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June 8, 2005, 12:16 am
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far are very conclusive or cohesive.
The goal is to have a printer, located probably in a truck (running on
batteries or connected with an AC adapter), that can be printed to
from... anywhere. A computer back at the office, a laptop at a customer
Since there is apparently no such thing (yet) as a cellular-enabled
printer, my present idea is a PDA with a cellular Internet connection,
and a Bluetooth printer.
Is this actually possible?
Finding a PDA with Bluetooth capability doesn't seem to be a problem.
Getting a printer with Bluetooth isn't a problem, either. Where I'm
stuck is a PDA that can host a shared printer on its own Internet
Re: Cellular printer
To be honest, I'd use an old laptop with a wire connected printer. It's
cheaper and more flexible in terms of what you can print. Stick in a
cellular PC Card. If you go for an always on option, you can set the
printer up as a shared one on the laptop, and away you go.
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