Permitting mobile printing from handheld devices and machines like a PC desktop, smartphone or tablet, this kind of wireless printing allows documents, photography prints and other professional paperwork to be printed from a distance.
How Do Wi-Fi Printers Work?
A wireless network is needed for this kind of wireless printing, as a wireless router or access point sends and receives digital files in the form of signals. These signals can then be passed through various devices, where the file can be picked up on any other connected device. Wireless printing is a relatively new technological method to printing, but an excellent invention nonetheless!
When a range of devices are connected to your network, it is sometimes referred to as an ‘infrastructure’ or ‘wireless’ network; depending on whether or not your printer is connected through Wi-Fi or an Ethernet cable.
Will My Printer Security Be Affected by Using a Wireless Printer?
One of the biggest concerns regarding a printer that is wireless is the risk of decreased printer security. Despite this being associated as a “flaw” of Wi fi printers, they have built-in security settings to significantly reduce the likelihood of an intruder accessing your personal files and data.
Wireless Printing in Your Home or Office
Because a wireless printer doesn’t need to be placed directly near to a PC or laptop, it allows flexibility within your home or office environment. Once you’ve installed the printing software on each device, you also receive the added benefit of saving time when it comes to printing physical document copies.
If you’re looking for a time-efficient printer, wireless is undoubtedly one of the best ways to go. Contact the team on 0800 840 1992 if you have any questions about wireless printing and allow them to help find the best option for you.