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Created December 2008

  1. 1. Installing an SP700 Ethernet Printer on a DHCP Network Created December 2008 This application note shows how to install and set up an SP700 ethernet printer on a Windows network supporting DHCP. Installing the SP700 Driver 1. Turn the power off to the printer. Insert the SP700 Installation CD that was packaged in the same box as the printer into the CDROM drive. If no CDROM drive is available, the contents of the CD can be obtained from the Star Micronics website by visiting the support section of http://www.starmicronics.com. 2. Click “Installation” from the left hand menu bar. Star Micronics America, Inc. 1150 King Georges Post Road, Edison, NJ 08837-3729 Tel: (800) 782-7636 Fax: (732) 623-5590 Web: www.starmicronics.com
  2. 2. Installing an SP700 Ethernet Printer on a DHCP Network 3. Click “I Accept”. 4. Click “Next”. 5. Enter the User Name and Organization and click “Next”. Star Micronics America, Inc. 1150 King Georges Post Road, Edison, NJ 08837-3729 Tel: (800) 782-7636 Fax: (732) 623-5590 Web: www.starmicronics.com
  3. 3. Installing an SP700 Ethernet Printer on a DHCP Network 6. Select “Complete” setup type and click “Next”. 7. Click “Install”. Star Micronics America, Inc. 1150 King Georges Post Road, Edison, NJ 08837-3729 Tel: (800) 782-7636 Fax: (732) 623-5590 Web: www.starmicronics.com
  4. 4. Installing an SP700 Ethernet Printer on a DHCP Network 8. Click “Finish”. 9. Exit out of the SP700 Setup Utility. Star Micronics America, Inc. 1150 King Georges Post Road, Edison, NJ 08837-3729 Tel: (800) 782-7636 Fax: (732) 623-5590 Web: www.starmicronics.com
  5. 5. Installing an SP700 Ethernet Printer on a DHCP Network Setting Up the SP700 On the Network 1. Turn the power to the SP700 on and connect the printer to the network. 2. Click the Windows Start button and navigate Programs > StarMicronics > SP712_742 > Utility > SP700 Configuration Utility 3. Click “Ethernet I/F Setup” in the left menu bar. Then, click the “Search Printer on LAN” button. The utility will find the SP700 on the network and provide its IP Address. Write down the IP Address for later use. 4. Exit the Configuration Utility by clicking “Close” in the lower right hand corner. 5. Click the Windows Start button and navigate Settings > Control Panel > Printers and Faxes 6. Click the “Add Printer” icon. If this icon does not appear, click “File” and then “Add Printer”. Star Micronics America, Inc. 1150 King Georges Post Road, Edison, NJ 08837-3729 Tel: (800) 782-7636 Fax: (732) 623-5590 Web: www.starmicronics.com
  6. 6. Installing an SP700 Ethernet Printer on a DHCP Network 7. Click “Next”. 8. Select “Local printer attached to the computer” and remove the check mark next to “Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer”. Click “Next”. Star Micronics America, Inc. 1150 King Georges Post Road, Edison, NJ 08837-3729 Tel: (800) 782-7636 Fax: (732) 623-5590 Web: www.starmicronics.com
  7. 7. Installing an SP700 Ethernet Printer on a DHCP Network 9. Select “Create a new port”. Select “Standard TCP/IP Port” as the type of port. Click “Next”. 10. Click “Next”. Star Micronics America, Inc. 1150 King Georges Post Road, Edison, NJ 08837-3729 Tel: (800) 782-7636 Fax: (732) 623-5590 Web: www.starmicronics.com
  8. 8. Installing an SP700 Ethernet Printer on a DHCP Network 11. Enter the IP Address provided by the utility into the “Printer Name or IP Address” field. The Port Name will mirror the IP Address as it is entered. Click “Next”. 12. Select “Generic Network Card” in the “Standard” field. Click “Next”. Star Micronics America, Inc. 1150 King Georges Post Road, Edison, NJ 08837-3729 Tel: (800) 782-7636 Fax: (732) 623-5590 Web: www.starmicronics.com
  9. 9. Installing an SP700 Ethernet Printer on a DHCP Network 13. Click “Finish.” 14. Select “Star” from the Manufacturer column on the left. Then, select the SP700 printer model in the Printers column on the right. Click “Next”. Star Micronics America, Inc. 1150 King Georges Post Road, Edison, NJ 08837-3729 Tel: (800) 782-7636 Fax: (732) 623-5590 Web: www.starmicronics.com
  10. 10. Installing an SP700 Ethernet Printer on a DHCP Network 15. If desired, modify the printer name. Click “Next”. 16. Select “Yes”. Click “Next”. Star Micronics America, Inc. 1150 King Georges Post Road, Edison, NJ 08837-3729 Tel: (800) 782-7636 Fax: (732) 623-5590 Web: www.starmicronics.com
  11. 11. Installing an SP700 Ethernet Printer on a DHCP Network 17. Click “Finish”. The driver will complete the set up. A successful installation will result in the SP700 appearing in the Printers and Faxes folder and a Windows Test Page printing. Star Micronics America, Inc. 1150 King Georges Post Road, Edison, NJ 08837-3729 Tel: (800) 782-7636 Fax: (732) 623-5590 Web: www.starmicronics.com

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