What type of cable connects a laptop to a printer?

Answer The vast majority of laptops use USB 1.1 or USB 2 A to B cables to connect to printers. The A connector is rectangular in shape while the B connector is more square. Parallel printer cables have fa... Read More »

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What type of cable would I need to connect my printer to my laptop?

Buy yourself another USB cable You need a USB A-B cable.One end (the smaller end) goes into the printer. Other end goes into a free USB port on your laptop.

Which cable connects an iMac G4 to an HP printer?

According to the "HP Mac-connect" spring 2010 newsletter, connecting a Macintosh computer to all current HP printers requires high-speed USB connectivity. The correct cable for the connection, ther... Read More »

What type of cable is best for a lexmark z82 printer?

The Lexmark z82 printer offers two options for data cable connectors: parallel and USB. The USB cable is the best option, both for performance and ease of use, but is only available for users with ... Read More »

If i buy printer for laptop, will i need ink, paper and cable?

It is my experience that printers no longer come with cables. If you get a USB-connected printer, you can pick up a USB printer cable at a good price at:…... Read More »