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Setting up a Printer on a LinkStation
Authored by: NickLambert on Jul 18, '05 04:16:08PM

These following steps got my Mac's talking to a Epson Inkjet via a LinkStaion.
First make sure the default settings are in your LinkStation:

Log onto your LinkStation, click USB, click USB Print Setup
Print Server: Enable
Custom Printing:
Printer Type: Postscript

All other settings default values

Click "Apply"
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Now on your Mac (Tiger 10.4.2) go to Utilities:
Open Print Setup Utility, Click "Add", wait for search to find nothing, then:
Click on "More Printers..."
Select "Windows Printing" from the 1st drop down menu (AppleTalk)
This first line of text then appears:

HD-HLAN253 LinkStation
(Default LinkStation Name) (Default LinkStation Descripton)
(Will be your Name if changed) (Will be your Name if changed)

Select this text, then:
Click on "Choose"
Dialogue box appears asking for Name & Password, leave both blank, Click "OK"
This line of text then appears:

lp Network Printer for Windows

Select this text, then:
Select your Printer Model: EPSON
(My Printer Type)
(Select your model if different)

Select your Model Name: EPSON Stylus Photo 810 - Gimp-Print v5.0.0-beta2
(My Printer!)
(Select your model if different)

Click on "Add"
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This worked for me :-) Hope it helps someone.





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