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usb print server

How do these systems work on the inside? Do they have a bsd print server?


Jerry Feldman wrote:
> On Wednesday 13 September 2006 8:55 am, Stephen Adler wrote:
>> Guys,
>> I'm looking to buy a USB print server. Any advice about what to look for
>> in such a device?
>> Basically I want to be able to print to it from my linux box as well as
>> a windows laptop.
> I would avoid anything Belkin. Additionally, someone had trouble with 
> Buffalo stuff too.
> Both Netgear and Linksys have a variety of print servers starting about $55 
> mail order. Some have wireless capabilities. Nearly all have USB 2.0, and 
> some have parallel ports. 
> Example:
> Linksys PSUS4 PrintServer for USB with 4 Port Switch is under $60 at Amazon. 
> the wireless versions are about $10 more, but may be good for a laptop.
> none of the print servers on Amazon had more than 3 out of 5 stars. 
> In the past I have used both Netgear and Linksys equipment with a lot of 
> success.  Additionally, D-Link is ok. I've seen mixed results with their 
> equipment, but not really first hand.

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