Currently Being ModeratedFeb 19, 2013 9:26 AM (in response to boogle2day)
I'd check this article out, particularly the notes at the bottom
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 19, 2013 11:24 AM (in response to boogle2day)
printing to a non-airprinter from an iPad
To print from the iPad your going to have to install some more software:
-- many printer makers have iPad applications for their printers. Look in the app store
-- generic software like Printopia
iPad Print Applications -- usually free:
HP ePrint Home & Biz
Lexmark and possible Dell
Kodak Pic Flick
Helper app -- /print n share
Print directly to the widest range of network or WiFi printers available in any app. Alternatively print via your computer to ALL printers including USB & Bluetooth printers. View read and display large PDF, Office & iWork files. Easily transfer & store files from the Cloud or your computer.
more helper apps
You can connect the printer to a computer and install software on your computer to print from your ipad to the comptuer then to the printer.
Software for your computer's printer:
Mac and Windows
Makes any printer AirPrint® compatible so you can print from an iPad® or iPhone®. Reportedly works for any router.
Should you have some office printer that are connected to a computer there are print enablling applicaionts you can run on the iPad to print to such printers.
For Windows, try: PrintBreau, or PrintCentral.
Thanks to AirPrint Hacktivator you can turn any printer connected to your Mac or Windows PC into an AirPrint compatible printer. from:
Mac and Windows
"WePrint enables printing to shared printers for iOS/Android devices from our range of printing Apps."
this google query will give you more options
ipad airprint via mac
Buy another box
"xPrintServer enables wireless printing for iOS devices such as iPads® and iPhones® using their native print menu. It eliminates the need to print through apps, install software, or email yourself documents for printing. And more importantly, you don't need to buy a new printer because xPrintServer works with more than 4,000 top brand USB and network printers. "
You have to check whether this box supports your printer