Help With HP laserjet 4050TN network printing

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by macEfan, Mar 18, 2008.

  1. macEfan macrumors 65816


    Apr 7, 2005
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    For a few years I have had an HP laserjet 4050TN laser printer. I love the print quality and speed of this model. I originally got it with a J3111A 10mbps Jetdirect 600N card.

    Anyway, this week I picked up a J3113A 10/100mbps JetDirect 600N card. I installed it in the printer and printed a configuration page. It said the IP address of the printer is doesn't this seem slightly odd?

    I can find the printer in OS X's printer utility, but in windows when I type in the IP address it does not find the printer. Any ideas what could be wrong?

    Is there a way to reset the IP address back to the factory default so I can use the online jet-direct config page?
  2. gsahli macrumors 6502a


    Jun 1, 2007
    Keep in mind I don't have that printer or that jetdirect card...
    I think you will find that all jetdirects respond to:
    telnet {IP of Jetdirect}

    There, you can set a fixed IP address within your network, or turn on DHCP.

    Does that help?

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