Discussion in 'Other Linksys Equipment' started by billm, Aug 4, 2004.
Has anyone ever gotten this to work reliably.
No, and it's the reason I'm here and searching the forums. Guess we're the only two to try it and we're both out of luck!
I've had this print server working for me for a few months now. It has many shortcomings though, one being, once you get it working, DON'T TOUCH IT!!
No, and I have been on the phone for hours. I tried it with the HP 7550 and Dell 720. I cannot update the firmware. One Linksys tech said my printers were not compatable. Another said my print server was defective. And still another said that this server will not support USB 2.0 and that I would have to give them $32 more to get one that will. None of this is indicated anywhere in there tech status or web documentation.
works great with a canon i860, once you firgure it out!!!! :lol:
The help staffer is just seacrching the knowledgebase and taking any answeer that looks like it might be relevant -- it's why they put you on hold so often.
Common ways for them to end the help call seem to be, "Don't do that anymore," "You can't do that with your model," "You need a later model," and, "That model does not support that function" even if it's been supporting that function for years but just quit and you already told them so. Anyon else have experience like this? The reportedly even told one fellow that that was having a problem updating firmware that the firmware can't be updated inthat model, which, of course was patently false.
Sometimes tech support helps and sometimes not. Has anyone noticed any improvement since Cisco took over Linksys?
in add a printer under XP add a network printer, than check the url printer, than put ip of the psus.....mine is http://192.168.0.2/usb1 <<don't forget to put /usb1..... than xp finds the printer and asks for the drivers.. it's how my canon i860 works(which is on the non-compatible list) I think it's a loop hole around the router
hope this helps
Add me to the list, I am trying to use HP OfficeJet K80 with it and failed, when it was previously working fine with a parallel port printer servering router (SMC 7004BR) that recently died.
Anyhow, what I found out from HP is that if you want to switch between Parallel and USB, you have to uninstall that driver and reinstall it. This may means that the driver is different and it only operate in bi-directional mode for USB.
Now I am stuck.
Same crap here; I was told that my 3 year old HP Photosmart 1115 printer was not compatible with this print server; so then I bought a HP Photosmart 7660 (I had asked them first if this particular printer was supported, and they told me that it was), and guess what, it didn't work!! I called them back and you won't believe what they said................ THAT PRINTER IS NOT SUPPORTED!!!! What is up with Linksys/Linksys support?!?!
I am having problem with this PSUS4, installing it with HP Laserjet 1006. I'll try the above method. Hope it will work with mine as well.
Do you think this "compatible list" actually exists? If so why not publish it! Mine works fine with HP LJ1200 by the way...