Printer question and help

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by mrpalmer420, Mar 12, 2008.

  1. mrpalmer420 macrumors regular


    Jan 15, 2008
    Hi all,

    I will be getting a Alum 20" iMac as soon as my refund check comes.

    This is my first jump into the world of mac and i am so excited i cannot wait.

    I have an HP PSC 5150 printer and it is connected to a router so that i can print from my laptod wirelessly.

    From what i read alot of the drivers are already there or the mac will find them for you once you connect the printer to the mac via USB. This is great because i cannot recall what i did with the startup disks.

    Will it also recognize my printer that is connected to the router and not directly connected to the mac.

    Thanks for all your help.
  2. richard.mac macrumors 603


    Feb 2, 2007
    51.50024, -0.12662
    should work fine using Line Printer Daemon (LDP) which is under "IP" when adding a printer in System Preferences.

    all the information you will need is your router's IP address and queue name which should be in your router's documentation. what make & model router is it?

    then choose the HP driver in Print Using.

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