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USB printer on the Vodafone Ultra Hub

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USB printer on the Vodafone Ultra Hub

by Contributor Fade Contributor
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Read through several threads regarding this and still no resolution available. 

Called into a Vodafone ninja today and said that I have to contact the printer's company in order to to connect to the router - ridiculous imo.

The printer was working fine on the old HG659, http://192.168.1.1:631/MFC-7340 was all I needed to get it to connect. 
However, with the new Ultrahub I can't seem to have the settings down. In the manual there's no specific port for it - only giving us the ip address with no port. All the shared settings are also turned on. 

Any guidance would be appreciated. 

Cheers.

Firmware is latest. USB printer is connected as noted in the event log of the router.

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Re: USB printer on the Vodafone Ultra Hub

by Community Manager Community Manager
Message 2 of 6 (382 Views)

@Fade

 

Apologies for the hassle, this is a known issue and a new firmware release is coming in next few weeks to address this.

 

Cheers

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Re: USB printer on the Vodafone Ultra Hub

by clarkg Starter Poster
Message 3 of 6 (117 Views)

Hi Mike,

Has the new firmware been released yet please?

Cheers,

Geoff

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Re: USB printer on the Vodafone Ultra Hub

by Community Manager Community Manager
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I will get an update for you, apologies for the delay

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Re: USB printer on the Vodafone Ultra Hub

by LukeKrieg New Poster
Message 5 of 6 (62 Views)

Hi there - same issue, with USB printer connected and showing as a "Attached USB Device" on the web interface of the UltraHub. DLNA, Samba, and Printer sharing are all enabled. 

 

An update would be good!

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Re: USB printer on the Vodafone Ultra Hub

by clarkg Starter Poster
Message 6 of 6 (55 Views)

How's it coming along Mike?

This situation is frustrating a large number of customers since last year (reading the other threads) and there doesn't seem to be any real progress, just lots of promises.

Please don't let this spoil an otherwise excellent service....

Regards,

Geoff

 

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