PBS: connect to pbsstudent.dartmouth.edu/Brother HL-6300DW network printer

Connect to Brother HL-6300DW grad student printer in Moore 141. Directions for Windows and Mac computers.

Step-by-Step

SPECS:

  • Host name = pbsstudent.dartmouth.edu
  • Model = Brother HL-6300DW
  • Duplex = two-sided printing, set by user when printing document.

PRINT DRIVER SET-UP

  • Download and install print drivers from Brother support site - Print drivers - https://support.brother.com/g/b/downloadtop.aspx?c=us&lang=en&prod=hll6300dw_us
  • Select computer operating system (e.g. MacOS, Windows) and download.
  • Install print drivers but don’t connect using Brother wizard there are several other similar Brother printers visible on the network and you may connect to one of them by mistake. Brother installer for MacOS print drivers will prompt set-up for wi-fi or wired network, chose one network so that the wizard completes installing print drivers. Close the window scanning network for printers.

Computers have to be on the wired network or on Wi-fi Eduroam network. Computers on Wi-fi Dartmouth Public won’t connect to pbsstudent.dartmouth.edu.

WINDOWS COMPUTER SET-UP

Uninstall previous printer (HP LJ P4015/pbsstudent.dartmouth.edu) using Windows Control Panel.

  1. Click on Windows start button
  2. Type Control Panel > Devices & Printers
  3. Right-click reference to previous printer
  4. Select Remove device

Connect to HL-6300DW/pbsstudent.dartmouth.edu

  1. Click on Windows start button
  2. Type Control Panel > Device & Printers
  3. Select Add a printer > The printer I want isn’t listed
  4. Select Add a printer using TCP/IP address or hostname
  5. Click Next
  6. Enter the following
  • Device Type: Autodetect
  • Hostname or IP address: pbsstudent.dartmouth.edu
  • Check: Query the printer and automatically select driver to use
  1. Next
  2. Printer Name: pbsstudent.dartmouth.edu
  3. Next
  4. Check: Do not share this printer
  5. Next
  6. Finish
  7. Close Device & Printers window

 

MAC COMPUTER SET-UP

Uninstall previous printer (HP LJ P4015/pbsstudent.dartmouth.edu) using MacOS System Preferences.

  1. Open System Preferences – Printer & Scanners windows
  2. Select reference to previous printer
  3. Click “-“ to remove printer.

Connect to HL-6300DW/pbsstudent.dartmouth.edu.

  1. Open System Preferences > Printer & Scanners windows
  2. Click “+”
  3. Select IP, enter the following
  • Address: pbsstudent.dartmouth.edu
  • Protocol: Line Printer Daemon – LPD
  • Queue: leave blank
  • Name: pbbstudent.dartmouth.edu (should auto fill)
  • Location: Moore 141
  • Use: Brother HL-L6300DW series CUPS (should auto fill if print drivers were downloaded and installed)
  1. Click Add
  2. If enabled, uncheck Share this printer on the network
  3. Close Printer & Scanner > System Preferences windows
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