printing to a non-airprinter from an iPad
To print from the iPad, your going to have to install some more software:
-- install a printer app on the ipad. many printer makers have iPad applications for their printers. Look in the app store
-- install enabling software on a computer which you have connected the printer
For a comprehensive list of links, see Texas Mac Man list:
iPad Print Applications supplied by printer manufactures -- usually free,
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
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.