updated 12:20 pm EST, Tue December 9, 2003
Wireless USB Print Server
IOGEAR today introduced its new , allowing any USB printer to set up anywhere in the office and shared with all computers on a wireless 802.11b/g network. The palm-sized print server supports USB printers capable of printing standard- or tabloid-sized documents. Using the Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) users can print from any computer over a LAN/WAN or the Internet by specifying the device's URL. Users or network administrators can configure, monitor and even reset the print server via a Web browser with built-in Web management features. It is available for $130.
The single port Wireless USB Print Server supports DHCP client and multiple network protocols, Telnet and Web management software. The print server complies with USB 1.1 specifications and the 802.11b Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) standard. It works with 802.11b or 802.11g wireless networks within a 150-foot indoor range and 500-foot outdoor range. IOGEAR's new print server is compatible with Windows 98SE/ME/NT/2000/XP, Novell, Mac OS 8.6 or later (only supports post-script printers) and Unix/Linux.