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Linksys wrt54g to connect Brother MFC-8660DN printer to network?

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May 31, 2012 3:19:31 AM

Hello everyone,

So I have a Brother MFC-8660DN connected to my LAN via Ethernet cable, however I now want to move the printer to another room, but don't want to run the ethernet cable to it's new location. There are a ton of linksys wrt54g routers for cheep and I wondered if I could just move the printer and plug into a wrt54g router to connect to my LAN via a wifi signal rather than directly via ethernet cable. It seems like it should work, however because the wrt54g isn't hooked to a computer I'm not sure that this would work.

Anyone able to tell me if this would work?

Thanks
-S
May 31, 2012 7:31:33 AM

actually what you are looking for is an ethernet to wifi bridge.
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