This printing guide is an adaption from the DICT documentation, but tuned for the Telin printers.

The type is an MP C307SP (aka Ricoh IM C300) , drivers for windows and MacOS can be found here:

Find the Printers app and unlock

You can find the Printers app by typing printers in the search menu or the show applications button. Make sure you press Unlock before the printer can be added.

Adding the Ricoh printer from the first floor

Click the Add button and select Network Printer. Look for LPD/LPR Host or Printer. In the host field type: and for the queue Ricoh, click Forward. image

In the next pane tick Provide PPD file and select the PPD file which you can download here:, select Forward image

Select Options: Tray 2 and 3, Installed, and PostScript Emulation and Forward. image

Click Apply to add the driver.


On the Richoh-MP-C307 icon right-click on Properties.

In the menu Printer Options look for Authentication by scrolling down on the scroll pane. Do not use the scroll wheel on your mouse, it will mess up your selection buttons! Select both Custom Input on the Authentication User name and Password. It will be defined on another tool. image

Finally in Jobs Options scroll on the scroll pane (again do not use the scroll wheel on your mouse) and select color for the print-color-mode, otherwise color will be in gray monochrome. image

Setting your username and password

With your browser goto http://localhost:631/. Click on the Printers tab and select the new printer Ricoh-MP-C307. image

Next click the Set Default Options menu. image Select Authentication and fill in your UGent loginname appended with and your UGent password. Select Set Default Options. image

That’s it. You are ready to print!


If you print, you will need your employee card. Hold it on the wireless contact strip and select in the menu of the printer Secure print. You should be able to find your print job in the queue and you can tap ok to print.

If you do not see the printer when you want to print from the browser, convert it to PDF with Print to PDF and then print from the PDF viewer!

You can right-click the newly installed printer and select it as default.