Does the airport extreme support scanning?
Can the Airport Extreme support the scanning function of multifunction printers? Or, can it support a dedicated scanner?
- Asked by Don M from Mckinney
QA AirPort Extreme Base Station
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2 Answers from the Community
Yes, as long as the multi-function is network capable. Many are not.
With an AirPort Extreme you can print, scan or fax via a networked All-In-One as long as you've installed its drivers and software to the computer.
The Extreme can only support a dedicated network scanner - it can't possibly turn a non-network scanner into a network scanner.
I have a new HP 8500 AIO (printer, scanner, fax) that easily took more than 30 minutes to fully setup and configure - there are a lot of steps involved. However, it does work like a charm, is not wired to my computer, and was worth every penny and more.
- Answered by Andrew H from Carmel
I believe it does NOT support scanning
- Answered by Clifton T from Brooklyn