Go Back   Hardware Canucks > SOFTWARE > Networking

    
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11 (permalink)  
Old February 7, 2012, 08:56 PM
Hall Of Fame
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 1,577
Default

Download the latest drivers from the manufacturer's website.
Reply With Quote
  #12 (permalink)  
Old February 8, 2012, 12:08 AM
MVP
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 475
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Silent_Avenger View Post
The cannon should be faster because ppm and ipm is the same unless doing something like duplex printing. Google ppm vs ipm and you'll get quite a few sites that explain it. Also I did mention before if you had drivers for the desktop or not. If you don't have the cd you can go to the manufacturer's website and download the drivers directly from there.
oh yeah you did say it. maybe i read too fast.



now i got my hands on the cd driver. follow the screen..... when searching for the printer in network..... it says cannot find. it says to press a button on the printer and the lcd should tell the address in the lcd and put that address on the box and click search.... still cant find.

is there something im missing? oh yeah it says plug in the usb from the printer to the desktop temperary but i did not cause the printer is on the other room. i assume is unesscessary. is it right? or this is why it dont work?

i also go through everything in the laptop and it allows everything.
Reply With Quote
  #13 (permalink)  
Old February 8, 2012, 09:12 PM
Top Prospect
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 99
Default

Create a port manually using the ip address of the printer..... Makes no difference if the printer is connected by wifi or via wire...
Reply With Quote
  #14 (permalink)  
Old February 8, 2012, 09:32 PM
KaptCrunch's Avatar
Hall Of Fame
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Ontario
Posts: 2,951
Default

or MAC address of printer

Check your printer manual. This is the easiest and fastest way to find the printer's MAC address.
Print out a configuration page. Sometimes the test page and the configuration page are the same. Print them from the printer front panel or from the computer. The front panel of the printer will likely have a configuration or tool button. Press it and scroll using the arrow keys to "Print Test Page," then select "OK". To print from the computer, navigate to the printer and right-click. Select "Properties" and choose "Print Test Page."

Last edited by KaptCrunch; February 8, 2012 at 09:38 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #15 (permalink)  
Old February 9, 2012, 07:15 AM
MVP
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Toronto
Posts: 425

My System Specs

Default

I guess the OP never replied if the wireless printer is connected to the router (unless I missed it). My guess is that the printer is connected to the laptop wirelessly, somehow. So, my suggestion is to confirm it first:

1. log into the router by typing your router url into a blank web page in your desktop.
2. check if you find the printer is connected to the router, if not, do the same with your laptop.

My other question is if you are using windows (7, vista, xp), or are you using linux. If you are using linux, you need to connect desktop to printer manually via System-admin-printing and then click connect.

As for 5 ppm vs 4 ipm, I don't think there is a real world difference. This specification says printing the same page 5 times or 4 times in a minute. If you want to compare speed of printing different pages, you need to look at other benchmarks, or review websites for these printers.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Attempt #16 to get work failed, and no other work to do Shadowmeph HardwareCanucks F@H Team 7 January 5, 2012 03:33 PM
is there any benifet upgrading router from wireless g to wireless N? Shadowmeph Networking 4 April 26, 2011 07:12 AM
Wireless hub with printer and external storage sharing? Skyllz Networking 1 November 10, 2010 12:27 PM
Wireless router for work SugarJ Networking 4 December 4, 2008 07:18 PM
How to choose a Quality Printer and Printer Cartridge!!!! inkdomain Storage 3 July 31, 2008 03:10 PM