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Old 11-09-2009, 12:45 PM   #1
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What type of cable do I need to connect the printer to my computer?

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Old 11-09-2009, 12:47 PM   #2
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Printers can be connected in a number of ways, however the two most common methods of connection are through a printer cable or through a USB cable. Printer cables generally have a 25-pin male connector on one end (DB25) and a centronix 36-pin male connector on the other. The DB25 connects with the parallel port on your system, while the centronix goes into the printer. Many new printers have a USB plug in addition to the standard centronix 36-pin connector. With these printers a standard A to B USB cable can be used instead of a printer cable to achieve faster throughput.
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