3Com® Office Connect® Wireless 54Mbps 11g Print Server

Creation date :2009-06-02 13:44:55  


Brand: 3Com
Price : 3300
Product part number : 3CRWPS10075
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Features & Benefits

Secure, Economical, High-Speed Wireless and Wired Print Sharing

Printer sharing is one of the most common uses for a small business network. With the 3Com® OfficeConnect® Wireless 54Mbps 11g Print Server, you can share a network printer between wired and wireless users no matter where they are located and free up a PC you may have acting as a print server to do more useful work. The compact print server allows you to connect a USB printer directly to the network through a high-speed 54 Mbps 802.11g wireless or 10/100 Ethernet connection for fast processing of even large multimedia files.

The versatile wireless print server also gives you the flexibility to place a printer in a convenient location, while eliminating the cost of network cabling. It supports multiple wired and wireless PC and notebook users running a variety of popular operating systems, such as Windows, Macintosh, Unix, and Linux. The print server’s USB 2.0 port supports the latest high-speed connections for faster throughput and is compatible with USB 1.1/1.0 printers. Wireless communication can be configured to operate in infrastructure mode through an access point for larger mixed wired-wireless LANs, or in ad hoc mode using direct peer-to-peer connections for home and small office environments. A familiar Web browser interface and helpful Setup Wizard make installation and configuration an easy task.

You can't have a secure network without a secure print server. The 3Com wireless print server offers advanced Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) as well as basic Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) encryption to effectively protect your wireless network.

  • Shares a network printer among wired and wireless users no matter where they are located


  • USB 2.0 port handles the latest high-speed throughput and is compatible with USB 1.1/1.0 printers


  • Wireless connection avoids cabling effort and costs and lets you set up the printer in a convenient office location


  • Multiple OS support enables Windows, Macintosh, Unix, and Linux users to take advantage of the networked printer


  • 802.11g supports both high-speed 54 Mbps and legacy 11b 11Mbps wireless connections


  • Helpful Setup Wizard and a Web browser interface makes for easy installation and "plug-and-play" operation


  • Choice of infrastructure mode for expanded connectivity through an access point or ad-hoc mode for simple two-way, peer-to-peer connections
  • Product Specifications

  • Interfaces: Ethernet: RJ-45, 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX; 802.11g/b

  • Printer Connection: USB 2.0 (1.1/1.0 compliant)

  • Data Rates: 802.11g: 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9 & 6 Mbps; 802.11b: 11, 5.5, 2 & 1 Mbps

  • Frequency Band: 802.11b/g: 2.4-2.4835 GHz

  • Transmit Range: 11g (54Mbps): 30m (96 ft) obstructed, maximum; 60m (197 ft) unobstructed, maximum

  • Transmit Power: 18.89 dBm

  • Receiver Sensitivity: 802.11g/b

  • Antenna: 2dBi non-removable antenna

  • Channels: Channel 1-11 (United States, Canada, Mexico, Columbia, Taiwan); Channels 1-13 (rest of world)

  • IP Protocol Set: TCP/IP, NetBEUI, AppleTalk

  • Operating System Support: Windows 95/98/2000/NT/Me/XP, Macintosh OS 9.X and higher, Unix

  • Printing Methods: PTP (Peer-to-Peer) over TCP/IP or NetBEUI, LPD printing, SMB printing over TCP/IP or NetBEUI, IPP (Internet Printing Protocol), AppleTalk (EtherTalk)

  • Security: WPA, 40/64/128-bit WEP shared-key encryption, Open/shared key wireless authentication

  • Dimensions: 2.5 cm (1 in), Length: 9.5 cm (3.7 in), Width: 6.3 cm (2.5 in)

  • Standards Conformance: IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.3, HTTP, WPA, WEP

  • Power Supply: 5VDC, 2 Amp

  • Regulatory/Agency Approvals:
    EMC:
    - FCC Part 15 Subpart C: 15.247, 15.207
    - CE
    - EN301 489-1/-17 (EN55022 and EN55024)
    - EN 300 328 -1/-2
    - C-Tick
    - Canada ICES-003, RSS210
    Safety:
    - EN60950-1: 2001
    - UL60950
    - R&TTE Art6.4
    - Taiwan DGT

  • Management: Embedded HTTP Web management, Setup Wizard

  • LED Indicators: Error, Status

  • Environmental Ranges: 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F), StorageTemperature: -10 to 60°C (14 to 140°F)


  • System Requirements
  • Operating system that supports an Ethernet connection with an IP stack. Installation CD requires Windows XP/Me/2000/98/95/NT 4.0

  • Computers with an Ethernet 10BASE-T or 10/100 interface configured for LAN communication or wireless 802.11b or 11g PC Cards or USB adapters for WLAN communication
  • Package Contents
  • 3Com® OfficeConnect® Wireless 54Mbps 11g Print Server

  • Power supply

  • Quick Start guide

  • CD-ROM with user guide and configuration software

  • Warranty sheet


  • Please Note
  • The 3Com OfficeConnect Wireless 54Mbps 11g Print Server supports many USB printers, including those from HP, Epson, Lexmark, Canon, and others. Please check with your printer manufacturer to see if your printer can be used with a print server. Multifunction (print, scan, fax) printers are only supported in printer mode.

  • The following printers are not compatible with the print server:

    Host-based or GDI (Graphic Display Interface) printers, for example:
    - HP 700c, 820c, 1000c, 3300c and 3400c series of PPA printers
    - HP Deskjet 820cxi, HP LaserJet 1000 and HP LaserJet 3100 series

    The following CAPT (Canon Advanced Printing Technology) printers:
    - LBP-250
    - LBP-810
    - LBP-1110
    - LBP-1120
    - LBP-1210
    - LBP-2410

    The following Dell MFP printers:
    - A920
    - A940
    - A960
    - J740

    The following Epson laser printers:
    - LP1300
    - EPL 5800
    - EPL 2050+
    - EPL 6200L
    - C900

    Lexmark Printer X5150 (MFP)

    The following Minolta laser printers:
    - PagePr- 1350W
    - PagePr- 1250W
    - Magicolor 2300W

  • Wireless range varies, depending on building construction and other environmental factors.

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