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Printer on the network question

Printer on the network question

Printer on the network question

I have recently purchased a new printer which has a USB connector on it.  Is there some way I can adapt this printer to an RJ-45 plug and have it on the network, so I would be printing to an IP address.

I have a cable modem feeding a 4 port switch.  From the switch one output is for a wireless LAN.  I would like to plug the printer directly to one of the outputs, so regardless of a computer being turned on or off the printer is "always" available.

RE: Printer on the network question

you can buy a usb server or printer server. the usb server can be connected to the switch, and you can your usb printer to the usb server.

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