Recommendations for Wireless Printer

  gmm 20:25 14 Oct 2008

I have a Brother 330C Multifunction Printer. I am looking to get a similar Wireless one any recommendations? GMM

  Technotiger 20:30 14 Oct 2008
  woodchip 21:38 14 Oct 2008

If you bought a Network Printer Switch to plug into your router you would have a bigger selection of normal printers to choose from

  woodchip 21:39 14 Oct 2008

PS scanners will not work on Wireless, plus whats the point as you have to go to scanner to load things into it

  Woolwell 21:57 14 Oct 2008


What makes you say that scanners will not work on wireless? At my office I access a photocopier/printer wirelessly and can scan.

You have to go to the printer to collect the paper so what is the difference for scanning.

The advantages of a wireless printer is that more than one computer can access it without the main PC being on.

  Woolwell 22:04 14 Oct 2008

Now understand most home multifunction will not scan wirelessly. In any case I have found it be slow across a wireless network.

  gmm 00:06 15 Oct 2008

Need wireless to allow Wife easy access to printer from Laptop and to print from my own Laptop without having to connect up each time we wish to print something.
Now going to research wireless print server

  gmm 17:10 15 Oct 2008

Would a netgear print server be better than getting a network printer and connecting it to my existing netgear wireless router.


  woodchip 19:53 15 Oct 2008

Yes that is what I suggested, then you can use any usb printer

  woodchip 19:56 15 Oct 2008

PS you can use the original printer you now have to print to from Wireless Laptop. Provided you setup a Network, which is easy to do. But to use the printer on other Computers, the Computer with the Printer attached would have to be switched on as well as the printer

  gmm 01:10 22 Oct 2008

Thanks for you help.
Have ordered Netgear wireless printer server.

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