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8.3 How to use printers and scanners

There are A3 network printers, large-format printers, and scanners in the South building open-use room A,B, and Subaru building open-use room. Users can input/output document using these devices. You do not need to apply for using these devices.


8.3.1 System configuration

Table 8.6: List of printers
South building open-use room A and B
Host IP address Format Printer
nwp-m1.ana.nao.ac.jp 133.40.130.137 A3 Fuji Xerox Docuprint C5000d
nwp-m2.ana.nao.ac.jp 133.40.130.138 A3 Fuji Xerox Docuprint C5000d
lfp-m1 -- Large-format EPSON SC-P1005PS
lfp-m2 -- Large-format EPSON SC-P1005PS
lfp-m3 -- Large-format EPSON SC-P1005PS
Subaru building open-use room
Host IP address Format Printer
nwp-sb.ana.nao.ac.jp 133.40.130.139 A3 Fuji Xerox Docuprint C5000d
lfp-sb -- Large-format EPSON SC-P1005PS


8.3.2 How to use network printers

There are A3 network printers in the South building open-use room and Subaru building open-use room. A3 and A4 papers are set in the network printers. Users can output data from shared PCs or your PC on the KTnet(NAOJ network). Please refer to an instruction manual of each application for printing procedure. If you want to output from your PC, you have to install a network printer's driver into your PC.

How to install a network printer's driver

Following URL is a link to the network printer's driver. Please install the driver into your PC.

About printer supplies

Printer supplies such as papers and toners are prepared near the network printer. Operators exchange supplies with new ones, but in the case that operators are absence, you have to exchange the supplies yourself. After exchanging supplies, please fill in a form in the record book near the network printer.


8.3.3 How to use large-format printers

There are large-format printers in the South building open-use room B and Subaru building open-use room. Super A0 or super B0 roll papers with glossy or plain are available. Only in the case when you use "lfp-m3" in the South building open-use room, you can use a cloth roll paper because the "lfp-m3" is a dedicated printer to use cloth papers. Users can output data only from shared PCs (cannot output from your PC). After using the large-format printer, please fill in a form in the record book near the printers.

The following description is how to use the large-format printer from Windows and Macintosh on the shared PCs. Usually, a super A0 glossy roll paper is set on the "lfp-m1", "lfp-m2", and "lfp-sb" and super A0 cloth roll paper is set on the "lfp-m3", respectively. If you want to use other papers, operators exchange the paper, but in the case that operators are absence, you have to exchange the paper yourself.

From Windows

The following description is the way to output data from Adobe Acrobat DC on Windows on the shared PC to a large-format printer.
  1. Click the "File" tab and click the "Print".
  2. In the "Printer" select box, select a printer name. The choice is depending on whether the print size is defined size (e.g. A and B series paper sizes) or not (e.g. long-size printing). Note that the "lfp-m3" and "lfp-m3_PostScript" are the dedicated printer to use cloth papers.
  3. Click the "Properties".
  4. In the "Media Type" select box of the "Main" tab, select a type as follows:
  5. In the "Source" select box, select a "Roll paper".
  6. In the "Size" select box, select a print size you want .
  7. In the "Output Paper" select box of "Paper Layout" tab, select a paper size set in the printer (super A0 or super B0).
  8. Set the "Scale" to 100% or any scale.
  9. Click the "OK".
  10. Click the "Print".
The "lfp-XX_PostScript" in the "Printer" select box can perform long-size printing but cannot display a print preview window. Each software use each print dialog, so if you have any questions, please contact operators.

From Macintosh

The following description is the way to output data from Adobe Acrobat DC on Macintosh on the shared PC to a large-format printer.
  1. Click the "File" tab and click the "Print...".
  2. In the "Printer" select box, select a printer name. The choice is depending on whether the print size is defined size (e.g. A and B series paper sizes) or not (e.g. long-size printing). Note that the "lfp-m3" and "lfp-m3_PostScript" are the dedicated printer to use cloth papers.
  3. Click the "Page Setup".
  4. In the "Format For" select box, select a printer name you selected above.
  5. In the "Paper size" select box, Select a paper as follows:
  6. Click the "OK".
  7. In the "Page Sizing & Handing" menu, set the page size you want.
  8. Click the "Print".
The "lfp-XX_PostScript" in the "Printer" select box can perform long-size printing but cannot display a print preview window. Each software use each print dialog, so if you have any questions, please contact operators.

About printer supplies

Printer supplies such as papers and toners are prepared near the large-format printer. Operators exchange supplies with new ones, but in the case that operators are absence, you have to exchange the supplies. After exchanging supplies, please fill in a form in the record book near the large-format printer.


8.3.4 How to use scanners

There are scanners in the South building open-use room B and Subaru building open-use room. Each scanner can be available from shared PCs.
Table 8.7: List of scanners
Place Machine Max. available paper Connected PC
South building open-use room B EPSON DS-70000 A3 mnwin1
Subaru open-use room Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 A4 sbwin1

Each scanner is connected to a shared PC, but locale of the shared PC is Japanese. If you want to use scanners, please contact to an operator.

ADC
2019-07-19