The below process can be used to add a label printer that is connected via USB to for example a D-Link print server. In case the D-Link print server is using the LPR protocol, and the print queue name used to reach the specific USB port on the D-Link print server.

  1. Sign in to Printix Configurator. You must have the role as System manager.
    Step 2-4 are necessary, so you can select the printer’s Network in step 7.
  1. Select Networks to configure networks.
  2. Select Import.
  3. Select OK.
  1. Select Printers to configure printers.
  2. Select Add. You can also create a CSV file.
    The CSV file MUST be semi-colon (;) separated. Do not have spaces before or after a semi-colon.
    See example of a printer CSV file.

  1. In the Define new printer dialog:
    • Enter Printer name. Example: Label printer
    • Enter Vendor. Example: DYMO
    • Enter Model. Example: LabelWriter 450
    • Enter Printer address.
    • Select Network. Example: Network1
    • Enter MAC address. Example: 0011E5040E34
    • Optionally enter Serial number. Example: CN3993Y073
    • If relevant, check Page description language:
      • PCL5 – Printer Command Language level 5.
      • POSTSCRIPT – PostScript Level 1, PostScript Level 2 and PostScript 3.
      • PCLXL – Printer Command Language level 6.
      • PDF – Portable Document Format.
      • XPS – Open XML Paper Specification.
      • UFRII – Ultra Fast Rendering 2, a proprietary language of Canon.
    • If relevant, check Color supported.
    • If relevant, check 2-sided supported.
  1. Select OK.
  2. Select OK.
  3. Select Upload.
  4. Open Printix Administrator to verify that the printer has been registered. You may want to check that a print queue is also created and that the selected print drivers are the ones you want to use.


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