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VLAN configuration for shared devices

I have an HP V1910 switch which I would like to configure to allow the following:

I have a site with 8 users. I have two 3G routers caapabile of supporting 4 users each. I would like to create a mini network using the V1910 switch where each 3G router is on its own VLAN and then have another VLAN where a shared printer can sit. Users will be hard-wired into a port on one of the two VLANS (four users in each). The fifth port in each VLAN has the 3G router in  it.

I have successfully setup the two VLANS and users can use the 3G router to connect to the internet. My problem is I'm not sure how to setup the shared printer VLAN (or if it is possible). I note in the documentation that a port can have more than one VLAN on it so wondered if it is a case of selecting the port that the printer is on and allocating it its own VLAN and also assign the other two VLANs to that port. On trying this I couldn't access the printer (via IP).

Is there a better way to setup this network? Any advice would be appreciated.
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8/22/2022 - Mon
Ricardo Martínez

You need to set inter-vlan routing, so u can get access from one to another VLAN and get to the VLAN where the printer is.
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Thanks Ricardo. Would this be possible from the switch? It has Layer 2 switching and what it calls Layer 3 services. If I need to route between VLANS this implies have routing capabilities either in the switch or using a router. Each VLAN can be assigned a VLAN interface IP but I can't see how I can set up the inter-vlan routing.
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The switch does allow VLAN interfaces to be created. I've done this and this has allowed the routing to work. I needed to add a static route to the local PC to route via the VLAN interface rather than the default gateway (3G router) when accessing the shared VLAN devices. All good. Thanks for your help.
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