Versatile and Reliable Print Server Solution
The HP J3258B JetDirect 170X External Print Server is a versatile and reliable solution for connecting printers to a LAN (Local Area Network). This print server allows for easy integration with a variety of printers, including both parallel and USB models. It also supports a wide range of protocols including TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, and AppleTalk, making it compatible with a variety of network environments. Additionally, the JetDirect 170X features a built-in web server for easy configuration and management, as well as support for SNMP, allowing for remote monitoring and management of the print server. Overall, the HP J3258B JetDirect 170X is a solid choice for those looking to connect their printers to a LAN.
Expand Your Printing Capabilities
The HP J3258B JetDirect 170X External Print Server LAN Interface Module expands your printing capabilities by allowing you to connect multiple devices to a single printer. This allows you to share the printer among multiple computers, eliminating the need for multiple printers in a networked environment.
The JetDirect 170X also supports a wide range of protocols, including TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, AppleTalk, and NetBEUI, allowing you to connect to a variety of devices, including Windows, Mac, and Linux computers, as well as other networked devices such as printers, scanners, and copiers.
In addition, the JetDirect 170X also supports a variety of security features, including IP filtering, user authentication, and secure printing, which helps to keep your network and print jobs safe and secure.
Troubleshooting and support
- Check the network connection: Make sure that the JetDirect 170X is properly connected to the network and that all cables are securely plugged in.
- Verify IP address: Ensure that the JetDirect 170X has a valid IP address and that it is in the same subnet as the devices it is connecting to.
- Check the status lights: The status lights on the JetDirect 170X can provide valuable information about the device's current state. Make sure that the power light is on and that the link/activity light is flashing.
- Restart the device: Sometimes a simple restart of the JetDirect 170X can resolve connectivity issues.
- Update firmware: Check for any available firmware updates for the JetDirect 170X and update if necessary.
- Check for compatibility: Make sure that the JetDirect 170X is compatible with the devices it is connecting to.
- Check for network issues: Check for any network issues that may be preventing the JetDirect 170X from connecting properly.
- Contact HP support: If none of the above steps resolve the issue, contact HP support for further assistance.
General Information HP J3258B
Print Server-Type: External
Compliant Standards : IEEE 802.3
Interface (Bus) Type : Parallel
Connectivity Technology : Wired
Cabling Type : Ethernet 10base-T
Data Link Protocol : Ethernet
Data Transfer Rate : 10 MBPS
Status Indicators : Power, Link Ok, Link Activity
Dimensions & Weight
Width: 7.1 inch
Depth : 4.2 inch
Height : 1.3 inch
Weight : 1 lbs
About New Bulk Pack Products
Network connections and data administration can be nerve-wracking without reliable networking devices. IT administrators and professionals process thousands of data daily. There are half-dozen computers working simultaneously to send and receive documents.
Plenty of project collaboration combined with quick and easy communication without lags is almost unattainable without proper networking devices. Users may also have a great network set up with all of the kinks finally working out. All of a sudden, they realize the need to print a document.
Setting up printers and getting them accessible in a network structure can prove frustrating. Users who work with remote servers and virtual machines will also find such a situation very difficult. Here's where a network print server comes to play.
Reliable networking print servers such as those offered here are the best options to help get those devices working faster. With wired and wireless options available, users can plug in the network print server to a printer's network connection port. This grants authorized users within the connection easy access to the data.
Most printers are not compatible with every type of network or other print devices available on the market. However, print servers are designed to override the incompatibility. Once users get a high-quality network print server, any print device can be used as long as the right adapter is employed.
The available options are great for large organizations and enterprises that work with multiple printers. The network print server works to host a wide range of machines, routing all print jobs to the same printer. Their build allows them to carry out multiple functions.
That is, users can have more than one machine for unit-task needs. When they are routed to a single client, users can easily select a less busy device in a wide network. So, when a printer gets jammed or faulty, it will be easy to move on to another one in the same network.
The networking print servers can be external or internal, hooking devices into a network. The network connection occurs in a way that makes the devices most useful to an extensive range of users. Affordable, easy to install, and reliable, these products will increase flexibility and productivity in every workspace.
Cost-Effectiveness Due to Fewer Devices
Purchasing a network print server will help users regulate the flow of print jobs. That way, the office can work with fewer devices. That way, the working environment will be simplified, and the organization does not need to get many supplies for different printing machines.
Convenient Central Management
Users will get networking print servers that come with reliable software. The software helps users to manage the print environment effectively. IT administrators can easily keep an eye on all print jobs since they are sent to the server first. That way, users can set preferred printer settings and better environmental control.
Better Security and Handling of Print JobsPrinting involves large amounts of sensitive data. These print servers offer more secure operations and help users separate printers from other devices on the network. Also, a networking print server prevents network jams by queueing print jobs on the server.
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