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Airport Express Printing Problems!

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  • liborspread Calculating status...
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    Apr 10, 2008 5:37 PM (in response to Tuurlijk)
    I have a Dell Wireless Print Server 3300 but I cannot get it to recognize and connect to my time capsule (airport extreme wireless network). Any thoughts?
    iMac, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
  • stigmergy Calculating status...
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    Apr 11, 2008 7:49 AM (in response to gizmo_pony)
    What driver did you use?
    Macbook, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
  • dromert Calculating status...
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    Apr 12, 2008 12:43 AM (in response to Souki)
    I have a similar problem using an Airport Extreme and an Epson R2400. Printing works correctly when connected directly via usb.
    Via Airport Extreme however printing works only partially. I came to the conclusion that the printer is not able to send information back to the computer: I can't use the 'Epson print utility' to check ink levels and the printer doesn't give information about the black ink (glossy or matte) that is in the printer. Therefore paper suggestions in the print dialog interface are not correct.
    Help! (:))
    2 x 2.8 quad-core intel, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
  • Lee Sachs Level 1 Level 1 (110 points)
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    Apr 12, 2008 5:39 AM (in response to dromert)
    Dromert -

    I know w/HP printers this problem happens too, even direct w/USB. Most of the discussion in this thread (*WHICH WE HOPE APPLE IS MONITORING AND HAS BUBBLED UP TO DEVELOPMENT*) is about printers simply not printing at all or faulty through AE. When you say "only partially," do you mean it prints a partial page or the Epson print utility doesn't work right?
    B&W G3, 2Ghz G5, MacBook Pro, lots of boxes with wires and lights and things, Mac OS X (10.4.11), blog: http://www.coolpillows.com/iamanidiot/
  • dromert Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Apr 12, 2008 5:49 AM (in response to Lee Sachs)
    Thanks for your response!
    With partially I mean: It prints correctly, but the print utility doesn't work (no ink levels etc.) AND in the print dialog box there is no proof of my machine seeing (as it should) what kind of black ink there is in the printer (matte or glossy). Therefore my conclusion is that the information that it sends back to my computer (via airport of course), doesn't reach it's destination. And so I suspect that there is a bug in the (new) airport software or in te (new) OS 10.5.2.

    Furthermore I have to admit that at first I couldn't print at all. But after repairing disk permissions, I landed in the situation I described before...
    2 x 2.8 quad-core intel, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
  • Bryan Larsen Calculating status...
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    Apr 15, 2008 10:47 AM (in response to manuwj)
    Thanks! This worked great for me. I was able to put in "bryans-airport-express.local." instead of my IP address in case it ever moves. Note the '.' after local: it may not work without it.
    MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
  • Jan Lehniger Calculating status...
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    Apr 15, 2008 10:45 PM (in response to Souki)
    About a week ago, I bought the new Airport Express with 802.11n on it. As I realised later on, this one was faulty. First it was reluctant to take the settings, I wished to install. But when I resetted the thing, it stored the right settings and would not let them be resetted. But then, everything went fine, even printing over Airport to my Epson AL-C1100 (latest printer drivers!). So I forgot abot the problems and was happy. (Firmware was updated to 7.3.1)

    On 14th April the Express refused any attempt to print to the Epson printer. It first refused printing from our 15" MB pro. So I tried the 17" MB pro, which had been used over the day in another office and thus in another network setting. This one printed without any problem over the faulty Airport Express several times. Then suddenly without any warning or error message (and certainly without an change in the settings) printjobs from the 17" MB pro were refused too. It always said after a while of trying to build a connection, I should check the connection cables to the printer. So I thought, it was the faulty Airport and returned it the vendor. He gave me a new one and the set up with the new one worked like a charm. But printing is still not available. I tried with the firmware on delivery state (7.3) and the actual firmware 7.3.1. I can set up the printer over the system preferences without an problem and select it for printing. But the print job is never done. console tells me that:

