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How to connect a USB device to a parallel port

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Petre Huile, Sep 8, 2003.

  1. Petre Huile

    Petre Huile Guest

    Is there a way I can connect a USB device to a parallel port on a
    computer or laptop? What adaptor do I need to do this?

    Petre Huile, Sep 8, 2003
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  3. Petre Huile

    Tim Guest

    (Petre Huile) wrote in

    You need a USB add on card. There extremely cheap.

    A USB device is not compatible with a parallel port, Although a USB mouse is many
    times compatible with a PS/2 Port via an simple adapter.
    Tim, Sep 9, 2003

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    fitting on the other.
    Michael P Gabriel, Sep 9, 2003
  5. Petre Huile

    Marc Reinig Guest

    Unfortunately they go the other way, they plug into the USB port of a PC
    and provide it with a Parallel port.

    Marc Reinig
    System Solutions
    Marc Reinig, Sep 10, 2003
  6. Petre Huile

    Ted Roddy Guest

    plug your USB printer into your usb port!
    Ted Roddy, Sep 10, 2003
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