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USB to Parallel IEEE 1284 Centronics 36 Printer Adapter/Converter Cable (Discontinued)

USB to Parallel IEEE 1284 Centronics 36 Printer Adapter/Converter Cable (Discontinued)


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USB to Parallel IEEE 1284 Centronics 36 Printer Adapter/Converter Cable

Features: (by xpcgear.com)

This unique cable adapter allows you to attach your computer to any parallel printer device thru the USB port and get faster printing results.

The USB-Parallel Printer cable allows your PC to print to any parallel printer device connected through the USB port. Just plug the USB connector of the cable into the USB port of your PC and the other end into the centronics connector of the parallel printer. USB (Universal Serial Bus) interface provides up to 12Mbps data throughput, so printing is much faster compared when connected to standard parallel port. The USB-Parallel Printer cable also provides true plug-n-play and hot-plug capability

  • Single chip (ASIC) USB to Parallel host to host communication
  • Windows 98SE, Windows 2000, Windows XP/ Windows Vista
  • Windows 95(OSR 2.1), 98 and NT5.0 Driver Support
  • Universal Serial Bus Specification Rev. 1.1 compliant
  • USB full speed communication and bus powered
  • USB Printer Class Specification 1.0 compliant
  • IEEE-1284 1994 (bi-directional parallel interface) specification compliant
  • Cable is 6ft

Specifications: (by xpcgear.com)

Connectors :
USB A Type Male
Centronics 36 Male (not Mini or Micro C)

Length:
6 FT

Package:
- USB-Parallel Printer Cable(1pc) - Length 6FT
- Driver and Software Installation Diskette (1pc)
- User's Manual (1pc)

Requirements:
- Before you use the USB-Parallel Printer cable, make sure your computer is an IBM PC-compatible with the following minimum system requirements:
- Intel-compatible 486DX-66 MHz CPU or higher
- One standard 4-pin USB port
- Either the following operating systems: Windows 95 OSR2.1 (B version) with USB version 1214; Windows 98; Windows NT 5.0; Windows 2000; Windows XP/ Windows Vista

Installation Instructions: (by xpcgear.com)

Instructions for Installing the USB to Parallel Adapter

For Windows XP, Vista, (do not install the CD)

1) Plug the cable into the USB port on your computer.

2) A prompt that says "Found New Hardware" will appear. Windows will then install the USB printing support driver automatically. You do not need to install the driver from the CD.

3) Plug the cable into the printer.

4) If your printer is already installed, click on Start, then Printers & Faxes. Right click on the printer you are connecting to and click on Properties. Click on the Ports tab and check the ‘Virtual printer port for USB’ port. Click OK.

5) You should now be able to print.

Windows 2000/ME (do not install the CD)

1) Follow steps 1 to 3 under Windows XP

2) If your printer is already installed, click on Start, Settings, then Printers. Right click on the printer you are connecting to and click on Properties. Click on the Ports tab check the ‘Virtual printer port for USB’ port. Click OK.

3) You should now be able to print.

Windows 98SE

1) Plug the cable into the USB port on your computer.

2) The "Add New Hardware Wizard" will appear. Click Next.

3) Insert the included CD into the CD drive on your computer.

4) Click "Search for the best driver for your device" and check the "Search removable media" box.

5) Windows will find the driver. Click Next.

6) When Windows has finished installing the driver, click Finish.

7) Plug the cable into the printer.

8) If your printer is already installed, click on Start, Settings, then Printers. Right click on the printer you are connecting to and click on Properties. Click on the Ports tab check the ‘Virtual printer port for USB’ port. Click OK.

9) You should now be able to print.

Note: Make sure you have installed the necessary software/drivers for you printer. If you haven’t installed the printer yet, click on Start, Settings, then Printers on 98SE, 2000, and ME or Start, Printers and Faxes on XP. Click Add printer. The Add Printer Wizard will assist you in installing the printer. When prompted which port the printer will use, select ‘Virtual printer port for USB’.

You can check to see if the cable is working by going into the device manager (right click on My Computer, Properties, Hardware, Device Manager). Under ‘Universal Serial Bus Controllers’, you should see ‘USB printing support’ in Windows XP, 2000, and ME. In Windows 98SE, you will see ‘USB-Parallel bridge support’. If you do not see this, try uninstalling and reinstalling the driver.




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