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Prnter driver for Del 5100 cn - Need be Mac OS X compatible

Dear all: I am switching from my Dell PC to an iMac. My printer is a Dell 5100 cn. Dell only offers a driver for System 9. I cannot locate a driver for Mac OS X. I spoke with Dell tech help, I was told there is/are drivers that can do this, they mentioned a Lexmark printer but provided no additional information. Anyone has any ideas as to how I can get the 5100 cn to print from the iMac? All suggestions are welcome.

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Download Gassan-Mac-9-MR2RC2.sit from dell site (printer site, drivers, mac os) and unpack it with stuffit expander.
it contains drivers for mac os 9 and mac os x.
then just install it and select driver from the list when adding modifying printer

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I would try downloading and using the print drivers for the Xerox Phaser 6300/6350. I am almost positive that the Dell 5100cn is a rebranded Phaser printer. The print engine should be compatible, but I do not have an Imac to test this on for you before offering the solution.

Good luck.

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