Question about Kodak EASYSHARE 5300 All-In-One InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Kodak Printer Bluetooth Capacity

Do I need anything besides two cheap bluetooth adapters so I can print to my KODAK 5300 printer from my laptop without my husband's desktop computer having to be up and running? My laptop has Vista and I've read comments about some problems using BlueSoleil stacks (whatever those are) with Vista. Newegg has Kingwin 150 M bluetooth adapters for $8.49 each.

Thanks for your help.

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • akbrat Mar 13, 2009

    My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite and a search indicates a Bluetooth file folder and a Toshiba Bluetooth Stack file folder - amidst numerous other Bluetooth hits. When I clicked on the Bluetooth Information shortcut, the computer started trying to install a driver but asked me to plug in the bluetooth device (which I do not have right now) so I had to cancel.



    According to the documentation on my printer, it is also Bluetooth enabled.



    A friend who also has a Kodak 5300 told me I could use the two Bluetooth sticks to do wireless printing. I just don't know too much about this technology.



    Does this help? And thanks for your help.

  • akbrat Mar 28, 2009

    No problem on the wait. I'm not in that big of a hurry.



    Um, I haven't purchased the sticks yet, I wanted to be sure this would work before expending the funds. Thanks to your advice, I will purchase just one for now to see if that will allow me to print wireless.



    Thanks again!

  • ontario wallace May 11, 2010

    well cheap and just plain crappy are two different things.




    does the bluetooth that is connected to your computer have software? 


    Is bluetooth featured on your printer?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 17 Answers

I appoligize for the wait.

uh, oh yea,
well install your sticks!
your computer may only need one stick because your printer is bluetooth enabled (unless your the sticks say that you need two.)

1) turn on the printer
2) plug the sticks into your computer.
3) with your bluetooth software find the printer.(look for your printer name, or somthing that resembles a shorter version of its name.)
4) connect to the printer and print your photos

I don't know what software you are using but usually their is a "step one, two", or more that the software may have but again I don't know what you use.

Posted on Mar 28, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Lost box and directions on how to set up this printer. Need to find TCIP IP address of this printer to connect wirelessly with laptop


it does not have ethernet adapter according to the specs no no ip address or interface ?.
Do you have the optional bluetooth adapter with the printer. ?
You may be able to connect via bluetooth
http://classroom.synonym.com/make-kodak-printer-wireless-bluetooth-17749.html
http://support.en.kodak.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/1157/selected/true
http://www.amazon.com/Kodak-Wireless-Adapter-Printer-Dock/product-reviews/B0006NMSK6

Oct 13, 2015 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5100 All-In-One Printer

1 Answer

Www kodak com go 5300aiosupport


You can get a Kodak Bluetooth adapter made for it for around $50, or if you just want to hook it to a home wireless network, you can get a wireless print server like this http://www.nextwarehouse.com/item/?1218740_g10e
and just plug any printer you want into it.

Oct 06, 2013 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5500 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Can i make my kodak easyshare 5500 wireless? or is it not able to go wireless?


Hi,

Well, yes, to some extent.

This printer will accept a Kodak Bluetooth adapter which plugs into the USB port in the front of the printer. You can then send pictures from Bluetooth enable products such as PDA's, mobile phone, and digital cameras.

You can refer to Page 41 in the manual.

Kodak 5500 Manual

Thanks for using Fixya.

Jan 20, 2010 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5500 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

How do you make the Kodak 5500 cap of wireless printing?


Bluetooth adapter wil only allow you to print photos wirelessly.

If you want to connect through wi-fi please contact kodak and ask for "SILEX".

Nov 14, 2009 | Kodak ESP 5 Printer

1 Answer

My kodak 5300 printer is printing like it is over exposing the prints. i had Kodak send me a new cradle when it did this right after I bought it and now it is happening again. Any options besides calling...


My Kodak 5300 is only a year old and I had the same problem with the over exposed look of my pics. I called Kodak and they sent me a new printhead and voila! It is fixed. I love the printer. I think that because the ink is not ink but pigment, the printhead goes bad faster than normal printers.

Jan 12, 2009 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5300 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Kodak easyshare 5300 all in one printer


I had the same problem from new , all printing was very poor and a pinkish colour, I contacted Kodak and they sent me a replacement printhead and new printcartridges free of charge. The printheads appear to be a common fault with the Kodak printer , mine is a 5300. As soon as I replaced the print head all printing was extremely good and correct colours!! the print catridges appear cheap but run out very quickly also! the 6x4 printing is easy to use however but next time I would choose another make. hope this helps . Phone Kodak and explain you have not used the printer , I am sure they are aware of the manufacturing fault with this printers printhead!! I am told some people have had the printhead changed a number of times in succession.

Dec 15, 2008 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5300 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Kodak 5500 Easyshare - Not really EasyShare


The Kodak printer was developed specifically to be used with other Kodak products. Notice how printing on non-kodak paper will end up with lower quality, and you can't use different brand ink with the printer. Another aspect of the printer that was developed with Kodak products in mind where the printers wireless capabilities. The printer will be finnicky with anything other than the Kodak bluetooth wireless adapter: http://www.kodak.com/eknec/PageQuerier.jhtml?pq-path=10605&pq-locale=en_US
The only other thing that was designed for it was the Silex Wireless Server: http://www.kodak.com/eknec/PageQuerier.jhtml?pq-path=12511&pq-locale=en_US

If you get anything else to work with the printer it's either an extreme feat of engineering or luck.

Jul 18, 2008 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5300 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Photo paper


1. Never put XtraLife paper from a printer dock in any inkjet printer. This paper is not made for inkjets. The ink will simply spill all over the place.
2. You can use any paper you wish that is inkjet paper but you must set the appropriate settings through the print manager if the paper is anything but Kodak inkjet photo paper. The 5100, 5300, and 5500 all recognize the backprint on the Kodak paper and automatically optimize the settings. Other brands of paper are not optimized in this fashion and therefore must be done manually through the print manager or software.

Mar 30, 2008 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5300 All-In-One InkJet...

2 Answers

MacBook cant locate Kodak EasyShare 5100 printer using IOGEAR bluetooth adaptor


having same problem with same devices, macbook pro, kodak 5100, and that iogear bluetooth adapter...im getting desperate...

Jan 13, 2008 | Office Equipment & Supplies

Not finding what you are looking for?
Kodak EASYSHARE 5300 All-In-One InkJet Printer Logo

253 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kodak Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18381 Answers

Sajid Najmi
Sajid Najmi

Level 1 Expert

31 Answers

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

4946 Answers

Are you a Kodak Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...