    Apr 16 06:33:09 Jan-Lehnigers-MBpro mDNSResponder: NAT Port Mapping (LLQ event port.): timeout
    INFO: Looking for Printer 'Diemuts Farblaser'
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    INFO: Looking for Printer 'Diemuts Farblaser'
    DEBUG: Waiting for printer to open connection.
    DEBUG: connection opened.
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    INFO: Looking for Printer 'Diemuts Farblaser'
    DEBUG: Waiting for printer to open connection.
    DEBUG: connection opened.
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    INFO: Looking for Printer 'Diemuts Farblaser'
    DEBUG: Waiting for printer to open connection.
    DEBUG: connection opened.
    DEBUG: SocketIOM::read (bytes:0, err: 0)
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    INFO: Looking for Printer 'Diemuts Farblaser'
    DEBUG: Waiting for printer to open connection.
    DEBUG: connection opened.
    DEBUG: SocketIOM::read (bytes:0, err: 0)
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    INFO: Looking for Printer 'Diemuts Farblaser'
    DEBUG: Waiting for printer to open connection.
    DEBUG: connection opened.
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    INFO: Looking for Printer 'Diemuts Farblaser'
    DEBUG: Waiting for printer to open connection.
    DEBUG: connection opened.
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    INFO: Looking for Printer 'Diemuts Farblaser'
    DEBUG: Waiting for printer to open connection.
    DEBUG: connection opened.
    DEBUG: SocketIOM::read (bytes:0, err: 0)
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    INFO: Looking for Printer 'Diemuts Farblaser'
    DEBUG: Waiting for printer to open connection.
    Apr 16 06:53:21 Jan-Lehnigers-MBpro /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/Safari: CGContextClipToRect: invalid context
    Apr 16 06:53:21 Jan-Lehnigers-MBpro /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/Safari: CGContextSetPatternPhase: invalid context
    Apr 16 06:53:21 Jan-Lehnigers-MBpro /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/Safari: CGContextSaveGState: invalid context
    Apr 16 06:53:21 Jan-Lehnigers-MBpro /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/Safari: CGContextClipToRects: invalid context
    Apr 16 06:53:21 Jan-Lehnigers-MBpro /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/Safari: CGContextRestoreGState: invalid context
    Apr 16 06:53:21 Jan-Lehnigers-MBpro /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/Safari: CGContextClipToRect: invalid context
    Apr 16 06:53:21 Jan-Lehnigers-MBpro /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/Safari: CGContextSetPatternPhase: invalid context
    Apr 16 06:53:21 Jan-Lehnigers-MBpro /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/Safari: CGContextSaveGState: invalid context
    Apr 16 06:53:21 Jan-Lehnigers-MBpro /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/Safari: CGContextClipToRects: invalid context
    Apr 16 06:53:21 Jan-Lehnigers-MBpro /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/Safari: CGContextRestoreGState: invalid context
    Apr 16 06:53:24 Jan-Lehnigers-MBpro Diemuts_Farblaser: kCGErrorRangeCheck : Window Server communications from outside of session allowed for root and console user only
    DEBUG: Waiting for printer to open connection.
    INFO: Looking for Printer 'Diemuts Farblaser'
    DEBUG: Waiting for printer to open connection.
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    2008-04-16 07:02:57.197 SyndicationAgent[355] WARNING: BestCalendarDateFromString - can't interpret: 'Tue 15 Apr 2008 19:22:51 -800'
