Print from a TF101?

Discussion in 'Asus TF101/SL101 Forum' started by igg, Sep 19, 2012.

  1. igg

    igg Member

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2012
    Messages:
    84
    Likes Received:
    15
    Trophy Points:
    72
    Location:
    australia
    Tablet / Device:
    Zenethink ZT180
    Hey someone out there like Spider that can direct me to the Asus transformer forum,as I need some answers/advice (or something similar)on if it is possible to hook up a printer to my tf101,I have had some next to useless advice from the Asus site who told me to hook it up to the printer via the tf101 mini hdmi port ,I emailed the contact back saying that no that wouldnt work,and following about a dozen emails where I was repeatedly told yes it would work in frustration or chucking a wobbly as my kids called it I rang the Asus site and spoke to a guy who told me no it would not print by hooking it up via a hdmi port,however he also could not tell me how to do it.
    So over to you guys, can you print from an Asus TF101transformer,and if any one can come up with a method that will work the next time we meet in a pub I'll buy the 1st beer,but on one condition that the pub is no further than 100 km from my town in Australia
     
  2. Spider

    Spider Administrator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2011
    Messages:
    15,413
    Likes Received:
    1,784
    Trophy Points:
    1,000
    Location:
    Chicago, IL
    Tablet / Device:
    NOOK Tablet Stock NOOKcolor Rooted/Flashed Nexus 7 (2013) 32GB Stock
    I can't answer your question, but hopefully someone here will be able to help you out.

    BTW Been to Australia twice and hope to go again, so I already know how to get a free beer in just about any pub during "football" season. Before entering the pub, find out which team has taken it over for the evening. When a guy twice your size walks up and says, "Which team are you for Mate?", give the right answer and you'll get a free beer. If you give the wrong answer, you'll probably need a transfusion more than a beer anyway.:cool:
     
  3. leeshor

    leeshor Senior Member

    Joined:
    Dec 27, 2011
    Messages:
    6,331
    Likes Received:
    1,037
    Trophy Points:
    700
    Location:
    Norcross, GA
    Tablet / Device:
    Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
    I have nearly all the answers you need if you'll check out the printing link in my signature below. Whoever suggested the HDMI port is a dolt.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  4. b1lk1

    b1lk1 Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    43
    Likes Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    72
    Location:
    Ontario, Canada
    Tablet / Device:
    Iconia A100/Kyros 7022
    I will chime in with my support for Printershare. Worked excellent on the TF101 I had and it works excellent on my phones and current A100 tablet. As long as your printer supports it, you're golden. BUT, there is no way to just plug a USB printer into a tablet. They lack the coding/drivers to make it function. You need a network based printer.
     
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2012
    • Like Like x 2
  5. igg

    igg Member

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2012
    Messages:
    84
    Likes Received:
    15
    Trophy Points:
    72
    Location:
    australia
    Tablet / Device:
    Zenethink ZT180
    Yeah,We get a bit carried away with our footy (aussie rules rather than rugby) its finals time right now and my team (Hawthorn) is in the finals,and it's a little challenging to go to the finals where you can expect up to 100,000 fans cheering their team or more often abusing the umpires,so if you have been here in footy season your coming at the wrong time (winter) come in the cricket season (summer)
     
  6. americandane

    americandane Member

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2011
    Messages:
    47
    Likes Received:
    9
    Trophy Points:
    72
    Location:
    Illinois
    Tablet / Device:
    gTablet, Viewbook 730, Pocket Edge, Nook Color, M009S
    It depends on what you want to print. Not to sound like a jerk but the reason printing is such anunknown is printing requires the computer software to build a stream for printing, then you need to transfer that stream to the printer, and then the printer needs to be able to interpret that stream to properly form the image on the paper. Android and ipad apps are tiny, minimalist programs. They were typically designed for screen output only so printer device drivers and the code to drive them does not exist.
    That said there are a couple, kind, printer mfgrs, i.e. Brother, which have written an app to print wirelessly some common file types. For example I can print photos, pdfs, spreadsheets, and even scan douments from my tablets to my Brother 7840 printer.
    My advice is to figure out what you really need to print then check with printer mfgr.
     

Share This Page

Search tags for this page
add printer tf101
,
asus 101 wireless printing
,
asus t101 tablet printing
,
asus tf101 en brother hl3070cw
,
asus tf101 printing
,
asus tf101 wireless printing
,
connect a usb printer to my android asus
,
do i need 2 computers to print from asus eee ablet tf101
,
how can i print asus tf101 teblet in my docoumant
,
how to define printer on tf101 asus
,

how to print from asus transformer tf101

,
how to print off from tf101
,
how to print on asus 101 t
,
how to print with an asus tf101
,

print from asus tf101

,
printer for asus transformer tf101
,
printing e-mail page on asus t101
,
printing from asus tf101
,
tf101 asus with printer
,
what printer is compatable with my asus transformer 101 ipd