Description of Problem 100000014293
How do I add my Brother printer driver in Macintosh OS X using the IP Address
or Node Name?Description of Solution 200000018452
Before you install
the driver, please connect your machine to the network and then complete the
1. Click on the
2. Click the
System Preferences icon.
Printers & Scanners.
Depending on your operating system, this destination may instead be called
& Fax or
Print & Scan.
the + (Plus) button located below the Printers section on the left
you receive a pop-up showing "Nearby Printers", click Add Other Printer or
receive an error and are unable to add a printer, restart the Macintosh computer
and try adding the printer again.
Click the IP icon at the top of the window.
6. In the
Address field type the IP Address or Node Name of the Brother
information can be found on the Network Config Report or User Settings
List. Refer to: "How
do I print the Network Configuration Report?"
7. Make any other
adjustments as necessary. Typically you may leave the default settings
the Use (Print Using) dropdown, make sure that you have
selected the CUPS Driver (Recommended) shown as: Brother XXXXXX
CUPS. (XXXXXX is the machine's model).
Operating Systems that support it, if the AirPrint driver is selected,
then you will not have the full functionality of the printer driver.
Instead, we recommend that you choose the CUPS Driver, as detailed above,
for the most complete functionality.
PostScript Driver installation (not available for all models): Make sure
XXXXXXX BR-Script is selected in the Use list. (Where XXXXXXX is the printer
Add. The Brother machine is now available in the list of printers.
The setup is now complete.