Configure your Macintosh Computer to Print to Pharos
Macintosh computers running OS 10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.7 (Lion), and 10.6 (Snow Leopard) can be configured to send print jobs to the Pharos printing system at CUMC. NOTE: You must know the administrative password on your computer in order to install Pharos.
Installing the Pharos Applications
Click on the following link to download the Pharos Popup installation file for Macintosh: Popup.dmg
If prompted, Save the files to the desired location on your computer. They can be deleted once you have completed the installation.
Double-click the Popup.dmg file to mount it to your computer, then double-click Popup.pkg.
The Install Pharos Popup Client window will open. Select Continue to begin, then Continue again to pass the Read Me information.
Click on your Macintosh HD icon for the installation destination, then the Continue button.
Select the Install button to begin installing the Pharos Popup Client.
When prompted type in the administrative password for your computer, then select OK.
An Install Succeeded window will appear when done, select Close to finish. The Popup mount can be ejected from your computer.
Configuring the Pharos Printers
When both the Pharos Popup Client has been installed, open your System Preferences (Apple icon - System Preferences) and select the Print & Scan icon.
Select the + icon towards the lower left of the Print & Scan window. NOTE: You may need to select the padlock icon in the lower left first and type in your computer's password to unlock the Print & Scan settings.
You should see an Advanced icon in the top toolbar of the window that appears, if not click here for instructions on adding it.
To add the Advanced icon in your Add Printer window, hold down the Control key on your keyboard and click on any blank area at the top of the Print & Fax toolbar, above the row of icons. Release the Control key when the popup menu appears and select Customize Toolbar...
Click on the Advanced icon and drag it to the top toolbar.
Select the Done button to close the customization window.
Select the Advanced icon, then from the Type drop down menu select Pharos Print Server. It may take a moment for the Type menu to load.
Click into the URL field so your cursor appears immediately after popup://
Type (or copy and paste): sgvwaphs001.mc.cumc.columbia.edu/cumc_pharos_print_b&w
Verify that the full URL field reads: popup://sgvwaphs001.mc.cumc.columbia.edu/cumc_pharos_print_b&w If is not correct, you will not be able to connect to the Pharos printer.
In the Name field, type in anything that you would like to use for the printer - this is the name you will see displayed on your computer when sending a print job. We suggest CUMC Pharos Black & White.
From the Print Using drop down menu, choose Select Printer Software...
Type hp laserjet 9050 into the search (magnifying glass icon) field to find HP LaserJet 9040 9050 MFP in the scrolling window immediately below, and click on it to select.
If HP LaserJet 9040 9050 MFP is not listed, you may change the Print Using drop down menu to Generic PostScript Printer, or click here for instructions on downloading and install the printer software from the HP website.
Select the Support & Drivers link at the top of the HP home page.
On the HP Support & Drivers page, select Drivers & Software and type laserjet 9050 in the search field that appears.
Scroll down to the list of returned search matches and select the HP LaserJet 9050 Printer link.
On the Download drivers and software page, scroll down to select Mac OS X for the operating system.
On the next page scroll down to the Driver - Product Installation Software heading and click the Download button to the right of HP LaserJet Mac OS X Installer Print Only Software Solution for v10.2, v10.3.x, v10.4.x, v10.5. This driver does work on newer versions of the Macintosh OS.
When prompted, save the HP_LaserJet_and_Edgeline_print-only.dmg to your computer. You can delete this downloaded file once you have finished installing the printer software.
Double-click on the HP_LaserJet_and_Edgeline_print-only.dmg that was just saved on your computer and follow the installation instructions.
You may need to close and re-open your Print & Fax settings before being able to see HP LaserJet 9040 9050 MFP listed in the Select Printer Software window above.
Click OK to select the driver, then Add to add the Printer on your computer.
A Setting up... window will appear. To enable double-sided Pharos printing, check off the Duplex Unit checkbox and then Continue to accept the default printer options. The new CUMC Pharos queue will now appear in the list of printers.
NOTE: checking the Duplex Unit will not automatically default your Pharos print jobs to double-sided. You must make sure that the Two Sided option is selected in the Print dialog box's Layout options whenever you send a print job to Pharos. See this FAQ for instructions.
Close the Print & Scan/System Preferences window. Your computer is now connected to the Pharos black and white printers.
To install the Color printer on the 2nd floor of the Hammer building, repeat
steps 3 through 12 of
Configuring the Pharos printers with the following URL and printer software information:
Click into the URL field so your cursor appears immediately after popup:// and type
In the Name field type CUMC Pharos Color
For the printer software, select HP Color LaserJet CP4020-CP4520 Series. If this isn't listed you may change the Print Using drop down menu to Generic PostScript Printer, or search the HP website to download the printer drivers for this model.
Do not check off Duplex Unit in installable options, it will not work on the Pharos Color printer.
NOTE: After installation, the Pharos printer queue that was just configured may be set as your default. To change this go back into your System Preferences - Print & Scan settings and adjust the Default printer drop down menu at the bottom of the window.