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I have some new $3,000+ SHARP MX-M283N PCL6 copy machines, but they don't have an AirPrint/etc driver I can install on my iPhone.

My iPhone is connected to the corp network, how can I printer to the corp printer ?
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This looks like a potential solution,

http://gigaom.com/2009/03/05/print-from-an-iphone-at-home-or-away/

http://mobile.eurosmartz.com/downloads.html


Does the corp network have a print server to install "WePrint" on?
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By far and hands down best solution is by Lantrinix XPrintserver for iOS!!!
Little pricey but will save you a lot of hours of frustration. So it all boils down what your time is worth.
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Lantronix
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Free and easy solution:  Just install the airprint driver on a PC, and designate the printer as a shared printer on the PC.  Make sure to enable the "guest" account on the PC.  

Caveat is you'll only be able to print from the iPhone/iPad if that PC is running and connected to the network.

A fine set of instructions here:

http://jaxov.com/2010/11/download-airprint-installer-for-windows-7-xp-vista/
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