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Installing the PCL or RPCS printer driver (IPP)

  1. Quit all applications currently running.

  2. Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.

    The installer starts.

  3. Select an interface language, and then click [OK].

  4. Click [PCL/RPCS Printer Drivers].

  5. The software license agreement appears in the [License Agreement] dialog box.

    After reading the agreement, click [I accept the agreement.], and then click [Next >].

  6. Select a printer driver you want to use in the [Select Program] dialog box.

    You can select several printer drivers.

  7. Click [Next >].

  8. Select the printer model you want to use.

    The printer name can be changed in the [Change settings for 'Printer Name'] box.

  9. Double-click the printer name to display the printer settings.

    The details shown in [Comment], [Driver], and [Port] vary depending on the operating system, printer model, and port.

  10. Click [Port], and then click [Add].

  11. Click [SmartDeviceMonitor], and then click [OK].

  12. Click [IPP].

  13. In the [Printer URL] box, enter "http://printer's IP address/printer" as the printer's address.

    If the server authentication is issued, to enable SSL (a protocol for encrypted communication), enter "https://printer's IP address/printer" (Internet Explorer 5.01, or a higher version must be installed). (example IP address:

    You can enter "http://printer's IP address/ipp" as the printer's address.

  14. Enter a name for identifying the printer in [IPP Port Name]. Use a name different from the one of any existing ports.

    If a name is not specified here, the address entered in the [Printer URL] box becomes the IPP port name.

  15. Click [Detailed Settings] to make necessary settings.

    For details about the settings, see SmartDeviceMonitor for Client Help.

  16. Click [OK].

  17. Check that the port of the selected printer is displayed in [Port].

  18. Set a user code, if necessary.

    Up to 8 numeric characters can be entered. No alphabetic characters or symbols can be entered.

  19. Select the [Default Printer] check box to configure the printer as default.

  20. Click [Continue].

    Installation starts.

  21. After the installation is completed, select one of the options to restart the computer either now or later, and then click [Finish].

    Restart the computer to complete installation.