Is it possible to connect printer to my IPad 2 when I don't have a home computer?

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  1. Mrsclean1237

    Mrsclean1237 iPF Noob

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    I am not at all computer literate and would appreciate some help.I have an IPad 2 and have recently started listing
    on eBay.I would like to be able to use my IPad 2 to print postage so I can lessen my shipping charges.We don't have a home computer, just my IPad.We have a Lexmark and an HP printer.Would either of these work with my IPad?Thank you in advance for your help...and please remember my limited computer knowledge in answering.Thanks again!
     
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    If they do have airprint it might work, but I guess they don't. In that case it will not work without a computer.

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    If your printer is wireless capable then you can no problem.
     
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    It will only work through your wireless network. It connects via router. I use Linksys.
     
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    I use a Time Capsule as my wireless router and network drive. My HP Office Jet 6000 is connected to it via a network cable. This printer came out just before the AirPrint 6500 model. I print most of the time with PrintShare Pro from my iPad. I figure I will upgrade my printer when most of the apps I use can use AirPrint, right now only a couple do.

    If you are going to buy a new printer, make sure it supports AirPrint.
     
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