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How to Install a USB or LAN mC-Print printer on Windows

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Introduction:

This application note explains how to install a Star mC-Print2 or mC-Print3 printer on the Windows operating system (OS) using the USB or Ethernet (LAN) interface.

Supported Printers: mC-Print2, mC-Print3
Supported Interfaces: USB, LAN
Supported Environments: Windows OS

Installing the Driver

1)  Download the printer driver (StarPRNT for mCollection) from the Global Support Website

2)  Decompress the downloaded folder and execute “setup.exe”

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3)  Follow the instructions of the setup wizard to complete the installation

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Installing USB Printer

After installing the driver, connect the printer to the PC’s USB port and power the printer ON.  A Windows printer queue will be automatically created via plug & play.

Installing Ethernet Printer

1)  Plug the printer directly into your router using an Ethernet cable.

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2)  Power the printer ON and print a self-test to confirm the printer’s IP address. To print a self-test:
a)  Ensure printer’s power if OFF
b)  While holding down the FEED button  , press the Power button, and release it  .

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c)  Release the FEED button when printing begins and remove the self-test page(s) when printing completes.
Note: Several self-test pages may be printed. .

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3)  For the MCP30 and MCP31L models, network information is printed after the printer’s information.

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4)  Open the printer utility app (this is installed with the driver)

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5)  Select your printer model and click next

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6)  Select [ Ethernet ] and click [ Search Network ].

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7)  Confirm the IP Adddress is the same as shown in the Self-Test, and click [ Done ]. The main menu should  appear after this.

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8)  Click [ Windows Printer Queue Management ].

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9)  Click [ Add ], then [ OK ].

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10)  The printer is now added the queue. Click [ Test Print ] to print test page.

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Congratulations! You have successfully installed your mC-Print printer in Windows.

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