bluetooth connections

  tao2 20:32 16 Nov 2006
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hi newbie tae bluetooth here.i want tae connect ma smartphone and also ma printer tae ma pc by bluetooth.i know that i need a dongle for ma phone but would the same dongle work for ma printer?the printer is an epson stylus cx 3200 an disnae have a usb connection at the printer but a square plug instead.any advice greatly appreciated.thanks, tao2.

  Ashrich 22:23 16 Nov 2006

The square plug is a " B "USB connection , where you get a flat end " A " and a square end " B " , the usual connection for a USB printer , but a USB A to B lead and it'll work fine . Flat end plugs into PC , square end into printer .

Ashley

  Ashrich 22:23 16 Nov 2006

that should say " buy " a USB A to B lead.....

Ashley

  tao2 11:21 27 Nov 2006

maybe ah was'nt clear enough.ah have a wired connection but ah want tae make it wireless.is it better tae buy a wireless card or is usin bluetooth better,bearing in mind the epson printer has a"b" usb connection an ah've never seen a dongle wi that type o connection.thanks ,tao2

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