    2008-04-16 07:02:57.229 SyndicationAgent[355] WARNING: BestCalendarDateFromString - can't interpret: 'Tue 15 Apr 2008 19:22:51 -800'
    2008-04-16 07:02:57.231 SyndicationAgent[355] WARNING: BestCalendarDateFromString - can't interpret: 'Tue 15 Apr 2008 19:22:51 -800'
    2008-04-16 07:02:57.233 SyndicationAgent[355] WARNING: BestCalendarDateFromString - can't interpret: 'Tue 15 Apr 2008 19:22:51 -800'
    2008-04-16 07:02:57.234 SyndicationAgent[355] WARNING: BestCalendarDateFromString - can't interpret: 'Tue 15 Apr 2008 19:22:51 -800'
    2008-04-16 07:02:57.236 SyndicationAgent[355] WARNING: BestCalendarDateFromString - can't interpret: 'Tue 15 Apr 2008 19:22:51 -800'
    2008-04-16 07:02:57.237 SyndicationAgent[355] WARNING: BestCalendarDateFromString - can't interpret: 'Tue 15 Apr 2008 19:22:51 -800'
    2008-04-16 07:02:57.238 SyndicationAgent[355] WARNING: BestCalendarDateFromString - can't interpret: 'Tue 15 Apr 2008 19:22:51 -800'
    2008-04-16 07:02:57.240 SyndicationAgent[355] WARNING: BestCalendarDateFromString - can't interpret: 'Tue 15 Apr 2008 19:22:51 -800'
    2008-04-16 07:02:57.241 SyndicationAgent[355] WARNING: BestCalendarDateFromString - can't interpret: 'Tue 15 Apr 2008 19:22:51 -800'
    2008-04-16 07:02:57.243 SyndicationAgent[355] WARNING: BestCalendarDateFromString - can't interpret: 'Tue 15 Apr 2008 19:22:51 -800'
    DEBUG: Waiting for printer to open connection.
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    2008-04-16 07:12:40.682 AirPort Utility[357] * -[NSCFString removeObjectForKey:]: selector not recognized [self = 0x467430]
    2008-04-16 07:12:40.682 AirPort Utility[357] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: * -[NSCFString removeObjectForKey:]: selector not recognized [self = 0x467430]
    DEBUG: Waiting for printer to open connection.
    *Wakein::CancelEvents: requested event type: wakepoweron
    *Wakein::CancelEvents: requested app name: com.elgato.eyetv
    *Wakein: 0 entries in power event schedule table
    2008-04-16 07:13:41.813 System Preferences[281] state: SCGetServerAttribute returned 268451843
    Apr 16 07:13:42 Jan-Lehnigers-MBpro mDNSResponder: Repeated transitions for interface en1 (192.168.2.35); delaying packets by 5 seconds
    2008-04-16 07:13:51.996 System Preferences[281] state: SCGetServerAttribute returned 268451843
    Apr 16 07:13:55 Jan-Lehnigers-MBpro mDNSResponder: NAT Port Mapping (LLQ event port.): timeout
    DEBUG: Waiting for printer to open connection.
    DEBUG: Waiting for printer to open connection.
    2008-04-16 07:16:11.130 Translator[383] Invoked to sync conduit com.apple.Safari for entityNames: com.apple.bookmarks.Folder,com.apple.bookmarks.Bookmark
    2008-04-16 07:16:25.168 kcSync[385] _createNewKeychainItemFromSyncServerWithRecord: SecKeychainItemCreateFromEncryptedContent returned -25299 with no localID
    2008-04-16 07:16:25.173 kcSync[385] _createNewKeychainItemFromSyncServerWithRecord: SecKeychainItemCreateFromEncryptedContent returned -25299 with no localID
    DEBUG: Waiting for printer to open connection.
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    Does anybody have any solution? BTW, I tried to change the printer's name to the network address and installed Airprintfix and any previous solution in this post. Oh, and yesterday I realised, that me MB pro "ported" the printing problem to the other network. I have the same machines there (Airport Express w/AL-C1100), but there it is an older Airport with b/g standard.

