Some sessions there are 2, 3, 4 labels, at the next sitting it might be Jul 13, 7: Having the make and model number does help in sorting out your options. Follow the steps below to enable Epson Connect for your Epson printer on a Mac: The one thing I do not see in your original post is the make and model you are trying to use. I know dot-matrix printers are dinosaurs, but, if you have to printer more than 20 labels a day, they are MUCH more cost effective than anything else I am aware of. For this PPD to work properly on a Mac, you need to delete the line.

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Accept Reject Learn More. As I recall, I tried using OpenPrinting drivers but it seemed to be a step backwards. It seems like you already have a printer and are trying to get it to work satisfactorily. The old printer had several options, via software, from several high-speed draft printing modes to slower, but lq-509 looking letter quality options.

Leave epdon Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Again, you have solved the problem for me and for the moment, I am going to focus on other tasks associated with moving to Filemaker Pro – I really appreciate your input and effort here.

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I still have half a case of labels and that is what I use for my side business because it’s an obvious cost savings Click the Apple icon and then click Software Update.

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The Mac should automatically detect the printer and prompt you to download and install the printer software. I doubt that the OpenPrinting driver will provide bi-directional printing.

What I am hoping for is someone who has found epsin driver that really works with this printer. It could be that your printer doesn’t support xdpi. Question marked as Solved User profile for user: Not yet an Epson partner? My office will send out some mailings to a local lq-509 service because someone ran the numbers and found that it actually was cost effective when you include the labor on our end.

Contact Us Submit your contact details below and an Epson expert will be in touch: Check this Web site to see if they have a driver that supports your printer. Are you an end user or business customer?

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I will keep the printer for sure now. Not yet an Epson partner?

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I really appreciate you ruling out all the options that have been discussed and that seem logical. I did see this post and did try downloading print drivers from Apple – but it didn’t seem to make any difference and, more importantly, I didn’t see any additional model Epson printer show up.


We respect your privacy. Your product needs to be set up with a network connection before it can be set up with Epson Connect. It might therefore be better or worse that the driver from the CUPS developers.

If you let us know what printer you have, we might be able to give you a more specific answer. Perhaps you need to figure out something more creative like a formed character printer a.

Posted on Jul 13, 1: For more information and for registration, please click here. Jul 14, 5: There has been mixed success in using dot matrix printers in any version of OS X. Return back to support options for Epson LQ In single-pass mode, you will see the individual pins. If it’s just for mailing, then is the quality good enough? Installing a USB or wired printer Installing a wireless printer.