While some of the newer printer models come with Bluetooth capabilities, almost any printer (even an older nine pin printer) can be turned into a wireless printer by using a Bluetooth Printer Adaptor. This makes printer sharing exceptionally convenient by removing the need for any special configuration or wires on a typical network.
1. Limited range: With Bluetooth enabled printers, the range of distance within which printing is possible is about 30 feet (depending on the hardware configuration). More power is needed for a longer distance, which could drain the battery in a mobile device fairly quickly.
Hardcopy Cable Replacement Profile (HCRP) – Enables a device to communicatewith a Bluetooth printer directly for advanced printing capabilities, including management ofprint jobs, access to specific printer drivers for greater control over formatting, and otherprinting features. Specific printer drivers are required to use this profile.