Question about APExpress printing

Erendiox

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Oct 15, 2004
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I had a thought about my Airport Express. Right now, I have my printer hooked up to it, but im hoping to get a mac sometime soon and was thinking about digging up my 10 year old laser printer, which originally was used with my old powerPC. Anyway, my question is, could you attach a usb splitting device to the express and add multiple printers to the wireless network? has anyone tried this?

Thanks in advance :)
 

varmit

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Aug 5, 2003
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Erendiox said:
I had a thought about my Airport Express. Right now, I have my printer hooked up to it, but im hoping to get a mac sometime soon and was thinking about digging up my 10 year old laser printer, which originally was used with my old powerPC. Anyway, my question is, could you attach a usb splitting device to the express and add multiple printers to the wireless network? has anyone tried this?

Thanks in advance :)
I don't believe they make USB splitters, just hubs where I guess you could possibly have more than one printer hooked into the APE.
 
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SAukland

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Jan 11, 2005
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Hmmm.

I've seen a few other threats on this subject, and the idea I walked away with is this:

I don't think you can have multiple USB printers hooked up via a USB hub...
I think the alternative I saw was a debive that someone manufactures that allows you to have a USB Print Server Hub. It hooks into the ethernet port of an APE.

I'm not positive of this, but I vaguely remember it.
Try searching for the thread.
 
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