Printer with Rendezvous

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by petercw2, Apr 7, 2003.

  1. petercw2 macrumors member

    Mar 1, 2003
    So are there currently any laser printers with this feature available? Or if not now, any work when there will be?

  2. Kid Red macrumors 65816

    Dec 14, 2001
    Huh? If you put ANY printer on the X.2 network, rendezvous will see it, that's how it works. You don't need to buy a printer with any special features to use rendezvous.
  3. petercw2 thread starter macrumors member

    Mar 1, 2003
    sorry, I meant bluetooth. I was wanting to go wireless.
  4. Le Big Mac macrumors 68030

    Le Big Mac

    Jan 7, 2003
    Washington, DC
    I think I read an article recently (at maccentral?) noting that HP was introducing a revamped line of personal laserprinters that would include bluetooth servers. (Upgrades to 1200 and 2200 lines). They may have also been introducing some inkjets with similar upgrades.

    (edited to correct recollection -- it's bluetooth, although I didn't see the actual server on the hp site yet).
  5. FattyMembrane macrumors 6502a


    Apr 14, 2002
    bat country
    even when i turn on printer sharing in the system prefs, my printer never shows up in the rendezvous section of print center. i've even tried using rendezvous beacon to announce the service and still no luck.
  6. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

    Jun 25, 2002
    Gone but not forgotten.
    I believe that Brother is the only printer manufacturer with Rendezvous built into its units, at this moment.

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