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ac55u airprint problems

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by omehar, Aug 12, 2018 at 5:12 AM.

  1. omehar

    omehar Occasional Visitor

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    Hi, I've got the ASUS ac55U and airprint doesn't work. Have tried to switch on/off multicast and snooping (as described in so many forums) but this only works tempory.

    I was wondering if the Merlin software could solve this issue. Can somebody tell me which firmware to download for the ac55u? The closest I can find is ac56u but I've got no idea if that will work?!
     
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  3. RMerlin

    RMerlin Super Moderator

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    That model is not supported.
     
  4. omehar

    omehar Occasional Visitor

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    Does anybody have an idea how to get airprint to work on an ac55u router?

    It's an multicast issue, it just doesn't work properly... Any workarounds?
     
  5. bluepoint

    bluepoint Very Senior Member

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    I'm not sure how it works with an AC55U but it works with a 68P that we have for both an HP and a Brother printers. Airprint is a LAN function so make sure your printer and wireless client resides in the same subnet. Second, the printer's drivers must support airprint protocol and that it is enabled. Are you able to access the embedded web server of the printer?
     
  6. omehar

    omehar Occasional Visitor

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    My HP6500A printer is currently connected to another router and airprint works fine, though I want it to work with my Asus dsl-ac55u. According to other forums the problem lays with the multicast / snooping function. Whenever I change anything in these particular settings, airprint seems to work but only for a few minutes. Same when I reboot the router: 10-20 minutes ok, then it drops out.

    The problem only occurs with airprint (so when printing from iphone and/or ipad), it says 'no airprinters found'. Printing from any windows laptop is fine.

    Suggestions anybody? Trying to find a solution for weeks now and it's driving me mad!
     
    Last edited: Aug 13, 2018 at 3:57 AM
  7. Grisu

    Grisu Very Senior Member

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    but you still posted in wrong category as this is for Merlins firmware only and you got asus stock firmware on your router!
     
  8. omehar

    omehar Occasional Visitor

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    You are right, however I started-off asking if Merlin was available on this router, the answer was no. The story then continued here.

    Copy paste this to another category? How, where?
     
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  10. omehar

    omehar Occasional Visitor

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    I will, thanks!
     
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