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Whittemore 454 - Ricoh Aficio MP 7500 (B&W)

Windows Installation

Download PCL6 Driver for Universal Print for your OS (please use x64 drivers unless you have a x32 OS):

Open the installer when finished downloading, and extract to a known folder.

  1. Control Panel -> Devices and Printer -> Add a Printer
  2. Choose Network Printer option
  3. Select The printer that I want isn't listed
  4. Select Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname and enter for the Hostname
  5. When prompted for a driver, choose Have Disk... and navigate to the previous folder you extracted the drivers to
  6. Select the RICOH PCL6 UniversalDriver driver
  7. Choose Do not share this printer
  8. Once the printer is installed, right click on the printer icon and select Printing Preferences
  9. Open the Detailed Settings tab and click on Job Setup
  10. Enter your User Code and click OK

If you already have the Ricoh 7500 printer installed, you can updated the driver instead.

  1. Download the Universal driver (link above) and extract the zip package to a known folder
  2. Open the Control Panel and go to Devices and Printers
  3. Right click on the Ricoh 7500 printer and select Printer Properties
  4. Open the Advanced tab and click New Driver...
  5. Follow steps 5-10 above.

OS X Installation

Download and install the following packages from this link:

Foomatic-RIP, pxlmono, Ghostscript

  1. Open Terminal and unzip the Ricoh printer file:
   gunzip /Library/Printers/PPDs/Contents/Resources/en.lproj/Ricoh-Aficio_MP_7500-pxlmono-Ricoh.ppd.gz
  1. Open the Ricoh printer file in TextEdit
   open -a TextEdit /Library/Printers/PPDs/Contents/Resources/en.lproj/Ricoh-Aficio_MP_7500-pxlmono-Ricoh.ppd
  1. Search for "1003" and replace all with your Ricoh Printer UserCode. (see pic editRicohUserCode.png)
  2. Save the file and rezip.
   gzip /Library/Printers/PPDs/Contents/Resources/en.lproj/Ricoh-Aficio_MP_7500-pxlmono-Ricoh.ppd
  1. Open System Preferences -> Print & Scan
  2. Add a new Printer (+ symbol on left side)
  3. Select the IP tab and enter the following settings
   Protocol: Line Printer Daemon - LPD
   Name: Ricoh Main Office
   Use: RICOH Aficio MP 7500 PXL
  1. Click Add
  2. Select the Finisher option: Finisher SR4000
  • The Printer is now installed. Next we need to save the UserCode as a default option
  1. Open a test print document (File -> Print)
  2. In the Printer dropdown menu, select Ricoh Main Office
  3. In the last dropdown menu (surrounded by a horizontal bar) select Printer Features
  4. In the Feature Sets dropdown menu, select Job Log
  5. In the User Code dropdown menu, select your UserCode
  6. In the Presets dropdown menu, select Save Current Settings as Preset and give it a name.

OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) users need install a patch after following the above instructions

  1. Download and unzip this patch
  2. Right click on yosemite_printer_patch.command and select Open
  3. A terminal window will open. Type in 'y' to start the process, and enter your admin (login) password when prompted.

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