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Previous Printer Driver Release Notes - Mac OS X

Mac OS X Printer Driver 1.2.3

This driver supports direct printing from applications in Mac OS X if used with Index Braille V4 embossers running firmware 1.5.3.
Now supports OSX 10.11.x (El Capitan).
Has been tested on Mac OSX 10.11 and 10.9
May also work on Mac OS X 10.10, 10.8, 10.7 & 10.6, but has not been tested for those versions!

  1. Download the pkg-file
  2. Press and hold "CTRL"-key while clicking on the downloaded pkg-file. This will start the installation wizard. (Pressing the "CTRL"-key is neccessary since the driver is not final and has not been digitally signed).
  3. Follow the instructions in the installation wizard.
  4. Open "Printers & Scanners" in "System Preferences" and add your Index Braille printer.
    1. Select "Index Braille Everest, 4.0". This version works for all current Index Braille V4 embossers (Braille Box, Everest-D V4 and Basic-D V4).
    2. If you are connecting your embosser via a network (i.e., not via USB). Then you have to enter the IP address of the printer and you must select "Protocol". The correct Protocol is "HP Jetdirect - Socket". (The field "Queue" can be left empty).
  1. Select your language and grade using the menu keys of your Index Braille V4 embosser. Detailed instructions on how to set language and grade can be found here.
  2. Open your document in your preferred application and use the application's normal printer dialogue and select your newly added Index Braille V4 embosser.

Tested with:
  • Preview (can open most documents in OS X)
  • Pages (You can print your document directly)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader