Workcentre 6400 – Mac OS X 10.8+ installation and configuration

Downloading the Print Driver

Before you are able to print, you may have to download and install updated device drivers.

1. From your web browser, navigate to http://www.office.xerox.com/multifunction-printer/color-multifunction/workcentre-6400/enus.html.

Note: If you are still running Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), ignore the following steps. A unique version of the driver must be downloaded and installed through Apple’s Mac App Shop.

2. From the menu at the right side of the screen, click [Drivers and Downloads]

wc6400 driver download

3. Ensure that the correct version of Mac OS X is selected in the [Operating System] dropdown menu. Download and mount the .DMG image that is provided.

Mac OS X download

4. When the folder for the mounted image opens, double-click the .PKG file that is contained inside to launch Xerox’s installer.

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5. Follow the onscreen instructions. At the [Select Printer] screen, click the icon on the right hand side. In the [IP Address or DNS Name] field that appears, enter wc6400.botany.ubc.ca for the printer in the Biological Sciences Building or beatywc6400.botany.ubc.ca for the printer in the Beaty Biodiversity Research Centre. Click [Continue].

Mac OS X discover

6. Click [Close] to finish.

Configuring the Print Driver

1. From any program, open a document that you would like to print.

2. In the Print dialogue, select [WC6400] or [Beaty WC6400] from the [Printer] dropdown menu.

Mac OS X wc6400 print

3. From the print options dropdown menu (see screenshot), select [Xerox Features].

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4. Select the [Advanced] option.

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5. Click the [Accounting] button that appears.

6. From the [System] dropdown menu, select [Xerox Standard Accounting].

7. If you are sharing a public computer with other users, select the [Always Prompt] option. Tick off [Mask User ID] and [Mask Account ID]. Click [OK] to save your settings.

Mac OS X accounting

An [Accounting] pop up window will appear every time you send a print job to this printer. Enter your 7 digit employee number under [User ID], select [Group Account] under [Account Type], and then type in your four letter SpeedChart (all upper case) under [Account ID]. Your print job will be sent to the printer once you click [OK].

If you are using a private PC and single account ID for all print jobs, select [Do Not Prompt] under [Accounting Prompt]. Enter your 7 digit UBC employee number under [Default User ID] and select [Default Group Account] under [Default Account Type]. Finally, click [OK] to save the settings.

In this case, no pop up window will show up when you send a print job to this printer. All print jobs will be charged to your Default account.

If you are using a private PC but have multiple account IDs for different print jobs, select [Always Prompt] under [Accounting Prompt]. Tick off [Mask User ID] and [Remember Last Entered Codes]. Untick [Mask Account ID]. Enter your 7 digit UBC employee number under [Default User ID] and click [OK] to save your settings.

A pop up window will appear every time you send a print job to this printer. When printing, select [Group Account] under [Account Type] and enter the appropriate SpeedChart (all upper case) under [Account ID]. Your print job will be sent to the printer once you click [OK].

8. At the Print dialogue, select [Save Current Settings as Preset] from the [Presets] dropdown menu.

9. Set the [Preset Name] to wc6400 or beatywc6400 and click [OK].

Mac OS X wc6400 preset