Using Mobility Print with MCECS Printers

Mobility Print is an application to install a curated list of popular MCECS printers onto your Tier 3 (self managed) Windows, MacOS, iOS, or Android devices so that printing is fast and easy.

Installation

To install printers, get on the VPN and then go to the MCECS Mobility Print page and download the installer with the following link. Make sure to read the page’s instructions for installation.

https://mobilityprint.cecs.pdx.edu

Mobility Print cannot be installed on CAT-supported machines. It is only intended for self-managed devices, such as a personal computer or smartphone.

A list of printers that can be installed with Mobility Print can be found at the bottom of this page. Once installed, you should be able to see and print to any added printers as normal.

For more information about the using the VPN, read our guide with the following link

https://cat.pdx.edu/services/network/vpn-services/


Additional Installation Notes for Mobility Print

Your username for mobility print is just your MCECS username. Unlike some other CAT resources, you do NOT need to put CECS\ before your username to use mobility print.

Windows

Run the Mobility Print installer and then choose which printer to install. Enter your MCECS login credentials and then the printers will be added to your computer.

 

selecting printers to install when using Mobility Print installer
entering MCECS credentials when installing printers with Mobility Print

If you need to add another printer, run the Mobility Print installer again

To remove a printer, follow these instructions from Microsoft to find your list of installed printers and then use the Remove option with the selected printer.

If you see the following error message, it means that you do not have permission to install at least one of the printers you selected. Go back and change your selection.

Permission denied error when installing with Mobility Print on Windows

MacOS

Running the Mobility Print installer will add all enabled MCECS printers onto your MacOS computer.

To remove the unneeded printers, go into System Preferences and then select Printers & Scanners. Select the printers to remove and then click the minus symbol ( – ) button.

How to remove printers in MacOS system preferences

To add back a printer, run the Mobility Print installer again.


List of Printers with Mobility Print Enabled

eb101emulti
eb202umulti
eb301vmulti
eb325bw1
eb325bw2
eb325clr1
eb402umulti
eb402umulti-single
eb420bw1
eb420clr1
eb502rmulti

fab20bw1
fab115multi
fab12003multi
fab120multi
fab16002multi
fab16002multi-single
fab160bw2
fab25bw1
fab5002multi


fab5517bw1
fab5517bw2
fab5517clr1
fab6001bw1
fab8201bw1
fab8202bw1
fab8204bw1
fab8204clr1
fabc8802bw1
wclab-bw1

Note: Both fab16002multi and eb402umulti can ONLY print double-sided print jobs. Both fab16002multi-single and eb402umulti-single can ONLY print single-sided print jobs.