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printer router

Discussion in 'Networking Issues' started by doloresdew, Sep 14, 2005.

  1. doloresdew

    doloresdew Guest

    I have a WRT54G wireless router. I want to connect two printers. I have an old HP LaserJet5 and an Epson Stylus Photo 200. I think I need a printer router? Do I need to worry about the router being compatible with my laser printer? I can use wire to setup this router since both printers are in the same room with my computer.
    Any help will be appreciated.
  2. jgutz20

    jgutz20 Network Guru Member

  3. howardp6

    howardp6 Network Guru Member

    The WPS54GU2 has a parallel and USB2 port, it will work with some of the HP Laserjet printers on the parallel port, but Laserjet 5 was not listed, but Laserjet 6 was listed on the compatability thread. The Epson was not listed. If you can return it I would give it a try. The downside is the encryption only WEP. You can try the Dlink DP-G321 it has a parallel and two USB2 ports for a wireless printserver.

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