Networking non-USB printers to a wireless network

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Old 08-18-05, 10:40 AM
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Question Networking non-USB printers to a wireless network

I have three computers in the house and wanted to network them so all three computers had access to my three printers. All three printers are older and do not have a USB connection.

I would like to know if there is a way to connect these to a wireless network?

I am somewhat new to the wireless capabilities so I am not sure what can be done.
 
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Old 08-18-05, 11:19 AM
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Just get yourself a wireless print server. Most seem to use USB, but I did find some at Newegg that have a parallel port.

Here's a search I did at Newegg for "wireless print server". There's a few in there that have a parallel/LPT/Centronics port.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...&Go.x=0&Go.y=0
 
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Old 08-22-05, 01:19 PM
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Air Biscuit is right on the money but I just wanted to point out another option. If you have a switch built into your wireless access point (such as a broadband router, etc.) and all three printers are located near the switch, you don't HAVE to use a wireless print server. You could go with a traditional wired network print server such as this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833164129

It supports 3 printers via LPT ports and uses just one network jack on your switch.
 
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Old 08-22-05, 04:49 PM
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I will look at both options. I appreciate the help!
 
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