Connect Printer to PS3 Port
Learn more about PS3 port and the methods to connect printer to it
The playstation series is known to most of us and it came in successive series. Play station 3 (PS3) is a successor to play station 2 (PS2). This home video game console that has been produced by Sony Computer Entertainment gives a solid competition to the Microsoft Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii which are considered as the video game consoles of seventh generation. The unique feature of PS3 is that it is an online gaming technique. PS3 was launched in different parts of the world during the period of 2006 to 2007. Two main models were released in that period and they are a 20 GB hard disc drive and a 60 GB hard disc drive. But later on in September 2009, a slim model was introduced that coincided with the rebranding of the logo and the console.
Get to know about the methods of connecting printer to PS3 port from the description given below:
- Preparing to connect printer to PS3
- Steps to connect printer to PS3
- Important tips for PS3 printing
Preparing to connect printer to the PS3
The advancement of technology has made a few things easier and interesting. Printing of playstation screenshots or any other pictures stored in the system have become an easy task by connecting printers to PS3 port. There are certain steps that are to be followed while connecting the printer to the PS3 port. Although the steps are very basic apparently, but missing out on any of it will interrupt in the process causing the entire set-up to be disturbed till the next uploading. The important steps are discussed in the subsequent paragraphs.
Steps to connect printer to the PS3
The system software has to be updated with 2.5 version or the higher version if possible. In case the software is not available, then the playstation software site has to be visited to download and install the latest version available. Then comes the configuration part which has to be done following some simple steps – go to settings > printer selection > printer settings. The printer has to be selected from there itself which has to be then connected to the PS3. The desired picture on the PS3 has to be selected then and by returning to the photo option that particular picture has to be selected that is chosen to be printed. The selection button is then pressed to get the print thereafter. Before the final print comes out, the print setting option comes from where any adjustments with the settings, whether it be with the size or the number of copies can be done. Finally by pressing the 'print' button the final printout comes out from the printer’s output tray.
Important tips for PS3 printing
Any picture that is saved on a DLNA Media Server, firstly the image has to be copied to the playstation 3 system's hard disk. And to confirm that some basic steps need to be followed. Every minute detail regarding the printing options are in the settings option from where the printing setting has to be selected which will give printer selection and print manager, respectively. Thereafter by referring to the user's guide of PS3 system software the subsequent printouts can be obtained.
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