    I forgot to mention, that the printer connected via USB directly to one of the computers mentioned above works fine.

    It seems to be a problem connected somehow to mobile computers and it seems to "transition" from one mobile device to antoher in the same network, when attempting to print over the same Airport…

    Message was edited by: Jan Lehniger
    MB pro 17" 2,16 GHz CD, iPod classic 160 GB, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
  • Lee Sachs Level 1 Level 1 (110 points)
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    Apr 16, 2008 9:05 PM (in response to Jan Lehniger)
    Jan -

    I'm not sure what the problem is, but that's a lot of code to post in an already long thread. Also not sure what you mean by the MBP 'porting' to another network? I think your problem is reason for another topic altogether. Just my 2 cents....
    B&W G3, 2Ghz G5, MacBook Pro, lots of boxes with wires and lights and things, Mac OS X (10.4.10), blog: http://www.coolpillows.com/iamanidiot/
  • Jan Lehniger Level 2 Level 2 (255 points)
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    Apr 16, 2008 10:15 PM (in response to Lee Sachs)
    Thanks, Lee, for the hints.

    "ported" simply meant, that my MB pro took the printing problem from my home network over to my office network. Whereas the printing over the Airport Express w/Epson AL-C1100 went fine the day before, the next day I had the same printing problems in my office network after I tried to print at home over the Airport.

    Maybe you are right regarding the length of my post. I just wanted to give any possible information needed to solve the problem. I am not happy with the idea of starting a new post, my problem is basically another aspect of the printing problem discussed here. We should not spread this problem over several threads.
    MB pro 17" 2,16 GHz CD, iPod classic160 GB, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
  • Jan Lehniger Level 2 Level 2 (255 points)
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    Apr 20, 2008 2:19 AM (in response to Jan Lehniger)
    I have to add something to my previous posts:

    Without any change in the Airport or printer settings I tried to print from an older G4 Desktop (Dual 1 GHz Quicksilver 2002) and a Mac mini running XP (using Bonjour). Both "desktop" Computers printed without any problem on the epson printer connected to the Airport. Thus the problem is limited to mobile computers. It may be related to the Airport Extreme Update 2008-001 from 28th March 2008.

    Apple, PLEASE, fix this problem.
    MB pro 17" 2,16 GHz CD, iPod classic160 GB, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
  • Lee Sachs Level 1 Level 1 (110 points)
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    Apr 20, 2008 10:40 AM (in response to Jan Lehniger)
    Thanks Jan for the clarification. Actually, keeping it in this post, even with lines of code, makes it look more prominent and scores higher on the list of topics. Yes, Apple must be listening. Now let's see what they do about it! Thanks again!
    B&W G3, 2Ghz G5, MacBook Pro, lots of boxes with wires and lights and things, Mac OS X (10.4.11), blog: http://www.coolpillows.com/iamanidiot/
  • Marcus Ray Level 1 Level 1 (30 points)
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    Apr 20, 2008 11:49 AM (in response to Lee Sachs)
    got an airport extreme a couple weeks ago. Seems like it doesn't do anything right.

    I used to be able to print wirelessly without any problems using printer sharing with my canon i760 plugged into our emac. TUrning on the emac everytime I wanted to print though was annoying. So I get an airport extreme. Everytime I print more than a couple pages it just hangs up about half way through. It says its processing. I can plug into the printer directly and print without problems. Irritating.
  • griffd2004 Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Apr 25, 2008 1:20 PM (in response to manuwj)
    Worked for me! Samsung ml-2510, 10.5.2. Thanks man(u).
    Why is apple's airport software so flaky? great products, but terrible quality control on the software!!!
    macbook pro, Mac OS X (10.5.1), i have 30 macs, but this is what i'm using now
  • Axelfoo Calculating status...
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    Apr 27, 2008 4:19 PM (in response to Souki)
    Similar problem here. Printing is perfectly fine when connected via USB. However, when the printer is connected to a new AEBS (bought in Jan 08 from Apple store for wireless printing) via USB, printing usually stalls. Sometimes the first page is printed, and then it hangs (seemingly forever) in "processing" and I've never seen it finish. I once let it sit overnight it never printed the subsequent pages - at least not in the ~9 hours I let it sit. C'mon. Tempted to put my AEBS on eBay and get something else.

    I'm running Leopard on a 24" iMac. Printer is a Canon iP6600D.
    All updates installed including new base station firmware as of April 27, 2008. Why is USB printing flawless and AEBS-printing undependable and overall a lousy experience?
    iMac 24" Aluminum, Mac OS X (10.5.2), aiport extreme gigabit
  • Looter Level 1 Level 1 (55 points)
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    May 1, 2008 10:44 PM (in response to Souki)
    HP users that have successfully used Manu's method, what driver did you select in step #7?

    I'm trying to print to an HP Photosmart C4280

    Did you choose ML-2010 driver or did you select an HP driver?
    I don't even get the ML-2010 option. The only ML option I see is LM-1630 series...

    Thanks. Having flashbacks of 10.0 and then 10.1, yikes!!!

    I keep getting "Network host 'xx.xx.xxx.xx' is busy; will retry in 10 seconds..."
    Mac Pro, iMac Alu 2.4Ghz, iMac 1.83Ghz, MacBook Pro 2.33 Ghz, XServe Dual 2 Ghz, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
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