Printing from Personal Laptops

How to Install Pharos Mobile on a Mac

Harvard College Library has made available the use of Pharos Mobile from your personal Mac laptop.  You now have the ability to print from your laptop directly to any HCL public printer using Crimson Cash.  First you must download the Pharos Mobile Popup to your laptop.  Pharos Mobile will only work for Macs running OS 10.4 or higher.

Please follow these step-by-step instructions:
  1. Install Pharos Mobile Popup
    Click on "Pharos Mobile Popup" icon below and download the installer to your computer.

    Lamont Level 1

  2. Double click on the downloaded file.  Then double click on "popup.dmg" to begin the installation process.  This will create a file on desktop with "Popup.pkg."  Double click on this file to start the installation process.  You may be asked to type in your laptop's administrator username and password.  
  3. The installation process will begin.  Click "Continue" to go to the next step.  The next screen has information about the installation process.  Click "Continue."  Select your main Mac drive as the destination for the application then click "Continue."  Click "Install" to begin the installation.  You will be prompted to type in your laptop's administrator username and password.  When the process is finished, click "Ok."
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Configure Pharos Mobile for Mac OS 10.4 Click here if you have Mac OS 10.5

  1. Go to "Applications" → "Utilities" and double click "Printer Setup Utility."
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  3. Click the "Add" button in the toolbar.  Hold down the "Option" key and click the "More Printers" button.

  4. In the first drop-down menu select "Advanced." 

    pharos8.tiff

    From the "Device" drop-down menu select "Pharos Print Server."  In the "Device URL" box you need to type the address of the networked printer you want to print to.  The address for the printers are:
    Lamont Library:
    Lamont Level 1 printer is - popup://140.247.64.210/LAMCAF-PUB-Q1
    Lamont Level B printer is - popup://140.247.64.210/LAMRS-PUB-Q3

    Widener Library:
    Widener Atkins Room printer is - popup://140.247.64.210/WID-LOKER-PUB-Q
    Widener Newspaper MicroFilm Reading Room Q1 printer is - popup://140.247.64.210/WID-NMRR-PUB1-Q
    Widener Newspaper MicroFilm Reading Room Q2 printer is - popup://140.247.64.210/WID-NMRR-PUB2-Q
    Widener Periodicals Room printer is - popup://140.247.64.210/WID-PER-PUB-Q
    Widener Phillips Reading Room printer is - popup://140.247.64.210/WID-PHILLIPS-PUB-Q

    Cabot Library:
    Science Building 1st floor - popup://140.247.64.210/CAB-REF-PUB-COLOR-Q
    popup://140.247.64.210/CAB-REF-PUB-Q

    Loeb Music:
    Loeb Music Library 1st floor - popup://140.247.64.210/MUS-PUB-Q

    Tozzer Library:
    21 Divinity Ave 1st floor - popup://140.247.64.210/TOZ-PUB-Q

    Harvard Yenching Library:
    2 Divinity Ave 1st floor - popup://140.247.64.210/YEN-PUB-Q

    Fine Arts Library:
    Sackler Building lower level - popup://140.247.64.210/FALSA-PUB-Q
    Littauer Building 1st floor - popup://140.247.64.210/FAL-PUB-Q

    In the "Name" box type in the name of printer (Lamont Level 1, Lamont Level B, Widener).  In the "Printer Model" box select the type "HP" and then the model "HP LaserJet 9050."

  5. Click the "Add" button.  The printer will now show up in your list of printers.

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    Click the printer you would like to highlight, then click the "Show Info" button.  Select "Duplex Unit" and then click "Apply Changes."  The printer is now completely configured and ready to print.

  6. To print to this printer, select "Print" as you normally would within an application, and then a printer from the drop-down list of available printers.  To do double-sided printing, select the printer you want, click "Properties" → "Finishing" → "Double Sided Printing."

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Configure Pharos Mobile for Mac OS 10.5

  1. Open "System Preferences" and click on the "Print & Fax" icon.  Click on the "Lock" icon and type in your laptop's administrator username and password.
  2. Click the plus sign (+) above the lock.
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  4. Hold down the "Control" key and click on the toolbar.  A popup menu will appear.  Then select "Customize Toolbar."  Drag the "Advanced" icon to the toolbar and close the customization menu.
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    Click on the "Advanced" button on the toolbar.  In the drop-down menu for "Type" select "Pharos Print Server." In the "URL" box you need to type the address of the networked printer you want to print to.  The address for the printers are:
    Lamont Library:
    Lamont Level 1 printer is - popup://140.247.64.210/LAMCAF-PUB-Q1
    Lamont Level B printer is - popup://140.247.64.210/LAMRS-PUB-Q3

    Widener Library:
    Widener Atkins Room printer is - popup://140.247.64.210/WID-LOKER-PUB-Q
    Widener Newspaper MicroFilm Reading Room Q1 printer is - popup://140.247.64.210/WID-NMRR-PUB1-Q
    Widener Newspaper MicroFilm Reading Room Q2 printer is - popup://140.247.64.210/WID-NMRR-PUB2-Q
    Widener Periodicals Room printer is - popup://140.247.64.210/WID-PER-PUB-Q
    Widener Phillips Reading Room printer is - popup://140.247.64.210/WID-PHILLIPS-PUB-Q

    Cabot Library:
    Science Building 1st floor - popup://140.247.64.210/CAB-REF-PUB-COLOR-Q
    popup://140.247.64.210/CAB-REF-PUB-Q

    Loeb Music:
    Loeb Music Library 1st floor - popup://140.247.64.210/MUS-PUB-Q

    Tozzer Library:
    21 Divinity Ave 1st floor - popup://140.247.64.210/TOZ-PUB-Q

    Harvard Yenching Library:
    2 Divinity Ave 1st floor - popup://140.247.64.210/YEN-PUB-Q

    Fine Arts Library:
    Sackler Building lower level - popup://140.247.64.210/FALSA-PUB-Q
    Littauer Building 1st floor - popup://140.247.64.210/FAL-PUB-Q

  6. In the box that says "Name" type in the name of printer (Lamont Level 1, Lamont Level B, Widener)
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  8. In the "Print Using" drop-down menu, click "Select a Driver to use...," select "HP LaserJet 9050," and click the "Add" button.  A window will open called "installable options." Check that the "Duplex Unit" option has been selected. Then click "Continue."
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  10. Click the "Add" button.  The printer will now show up in the list of printers you can send print jobs to.
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  12. To print to this printer, select "Print" as you normally would within an application. Select a printer from the drop-down list of available printers.  To do double-sided printing, select the printer you want, click "Properties" → "Finishing" → "Double Sided Printing."

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