02-23-2013 09:46 AM
I apologize if this post has been asked before. I currently lease an Arris TG862 wireless gateway from Comcast, and I cannot print wirelessly from any of my Apple devices using airprint. I've confirmed that my new HP 5520 wireless printer is 100% airprint capable. I've also confirmed that a 2nd Cisco wireless network in my home WILL allow wireless printing from my Apple devices. The issue is the TG862, which is NOT airprint compatible. I see that there are a lot of posts from others having this same problem.
Attempts to find out from Comcast Support what wireless gateway IS compatible have been futile. I was assured last week that they would send me a compatible wireless gateway. What I received was a plain old cable modem. It didn't even have telephone capability.
My question is very simple: Does Comcast offer an airprint-compatible wireless telephony gateway to replace the TG862? If so, what is the EXACT model so that I can try again to request receiving it?
I know that I can revert to separate modem & wireless router (my old Cisco works perfectly), but that seems like a step backwards. I would rather replace my Arris with an integrated device that works. It seems simple to me, but solving this issue is proving to be very frustrating and problematic. Can anyone help out there? Thank you.
05-13-2013 11:46 AM
05-14-2013 05:54 AM
I finally spoke to someone at Comcast who knew that the Arris was incompatible and sent me the model that IS compatible. I'm not at home right now so I can't give you the exact model number but it started with something like "SMG" or "SMD". If you call them, they'll know. I replaced it and instantly had full AirPrint compatibility. Good luck.
05-15-2013 12:44 PM
I'm not at home right now so I can't give you the exact model number but it started with something like "SMG" or "SMD".
Is it possibly the SMC3GNV ?
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