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TRENDnet TEW-MFP1

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Overall 8
8.0

WORTH THE MONEY PAID...

bigal, B&H Photo
21 May 2014
  • Excerpt: Not that easy to get going...but now my MFP HP Laser printer is accessed from 2 laptops, and responds quite fast too...
  • Pros: Fast, Highly Compatible
  • Cons: Difficult To Set Up
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0

User Review

Spartacus32, Walmart
17 May 2014
  • Summary: This was a fair-priced and easy to install print server. We only have a few computers we need to intstall and this fit what we were looking for perfect. The install-cd walked us through the steps fairly quickly and logically. No real problems and the wireless printing is working well.
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Overall 10
10

Works Great!

Faith, Soaps & Love, B&H Photo
31 March 2014
  • Excerpt: Allows me to print wirelessly so that is awesome. Much smaller than expected so that is good too.
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Overall 10
10

Works great with my two Canon printers

Pop-Pop, B&H Photo
3 March 2014
  • Excerpt: I installed two TEW-MFP1 servers on my home network. One was attached to a Canon iP4920 and the other to a Canon Pro9000. Now my three computers can share these printers. Each computer runs on a different OS (XP, 7 & 8.1). Only setup problem was caused by my Norton Security Suite. I had to assign fixed IP addresses to the servers so that they could be configured as "Full Trust" in the Norton "Network Security Map". Now everything is working great.
  • Pros: Reliable
  • Cons: May Need A Fixed Ip
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Overall 2
2.0

not worth the money

JEAN L., Newegg
28 February 2014
  • Pros: I found the system works with older Microsoft Vista, but with windows 8 it is another issue.
  • Cons: The manual is not useful, at all. It does not tell you anything about the secondary menu were you really configure the printer, also were it allows you to how to sign in to your WIFI security system. It work with my vista Desk top, but even after installing the new Firmware, it did not want to work with my Laptop upstairs, and the Printer that I wanted to set up as a WIFI. The manual is no help, and neither is going online to short of contacting Trendnet. This product...
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Overall 2
2.0

Dont waste you'er money

marvin r., Newegg
8 February 2014
  • Summary: The salesman should know this junk.
  • Pros: NONE
  • Cons: Piece of junk after getting this home unpack it installed the Unit installed the soft wear 4 times down loaded off there web site tried to get to work and still would not work then went on line and seen the bad reviews other wrote about it They should stop making this it junk.
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Overall 2
2.0

Piece of garbage

John O., Newegg
18 January 2014
  • Summary: Completely useless for what it's advertised for. I've used other TRENDNet products and have been happy, but this thing is completely useless.
  • Pros: Possibly useful if you only have one computer, and for some reason want your printer far away.
  • Cons: THIS IS NOT A PRINT SERVER!
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Overall 2
2.0

Egregious waste of $$$

Anonymous, Newegg
15 December 2013
  • Pros: Sounds like a great concept -- being able to use a regular printer from anywhere in the house, without its having to be attached to a computer.
  • Cons: Where to start? It DOESN'T WORK. I have messed with it and gotten so frustrated I had to quit, numerous times. Unfortunately I went past the point of no return for NewEgg, and that infuriates me even more, that I can't get my money back (and WHY is this so expensive, anyway?). I actually believed it was my problem because I have had excellent success with Trendnet routers in the past. But I came on here to gripe, and, lo and behold, 5 other people are saying the exact...
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Overall 2
2.0

Worthless

adrian l., Newegg
10 November 2013
  • Summary: On a final disappointing note, it takes several minutes for ONE print job to come through, IF the computer manages to actually get it through the utility.
  • Pros: Small form factor and wireless
  • Cons: Half the time, the utility required to print to this device doesn't actually pass the print job. Secondly, the utility is NOT Windows 8 compatible yet, but nowhere is that mentioned. Lastly, you CANNOT manually setup a port to print to this device - you MUST go through their utility. Useless and a waste of $50.
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Overall 10
10

Gets the job done!

meshman54, B&H Photo
30 July 2013
  • Excerpt: Although i had never heard of this product brand before, I decided to try it since my old print server wasn't Windows 7 compatable. This took all of a few minutes to get this setup and working on 4 computers. Simple setup and instructions and it works perfectly.
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up, Fast, Highly Compatible
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