How to convert a USB printer to RJ45

Most printers are made from USB, which allows you to easily connect the device to your computer. However, if you want to connect your printer to a network, you must convert the USB cable into an Ethernet connection, or RJ45. Converting the cable only takes one or two seconds, and you can find the necessary adapter in most electronics and computer stores.

Most printers are made from USB, which allows you to easily connect the device to your computer. However, if you want to connect your printer to a network, you must convert the USB cable into an Ethernet connection, or RJ45. Converting the cable only takes one or two seconds, and you can find the necessary adapter in most electronics and computer stores.

Step 1

Plug the USB cable into the port of the printer.

Step 2

Insert the other end of the USB cable into the USB port on the USB to Ethernet RJ45 adapter.

Step 3

Connect an Ethernet cable to the adapter’s Ethernet port. Plug the other end into the “WAN” port on the network adapter or wherever you want to connect it.

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