[SATLUG] Printer problems

John D Choate jdchoate at gmail.com
Sun Jul 19 13:56:56 CDT 2009


On Saturday 18 July 2009 23:31:53 Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> 
> > I changed from parallel to usb using a 
> > special cable that does the conversion.  I think there is some active 
> > logic in there and that may have been affected by the electrical issues.
> > 
> > I'll need to find a computer with a parallel port to try that out.  I'll 
> > try my laptop.
> 
> Well the printer works via the parallel port on a Windows box, but not using the 
> USB cable.  It looks like I need a new cable.
> 
>    -- Bruce
> 
> 

Ahh, I had one of those cables years ago. I did not use it for very long and soon replaced my parallel printer and gave it and the cable to a friend. The one I had seemed fairly cheap and had a big blue "USB" logo on the parallel adapter end.

John


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