Brother (Hl2170W) I can't print
by JessGless - 6/13/12 10:02 AM
HELP!!! I have a weird problem on the setup below.
Mac Mini 4.1 w/OSX 10.6.8 and 4 GB Ram
Brother Laser Printer HL2170W w/firmware 1.09
Items above are on a network with a Win 7 OS system which I also want to share the Printer with - IF I can get it working.
My Mac sees the Printer and in fact from software on the Mac I can print a test page. I just cannot print a document. The process is like this. I run a Print routine on a Doc and I have to punch the RESUME button all the time. It states that it is connecting and printing and immediately goes back into a PAUSE mode. Getting the stats it states "Failed to connect to device"
On the Brother software utility BRA Admin I never see the Device Status in any mode other than SLEEP.
Nothing is jammed in the Printer and the IP address is set to what my Brother Software sees as the Pritner's IP address.
Does anyone have experience setting up such a printer on a Mac? I used the Brother disk for the driver and set it up as suggested.
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