OS X - How to Install a Samsung Wifi Laser Printer on Mac Book Computer

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The guide explains you the manual installation method of setting up you Samsung Wifi enabled printer. It is for experts who have some technical know how.

Initial setup of the Samsung Wifi Laser Printer ML-2165W with a Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) enabled Access-Point


This know how also extents to other Wifi printers.
NOTE: A Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) enabled Access-Point allows you to connect a new device to your protected Wifi network without entering a WPA key. If your Router or Access-Point has the WPS feature is has a little or menu button labeled WPS


for more than 2 seconds. It starts Blinking [[image: WPS-Button-02.gif]], which indicates that it is searching for the Router. The machine starts waiting for up to two minutes until you press the WPS (PBC) button on the access point (or wireless router).

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Add on another Apple computer to use the already installed Wifi Samsung Laser Printer ML-2165W

green LED blinks slowly, and release. You find the IP address under TCP/IPV4 Information': e.g. 192.168.1.???
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Initial manual setup of the Samsung Wifi Laser Printer ML-2165W


Change your Mac Book to use the Samsung's own adhoc-WLAN.



Finding the printer IP Address




In this case our {{Important| Macbook IP-address is 169.254.148.23}} and the {{Important| printers address 169.254.14.78 }}.

Services offer by the printer are:
 PORT     STATE SERVICE
 80/tcp   open  http
 427/tcp  open  svrloc
 515/tcp  open  printer
 631/tcp  open  ipp
 5200/tcp open  unknown
 9100/tcp open  jetdirect

Connect to the Printers Syncthrough Webpage


Now connect to the printers Syncthrough Website http://169.254.14.78/ ( use the IP you got in last chapter )
Samsung Laser Printer ML-2165W Default Password

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Power consumption:
Laser printer consume a lot of energy while in operation: ; Operation: 310W ; Idle Standby: 30 W ; Sleeping : 0.9 W (ML-216x Series), Less than 1.2 W (ML-216xW Series) ; Less than: 0.45 W (0.1 Wc) Till some years ago printers where consuming almost as much power when turned of as on operation. Now printer use only very little energy when in standby. Standby consumption of 1.2W costs about 1.15 USD per year.


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Using the Samsung ML-216x on a iPad


Download the Samsung Mobile Print
Status: Published Date: 2017/06/05 14:13:05 Revision: 1.1

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