Is scanning via Airport Extreme possible?

in Genius Bar edited January 2014
We just got a new Airport Extreme and, with my girlfriend's MacBook, a Canon MP460 all-in-one. The printing function works flawlessly, but I haven't had any luck getting the scanner to work. When I'm trying to set up the Canon as a device in Image Capture, I get a message saying "Cannot communicate with scanner. Cable may be disconnected or scanner may be turned off." Neither of these conditions are true. If I try to scan using the Canon's controls, it just sits there doing nothing when I hit the button to actually initiate the scan.

Is this just something that isn't possible? I mean, I suppose I could temporarily connect the printer directly to my machine, but it's an inconvenience I would rather avoid if possible.


  • Reply 1 of 2
    slewisslewis Posts: 2,081member
    No sadly it isn't possible. I was really hoping for it in the new Extreme as well.

  • Reply 2 of 2
    galleygalley Posts: 971member
    That makes me glad I dumped my all-in-one inkjet for a color laser printer and stand-alone scanner.
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