Student Printing

   

How to Print

Sending a job to print from a learning space:

  • Select File -> Print
  • Select one of the print queues below:

  • Press OK
  • You can release your print job at any Datapac printer on campus. 

 

Retrieving a print job (Pull Print):

  • Touch Pull Print on the screen
  • Enter your Student number, you can do this by typing it on the printer keypad or Touch Screen, or by scanning your Student Card.
  • Enter your 4 digit PIN on the keypad or Touch Screen.
  • Select your print job by using up/down scroll keys on the touch screen and checking the box to the left of the document you want to print
  • Press OK to select print job
  • Press Return to print job or C/Ce to cancel job

When you are finished printing your document please log off the printer using the yellow button on the keypad. 

View Datapac's How to Print Video 

   

How to Copy

  • Touch Copy on the screen
  • Enter your Student number, you can do this by typing it on the printer keypad or Touch Screen, or by scanning your Student Card
  • Enter your PIN on the keypad or Touch Screen
  • Copier is now activated and ready to use

When you are finished copying your document please log off the printer using the yellow button on the keypad. 

 

 Copying of books bigger than A4

  • Touch Copy on the screen
  • You will be asked to enter your Student number, you can do this by typing it on the printer keypad or Touch Screen, or by scanning your Student Card
  • Enter your 4 digit PIN on the keypad or Touch Screen
  • Change Paper Selection from Automatic to A4
  • Change Content Orientation from Portrait to landscape.
  • Change Original Size from B4 to A3.

View Datapac's How to copy video

 

   

How to Scan

  • Touch Email on the screen
  • Enter your Student number, you can do this by typing it on the printer keypad or Touch Screen, or by scanning your Student Card
  • Enter your 4 digit PIN on the keypad or Touch Screen
  • Touch "more options" tab at the end of the screen
  • Scroll down until you find "Job Build"
  • Change the job build option from off to on

When you are finished scanning your document please log off the printer using the yellow button on the keypad. 

You must have a non zero balance in your Printing account to allow scanning to work.

View Datapac's How to scan video

   

How to credit your account

You can credit your account in either of two ways

1. Online top up

  • Go to www.ditprint.ie and enter your Student number and 4 digit PIN number to login
  • Click ePayand follow the instructions to top up your account. 
    • Minimum top up: €2
    • Maximum top up €50

Topping up online can be done with visa or Mastercard

 

2. Top up station:

  • Go to a pay kiosk located in your nearest library. Enter your Student Number
  • Enter the amount you want to top up. Click Finish or print receipt

The pay kiosks accept 10c, 20c, 50c, €1, €2 coins and €5, €10, €20 notes. There is no change facility at the kiosks.

 

View your balance

  • Go to www.ditprint.ie and enter your Student number and 4 digit PIN number to login
  • Click Transactions. Your credit balance is shown here along with a list of all your print transactions. 

 

Print / Copy costs

  Single sided        Double sided
A4 B&W       €0.05 €0.07
A4 Colour    €0.09 €0.15
A3 B&W €0.09 €0.14
A3 Colour €0.14 €0.24

There is no cost for scanning however you need to have a non-zero balance in your account for scanning to work

 

   

How to print from your mobile device

There are 4 methods of mobile printing available

  1. Print by installing print drivers*
  2. Upload your document to print
  3. Copying a web address to print
  4. Emailing your document to print

‌‌  * Install print driver for Windows\MAC is the preferred print method because it is the only method that allows printing from any program that supports printing and it allows you adjust printing preferences such as A4 \ A3, B&W\ Colour. 

Getting started

To print using any method click the following link http://ditprint.ie and click "Click Here to Access Mobile Printing". Login to the Datapac Mobile Print Login using the following credentials:

  • Username: Student / Staff number
  • Password: 4 digit printing PIN
NOTE: For all methods of printing, if you send any job which has colour, you will be charged at colour rates. Printing preferences can only be changed when printing using the Print driver. 

 

1. How to Print by Installing print drivers 

This option enables you to print from your Laptop or MacBook. This will allow printing from all applications, i.e. Microsoft Office and will allow you to select your printiing preferences such as black & white or coulour printing, double sided ro single sided, A4 or A3. 

  • Click Install Print Driver for Windows \ MAC
  • Follow the instructions to install the driver

 When you need to print a file, Click File - Print and then Select DITDriverPrint

Note: if you send a print job to the printer which has colour, you will be charged at colour rates. For driver printing, should you only need the job in black & white do the following:

 

 

2. How to print by uploading your documents to print

 This will allow you to upload your document from PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android Devices and submit it to your print account. Supported file types are PDF, PS, GIF, JPEG, PNG, BMP, Tiff.

3. How to print by copying a web address to print

This option allows you copy a web address from your browser and submit the page for printing. Supported file types are PDF, PS, GIF, JPEG, PNG, BMP, Tiff.

