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Preface

All departments of the TU/e use a single system for handling the costs for printing and copying. This system is called PAS: the Print and copy Accounting System.  PAS enables students to copy & print on all PAS-enabled devices throughout the campus without the need of separate payments at each department.

This page explains in short about the procedures of copying and printing. More detailed instructions can be found above each PAS-enabled device.

PAS Account

Payments for printing & copying are performed digitally using virtual credits linked to your student ID.  Your student ID needs to be registered in the PAS system to be able to carry these credits. The next step is to add some money to your PAS account and you can start printing. New students, starting for the first time at IE&IS, receive a PAS account automatically holding an initial credit of 10 Euros.

FNot sure if you have a PAS Account?  Read the section PAS service web page.

FThis manual is also available in PDF format .

Copying procedure

Copying can be performed at copiers equipped with a Page Counter.
A Page Counter looks like this:

   

  • If your student card contains a black magnetic strip, then you can slide your student card through the right side of the Page Counter and enter your PIN code on the keypad.
  • If your card does not contain a magnetic strip, or the card is not recognized, then enter your student id number (the number on your card) using the keypad.
    F Important: The id number must always start with a zero (0) !
    Then press the Enter key and type your PIN code.

All copiers are able to perform color and black&white operations on A4 and A3 paper sizes. Stapling with one or two staples is also available.

When finished copying, do not forget to log off, by pressing the End button.

F Forgot your PIN code?  Read the section PAS service web page

FFor more information about copying, see: Xerox Multifunctionals

 

Printing Procedure

Printing can be performed from any computer connected to the TU/e network, provided you have been authenticated with your TU/e user code and password. 

A list of all PAS-Enabled printers can be found here. Laptops provided by the university have these PAS printers already preinstalled.
To add a printer yourself, follow the procedure described here.

Most PAS-printers are Xerox Multifunctionals. They are able to print on A4 and A3 paper formats in color and black&white. Pricing is according to the selected options. Stapling is free. 

    

MacOS computers
Mac Operating systems are not officially supported by Servicedesk IE&IS. The following How To has been written by Mac users who figured it out themselves. Printing with MacOS (PDF)

Windows Vista
A known incompatibility problem exists between Windows Vista and the default installed printer software. This may result in error message during printing, a lot of empty pages being printed, or spontaneous debits of over 1000 euros.

The best solution would be to reinstall your laptop with a Windows 7 image. This can be performed by one of the NSC's.

An alternative solution is to upgrade only the printer software: Update Xerox printer driver.

Scanning

Xerox Multifunctionals with a Page Counter connected are also available for scanning.  Scanning can be performed in color and black&white from A4 and A3 originals.  The resulting files can be E-mailed to your mailbox or stored on a common network drive.

Scanning is completely free of charge!

PAS Service web site

To make working with PAS more comfortable, the following services are available on the special PAS service web site https://pas.tue.nl:

 Check if you have a PAS account
 Check your current credit balance
 Retrieve your copy PIN code
 Report of your PAS activities for the last 30 days

Open the web page https://pas.tue.nl (note: https, not http) and click the link PAS webtool
Login with your Windows user code prefixed with TUE\ , like: TUE\S091234

If login fails, then you probably have no PAS-account.  Contact the local Notebook Service Center to check this out. 

If all goes well, you will be presented a web page showing your current PAS balance and two additional buttons:

Mail pin codes:  sends the copy PIN codes to your E-mail address
.Overview:         displays your PAS activities over the last 30 days.

List of PAS printers & copiers

Paviljoen
(click for larger version) 

Print queue:

Location:

Type:

Properties:

STU-XEROX-U52

Pav U52
(hallway)

Xerox 7335

single/double sided, A3/A4, staple

STU-XEROX-U52-COLOR

Pav U52
(hallway)

same as above

same properties as above, but in color

STU-XEROX-A15

Pav A, near A.15

Xerox 7335

single/double sided, A3/A4, staple

STU-XEROX-A15-COLOR

Pav A, near A.15

same as above

same properties as above, but in color

STU-PAV-N

Pav N corridor

HP Laserjet 4250

single/double sided A4

IPO Building

Print queue:

Location:

Type:

Properties:

STU-IPOHAL

IPO HAL

HP 4250

single sided, A4, black & white

STU-IPOHAL-DUPLEX

IPO HAL

same as above

same properties as above, but double sided

STU-XEROX-IPO

IPO 0.91

Xerox 7335

single/double sided, A3/A4, staple, black & white

STU-XEROX-IPO-COLOR

IPO 0.91

same as above

same properties as above, but in color

Installing a PAS Printer

 From TU/e laptops and desktops

  1. Turn on your computer and log in with your student account on the TUE domain.
  2. XP: Click on "Start", then "Run..."
    Windows Vista/7/8 Use the  + R key combination.
  3. Type: \\I3PRINT\(printer name)
    press the Enter key when done.
    Choose 'Yes' when Windows asks to install the printer. (Vista: choose "install driver", then "continue")
  4. The printer driver will now be installed on your system and it's immediately ready for use.
  5. Using the printer 'properties' you can select several options like double sided, pages per sheet, stapling, etc.

From personal laptops or desktops

  1. Turn on your computer. Be sure you are connected with a network cable or using the TUE-WPA2 wireless network (not the Eduroam network).
  2. XP: Click on "Start", then "Run..."
    Vista/7: Use the  + R key combination.
  3. Type: \\I3PRINT.CAMPUS.TUE.NL\(printer name)
    press the Enter key when done.
  4. Wait until a login prompt appears. Enter your user code in the following format:
    TUE\S.....   and enter your password,
  5. Choose 'Yes' when Windows asks to install the printer. (Vista: choose "install driver", "continue")
  6. The printer driver will now be installed on your system and it's immediately ready for use.
  7. Using the printer 'properties' you can select several options like double sided, pages per sheet, stapling, etc.

Increase your PAS credits

You can pay cash or by debit/bank card on these two locations (see map):

a. At the reception in the IPO building  (8:30am-12pm, 1pm-5pm, Cash only!)
b. At the reception in the Paviljoen building   (9am-5pm, PIN only!)

Note: it is not possible to get any refunds back, you have to spend it all on copying or printing.

 

Pricing (per page) 

 

Black
and
white

Color

A4 size

single sided

0,04

0,09

double sided

0,06

0,16

A3 size

single sided

0,09

0,18

double sided

0,14

0,32

 Note: The pricing above is for printing and copying at the department of IE&IS.  Other departments may handle different pricing.