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ethernet>USB adapter>Printer?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by LowThudd, Nov 30, 2010.

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  1. LowThudd

    LowThudd Vaping Master ECF Veteran

  2. skri11a

    skri11a Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 25, 2010
    No, that won't work with your printer. That's just a way to give a pc an ethernet adapter.

    For one thing, you wouldn't be able to install the drivers on to the printer to get it to work. The second problem is the usb connection is designed for the pc, not the block shaped connection that is usually on the printer.

    There's plenty of usb print servers out there but they run closer to $100 the last time I looked.

    Some printers already have a network port built in. In that case, you could connect it directly to your router and be good to go.
  3. Nixsdaddy

    Nixsdaddy Super Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 22, 2010
    Bessemer City, NC
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