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    Wireless A3 Printer

    I'm looking for a wireless A3 colour printer for work, it's going in a new project office which will house mobile users from different companies, hence the wireless. Will be used for technical drawings so needs to be A3 and colour. Any ideas where i can get something suitable? I have seen a couple from Brother, but they seem few are far between.
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    Re: Wireless A3 Printer

    Buy any printer, then a seperate print server....

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    Re: Wireless A3 Printer

    2nded. That said, most wireless print servers I've messed with have been...variably reliable...to put it kindly. If it's a new office, I'd put in a wired print server, and a wireless access point to hook 'em up to the wired network (I assume that the office'll have a server or at least a router to handle DHCP addressing?).

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    Re: Wireless A3 Printer

    I want to avoid a seperate print server, i'm purely interested in wireless printers as the original post implied. Ta.
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    Re: Wireless A3 Printer

    The vast majority of A3 printers (I'm assuming that you'll be looking for inkjet, because colour laser gets very expensive, very fast when you get up to A3, although this applies equally to either) that have built-in print servers use wired, not wireless (things like the HP Business Inkjet 2800 series, which are bloody good by the way). If you want to hook people up wirelessly, and you insist on a built-in print server, hook them up via a WAP to a wired network and plug a 2800 into that. If you insist on wireless, Brother're about your only option, although having read the review HERE, especially regarding output quality and speed, I'd be dubious.

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