Question about D-Link RangeBooster G DPR-1260 (DPR1260) Print Server

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Printer offline i have dpr1260 with HP 1018 connected, OS is winxp, firmware of dpr1260 is 1.21, it shows printer offline, even if i give a print command - nothing is printed. My second printer of epson works perfect behind dpr1260, also HP1018 works fine when connected to PC straight. I need your expert advice

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  • john khan Aug 20, 2007

    Yes! port numbers are as you have specified.
    DPR1260 wizard does recognize the printer. Wireless was setup first. I have also checked setting: Netbios over TCP/IP, Bidirectional Printing,Advanced printing features,UPnp and SSDP are automatic and started - still HP1018 is shown by DPR1260 and control panel of winxp as offline, it doesnt print.
    Interestingly My second printer Epson c43 is working perfectly behind DPR1260

  • jnpowell Nov 18, 2007

    I'm having the exact same problem (have the HP 1018 too). One interesting I'm finding is that if I connect the printer to my computer via USB, and print something out.... then connect the printer to the DPR-1260 print server, the status of the printer appears as "on-line" and I am able to wirelessly print... until I turn off the printer. Then I would need to do the whole setup again to get it to work.

    I have no problems what-so-ever with my other printer, an Epson RX500.

  • drsuna Dec 20, 2007

    I hooked up DPR-1260 to my wired network and its received its ip via DHCP from my router right away. Update FW from 1.12 to 1.21, reboot then reassigned a static ip. Turned off the wireless option as I don't want to use that at the moment, as where I plan to put the printer/DPR-1260 has an ethernet port. Reboot the DPR-1260 after all that and hook my always on HP1018 to USB1 and ran the setup wizard from DPR-1260 and printed the test page successfully. I turn off the printer, unplug DPR-1260 and brought both of them down stair to hook them up to their final position.

    When I tried to print again, my documents isn't printing and keep staying on the queue and no error/msg reported. Now I notice that 'Offline' on the title of the queue as well as in the DPR-1260 setup page.

    These are the things I tried:

    Turn off bidirectional

    Turn on NetBIOS in TCP/ip

    Tried LPR instead of RAW.





    I'll try hard reset

  • john khan Dec 14, 2008

    To golf14_kmitl
    Tks! Atleast with firm upgrade now dpr1260 shows HP 1018 ready. But doesnt take any print command.

  • john khan Dec 14, 2008

    With firmupgrade 1.24, HP 1018 is now shown as ready but doesnt take any print command

  • rmdean Feb 09, 2009

    I have this same problem. I set the unit up without too many issues, and I have been able to get it to work with my HP laserjet 3030. I am using Network Magic to manage my home network so it is easy to monitor whether or not the DPR-1260 is ONLINE or not. I can use it no problem for intermittant periods, then suddenly, it goes OFFLINE and the only thing I can do to change this is to go into the basement and power cycle this unit. I have 1.24 firmware. I have not ever been able to scan, but it works fine WHEN IT WORKS which is frustrating.

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Ok, i solved linking the printer with the application provided with the dpr, PS-link, its added a new port and printer and works fine since. hope helpfull

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Upgrade firmware to v1.24

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Just use LPR printing. This was the only oiption for my HP Laserjet P3005

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I had the exact same problem, and fixed it by unchecking the bi-directional printing (see item 3 by zt3000).

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  • sblanchard Nov 19, 2007

    Ignore my previous comment. It didn't work for long. :(

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1) Ensure you've run the D-Link supplied automatic configuration wizard. 2) Also ensure you have "Netbios over TCP/IP" enabled in your network settings. 3)Ensure you turn off "Bidirectional Printing" in the Ports tab and "Enabled Advanced printing features" in the advanced tab, for testing purposes. I know the printer connectivity is officially supported by D-Link (thru an independent 3rd party test facility) but it seems they may have had NetBeui installed, which is an outdated networking protocol. Try the first 3 options I gave, if they don't work, then let me know. ZT3000 "Beta tester of "0"s and "1's"

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  • Stevie Wonderboy Aug 19, 2007

    I'm assuming the "not helpful" neg you gave means the 3 options I provided didn't affect your situation??

  • Stevie Wonderboy Aug 19, 2007

    Okay,

    I'll need a little bit more feedback on what you are experiencing and have/haven't done in order to give you the solution. Groping in the dark is not that fun.

    Just know that the raw TCP printer port numbers for your dpr1260 are such.

    USB1 = 9100
    USB2 - 9101
    USB3 = 9102
    USB4 - 9103

    Can we assume the router's internal printer automatic configuration wizard does not recognize the printer when you go thru the steps as noted on page 22 of the user's manual, AND that you setup the wireless portion FIRST (as instructed by the manual)??

    ZT3000
    "Beta tester of "0"s and "1's"

  • Stevie Wonderboy Aug 20, 2007

    Since you have the latest firmware, the only thing left is to hardware reset the router.

    I've included a couple screenshots of my setup to a print server. Normally I'd use the 9100 etc ports but I just didnt do it this time.

    If the hardware reset doesn't work, then there is an unsolvable hardware conflict.

    ZT3000
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  • Stevie Wonderboy Aug 20, 2007

    2nd screenshot

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