These instructions are intended for PC-to-Printer direct connection. Click here if you are setting up your printer through a router. The video above addresses direct connection and communication through a router.   

Printer Set Up

By default, the IP address of the printer will be:

  • IP:192.168.1.253
  • Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.000

WARNING : If you have an  existing network these settings might be incorrect. Please contact your IT department to supply you with an IP address.

If your current Network Interface Card is being used for your Internet, install a second network card in your PC (about 20 dollars) and use this card to operate your printer outside of your ‘real’ network.

 

To change the IP Address on the Printer:

  1. From the Ready to Print menu: Hit MENU.
  2. Push the Right Arrow on the setup screen.
    • The screen will read MEDIA TYPE.
  3. Press the Up Arrow to scroll up.
    • Scroll up until you can select IP Address.
  4. Press Enter.
  5. Use the directional arrows to Change the IP Address to 172.018.003.101
    • L/R to choose section; U/D to change number
  6. Press Enter to save the changes.
  7. Hit Cancel to escape.
  8. Press the Down arrow.
    • Scroll down until you can select Subnet Mask
  9. Press Enter.
  10. Use the directional arrows to Change the Subnet Mask to: 255.255.255.000
  11. Press Enter to save the changes.
  12. Hit Cancel to escape.
  13. Press the Down Arrow.
    • Scroll down until you can select Gateway.
  14. Press Enter.
  15. Use the directional arrows to Change the Gateway to 000.000.000.000
  16. Press Enter to save the changes.
  17. Hit Cancel repeatedly until the display shows “Ready to Print”

WINDOWS SETUP (Vista and Newer) 

  1. Right Click the “Windows” start key usually found on the bottom left of your computer screen.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Network and Internet. (Skip to the next step if Network and Internet isn’t an option.)
  4. Click Network and Sharing Center.
  5. Click Local Area Connection under the access type that says, “No network access.”
  6. Click Properties.
    • If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  7. Click the Networking tab.
  8. Under “This Connection uses the following items”, double click on Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).
  9. Specify IPv4 IP address settings:
    • Click Use the Following IP Address
    • Type the IP address settings in the IP address, Subnet mask, and Default gateway boxes,
  10. Type in a Static IP Address:
    • 018.003.100
    • 255.255.255.0
  11. Click Apply and OK.

WINDOWS XP SETUP 

You will need to Configure the Windows network settings as follows:

  1. Click Start
  2. Click Settings
  3. Click Control Panel
  4. Click Network Connectios
    • If you have more than one you will need to determine which network interface card you have plugged in to.
  5. Double click on Local Area Connection
  6. Highlight the Internet Protocol TCP/IP and then click Properties.
  7. Click on Use the following IP address Set the IP as follow:
  8. Press OK and Configuration Done.

FLEXISIGNPRO SETUP

  1. Open Production Manager
  2. Go to Setup/Add Setup
  3. Pick Mutoh as manufacturer
  4. Pick the model VJ-(Valuejet).
  5. Click Next then Next again
  6. Change port to TCP/IP
  7. Enter the printer’s IP address in the blanks .
  8. Click OK & Finish.