 

4. How to print by emailing your document 

  • Click Email your document to the print system
  • Your default email client will automatically open and allow you to attach your file to be printed 

or

  • If you are using your student web based Google email, copy the Default email address or the Option 1 email address into the "To" field of a new email. Then attach your document and send. This will email the attachment to your print account. 

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Guest Users

DIT guests or staff wishing to use these services must create a print account via one of the Datapac Kiosks before being able to use the facilities. Please follow the instructions below.

  1. At one of the Datapac Kiosks, touch ‘Guest Sign Up’
  2. Enter your name
  3. Choose a 4 digit numeric PIN code (example 1234)
  4. Type in your contact email address
  5. Insert cash and touch ‘Finish’ A receipt will print with your Guest ID login number; these details will be emailed to you, if you entered your email address. Use your login number and PIN at an Datapac printer. Keep this Guest ID number and your PIN safe and you can use this when you visit again, by entering this Guest login number and PIN at the kiosk to top up, or when you top up online at www.ditprint.ie. The account will be removed if inactive for 14 months
   

Find a printer near you

Datapac Scanner/Copier/Printers are located in Libraries and areas close to computer laboratories or open areas where wireless networks are most commonly used by students. Print jobs are held on the system for twenty four hours before being automatically cleared. During this period, the prints may be released on any device at any campus.

Locations of Printer/Copiers :


View Student Printer Locations (Datapac) in a larger map

   

FAQ's

  1. How do I check my balance?
  2. How do I change my printing PIN number?
  3. How do I check what documents I have printed?
  4. I have credit but the machines indicate it is insufficient, what do I do?
  5. What happens to my printing credit at the end of the academic year?
  6. Is there a timeout period for using the printers?
  7. What is the quickest way to photocopy a large collection of documents?
  8. My printing PIN number is not working

 

1. How do I check my balance?

Go to www.ditprint.ie and enter your Student number and 4 digit PIN to login. Click Transactions. Your balance along with a list of your transactions is listed here.

 

2. How do I change my printing PIN number?

Go to www.ditprint.ie and enter your Student number and 4 digit PIN number to login. Click setup. If your PIN is not working or you have forgotten your PIN number please contact Datapac directly using the contact information in the "Need help" section

 

3. How do I check what documents I have printed?

All your printing history is listed on the https://ditprint.ie website. Log in with your Student Number and 4 digit PIN. Click transactions to view each print transaction and associated cost. 

 

3. I have credit but the machines indicate it is insufficient, what do I do?

If your account is incorrectly saying credit too low, this means that your printing account has gone into reserve as a protection on your account because there was a loss of service during the print job.  If this does occur please contact the Datapac helpdesk to get your account unlocked.

 

4. What happens to my printing credit at the end of the academic year?

All printing credit is carried forward from year to year once you are a registered student.  

 

5. Is there a timeout period for using the printers?
The printer will automatically log you out after 30 seconds of inactivity. However when you are finished with the printer you should manually log yourself out by clicking the yellow logout button on the keypad to avoid the next users accidentally using their credit.

 

6. What is the quickest way to photocopy a large collection of documents?
When photocopying a large number of documents, you must touch copy on the touch screen, Enter your student number and your 4 digit PIN number. Place the paper for photocopying on the top feeder, face up and press the green start button.

 

7. My printing PIN number is not working
If you experience any issues with your printing PIN please contact Datapac directly using the contact information in the "Need help" section

 

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Need Help?

If you experience any difficulties using the imaging devices, Datapac provide the following assistance:

Email support: helpdesk@ditprint.ie

(This email address is monitored between 8:30 - 17:30. Students must email from their DIT email address)

Telephone support

087 6243514 (Operating hours: 10:30 -12:30 &  13:30 -16:30)

Pop up desk locations:

A datapac support person is available to assist you at the following locations and times:

Aungier St - Daily in room 2071 between 11:00 - 11:30

Kevin St - Daily ground floor Annex between between 12:15 - 13:15

Cathal Brugha St - Mon, Wed Fri in Library room between 16:00 - 17:00

Mountjoy Sq -Mon, Wed Fri in room 219 between 14:30 - 15:30

Bolton St - Daily in room 369.9 between 10:00 - 11:00

Linenhall - Tue, Thu in studio 6\7 between 11:45 - 12:30

Grangegorman - Daily room NH104 Northhouse between 15:00 - 16:00

** Datapac Print/ Copy /Scan video **

 

   

Costs

 

    Single sided         Double sided   
A4 B&W       €0.05 €0.07
A4 Colour         €0.09 €0.15
A3 B&W €0.09 €0.14
A3 Colour €0.14 €0.24

 

There is no cost for scanning however you need to have a non-zero balance in your account to allow scanning to work

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