Institute of Astronomy

Xerox Phaser Setup Instructions for Windows

Driver download locations

Setup Instructions

  • From the links above download the "PostScript Print Driver for Administrators".
  • Navigate to the location you downloaded the driver to, right-click on the "XeroxPhaser...zip" and then "Extract All..."
  • Copy the location for use later.
  • In the "Type here to search" box type "printers", then select "Printers & Scanners"
  • Select 'Add a printer or scanner'
  • Select 'The printer that I want isn't listed', this will take a moment to appear, then select the option 'Select a shared printer by name'
  • In the text box type in http://printers.ast.cam.ac.uk/printers/printername.
    (eg. http://printers.ast.cam.ac.uk/printers/colour11 for colour11)

    see https://local.ast.cam.ac.uk/computing/resources/printers for a list of printer names.
  • Click on Next, then "Have Disk...". Replace "A:\" with the path you copied earlier
  • Click on OK then select the DT variant of the options presented
  • Click 'OK', then 'Next'
  • You can print a test page if required and click on Finish
Page last updated: 31 May 2022 at 09:19