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Old 02-04-2012, 01:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I live on a 5 level-split townhouse. My router is downstairs and I would like my printer upstairs. Rather than drop a line down in between the walls I would rather hook up my printer to a wireless router upstairs and have it run through my home network. This way I can print from either of my laptops or my iPhone from any room in my house.

What I have:
A router hard lined in to my house. (wifi via Telus)
D-Link wireless router
Two MacBooks (no computer hard lined into my house)

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Is your printer wireless, on its own?

If not, i think you need a wireless print server. Newegg.com - Zonet ZPW4000 Wireless USB Print Server 802.11b/g/n, RJ45 USB 2.0

Does your router have a USB port on it, for a print server? why not just keep it downstairs?

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Is't not wireless. It's an HP Deskjet F335. I have no room downstairs, and my office is upstairs. I'll look into the wireless print server.
Thanks for your help.
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