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Airport Express Printing Problems!

29847 Views 90 Replies Latest reply: Jun 13, 2008 6:55 AM by bookmanjb RSS
  • tgarcez Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Mar 26, 2008 4:55 AM (in response to Jan M)
    I'm assuming this is only a fix for single printer connected to Extreme/time capsule - does any one know how to address the issue of multiple printers connected via a hub to TC or extreme?
    MBP, Mac OS X (10.5.2), Samsung ML-1510; Canon i865; Pika One HD
  • rhk24601 Calculating status...
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    Mar 28, 2008 4:52 PM (in response to Souki)
    I'm having similar problems (I think ) with Airport Extreme. Until recently I could print wirelessly, then about a week ago (I'm thinking it coincided with a software update), I could no longer print when the printer was hooked to Airport Extreme. I can now print only if I plug it in via USB to my computer.

    When I try to print wirelessly, it says "no pages found" instead of "sending data" -- and then the printing status goes from "printing" to "stopped" before it prints anything.

    I am using a Canon MX310. My printer and computer are only 3 months old.

    Any suggestions? Should I use the solution that's posted above? I'm not sure I understand it. (I'm new to the Mac - a longtime PC Windows user.)

    Thanks for any suggestions.
    macbook pro, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
  • SlowlyUnbending Calculating status...
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    Mar 29, 2008 5:39 PM (in response to Souki)
    The IP-address solution does not work for me (with the IP alone and with the appended ":9101", ":9102", "9103", etc...). I am able to install and find my printer (using Bonjour), send jobs to it, but it does not print - it hangs between 7% and 30% of sending the job to the printer. After a certain amount of time the printer prints a page with the following written on it:

    "INTERNAL ERROR - Incomplete Session by time out

    POSITION : 0xf87 (3975)

    SYSTEM : h6fwsimsnipe/oshook

    LINE : 1060

    VERSION : SPL 5.07 06-27-2006"

    The odd thing here is that until I tried installing my printer on my girlfriend's computer (MacBook, Intel Core Duo 1.83 GHz, OS X 10.5.2) the driver set up on mine worked fine even with all the AirPort Express updates and OS X 10.5.2. After hers did not work, I tried mine, and it had stopped. So then I attempted reinstalls on both (of the drivers from the Samsung site). That has brought me to where I am presently. The printer works if plugged in via USB directly, but not through the AirPort Express.

    I have a MacBook Pro 17", Intel Core Duo 2.16 GHz, OS X 10.5.2. I am using an AirPort Express, Firmware Version 6.3. And my printer is a Samsung ML-2510 monochrome laser printer with software version 1.1.

    Apple, please fix.
    MacBook Pro 17", Mac OS X (10.5.2), AirPort Express 6.3, Samsung ML-2510 1.1
  • kendamaterial Calculating status...
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    Mar 30, 2008 9:23 AM (in response to Souki)
    Just to add that I am having exactly the same sort of problems when trying to use a Canon pixma iP5200. I've tried the various fixes suggested here but without success. The frustrating thing is I initially set this up just a week ago, everything working perfectly (sharing the printer between a couple of macs and a windows xp machine) and now the airport express is essentially useless! Any further suggestions (or better yet an Apple-supplied fix) would be welcome.
    imac, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
  • gizmo_pony Calculating status...
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    Mar 30, 2008 5:34 PM (in response to Souki)
    I am not able to print using Airport Express and Samsung SCX 4200 with Leopard. It worked before this with Tiger.

    Hope Apple fix this as soon as possible.

    Thank you.
    iBook G4 (mid 2005), Mac OS X (10.5.2)
  • xanman25 Calculating status...
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    Mar 31, 2008 12:21 PM (in response to Souki)
    I skimmed this. I've seen two setups with the same problem, but not because of the operating system version--it's because in both cases, we automatically upgraded the Airport Express to 7.3.1. I would try an Airport driver rollback to 7.2.1.

    In all situations it results in a timeout or very very slow printing. This is with either the CUPS or with manufacturer drivers. We can force it to print using USB.
    Macbook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
  • Riccardo Di Roberto Level 1 Level 1 (20 points)
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    Mar 31, 2008 2:34 PM (in response to manuwj)
    You are my hero for today!!! Thanks a lot!! now my ML-1510 is serving its captain as it should. Thanks again!!
    G4 Sawtooth 2Ghz | iBook 800Mhz | MacBook 2Ghz | Mac Mini 1.83Ghz | iPod 1st&5th, Mac OS X (10.5.2), My G4 has a 2 Ghz cpu upgrade and an ATI radeon 9600 modified for Mac!
  • comptong Calculating status...
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    Mar 31, 2008 7:53 PM (in response to manuwj)
    I have a Samsung ML-1740 and this fix worked for me. By the way, I did not have to restart anything.
    MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
  • gizmo_pony Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Apr 1, 2008 1:28 AM (in response to gizmo_pony)
    It works now, using Manu's method.

    Thanks.
    iBook G4 (mid 2005), Mac OS X (10.5.2)
  • cnicklo Calculating status...
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    Apr 2, 2008 6:42 AM (in response to kendamaterial)
    Same problem here. Canon Pixma IP5200. Worked perfectly with Airport Express until most recent Airport driver update.

    We're frustrated beyond belief. Printing via network stalls out. The only way to print is to physically connect our laptop with the printer via USB.

    CMN
    PowerBook G4, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
  • TA0235 Calculating status...
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    Apr 2, 2008 7:28 AM (in response to Souki)
    Manu's method worked for me as well. I have a Macbook Pro, Airport Express and a Samsung Ml-2510 Laserprinter
    Mac OS X (10.5.2)
  • cyantist Calculating status...
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    Apr 2, 2008 8:22 PM (in response to TA0235)
    I just wanted to report that I was having the same problem as everyone else trying to print from either my iMac or MBP to my Samsung SCX-4200 connected to AEBS. Not really sure when it happened as I have multiple Macs and printers. All I know is that it used to work as advertised without a problem.

    Luckily, I came right to this thread to look for a solution. Using Manu's method, I'm now printing again. Thanks so much for the info.

    Apple, are you listening? Fix this please. It used to work, so don't try to push the blame onto the manufacturers...
    iMac - 24" 2.8Ghz 4GB 500GB, Mac OS X (10.5.2), MBP - 17" 2.33Ghz 2GB 160GB
  • ufgator86 Calculating status...
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    Apr 5, 2008 12:44 PM (in response to Souki)
    Thanks Manu!

    Message was edited by: ufgator86
    MacBook/iMac/PPC G4, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
  • kanecott Calculating status...
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    Apr 9, 2008 7:09 PM (in response to manuwj)
    This fix worked for me as well printing through Time Capsule to Samsung CLP-300. Thanks!
    MacBook, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
  • Tuurlijk Calculating status...
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    Apr 10, 2008 7:43 AM (in response to Souki)
    Hi all,

    I have had success configuring the printer on the airport to use Bonjour. Then added the printer again in my printer setup and all was ok.

    I could not print before. Have always been on 10.5.2 and have never been able to print, until I configured it the Bonjour way.

    Hope this helps someone.

    Kind regards,


    Michiel
    15" MacBook Pro 2.2 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2GB, Mac OS X (10.5.2)

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