[Gllug] wireless print server
james.gllug at dsl.pipex.com
Sat Jul 17 08:57:41 UTC 2004
On Thu, 2004-07-15 at 09:15, Jack Bertram wrote:
> Hi all
> [hardware - slightly OT]
> I'm looking for the following thing. I don't know if it exists - anyone
> got any suggestions/recommendations?
> * wireless print server
> * 802.11g (pref) or 802.11b (ok)
> * acts as wireless access point (not necessarily as router/firewall)
> * printer plugs straight into it via parallel port
> * printer available to windows boxes (via normal printer sharing in
> windows, no special software) and to linux boxes (via lpd/cups)
> Basically, I have a room, with a printer. People come into this room
> with laptops and I want to find the cheapest way of allowing all of them
> to print to the printer without having to physically move over and plug
> into it. There's no existing network or wireless network available, and
> these people come in on an ad-hoc basis and know about installing
> normal printers but not about special software.
> Any ideas?
Dlink do a product which might suit you.
Not sure if it is also an access point though.
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