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#1 Reena

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Posted 29 July 2010 - 06:24 AM

I have just had a new PC (A) , built for me. I forgot to ask for wireless facility though I have two other PC's ( B and C) downstairs that have a wireless connection. I access my server through a Local Connection, which is actually faster than my old wireless one.

I now need an all- in- one printer to replace my Canon Pixma ip8500. This has been repaired once and needs attention again, which I am loath to get as I think it might be better to spend money on a new all- in- one instead.

The new printer would be installed upstairs where I keep A!

Question 1: Can a wireless all- in- one be attached to a USB port? (Do forgive my ignorance). It would work with B and C obviously.-

Question 2: These days all- in- ones come at reasonable prices. (My Canon printer was quite expensive). I used to print off lots of images. Now I would prefer to tackle the odd one, plus birthday cards (!), and order photos from a professional source.
Do you have any favourites you can recommend, please? I read reviews but I know that recommendations from users are often a better source of information. Personally, I like either Epson or Canon printers.

I look forward to reading what you have to say and thank you in advance for any help you can offer.

Reena (UK)

A runs Windows 7
B and C run Windows XP.

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Posted 29 July 2010 - 09:15 PM

1. USB would be the primary mode of connection for the printer, with the wireless transmission being an added feature.
So the printer will initially be detected by A (through USB) and by the other PCs, which are B & C (through Wi-fi).

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Between the two, it has to be Canon!
I have an old PIXMA All-in-one that I still use.

Good luck!

Edited by ReviverSoft, 29 July 2010 - 09:16 PM.

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Posted 30 July 2010 - 05:17 AM

Thank you, ReviverSoft.

I now need to check on Canon models.

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Posted 30 July 2010 - 08:46 PM

You are most welcome.
Good luck with the purchase! :thumbsup:
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