If you would like to set up your computer to print to the poster printer that's located on the 2nd floor of the Admin Building, follow the instructions below. 


NOTE: Make sure that the printer is on so that it can be found on the network. 

Download the drivers for the Canon ImagePrograf 8400 hereMake sure the drivers are installed before proceeding. 



Open Settings by going to the Apple Menu and clicking System Preferences


Select Printers & Scanners


In the Printers & Scanners window, click on the '+' icon under the Printers list. 


In the Add window, click on the IP icon


Fill in the following information for the fields

Address: bfp.dpb.carnegiescience.edu or bfp.dge.carnegiescience.edu

Protocol: Line Printer Daemon - LPD

Use: Select Software


When you click on Select Software, another window will open with a list of printers. Select Canon iPF8400(CUPS). Then click OK.


Make sure the Add window looks like the screenshot below. If it looks correct, click Add


Let the setup complete. Once it's done, it'll close the Add window.


If you open Printers & Scanners again, you'll see the bfp printer (however you named it) added to the list of Printers. 


Now you're all set to print on the Poster Printer from your Mac. Happy Printing!