Printer on wireless network

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by RnR, Jun 9, 2014.

  1. RnR macrumors member

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    I was contemplating buying a Brother HL3140CW http://www.costpercopy.ie/Brother_HL.../hl-3140cw.htm

    I require a semi portable printer, for location work, with wireless access. However, I need to restrict access to the printer to a handful of users as there might be 50+ people on the wireless network. Is there such a printer which requires perhaps a pin/code to enable printing?

    Unfortunately the Brother HL3140CW doesn't allow pin/code restriction.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Agent47 macrumors member

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    Not that I am aware of, access control is typically handled by the router or server.

    Might I suggest a bluetooth printer? Each authorized user can pair to it, but the printer likely has a maximum number of devices it can pair with at once. This would be the most secure.
     
  3. Altemose macrumors G3

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    What's your definition of semi-portable. Most printers that I have seen with code restrictions are large laser printers.
     

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