When you connect a compatible USB printer to your AirPort Extreme, supported
computers on the network (wired and wireless) can print to it.
It looks like this:
2.4 or 5 GHz
2.4 or 5 GHz
To set it up:
Connect the printer to the AirPort Extreme USB port (d) or to a USB hub, using
a USB cable.
Open AirPort Utility (located in the Utilities folder in the Applications folder on
a computer using Mac OS X, and in Start > All Programs > AirPort on a computer
using Windows), select your base station, and then click Continue.
Follow the onscreen instructions to create a new network, if you have not already set
up your network.
If AirPort Utility isn’t installed on your computer, you can download it from
To print from a computer using Mac OS X v10.5 or later:
Choose Apple > System Preferences, and then click Print & Fax.
Click Add (+) and select your printer from the list.
Click the Add button.
If your printer isn’t in the list, use the buttons in the toolbar to search for it.
To print from a computer using Mac OS X v10.2.7 or later:
Open Printer Setup Utility (located in the Utilities folder in the Applications folder).
Select the printer from the list.
If your printer isn’t in the list, click Add and choose Bonjour from the pop-up menu, and
then select the printer from the list.
To print from a computer using Windows:
Use Bonjour for Windows (installed with AirPort Utility) to connect your printer.