Solved

Duplex printing on Mac for Konica Minolta printers

Posted on 2011-02-22
7
2,242 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I am trying to print double-sided from a mac onto Konica Minolta printers (361, 501, C552) but in the print layout options the setting is disabled (greyed out).  I tried installing the latest drivers.  I'm pretty sure this has to do with the installed options but I can't find any documentation for the KM printers regarding installable options and what they're called.

Thanks in advance.
0
Comment
Question by:ernien
  • 3
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:Rodney Barnhardt
ID: 34960438
Are you using the PS print driver? I have found that on Mac's, this seems to be necessary to get the options to show up correctly. Also, there is usually an "Installed Options" tab on the printer properties. There you select the appropriate finisher to get the options to show up.
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:Rodney Barnhardt
ID: 34960463
Actually, it is under the device settings. Below is a link to the KM printer driver user guide for configuring printers.

http://usa.kyoceramita.com/americas/jsp/upload/resource/19658/0/FS-C5100C5200C5300KXDrvENOGR7.7.pdf
0
 
LVL 34

Expert Comment

by:Michael-Best
ID: 34964484
In the Printer Properties open the Device Setting tab then you can enable Duplex in the Device Options list.
0
Easy, flexible multimedia distribution & control

Coming soon!  Ideal for large-scale A/V applications, ATEN's VM3200 Modular Matrix Switch is an all-in-one solution that simplifies video wall integration. Easily customize display layouts to see what you want, how you want it in 4k.

 

Author Comment

by:ernien
ID: 34964801
Thank you for the info, problem is I'm not sure what finisher I have (or need), but I guess I will have to find out through the printer techs.

Also, "device settings" is a Windows setting, not OS X.
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:Rodney Barnhardt
ID: 34964818
Yes, you really need to know what finisher you have to properly set up the printer properties. Most of these have 2 or 4 different finishers, all with different options.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
ernien earned 0 total points
ID: 35098257
There is a setting page on the print options called "Layout / Finish" where the setting is hiding.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:ernien
ID: 35135871
This is the solution.
0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Reocurring Mac pop up message 7 99
Can not remove SSL certificate on iPhone 6 - iOS10.2 12 853
How to print multiple picture copies on the same sheet 9 76
HP FutureSmart 1 60
This article describes in detail how to set up the iPad in the Enterprise using iPCU aka iPhone Configuration Utility.  This could also be used for the iPhone although I have not detailed out any differences. Preparation as an iPad Administrator:…
In this article we will discuss some EI Capitan Mail app issues and provide some manual process to resolve them.
Although Jacob Bernoulli (1654-1705) has been credited as the creator of "Binomial Distribution Table", Gottfried Leibniz (1646-1716) did his dissertation on the subject in 1666; Leibniz you may recall is the co-inventor of "Calculus" and beat Isaac…
In an interesting question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29008360/) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to split a single image into multiple images. The primary usage for this is to place many photographs on a flatbed scanner…

860 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question