HP Jetdirect ew2500 802.11b/g Wireless Print Server

Jetdirect ew2500 802.11b/g Wireless Print Server, 1xUSB, 1xLAN, 8Mb, 140 g
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£252.46 £210.38

Integrate printers and MFPs securely into your wireless or wired network. The HP Jetdirect ew2500 Print Server connects to a 802.11b/g wireless network or wired 10/100Base-TX Fast Ethernet system. Send and print documents protected by several security and encryption features. IPv6 offers more IP addresses than IPv4 and the added security of IPsec. Plus, setup and installation are easy for a variety of printers, systems and protocols.

Multiple security features keep your confidential information private and secure when using HP wireless solutions. IPv6 provides more IP addresses than IPv4, plus the added security of IPsec.
Send print data across your IP network, using IPsec. Get fast authentication and point-to-point encryption across your IP network. Protect your data and secure your transmissions with a frontline of wireless security options. The HP Jetdirect ew2500 Print Server Management security features include SNMPv3, SSL/TLS (HTTPS), IPsec/Firewall, port authentication (802.1x). Plus, secure your data with options for wired (EAP-PEAP, EAP-TLS), wireless (EAP-PEAP, LEAP, EAP-TLS) and wireless network security: WPA, WPA2 authentication AES, TKIP, WEP (40/64- and 128-bit) encryption. Get more IP addresses than IPv4 along with the next-generation network features of IPv6, including improved routing and autoconfiguration, plus an added layer of security.

Share printers and MFPs across your network - connect wirelessly to your 802.11b/g wireless network or connect to your wired Ethernet system. The print server is compatible with a wide variety of printers, operating systems and network protocols.
Easily share a printer on your 802.11b/g wireless network. The print server is Wi-Fi certified, so your network-capable HP printer will work reliably in a wireless environment. It also supports both Microsoft(R) and Apple operating systems for smooth integration into your existing network. Get fast, wired connectivity with 10/100Base-TX Fast Ethernet support. Ethernet connectivity provides a reliable way for workgroups to securely share HP printers on a network. The HP Jetdirect ew2500 Print Server is compatible with a wide variety of HP printers and multifunction devices with Hi-Speed USB 2.0 ports.

Get connected with easy installation and setup. Keep tabs on the server’s status with convenient lights and test button. Easily manage your printing network with HP Web Jetadmin.
The HP Jetdirect ew2500 Print Server is easy to install - plug in via the Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port, configure and start printing. The HP Install Network Printer Wizard and a Setup Poster will guide you through the setup process in just a few clicks. Install and configure the device in just a few mouse clicks, using the HP Install Network Printer Wizard. The Install Network Printer Wizard provides an intuitive user interface, simple troubleshooting and diagnostic tools, and basic print path installation. Get status information at a glance. The print server features status indicator lights and a test button to assist in setup and ensure consistent operation. Manage your printers remotely. With HP Web Jetadmin and an embedded Web server, the print server offers one-to-one network configuration and management, plus useful printer diagnostics—all from any standard Web browser.

Manufacturer HP
Manufacturer Part Number J8021A#ACC
EAN 0884962160299
Condition: New
Detailed Specification
Networking standards IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.1x,IEEE 802.3
Wi-Fi data rates 54 Mbit/s
Ethernet LAN data rates 10,100 Mbit/s
Security algorithms 128-bit WEP,40-bit WEP,64-bit WEP,EAP,EAP-TLS,LEAP,PEAP,TKIP,WPA,WPA2
Frequency band 2.4
Network connection type Ethernet LAN/Wireless LAN
Supported network protocols IPv4/IPv6: Apple Bonjour, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, TFTP, Port 9100, LPD, IPP, Secure-IPP, WS, IPsec; DHCPv6, MLDv1, ICMPv6, Auto-IP, SLP, Telnet, IGMPv2, BOOTP/DHCP, WINS
Management protocols SNMPv3, SSL/TLS (HTTPS), Telnet
Ports & interfaces
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 1
USB 2.0 ports quantity 1
DC-in jack Yes
Internal memory 32 MB
Flash memory 8 MB
Technical details
Internal No
Colour of product Black
IPP support Yes
Firmware upgradeable Yes
Internal No
Colour of product Black
LED indicators Yes
IPP support Yes
Firmware upgradeable Yes
AC input voltage 100-127
AC input frequency 60
Power consumption (typical) 6.5 W
External power adapter Yes
Security algorithms 128-bit WEP,40-bit WEP,64-bit WEP,EAP,EAP-TLS,LEAP,PEAP,TKIP,WPA,WPA2
Windows operating systems supported Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows Vista Business,Windows Vista Business x64,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows Vista Home Basic x64,Windows Vista Home Premium,Windows Vista Home Premium x64,Windows Vista Ultimate,Windows Vista Ultimate x64,Windows XP Home x64,Windows XP Professional,Windows XP Professional x64
Mac operating systems supported Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar, Mac OS X 10.3 Panther, Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Weight & dimensions
Width 99.1 mm
Height 33 mm
Depth 129.5 mm
Weight 140 g
Packaging data
Package weight 1.01 kg
Package dimensions (WxDxH) 249 x 130 x 75 mm
LED indicators Yes
Packaging content
External power adapter Yes
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H) 15 - 95%
Storage temperature (T-T) -40 - 70 °C
Storage relative humidity (H-H) 15 - 95%
Other features
Networking features Fast Ethernet
Network ready Yes
Cabling technology 10/100Base-T(X)

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