Brother HL-L9300CDWT printer setup instructions

These instructions are for configuring a computer to use the Brother HL-L9300 color printer in the CVS G-4100 office suite.

The address of this printer is 'cvs003a.urmc-sh.rochester.edu'.

Step 1: Enabling LPR/LPD support (WINDOWS USERS ONLY)

If you are running Windows, you need to make sure that LPD/LPR printing is enabled on your computer..it's disabled by default. The instructions for enabling it are here: EnableLpdPrinting

Step 2: Download the driver software

Visit this site to download the correct printer driver installation program for your platform:

http://www.cvs.rochester.edu/cvspriv/downloads/Brother_L9300

Mac users: this installer is for OSX 10.12 and newer

Windows users: the package includes a driver for both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 7/10

Linux users: I have a driver available but as of this date no Linux users will be using this printer so no instructions are currently available

Step 3: Add the printer to your computer

Windows 7

1. Download and double-click on the Windows driver installer. If asked if you want to allow the installer to run, click 'Yes'. You'll then see a box asking where you want the driver to be decompressed to, which is usually your Downloads folder. Click the "Decompress" button.

2. The installer will decompress the installer to a folder called "32_64" in your "Downloads" folder.

1. Click on Start -> Devices and Printers. Select the "Add a Printer" option.

2. Select the option "Add a local printer".

3. Click on "Create a new port" and specify the type of port as "LPR Port". Click "Next".

4. On the "Add Printer" page, enter the address of the printer (listed at top of this wiki) in both fields. Click "Next".

5. In the next window click on "Have Disk". Navigate to the directory where the driver was decompressed to (likely your "Downloads" folder) and select the file "BROCH13A". Click "Open", then click "OK" in the next box.

6. 4 printers will appear in a list...select "Brother HL-L9300CDW Series" at the bottom of the list. Click "Next".

6. For the Printer name enter "CVS003a". Click "Next".

7. In the next window, click on "Do not share this printer". Click "Next".

8. In the next window, do not printer a test page. Click "Next".

10. In the next (and last) window, click on "Finish". The computer will do what it needs to do, and the printer will be ready to go once the computer is done.

Windows 10

1. Download and double-click on the Windows driver installer. If asked if you want to allow the installer to run, click 'Yes'. You'll then see a box asking where you want the driver to be decompressed to, which is usually your Downloads folder. Click the "Decompress" button.

2. The installer will decompress the installer to a folder called "32_64" in your "Downloads" folder.

3. Click on Start, then scroll down the the program list to "Windows System" and click on it to expand it. Select "Control Panel". Within the Control Panel window select "Devices and Printers" (if you don't see it click on the "Large Icons" link in the top right corner. Once the "Devices and Printers" control panel is open, select the "Add a Printer" option.

4. The computer will automatically try to scan for printers. Click on the "The printer that I want isn't listed" link at the bottom of the window.

5. Select the option "Add a local printer or network printer with manual settings". Click "Next".

6. Click on "Create a new port" and specify the type of port as "LPR Port". Click "Next".

7. In the resulting window, enter the address of the printer (listed at top of this wiki) in both fields. Click "Next".

8. In the next window click on "Have Disk". Navigate to the directory where the driver was decompressed to (likely your "Downloads" folder) and select the file "BROCH13A". Click "Open", then click "OK" in the next box.

9. 4 printers will appear in a list...select "Brother HL-L9300CDW Series" at the bottom of the list. Click "Next".

10. For the Printer name enter "CVS003a". Click "Next".

11. In the next window, click on "Do not share this printer". Click "Next".

12. In the next window, print a test page if you like. Click "Next".

13. In the next (and last) window, click on "Finish". The computer will do what it needs to do, and the printer will be ready to go once the computer is done.

Mac OSX

1. Double-click on the downloaded installation package. A volume called "Brother_PrinterDrivers_ColorLaser2" will appear on your desktop. Double-click on the volume to open a window, and then double-click on the "Brother_PrinterDrivers_ColorLaser2.pkg" file in that window.

2. The installer is a typical Mac installer...it'll ask you to click continue a few times, then ask for your OSX password, and then it'll install the driver on your computer. Now you need to add the printer.

3. Click on the Apple icon in the top left corner of the desktop, then select 'System Preferences'. Click on the 'Print & Fax' preference pane. Once open, click on the'+' button in the bottom left corner of the preference pane and select 'Add Printer or scanner'. Select the 'IP' icon in the resulting window. Printing protocol should be 'LPD'.

4. Enter the address of the printer (cvs003a.urmc-sh.rochester.edu).

5. OSX will not automatically detect what kind of printer this is. Click on the 'Use:' pull-down menu and select 'Select Printer Software...'. In the resulting window, select "Brother HL-L9300CDW series CUPS" from the list. Then click the 'OK' button.

6. Click the 'Add' button to add the printer. After a few seconds the OS should create the printer and you're done.

ComputerHelp: BrotherPrinterHelp (last edited 2019-02-06 14:36:37 by WikiAdministrator)

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