Hot Topics

Can I make my usb printer wireless?

  aphrodite42 16:20 30 Jan 2020

I have a HP Photosmart D5400 USB printer and it would be really helpful if I could add an adapter to make it wireless. There seem to be a lot of adapters on the market of various prices but I have no idea what sort I need. Has anybody any experience with this who could advise me?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:33 30 Jan 2020

You cannot use a wireless adaptor in a printer, however you can connect the printer to a USb port on your router then wireless print to it via the network.

What router do you have?

click here

  aphrodite42 22:32 30 Jan 2020

I have a Talktalk Fibre Wi-Fi hub which doesn't have a USB port. Don't think it is worth the cost of getting a print server. Thanks anyway.

  Jollyjohn 08:55 02 Feb 2020

You could buy a Raspberry Pi and use it as a printer server - click here

  Brian Hamilton 15:04 02 Feb 2020

mrgrumpy

You obviously did not look at the link posted by FB.

  Brian Hamilton 17:18 02 Feb 2020

Much like you magic button under your special flap on your PC?

  Brian Hamilton 16:21 15 Feb 2020
  difarn 17:05 15 Feb 2020

@Mr. Grumpy

Something like this?

click here

What is Markdown?

Markdown lets you add more formatting to your post. Simply type in your post and it will display as written.

If you wish to add bold or italic characters, add a hyperlink to another website, a heading or a horizontal line, simply use the relevent icons above the text input field.

A preview of your post will appear in the grey box below. If you make a change and you're not happy, simply press the back arrow icon to undo.

Post a Reply

4500

Elsewhere on IDG sites

The Smartphone is Dead

Can you see the bottle in this Coke ad?

New iPhone 12 release date, price & specs rumours

Les meilleurs drones pas chers (2020)