New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Internet, Networking, and Wireless Discussion of networking, internet, and wireless including Apple's Airport products.

Airprint/Wireless printing problems


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
CafeRacer

 
Member Since: Oct 29, 2007
Posts: 74
CafeRacer is on a distinguished road

CafeRacer is offline
Hello, wondering if someone can help me out, I have a HP Office 8600 that has airprint support but I am encountering various problems:

1. My MBP does not pick up the printer via wireless, and if it does it appears offline.

2. Prints fine if I select the printer as a device.

3. Ipad and iphone does not print if I am on wireless network, I need to get out of it and select the printers wireless address and it prints fine via airprint.

My printer allows me to connect it to our netgear wireless router, upgraded the router firmware to the lastest, but I just cannot get it to work, not even HP tech support was able to me.

Or does Airprint only works if you select the printer or is it supposed to work via the wireless router?
QUOTE Thanks
MacsWork

 
MacsWork's Avatar
 
Member Since: May 22, 2005
Location: Closer than you think.
Posts: 2,132
MacsWork is just really niceMacsWork is just really niceMacsWork is just really niceMacsWork is just really niceMacsWork is just really nice
Mac Specs: Performa 6116 2GBSCSI 8MB OS 7.5.3

MacsWork is offline
AirPrint requires multicasting, which can only occur on the same subnet. There are ways to address the subnet issue like using AeroHive devices, but most likely you are a single subnet anyway.

Is multicasting an option in your Netgear web interface?

The printer and the iOS devices should have the same IP scope e.g. 192.168.1.x
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« OSX Lion Accessing WHS 2011 Shares (slow) | lack of router manual »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Help please with canon pro 9000 printing problems Hacky Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 0 01-29-2009 06:54 PM
Problems printing... henjrn Switcher Hangout 1 01-23-2008 06:23 PM
Printing problems emmac OS X - Operating System 3 01-13-2008 07:24 AM
Wireless Printing Problems Mac & PC justtobeme22 Internet, Networking, and Wireless 0 12-30-2007 12:12 AM
Printing problems afrdzak Other Hardware and Peripherals 2 01-08-2004 02:15 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:45 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?