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Wireless set-up for my Kodak Photo printers, "HELP!!"


I have four home computers (2 desk tops and 2 lap tops). I have 2 HP printers ( HP deskjet 460 and a HP office jet pro L7650 all-4-in-one). Now my real jewels are my 2 Kodak Photo printers ( Kodak Pro 1400 Digital Photo Printer and my little Kodak Easy Share Printer Dock series 3) all 4 are USB. I would like all 4 to be wireless and accessible to all for computers & all within 100 feet of the print server location. I have Cox cable with their Router connected to a Linksys (Cisco) N Ultra Range Plus Dual N Band wireless router Mod. # WRT610N. Question is: What is my best pick for a good, wireless, no fuss-no muss Print Server that can handle all 4 with their varied functions. I am an expert with the ONOF switch and that is about my limit!! Any help with this??


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  • ON-OFF Jul 17, 2008

    Excuse me, I do not understand your answer?? The big question was "What Print Sever do I need to buy that will work with the equipment I now have?? Second question is how to connect all so they work properly??

    Can I get a better answer than the last one, please? I do not except that last solution!



  • ON-OFF Jul 17, 2008

    Now it looks like we are starting to see the same page? Iwill keep this open for awhile until I can put it all together. Looking over about 8 e-mails at this point. Boy, that first one back from s4u311 through me for a loop!!

    Be friendly, I am not a Geek nor do I pretend to even come close to this IT stuff!!


    What about my Kodak photo printers, and can a network have more than one print server??

  • ON-OFF Jul 17, 2008


    Now you folks have lost me, I was getting e-mails from several helpers in addition to s4u311. Now their answers and help are gone and have been replaced by the same comments over and over again from s4u311??

    I guess I have a question now as how to navagate this FixYa Tech sight??

    What am I doing wrong?



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The best recommendation is the Linksys Wireless-G PrintServer with Multifunction Printer Support, drawback is you can only connect one USB printer / multi-function printer (network scanning supported).

The other is the Keyspan 4-port USB PrintServer is a USB 1.1 device for connecting up to 4 USB printers ormultifunctions over a wired or wireless network.

Just check-out the links for more info.

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    monk3ybidzness Jul 17, 2008

    For your question :

    "What is my best pick for a good, wireless, no fuss-no muss
    Print Server that can handle all 4 with their varied functions."

    That's my answer.

    Print Server solutions that will work best with your scenario.

    And you have the time to click on the links provided get more information about the products the better you will understand what they are.

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    monk3ybidzness Jul 17, 2008

    When you get to the manufacturers website, that will be the answer for your second question.

    Good day!

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    monk3ybidzness Jul 17, 2008

    Yes, a network can have more than one Print Server.

    But before deciding to purchase one, get a verification from the manufacturers phone support that it will definitely work and they had tested and proven it in their labs.

    Based on personal experience, what you read on a manufacturer's website sometimes doesn't turn out "as advertised"

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    monk3ybidzness Jul 17, 2008

    here's the link to get you back on the original post:


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U have to configer router for the wireless connaction to connact your all your laptop in wifizone u have to carate wireless lan u have here is link to setup printer in network

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