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Topic # 87943 11-Aug-2011 00:10
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Is there any need for a print server in a home/small business environment with ~10 PCs? What benefits would a print server provide over just a straight network attached (Ethernet) printer?

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  Reply # 504851 11-Aug-2011 10:06
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it will probably queue jobs, handle accounting etc? if you're talking a PC as a print server then you can load all the drivers too and they may autoinstall on other machines that connect.

is it worth it? probably not




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  Reply # 504887 11-Aug-2011 11:07
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If youre meaning those little devices that plug into the back of printers, then no, no point if the printer already has ethernet.




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