's_IP _ address>, where printer's_IP_address is the address listed on the printer's network settings page after successful installation.
Please contact Lexmark Technical Support for additional assistance. NOTE: When calling for support, you will need to know your printer model type and serial number.
Please call from near the printer and computer in case the technician asks you to perform a task involving one of the devices.