Will there ever be more AirPrint printers?

dontwalkhand

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Jul 5, 2007
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There are still only a handful of HP printers for AirPrinting. What gives? IPhone 4S is out and we are approaching iPad 3. Looking for a Brother or a canon.
 

kfergiez

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Jul 5, 2010
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I have a Brother wifi printer and scanner. I have an app called Brother iPrint&scan and it works great. Screw AirPrint.
 

wackymacky

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Sep 20, 2007
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I have a Brother wifi printer and scanner. I have an app called Brother iPrint&scan and it works great. Screw AirPrint.
Absolutely,

If you want to use AirPrint you can, but there are numerous ways to print to a networked (WiFi can Ethernet or USB) without AirPrint.

Apple don’t promote the other ways as they want to promote their technology and try and sell the “magic”.

I’m not going to add to the techno garbage heap throwing away the functional printers that I own just for this feature.
 

thinkadam

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Oct 12, 2011
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I have that brother app. It only works for pictures not documents.
Did you find a way to print docs? emails?
 

thatoneguy82

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Jul 23, 2008
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I do wish there were more AirPrint printers to offer a better selection, but with the current selection, I'm quite happy with the Envy. It does everything I need when it comes to paper media (scan, printer, copy). It's an amazingly small device, that I have it conspicuously set up under my living room end table.

I don't really know much when it comes to print, I just want to print. With the AirPrint, I can just press print and out it goes from the printer. No setup (besides the wireless for the printer). I can do that from any device in range. I don't think networked printers can beat that.

A dedicated photo printer that supports AirPrint would be amazing.
 

GraphicsGeek

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Sep 19, 2008
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Google the app Printopia. It will allow you to AirPrint to any printer. There's a free version out there but it doesn't work on 10.7.2. I've been using Printopia for awhile now with no issues.
 

SDColorado

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Nov 6, 2011
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Printopia is awesome, particularily if you have more than one printer you wan't to "Air Print" to, including old ones. I have 4 printer, one of them about 6 years old or so. They all print well through Printopia. The added advantage is you don't need a separate App for each printer.
 

ZBoater

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Jul 2, 2007
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The page yields a HTTP 404. That's really a lot of printers.
Canon

Model
Canon MG5310
Canon MG5320
Canon MG5330
Canon MG5340
Canon MG5350
Canon MG5370
Canon MG5380
Canon MG6210
Canon MG6220
Canon MG6230
Canon MG6240
Canon MG6250
Canon MG6270
Canon MG6280
Canon MG8220
Canon MG8230
Canon MG8240
Canon MG8250
Canon MG8270
Canon MG8280


EPSON

Model
EPSON Artisan 730
EPSON Artisan 837
EPSON EP-804A
EPSON EP-804AR
EPSON EP-804AW
EPSON EP-904A
EPSON EP-904F
EPSON ME Office 940FW
EPSON PX-1600F
EPSON PX-1700F
EPSON PX-B700
EPSON PX-B750F
EPSON Stylus NX430
EPSON Stylus NX530
EPSON Stylus NX635
EPSON Stylus Office BX535WD
EPSON Stylus Office BX630FW
EPSON Stylus Office BX635FWD
EPSON Stylus Office BX935FWD
EPSON Stylus Photo PX730WD
EPSON Stylus Photo PX830FWD
EPSON Stylus SX440W
EPSON Stylus SX445W
EPSON Stylus SX535WD
EPSON Stylus TX435W
EPSON Stylus Photo TX730WD
EPSON WorkForce 545
EPSON WorkForce 645
EPSON WorkForce 845
EPSON WP-4011
EPSON WP-4015
EPSON WP-4020
EPSON WP-4025
EPSON WP-4511
EPSON WP-4515
EPSON WP-4521
EPSON WP-4525
EPSON WP-4530
EPSON WP-4531
EPSON WP-4535
EPSON WP-4540
EPSON WP-4545


Hewlett Packard

Model
HP Deskjet 3050A J611
HP Deskjet 3070A
HP Envy 100 e-All-In-One D410
HP Envy 110 e-All-In-One D411a
HP LaserJet P1102w Printer
HP LaserJet P1606dn Printer
HP LaserJet Pro 100 color MFP M175nw
HP LaserJet Pro CM1415fn Color MFP
HP LaserJet Pro CM1415fnw Color MFP
HP LaserJet Pro CP1025nw Color Printer
HP LaserJet Pro CP1525nw Color Printer
HP LaserJet Pro M1212nf MFP
HP LaserJet Pro M1213nf MFP
HP LaserJet Pro M1214nf MFP
HP LaserJet Pro M1216nf MFP
HP LaserJet Pro M1217nfw MFP
HP LaserJet Pro M1536dnf MFP
HP Officejet 6500A e-All-In-One E710a
HP Officejet 6500A Plus e-All-In-One E710n
HP Officejet 7500A Wide Format e-All-In-One E910a
HP Officejet Pro 8500A e-All-In-One A910a
HP Officejet Pro 8500A Plus e-All-In-One A910g
HP Officejet Pro 8500A Premium e-All-In-One A910g
HP Officejet Pro 8600A e-All-in-One Printer N911a
HP Officejet Pro 8600A Plus e-All-in-One N911g
HP Officejet Pro 8600A Premium e-All-in-One N911g
HP Photosmart 5510 e-AiO B111a
HP Photosmart 5514 e-AiO B111h
HP Photosmart 6510 e-AiO B211a
HP Photosmart 7510 e-AiO C311a
HP Photosmart e-All-in-One D110a
HP Photosmart eStation C510
HP Photosmart Plus e-All-In-One B210a
HP Photosmart Premium e-All-In-One C310
HP Photosmart Premium Fax e-All-In-One C410a
HP Photosmart Wireless e-All-In-One B110—Europe and Asia-Pacific
HP TopShot LaserJet Pro M275


Lexmark

Model
Lexmark C792
Lexmark X548
Lexmark X792
 

britboyj

macrumors 6502a
Apr 8, 2009
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Airprint Activator and an always-on iMac make every printer in my house AirPrint compatible. :D
 

Almy

macrumors 6502
Sep 27, 2008
251
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I wish there were options for windows users. Unfortunately iOS makes it very clunky for not Mac users. I can't even print from google docs with AirSharing.
 

tbayrgs

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Jul 5, 2009
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Airprint Activator and an always-on iMac make every printer in my house AirPrint compatible. :D
This. Install the app, complete the setup, and you're all set--AirPrint for every printer on your network.
 

littleebo356

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Just use airprintactivator for your mac and then you can "airprint" to your printer thats connected to your mac. No need for these expsensive airprint printers
 
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