Learn about wireless USB printer server device
What is the function of wireless USB printer server device? What is the proper way of operating this device?
USB is a protocol which is used for sharing data between compatible devices. Usually a computer will be the default device at one end of the USB interface. Several USB devices including USB storage device, USB printer, etc. are now available. USB printer is one that can be connected to a computer by means of a USB interface. These printers can also be shared across a network so that all of the users in that network can print using it. Wireless print servers are such printers that connect wirelessly with a network. It replaces the printer cable by a wireless link for connecting to the network. Wireless print servers can be used with any of the interface like Centronics, Ethernet and USB.
Discussed below are some points that will help the users to know more about wireless USB print servers and also provide the guidelines to use it:
- More on wireless USB print servers
- Installing the print server
- System requirements
More on wireless USB print servers
Wireless USB print servers are those printers that can be connected to an entire network. It uses USB interface for connecting to the host computer and uses a wireless link for connecting to the network. Both wireless and USB connectivity provides a convenient environment by reducing the number of cables. Installation of wireless USB print servers requires only less time so that the users can use this print server for temporary or emergency situations.
Installing the print server
The wireless USB print server needs to be installed first before it can be used in a network. Connect the USB cable into the USB slot of the wireless print server. Connect the wireless print server and the wireless router using an Ethernet cable. Turn on the printer and plug the AC cable of wireless print server. Now insert the set-up CD that comes along with the printer server. Follow the instructions and complete the installation wizard. Insert the set-up CD on other computers and install the necessary driver programs. The wireless USB print server has been installed successfully into the network.
In order for the wireless USB printer server to function properly, the system configuration should meet certain requirements. The printer should be compatible with at least USB 1.1. A separate USB cable is needed for each of the print servers if there are more than one printer servers. The network should be either IEEE 802.11g or 802.11b for connecting the print server wirelessly. The computer in which the print server is physically connected should run on Windows 98 SE, Windows Me, Windows 2000, and Windows XP.
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