Connect Mac OSX to Ricoh Printer

Connecting an OSX Device to a WPI Ricoh Printer requires a specific configuration.


  • Active WPI username and password
  • Access to the Ricoh Printer


  1. Open Printers and Scanners from System Preferences
  2. Click the + sign to add a new printer
  3. Select Advanced


    If Advanced is not already on the toolbar:
    • Press Control and click in the Toolbar area
    • Select Customize Toolbard
    • Drag the Advanced icon up to the toolbar
  4. Within the Advanced Options, update:
    • Type: Windows Printer via spoolss
    • Device: Another Device
    • URL: smb://
    • Name: QUEUENAME
    • Use: LANIER MP C4504ex PS or Ricoh MP C4504ex PS
        • From the dropdown, choose Select Software 
        • In the Search field, type C4505
        • If the C4504ex PS driver does not populate, install from Ricoh's Support site
  5. Select Add
  6. Print a test document - enter your WPI Username and Password
    • Check Remember my credentials so password entry is not required  each time you print
    • If the box is checked, you must update the Keychain entry each time your password is changed


Additional configurations are required if your department uses 4-digit codes for printing. 
WPI Info
What is your Affiliation with WPI?

Include details such as which device(s), your location (on or off campus), how long the issue has been ocurring.