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Plot via Mac OS X

You can print documents via your MacBook in the RRZK. You have only to add the appropriate printer in the system settings.

1.) At first, download the driver for your version of Mac OS X from the side of the producer

2.) Install the driver.

3.) Next, open the system preferences and choose "Drucken & scannen". 

4.) Select "+".

5.) Click in the new-open window with a right click on the free area beside "Windows" and choose "Symbolleiste anpassen".

6.) Pull the symbol "Erweitert" in the icon bar. Confirm afterwards with "Fertig".

7.) Click now on "Erweitert" and fill in the fields as follows:

  • With „Typ“you select „Windows printer via spoolss“.
  • Under „Gerät“select „Anderes Gerät“.
  • Important: Under "Verwenden" you have to click on  "Druckersoftware auswählen..." and the driver"HP Designjet Z6200ps 42in Photo".

8.) Insert the following address in the field "URL:" 


State the suitable plotter for the placeholder "plotter XY". In our example, we used plotter "Plotter2_glanz". Pay attention to capitalisation and use of small letters!

9.) Name the plotter and click "Hinzufügen".

The plotter is now successfully furnished.

If you want to print a poster, you are asked to  enter your account-name and password.  Fill in the log in data of your student- or employee-account.

The following plotters are available for you in the RRZK : 

  • Plotter1_matt
  • Plotter1_probe
  • Plotter2_glanz

If you have any questions or problems, please contact the RRZK-Helpdesk