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Can't find the correct Epson R285 printer driver on my Apple Imac..

Posted on 2009-07-04
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I've installed the software as on the disc..  but the R285 isn't on the list I have to choose from.

The computer has never been connected to the internet, due to various circumstances - how do I get the driver onto the selected list?

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The drivers should be on your system CD disks, but you will have to install the optional drivers. Otherwise, you can download the Gutenprint drivers from here: http://gimp-print.sourceforge.net/MacOSX.php
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Can I clarify... you can't connect to the internet from your machine?
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Here is how to install the optional printer drivers, which will include the Epson R285 driver:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3415
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Here is the driver direct from Epson.  If you have the print utility open, quit it then download and install the file ad restart the print utility.

 ftp://download.epson-europe.com/pub/download/3202/epson320281eu.dmg
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