IPF printer incompatible with thunderbolt

jjct

I'm New Here
Dec 18, 2015
12
1
I have an IPF8400 printer and a new 2018 MacBook Pro with thunderbolt connections. The printer doesn't work with USB-to-USB-c adapters. Canon tech support said, basically, yeah, that's right it won't work. Has anybody run into this problem and solved it?
 

LDS

EOS 6D MK II
Sep 14, 2012
1,465
89
Use the Ethernet connection? You can attach it to a WiFi bridge, if you don't have a cabled Ethernet network but just a WiFi one. There were once some cheap specific devices, but most access points, even an old one, and extenders can work in bridge mode. A bridge basically connects an Ethernet network (that can be even one single device) to a WiFi one.
 

jjct

I'm New Here
Dec 18, 2015
12
1
Use the Ethernet connection? You can attach it to a WiFi bridge, if you don't have a cabled Ethernet network but just a WiFi one. There were once some cheap specific devices, but most access points, even an old one, and extenders can work in bridge mode. A bridge basically connects an Ethernet network (that can be even one single device) to a WiFi one.
That worked. Thanks.