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Connecting HP 2600 printer to WRT54G

Discussion in 'Networking Issues' started by Armani, Mar 1, 2005.

  1. Armani

    Armani Network Guru Member

    Hello,

    Here's what I have:
    Cable modem connection
    WRT54G router
    Powerbook w/ Mac OS X 10.3.8 with Airport Express

    I just got a network-ready HP photosmart 2600 (all-in-one printer).

    I'd like to access the printer over the network rather than connecting directly.

    Can I escape having to buy a printerserver or other equipment?

    Is it possible to tweak the WRT54G to create a VLAN and connect the printer to one of the ports?

    Any tips will be appreciated.
     
  2. curtmcgirt

    curtmcgirt Network Guru Member

    when you say "network-ready," you mean it has an ethernet port? so run a cat5 to your router.
     
  3. howardp6

    howardp6 Network Guru Member

    The HP 2600 is network ready in the sense you can attach a Jetdirect print server. HP has various printservers both ethernet or wireless 802.11b. I would check with HP to see if their print servers support the HP 2600. It does not have a ethernet port. The HP 2600dn has a internal HP 610n print server which has ethernet connection and should have software to set up the printserver.
     

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