How to Install a Parallel Printer?

Answer Many older parallel printers in homes and offices still produce quality material, and there is no need to upgrade simply for the sake of upgrading. If you have an older printer, you can save money ... Read More »

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How to Connect a Parallel Printer to a PC Via USB?

You can still use an older printer with a 36-pin parallel port for the cable connection on newer computers equipped only with USB ports. The setup requires a parallel to USB cable to unite the diff... Read More »

Can I connect a USB printer to a parallel port?

You can connect a USB-only printer to a parallel port using a USB-to-parallel cable. However, this can have significant drawbacks. Although you may be able to print, other device functionality such... Read More »

What's the best connection for my printer, usb or parallel cable?

it does not make a big enough difference to worry about making a wrong decision... Unless you are starting a Kinko's franchise

What is the maximum length of a parallel printer cable?

An IEEE 1284 parallel cable, also known as a centronics cable, should be no more than 12 feet, although some manufacturers recommend only a 10-foot maximum length. Even with this limitation, thoug... Read More »