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clergy46

I just got a Surface 2 running Windows 8.1 RT.  I am looking for a all in one , printer, scanner copier that will run on the 8.1 RT.  Has any found a product that will work?  The windows compatibility site isn't very helpful.   Thanks

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schoondoggy

Are you looking for a inkjet, laser or color laser?

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clergy46

I would be very happy with an color  inkjet.  But I would like to be able to scan and copy also so I don't have to have three different devices. 

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schoondoggy

Printing seems fine with RT, but scanning is an issue. RT has issues with USB scanners. I think HP has a RT scanning app for networked printer/scanners.

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schoondoggy

I just tested my Surface RT. I have an old HP CM2320nf MFP. It is a network color laser MF printer. From my Surface I can print to it and scan from it, even from the document feeder. I think it works because it access the printer/scanner over the network, not USB.

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mercblue2811488993274

I've got a canon mg6220 (I think) that one prints from my surface rt over wifi... Never tried scanning over network to the RT. The printer can scan to USB also so I usually use that. Canon's desktop scanning application is pretty awful.

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clergy46

Thanks to everyone for their insight and advice.  I took my Surface to Best Buys, captured a blue shirted geek and went around  trying to print and scan on all their units.  Found a HP Envy 4500 all in one and it works.  To be safe though I have used the usb connection solely for scanning.  Everything seems just fine and I got the unit for $69.

 

Thanks again everyone.

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