|Step||Action||Illustration (click on Image)|
Click on he Airport Status icon, and then click print server #####.
NOTE: If the status icon is not present, you can click the Internet Connect icon ( ) and the Airport icon to perform this procedure.
HINT: If printserver###### does not appear, perform a printer reset, remove and reattach the power supply, and turn Airport OFF and back ON.
Reset the printer using these instructions.
The airport status icon appearance will change to reflect a direct connection between two wireless devices (computer-to-computer, computer-to-printer etc.)
NOTE: The image in the middle of the icon
() is a computer . This direct connection is commonly referred to as 'ad-hoc mode'. This setting will be changed back to infrastructure mode later in the procedure.
| 3||Click the Safari browser icon. |
| 4||Under Bookmarks, select Show All Bookmarks. |
Select Bonjour under Collections. Double-click on 1400 Series in the right-hand pane to open the printer's web page.
NOTE: Multiple entries may indicate previous installations. You may also see Unknown in this list. If so, double-click on Unknown to see if the printer's web page pulls up. Please be patient, as it takes a moment for the initial ad hoc handshake to complete.
From the printer's web page, click Configuration.
NOTE: Verify that the http: address matches the Fully Qualified Domain Name on your printer's network settings page.
| 7||Click Wireless. || Image|
Enter the values obtained from the wireless router and click Submit. See 'Before you begin' above.
SSID - macdaddy3
BSS Type - Infrastructure
Wireless Security - WPA-PSK
Security Key - Hookooekoo2006
NOTE: Again, SSID and Security key values are CASE-sensitive.
- wrong - hookooekoo2006
- correct - Hookooekoo2006
Observe Submitting selection.
Successful configuration should yield the following:
- a green WiFi indicator light on the printer
- a printed Network Settings Page.
|...||Switching Mac back to Infrastructure mode||...|
Click the Internet connection icon .
OPTIONAL: The Airport Status Icon will allow you to switch back to the wireless router, AP, or Airport base station's SSID (network name).
| 11||From the toolbar, click AirPort and then click the spinner (double arrows) next to the Network: dialog box. || Image|
| 12||Choose the original network name (SSID) of the router or AirPort base station (macdaddy3 in this example).|
| 13||You will be required to select your security mode and enter your original security key. |
| 14||Success will yield a status message stating "Connected to.....your network name |
| 15||Insert the supplied driver CD and click 1400 Series Installer. |
| 16||Click Install. |
The driver software will lead you through a series of installation subprocesses:
- Read Me
- Select Destination
- Installation Type
- Finish Up
A majority of the steps require clicking Continue.
Prior to the Install process and during later stages of the installation process, 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.
Click for Image of an installation flow chart covering the first stage of the installation process.
The Lexmark 1400 Series Setup Assistant will now be displayed with another set of installation processes:
- Regional Settings
- Printer Configuration
During the Printer Configuration process, you will see 'Searching for new printers . Select the printer, and click Continue.
HINT: The correct printer will display the end portion of the printer's UAA (MAC) address, and the IP address should match the printed network settings page that resulted from step 9 above. See Network settings page.
| 21||The Registration screen will now appear. Select Register now or Register later. || ...|
| 22||Printer Setup Complete will now appear. OPTIONAL: Click on See great printing results for a sample demo page.|
Click for an image of an installation flow chart covering the second stage of the installation process.