Convert Printer to Wireless

  audeal 22:49 PM 29 Jul 11

Is it possible to convert a USB Printer to run Wirelessly.

I have just moved to another part of the country and my printer is now further away from my computer and I would rather not have cables running all over the place.

I have an HP Photosmart C5180 all in one printer with a CISS connected and do not want to replace it. I have been told this is not possible and would like to confirm this.

Thank you for any response you may give.


  spuds 00:33 AM 30 Jul 11

There are wireless kits for some HP printers, but what is available do not come cheap, compared to printers with a wireless facility already installed, with a new full warranty provided for the complete unit.

You could check eBay for an idea as to what is on offer. I have just used 'hp wireless kit' in the eBay search box and it came up with a few solutions.

I have the Photosmart C3180, and I wouldn't think of converting that because HP regard that and perhaps the C5180 as now both obsolete!.

  robin_x 00:45 AM 30 Jul 11

Check reviews/research before any purchase, I dunno how good these things are.

  robin_x 00:45 AM 30 Jul 11

Bloody links.

amazon search = print server wireless

  retep888™ 02:50 AM 30 Jul 11

Your link

click here

  audeal 11:21 AM 30 Jul 11

Many thanks for your replies. The Amazon Link has shown me the way and I will be looking into that link when I return from holliday next week.

  woodchip 11:39 AM 30 Jul 11

The Easy Way.

Copy and Paste the Address to your Web Browser Address Bar then Press Enter. Reviews on Site for the above


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