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Instructions for Microsoft Windows

  • Pick the package for the cluster you want to print to (Union or Library).
  • Download and run the package. Note: Please right click on the package and select Run as Administrator. The package will not install correctly if you do not run this in elevated administrator mode. On Windows 10, you may be prompted that Windows SmartScreen is blocking the application, click More Info and Run Anyway.
  • When the package loads, click the Install button.
  • When the installation finishes you should see the message “Install finished successfully.” You can now push the Finish button.
    Note: You may get prompted by your firewall to Unblock this application. Please select Unblock to allow printing.
  • You should now see a new printer in your printers folder.  It will be named Union B&W Printer or Library B&W Printer depending on which package you installed.
  • To print, print your document as you normally would and select the appropriate printer (Union B&W Printer or Library B&W Printer) depending on where you want to print to.
  • Once you press Print a window should popup asking for a username or logon id, please enter a descriptive name as this will identify your print job at the Pharos Release Station in the cluster. Once you have enter a name, press Print.
  • Finally, proceed to the cluster where you printed your document and swipe your Mainecard at one of the Pharos Release Stations. A list of print jobs should appear, select the one that matches the name you entered in the previous step and press Print. Your document should now print from the nearby printer.  Note: Your document will remain in the print queue for two hours.  After two hours it will be purged from the queue and you will need to resend the job to the printer.
  • These packages only work for the black and white printers and printing costs $0.04 a page.

Please click to download these software packages:
Windows Package – UNION
Windows Package- LIBRARY

Instructions for Mac OSX

  • Download the package and run the script “UM_Wifi_Print”.  This package will install both the Union printers and the Library printers.
  • When the script loads, click the Install button and follow the on-screen instructions to install the drivers and Pharos Client.
  • When the installation finishes you should see the message “Install finished successfully.” You can now push the Close button.
  • You should now see the new printers in your printers folder.  They will be named Union_Queue and Library_Queue.
  • To print, print your document as you normally would and select the appropriate printer (Union_Queue or Library_Queue) depending on where you want to print to.
  • Once you press Print a window should popup asking for a username or logon id, please enter a descriptive name as this will identify your print job at the Pharos Release Station in the cluster. Once you have enter a name, press Print.
  • Finally, proceed to the cluster where you printed your document and swipe your Mainecard at one of the Pharos Release Stations. A list of print jobs should appear, select the one that matches the name you entered in the previous step and press Print. Your document should now print from the nearby printer. Please Note: Your document will remain in the print queue for two hours.  After two hours it will be purged from the queue and you will need to resend the job to the printer.
  • These packages only work for the black and white printers and printing costs $0.04 a page.

Download Mac installer package (if it does not unzip automatically, you might need to unzip it manually)

If you have any issues installing, please click here to chat with a Help Center technician or call 581-2506.


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