Printing with the IPAD and Canon Pixma MP560

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    Hi

    I recently bought Print Magic HD for my Ipad but I can't connect to my wireless printer which is a Canon Pixma MP560. I added the printer but nothing is working. No test page with the verification code.

    Any help would be greatly appreciate!

    Thanks
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    You should have used the printer test for print magic app first. its a free version of the app to test if Print Magic will work with your printer.
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    I agree with mike it is not garanteed to work with all printers I assume you have a broad band wireless net work at you home yes?
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    I dont know why these printing apps don't go the route of printing via bluetooth.

    there is a much greater chance of the app working with all bluetooth printers rather than than printing via wifi where its hit and miss, and without the need to install software on a PC and have a PC running to print.
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    I agree mike make it kiss and all happy
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    I use print n share v4.2 with the same printer successfully. If nothing else get that app.
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    Thanks guy! I'll buy Print n Share v4.2 thanks for the help. I should have used the light version. You guys are right.
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    How do you guys like the Canon Pixma MP560.? It seems to be a very popular printer in the Mac world for some reason.

    There is a free Canon app to print directly to that printer from the iPad. It only handles photos but if you take a screen shot and then print that would work.
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    I also checked, I can use VNC and do far more than this app promises even with all its updates and costly in app purchases.

    Oh well.

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