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DebraF
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Find IP Address of HP Designjet 500ps 42" printer?

How do I get an HP Designjet 500ps 42" printer, with no !/O card, to tell me its IP Address?

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timwj1
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Re: Find IP Address of HP Designjet 500ps 42" printer?

If it has no jetdirect card/network card is must be a USB or parallel printer only.  If you go to the setup menu and scroll to printer information it should tell you if it is a netork printer or not.

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Shafiq Sadien
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You can't get an IP address if you have don't have a network card installed.

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DebraF
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Re: Find IP Address of HP Designjet 500ps 42" printer?

OK, that saved me from some futile effort — Thanks!

 

I ended up rearranging some furniture, and got a longer printer cable.

When I connected the HP Designjet DIRECTLY to my iMac, instead of through an adapter, it showed up on the printer list. So I don't need to know the IP address now, because the printer works fine.

 

Thank you, everybody!

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timwj1
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Re: Find IP Address of HP Designjet 500ps 42" printer?

Glad to be of assistance...  take care.

If you feel my reply has assisted you in repairing your printer please press the kudos star icon on the left and mark as problem solved. Thank you!

TJ
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