What Are The Wi-Fi Printers

Wi-Fi printers are printers that have wireless network connection Wi-Fi, so you can share the printer with any computer connected to the network.

The main advantages of Wi-Fi printers are the lack of cables, the flexibility to locate their independent functioning of a particular PC and can print from any computer on the local network, with the unique problems related to the stability and security the Wi-Fi wireless networks.


The Wi-Fi wireless networking technology have revolutionized home and office by allowing you to share your Internet connection with other computers connected to the network. But Wi-Fi is not just for connecting to the Internet, is also used by some devices such as Wi-Fi printers, to communicate with computers so that they get to control the device remotely without using cable connections.

This is the case with Wi-Fi printers that connect to Wi-Fi wireless network so that from any computer on the local network can send print a document.

Here are the main advantages of Wi-Fi printers:

    You can print from any computer connected to the network.
    Because the printer has a wireless Wi-Fi does not need a wired connection, which offers great flexibility to decide when his location.
    As a network printer, need not be connected to a specific computer, so you do not need a specific computer on for the printer to work.
    Wi-Fi printers usually also have USB and Ethernet wired network connectivity.

Regarding the disadvantages of Wi-Fi printers can include:

    For Wi-Fi printers show adequate performance is fundamental stability of the Wi-Fi, so pay special attention to the printer is placed at a point within the range of Wi-Fi network with good coverage.
    In all Wi-Fi, because you are not physically connected, there is a risk of unwanted access, so carefully configure security settings and encryption.


Wi-Fi printers, like any other peripheral, you need an installation process before you can use:

 Location: Wi-Fi printers must be within radio coverage of the Wi-Fi, which is usually around 100 m depending on conditions and type of antenna used.

Printer Settings: Wi-Fi printers are installed as a client over the wireless network. In some models, the settings can be done from the LCD of the printer itself, while in others to do the initial setup is necessary to physically connect to a computer via USB.

Computer setup: Wi-Fi printers are configured on the computer and any network printer, then installing the drivers.