Setting up your Dymo Label 450 Turbo Printer for Mac

  Important

Some Dymo Label Printers manufactured after April 2014 will require an update from Dymo to work with USB 3.0 ports. To learn more about this click the link here.

Before Getting Started:

Before printing from your Dymo, make sure you have the correct Label sizes supported with Vend. While Dymo supports a range of different label sizes we recommend 11352, 30336 or 1738541 Dymo labels.

Looking for Windows PC instructions? Head over to this article here.

 

Installing your Dymo Label Printer

1. First up, Connect the printer to your computer.

2. Download the software from DYMO's website

In the top right-hand corner, click Software & Drivers.

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For Product Type, select LabelWriter Label Printers.

For Model Type, select LabelWriter 450 Turbo.

Click Find Downloads.

Download the latest drivers listed on the Dymo website.

3. Open the downloaded software, and follow the DYMO installation Setup.

4. Open "System preferences" -> Print and Scan and click on the "+" button to add the printer.

5. Add a name for your Dymo Label printer, select 'use' -> 'select..' and search for Dymo.

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Setting up the Correct Printer Size

  Note

Vend does not support labels smaller than 21 mm in width or height. Jewellery labels are not currently supported in Vend.

1.  Open Chrome or Safari and type in the address bar: http://localhost:631/printers/

  Important

Recieve this screen? Click here to learn how to enable CUPS for your computer.

2. Click on the Dymo printer and choose Set Default Options as in the image below:

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3. On the next page put your Label size code in the 'Media Size' box.

Cannot find your size here? Select 'Custom Size', insert your label's paper size, choose the unit and click on the "Set Default Options".

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Printing a Label in Vend

1. Go to your Vend store and choose a product to print a barcode for. Choose your label type and click on print.

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2. In the Chrome Print Preview screen, click more settings and select the 'Paper Size' dropdown.

3. Find your label size code (or nearest label size code) here and click print.

  Important

We strongly recommend printing out a run of 5 or more barcodes as a test to ensure that the alignment is correct.