Canon Color Multifunction Printer/Copier: Mac OS X Postscript printer driver installation


Install the Canon driver

  1. Download a driver package for the for Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C3330i from the Canon support website:
    https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/support/details/copiers-mfps-fax-machines/multifunction-copiers/imagerunner-advance-c3330i

  2. In the Drivers & Downloads section, select an operating system and version

  3. Select and download the newest PS (Postscript) driver package from the driver list. This will appear under an Optional Driver(s) section. Example: PS_v4.17.9_Mac.zip
    Mac Postscript driver location

  4. Double-click the downloaded .zip file to unzip it then double-click the .dmg disk image file to open it.

  5. Run the Canon_PS_Installer.pkg installer from the disk image. Follow the installation prompts. Enter a macOS administrator name and password when prompted.

  6. Close the installer when installation is complete.

Add a Canon printer

  1. Edit the macOS Printers & Scanners settings in System Preferences > Printers & Scanners
  2. Click the plus (+) at lower left to add a printer
  3. In the Add window, select the IP icon on the toolbar.
    • TIP: Hover over each icon to reveal their text labels. 
  4. Enter the following information:
    • Address: printcanon.princeton.edu
    • Protocol: Line Printer Daemon - LPD
    • Queue: (the Postscript queue ending in _PS3. Example: CR301_PS3)
    • Name: (a descriptive name such as the printer's queue name)
    • Location: (the physical location of your printer or may be left blank)
    • Use: (see the next step for details)
  5. Click the drop-down menu next to Use: and choose Select Software...
  6. In the Printer Software window, search for a printer model by entering C3325/3330 PS in the Filter field
  7. Select Canon iR-ADV C3325/3330 PS from the search results and click OK
  8. In the Add window, click Add
  9. (optional) In System Preferences > Printers & Scanners, click the drop-down menu next to Default printer: and select a default printer

Set the default print mode to Black and White

  1. Create a new, blank Word document

  2. Open the Word document's print settings. Go to File > Print

  3. Click the drop-down menu next to Printer: and select the printer added earlier

  4. Click the drop-down menu next to Presets: and select Last Used Settings.


    • TIP: Click Show Details if the Presets menu is not visible.

  5. Click the drop-down menu shown in and select Quality

 

  1. Click the Color Mode: drop-down menu and select Black and White

Black and White

  1. Click Print to save the settings.
    Note: the current Word document will print when the settings have been saved.

Create presets for Black and White and Color printing (optional)

If you frequently switch between Black and White and Color printing, using presets can make switching between print modes more convenient. 

  1. Set the print mode to Black and White by following the steps in Set the print mode to Black and White

  2. Click the drop-down menu next to Presets: and select Save Current Settings as Preset

  1. Enter a name for the preset, such as Black and White

  2. Make the preset available for Only this printer

  1. Click OK

  2. Save a Color preset by repeating steps 1 through 5 substituting Color for Black and White where appropriate

Enable the stapler

  1. Edit the macOS Printers & Scanners settings. Go to System Preferences > Printers & Scanners

  2. Select a printer from the left pane

  3. Click Options & Supplies in the right pane

  4. Select the Options tab

  5. Click the drop-down menu next to Output Options: and select Staple Finisher U1
    Note:
    If the department where your copier resides makes use of department codes, all Mac users will need to enable the Department ID Management functionality in order to receive a pop up where one can enter the department code when attempting to print. You may do that now, while you are in the Options tab by clicking the checkbox for Department ID Management. This should be left unchecked if your department does not use department codes. (see also section below, Enable and Save Department ID Management for full instructions, if you wish to do this later)
    Stapler options dialog box

  6. Click OK

  7. Close System Preferences

  8.  After enabling the stapler, new stapling options will appear in the Finishing preferences pane

Enable and Save Department ID Management

  1. Edit the macOS Printers & Scanners settings. Go to System Preferences > Printers & Scanners
  2. Select the printer from the left pane
  3. Click Options & Supplies in the right pane
  4. Select the Options tab
  5. Check the box for Department ID Management
  6. Select the Utility tab
  7. Click the Open Printer Utility button
  8. On the Department ID management tab, check the box for Use Department ID Management
  9. Enter a department number in the Department ID field.
  10. Check the box next to Confirm Department ID/PIN When Printing
  11. Click Save Settings. Click OK, if prompted.
  12. Quit the Canon CUPS PS Printer Utility
  13. Click OK to close the Printers & Scanners options sheet
  14. Quit System Preferences

Duplex printing

Double sided print settings are found in the Finishing preferences pane. The Two-Sided print settings in the Layout preferences pane cannot be changed and should be ignored.