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Parallel scsi card work with a standard parallel printer?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by niko084, Mar 26, 2009.

  1. niko084

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    I have a computer with an old Adaptec parallel scsi card he used to use with an old scanner he had.

    He still needs a parallel port in this system for an old laser printer he has. Anyone know if this card will work with a printer, or would it have to be a parallel scsi device?
     
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    I don't think so. SCSI is totally different even it says "parallel" in front.
     
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    Everything before SAS is parallel. What you mean is a 25pin dsub connecter, which even though it's physically the same as a parallel port is something completely different. Your printer won't work on it.
     
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    I didn't figure it would, just figured I would check, ended up just dropping another card in it just to find out he no longer had that printer anyways... Silly customers don't know what they have.
     

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