iPad Pro Recommendations for Bluetooth Printer

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  1. hakr100 macrumors 6502a

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    I have need for a printer to use with my Ipad Pro where there are NO networks available, including NO wifi.
    I think a bluetooth printer is what I need. I'm trying to find a small, portable, decent one, not too expensive, that I can take with me on field trips, and I'd appreciate recommendations.

    Thanks!
     
  2. status.six macrumors newbie

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    I have the HP portable unit which also includes a scanner. It creates its own WiFi network for you to connect to. Works well, actually very impressive!
     
  3. 370zulu macrumors regular

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  4. Melcali82 macrumors newbie

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    arent most wifi enabled printers capable of doing wifi direct? No need for an external wifi source.
     
  5. status.six macrumors newbie

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    Sorry should have said. Mine is this one...

    https://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=CZ992A&opt=BHC&sel=DEF

    It’s the HP Office Met 250 Mobile. It has WiFi Direct as mentioned, I have other HP WiFi enabled printers but they don’t have WiFi Direct and need to be connected to a router.

    An alternative I considered is taking a portable LTE MiFi device to act as a WiFi AP and router, it’s would open up the range of printers available but it is not her device and another battery to charge and keep an eye on...
     

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