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Member Since: ‎09-05-2010
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can't print double sided with mac

using mac os x 10.5.8

hp psc 2110v

hp driver version 4.0.3

the option for printing two sided is greyed out.  it won't let me print double sided.

is this printer capable?

it should be... it was when i had it on a pc

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Member Since: ‎09-28-2010
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Re: can't print double sided with mac

If the product has an automatic 2-sided printing accessory, it is possible that it has not been enabled in the driver. To check, follow these steps:


1. Click the Apple on the menu bar, and click System Preferences

2. Click Print & Fax

3. Click to highlight your printer, then click the button labeled Options &Supplies

4. Click the Driver Tab and look for an entry that says "HP Two-sided Printing Accessory (Duplexer)"

5. If it is listed, ensure that there is a checkmark in the box next to it, then click OK.


If the Duplexer is not listed below, then you may have the wrong driver installed, or the duplexer might not be physically installed (or just might need to be reseated - removed and reinstalled).

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Re: can't print double sided with mac

Can't print doublesided; my duplexer is enabled

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Re: can't print double sided with mac

supplement:   I have no idea about how to "reinstall duplexer"; moreover, the printer has been printing doublesided before. This time it's a newly created adobe pdf combining multiple files. 

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