Plug and play printers
How to set up plug and play printers?
In computing, plug and play is a term used to describe a device specification. It facilitates the detection of a hardware component in a system, without the need for physical device configuration. Plenty of devices such as monitors, scanners, keyboards, and mouse, allow you to plug and play. Windows 95 and later operating systems support plug and play, which gives users the ability to plug a device into a computer and have the computer recognize it. Plug and play has been replaced by Universal Plug and Play (UPnP), which uses Internet protocols for seamless device plug-in.
Following are the features of plug and play printers, types of plug and play printers, and tips on how to set them up:
- Plug and play printers
- Tips to set up plug and play printers
A plug and play printer helps to print without the need of physical device configuration and driver installation. If your printer is plug and play, it will automatically detect your system. Most of the plug and play printers use USB port to connect to the system.
Plug and play printers
HP introduced a number of plug and play printers. LaserJet Pro P1100 is plug and play printer from HP. It is a stylish printer that prints up to 19 ppm letter or 18 ppm for A4-size paper. It uses 802.11b/g wireless networking technology, so that you can network the printer without using extra cable. Recommended monthly print volume of LaserJet Pro P1100 is 250 to 1500 pages. They provide a one-year limited warranty with this printer. It supports various Windows operating systems such as Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003.
To set up plug and play printer, first of all you need to plug the printer into the computer and turn the printer on. After connecting the plug and play printer, you will get a bubble window that shows “New Hardware detected and installed” or a similar message. You can also get online help and support for installing a plug and play printer in your system.
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