Installation of Kyocera TASKalfa 4053ci on macOS


Since April 14th, 2020 all the multifunctional printers installed at Elettra have been replaced by the Kyocera TASKalfa 4053ci.

The installation on a macOS system is pretty straightforward and should not give you any trouble.

You can follow this self-explanatory video:

Installation of Kyocera TASKalfa 4053ci on macOS (movie)

Or you can follow these step by step instructions:

  • Download the "Mac Phase" drivers from:
    at the time of current writing, April 15th, 2020, the version is "5.0a 2019.11.27"
  • Double click to open the zip file just downloaded
  • Double click on "Kyocera OS X 10.9+ Web build 2019.11.27.dmg" to install it
  • Go to "System Preferences" and open "Printers and Scanners"
  • Start the procedure to add the printer clicking on the "+" button on the bottom left of the window
  • Select "IP" from the icons on the top of the window
  • Select "Line Printer Daemon - LPD" as "Protocol:"
  • Type "" in the "Address:" text box
  • Type "XXXX-copy" in the "Queue:" text box, , with XXXX being the name of the printer you want to install
  • Correct the auto-completed "Name:" text box, typing the same information inserted in the "Queue:" text box
  • Type something you like in the "Location:" text box: this is just for your convenience
  • Choose "Select software..." and in the "Filter" menu type "4053"
  • Select "Kyocera TASKalfa 4053ci (KPDL)" and click OK
  • Click "Add"
  • Select "Cassettes 3, 4" in "Paper feeders"
  • Select "Inner finisher" in "Document finisher" and tick "Punch Unit"
  • Click "OK"
  • ...les jeux sont faits... :-)
Last Updated on Friday, 17 April 2020 12:06