WiFi and printing

  [DELETED] 11:56 30 Dec 2003

Does anyone know if I can connect a Printer directly to a router, e.g. via USB, and then print from a PC/laptop that is connected via WiFi to the router?

My objective is to be able to print from anywhere in the house, without being physically connected to the Printer



  [DELETED] 11:58 30 Dec 2003

You need a printer with an RJ45 port on it or a JetDirect box of some sort - however make sure your printer is compatible.

  [DELETED] 13:14 30 Dec 2003

You will need to have a print server somewhere in the setup. You can buy network printers which will have a built in print server, or you can buy a router with a built in print server, or you could by a new print server. Much simpler would be to have an 'always-on' desktop and conect the printer to that and then share it so the other computers in the group can access it.

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