MFC printing - MacOS (campus computer)

The Toshiba multifunction copiers (MFC) can be added as a printer to your MacOS St. Olaf computer. This allows you to print to the nearest MFC in your department or area. With this option, your print job is printed immediately (after addressing the PaperCut client pop-up) to the selected printer. Printer names start with “mfc” and end with the department or location name e.g. mfc-it. 

Installing a Multifunction Copier

Follow the instructions below to install a multifunction copier (MFC) on a campus MacOS computer. 

  1. From the Apple Menu, select System Preferences: 

  2. Select Printers & Scanners:

  3. Select the + button to add a new printer:

  4. Select the desired printer from the list. Remember, the printer names start with “mfc”. 
  5. In the Use field, choose Select Software:

  6. From the Printer Software window that pops-up, select one of the following, then select OK:
    For a B&W Toshiba copier, choose TOSHIBA MonoMFP-X7
    For a Color Toshiba copier, choose TOSHIBA ColorMFP-X7

    **If you do not see anything in the list, select Cancel and choose Generic PostScript Printer instead. 
  7. Back on the Add window, select Add. If you receive an error regarding a password for “lpadmin,” refer to the Apple solution page at
  8. The new printer will appear in your printer list.


How to Print from a MacOS Computer

  1. When printing a document, select the MFC printer.
  2. If prompted, enter your St. Olaf username (without the and password.
  3. The PaperCut software (PCClient) will pop up. If the PaperCut software doesn't pop-up, please search your computer to make sure it's installed and running. 
    Select where to charge the print job:
    1. To charge it to your Ole dollars, select Charge to my personal account
    2. To charge it to your department, select Charge to shared account, then select the Account from the dropdown list:

  4. Select Print. Your print job is printed immediately to the selected printer. 


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