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HP Inc. Jetdirect ew2500 802.11b/g Wireless Print Server (J8021A#ABA)

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Integrate printers and MFPs into your wireless network with added security. Send and print documents protected by IPsec, 802.11x and several encryption options. Plus, setup and installation are easy for a variety of printers, systems and protocols.
  • MacMall Part #: 7955723 
  • Manufacturer Part #: J8021A#ABA 
  • UPC: 884962160299 
  • Platform: Universal 

Integrate printers and MFPs into your wireless network with added security. Send and print documents protected by IPsec, 802.11x and several encryption options. Plus, setup and installation are easy for a variety of printers, systems and protocols.

Features of the HP Jetdirect ew2500 802.11b/g Wireless Print Server

Protect your wireless printing data.
  • Get fast authentication and point-to-point encryption across your IP network with IPsec.
  • Protect your data with several security features—802.1x, SNMPv3, WPA2 Enterprise (including EAP-TLS, PEAP, LEAP, CCMP, AES and TKIP) and WEP encryption.
  • Experience the next-generation network features of IPv6—more IP addresses and improved routing and autoconfiguration.
Share printers on a wireless or Ethernet network.
  • Share your printer wirelessly across a 802.11b/g wireless network.
  • Get fast, wired connectivity with 10/100Base-TX Fast Ethernet support.
  • Connect to a broad range of operating systems, network protocols and HP printers.
Get connected fast with easy setup.
  • Installation is easy. Connect, configure and get straight to printing.
  • Easily set up wireless printing, using the HP Install Network Printer Wizard.
  • Monitor the server status with convenient status lights and a test button.
  • Manage your printers remotely, using HP Web Jetadmin.
  • Network types: 802.11g wireless Ethernet; 802.11b wireless Ethernet; Ethernet; Fast Ethernet 802.3 RJ45 (10/100Base-TX)

  • Ports: 1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0; 1 Ethernet; 1 Wireless Ethernet

  • Print server type: External

  • Security management:
    - Management security: SNMPv3, SSL/TLS (HTTPS), IPsec/Firewall
    - Port authentication (802.1x): Wired (EAP-PEAP, EAP-TLS), Wireless (EAP-PEAP, LEAP, EAP-TLS)
    - Wireless network security: WPA, WPA2 authentication AES, TKIP, WEP (40/64-bit and 104/128-bit) encryption

  • Upgradeable firmware: Yes

  • Flash memory: 8 MB

  • Memory, standard: 32 MB

  • Supported printers: HP Business Inkjet Printer series: 2300, 2800; HP Color LaserJet Printer series: CP1515, CP1518, CP2025, CP3505, CP3525, CP4005, CP4025, CP4525, CP5225, CP6015, 2600, 2605, 2700, 3000, 3600, 3800, 4700, 5550; HP LaserJet Printer series: P2014, P2015, P2035, P2055, P3005, P3015, P4014, P4015, P4515, 1160, 1320, 4240, 4250, 4350, 5200; HP Officejet Pro Printer series: K550, K850, K5300, K5400, K8600, 8000; HP Officejet Pro All-in-One Printer series: L7300 AiO, L7500 AiO, L7600 AiO, L7700 AiO, 8500 AiO; HP Multifunction and All-in-One Printer series: HP Color LaserJet CM1015 MFP, CM1017 MFP, CM3530 MFP, CM4730 MFP, CM6030 MFP, CM6040 MFP, 2820 AiO, 2840 AiO, 4730 MFP; HP LaserJet M3027 MFP, M3035 MFP, M4345 MFP, M5025 MFP, M5035 MFP, M9040 MFP, M9050 MFP, 3050 AiO, 3052 AiO, 3055 AiO, 3380 AiO, 3390 AiO, 3392 AiO

  • Supported network protocols: IPv4/IPv6: Apple Bonjour compatible, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, TFTP, Port 9100, LPD, IPP, Secure-IPP, WS Discovery, WS Print, IPsec/Firewall; IPv6: DHCPv6, MLDv1, ICMPv6; IPv4: Auto-IP, SLP, Telnet, IGMPv2, BOOTP/DHCP, WINS, IP Direct Mode

  • Supported browsers: Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher; Mozilla 2.x or higher; Firefox 2.x or higher; Safari; Chrome

  • Printer management: HP Web Jetadmin

  • Embedded web server: Yes

  • Supports EPP and ECP: No

  • Print job buffering: No

  • IPP support: Yes

  • Compatible operating systems: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows XP, Windows XP 64-bit, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2008 64-bit, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2003 64-bit, Mac OS X v 10.2, v 10.3, v 10.4 or higher, Novell 5.1 or higher, Red Hat Linux 7.x or higher, SuSE Linux 8.x or higher, HP-UX 10.20, 11.x, 11.i, Solaris 2.5 or higher (SPARC systems only), IBM AIX 3.2.5 or higher 1, MPE-iX, Citrix Presentation Server, Windows Terminal Services

  • Software included: HP Install Network Printer Wizard; HP Jetdirect Assistant

Technical Specs

Device Type Print server
Form Factor External
Interface (Bus) Type USB 2.0
Localization English / United States
Ports 10/100 Ethernet
Connectivity Technology Wireless, wired
Cabling Type Ethernet 10Base-T, Ethernet 100Base-TX
Data Link Protocol 10Mb LAN, 100Mb LAN, 802.11b, 802.11g
Remote Management Protocol SNMP 3, HTTPS
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.1x
Processor / Memory
Flash Memory 8 MB
Expansion / Connectivity
Interfaces 1 x 100Base-TX - RJ-45
Connections 1 x USB 2.0
Cables Included 1 x USB cable ( external ) ¦ 1 x network cable ( external )
Encryption Algorithm LEAP, AES, 128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, 40-bit WEP, TLS, PEAP, 104-bit WEP, TKIP, WPA, WPA2
Power Device Power adapter - external
Voltage Required ( 50/60 Hz )
Power Consumption Operational 6.5 Watt
Software / System Requirements
Software Included Drivers & Utilities
OS Required HP-UX 10.20, SunSoft Solaris 2.5 or later, IBM AIX 3.2.5 or later, HP-UX 11.x, Microsoft Windows XP, HP-UX 11i, Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition, Red Hat Linux 7.x, Apple MacOS X 10.2, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Apple MacOS X 10.3, SuSE Linux 8.x, Novell NetWare 5.1 or later, Apple MacOS X 10.4 or later, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition
Dimensions & Weight
Width 3.9 in
Depth 5.3 in
Height 1.3 in
Weight 4.94 oz
Manufacturer Warranty
Service & Support 1 year warranty
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 1 year
Environmental Parameters
Min Operating Temperature 32 °F
Max Operating Temperature 104 °F
Humidity Range Operating 15 - 95%
Compatibility Information
Designed For HP Color LaserJet CP1510 ¦ HP LaserJet 4240 ¦ HP Officejet Pro L7555, L7681, L7710, L7750
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