Home arrow Peripherals arrow Dell Wireless Printer Adapter 3300
Watch our Tech Videos 
Dev Hardware Forums 
Computer Cases  
Computer Processors  
Computer Systems  
Digital Cameras  
Flat Panels  
Hardware Guides  
Hardware News  
Input Devices  
Mobile Devices  
Networking Hardware  
PC Cooling  
PC Speakers  
Power Supply Units  
Sound Cards  
Storage Devices  
Tech Interviews  
User Experiences  
Video Cards  
Weekly Newsletter
Developer Updates  
Free Website Content 
 RSS  Articles
 RSS  Forums
 RSS  All Feeds
Write For Us 
Contact Us 
Site Map 
Privacy Policy 
  >>> SIGN UP!  
  Lost Password? 

Dell Wireless Printer Adapter 3300
By: Rich Smith
  • Search For More Articles!
  • Disclaimer
  • Author Terms
  • Rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars / 79

    Table of Contents:
  • Dell Wireless Printer Adapter 3300
  • What's in the box
  • Configure it, just a little bit
  • I got the hook-up
  • Wrapping up

  • Rate this Article: Poor Best 
      Del.ici.ous Digg
      Blink Simpy
      Google Spurl
      Y! MyWeb Furl
    Email Me Similar Content When Posted
    Add Developer Shed Article Feed To Your Site
    Email Article To Friend
    Print Version Of Article
    PDF Version Of Article


    Dell Wireless Printer Adapter 3300

    (Page 1 of 5 )

    Wireless, wireless, everything is moving to wireless. We’ve had wireless desktops (keyboard and mice) for years now.  We’ve had wireless networking for almost as long. Today, we will be taking a look at a wireless print server by Dell, the 3300. This small device allows you to take a USB printer and attach it to your wireless network.

    So, to be honest, when this device first landed on my desk, I was like “Wireless printer adapter?  Why?”  I mean, if you want to have a printer on the network, you plug it into your network.  Otherwise, you attach it to your PC, and then share it on the network if you feel nice.  But why would you need to have a printer attached to a wireless network?

    So then I thought about it a little more.  For people who need access to a printer, where there is only a wireless network available, a wireless print server actually does make sense. 

    If you plug a printer into a machine and then share that printer with the network users, then that machine needs to be turned on in order for any of the other users to utilize the printer. Next, suppose all of the machines that use that network are notebook computers. This would make the idea of keeping the printer plugged in all the time unrealistic, since the computer might not be there all the time.

    Enter Dell. They sell the Dell Wireless Printer Adapter 3300 for just such occasions, when you need a printer hooked to the wireless network, and attaching it to a PC is just not an option.

    Here’s the specs on this adapter:

    • Bandwidth: 2.4 GHz
    • Cable (s) included: USB Cable, Power Cable, AC Adapter
    • Compliant Standards: 802.11b, 802.11g
    • Connectivity Technology: Wireless
    • Data Transfer Rate: Up to 54 Mbps
    • Device Type: Print Adapter
    • Dimensions (WxDxH) / Weight: 3.6" x 5.2" x 1.4" / 25 lbs
    • Authentication Method: 40/104-bit WEP / WPA Encryption

    More Peripherals Articles
    More By Rich Smith

    blog comments powered by Disqus


    - Epson EX7200 Multimedia Projector Review
    - Epson EX71 Multimedia HD Projector
    - D-Link`s Boxee Box
    - Epson WorkForce 610
    - In-Ear Headphones
    - Quality Inexpensive Scanners and Printers
    - Miniature Gadgets
    - Downloading to DVD
    - Dell V305W Wireless All-in-One Printer
    - Epson Stylus NX400 All-in-One Printer
    - Motorola HT820 Stereo Bluetooth Headset
    - The Printer That Prints Itself
    - Epson Artisan 800 Multifunction Printer
    - Phiaton MS400 Headphones Review
    - Epson P5000: 80 GB Multimedia Device

    Developer Shed Affiliates


    © 2003-2019 by Developer Shed. All rights reserved. DS Cluster - Follow our Sitemap
    KEITHLEE2zdeconfigurator/configs/INFUSIONSOFT_OVERLAY.phpzdeconfigurator/configs/ OFFLOADING INFUSIONSOFTLOADING INFUSIONSOFT 1debug:overlay status: OFF
    overlay not displayed overlay cookie defined: TI_CAMPAIGN_1012_D OVERLAY COOKIE set:
    status off