USB to Parallel(DB25 Female) Converter Cable - 4ft (DB25)
    Product # 6265
    USB to Parallel(DB25 Female) Converter Cable - 4ft (DB25)
    Product # 6265
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    USB to Parallel(DB25 Female) Converter Cable - 4ft (DB25)

    Plug a parallel printer into an available USB port using this USB to Parallel Converter Cable from Monoprice!

    This cable allows you to use a printer with an IEEE-1284 parallel interface on a computer equipped with at least one available USB port. It complies with the USB 1.1 specification with up to 12Mbps data rate, but is compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports. It provides a full duplex, bidirectional communications bus and can be used for any IEEE-1284 application.

    This cable is compatible with Windows® 98SE, 2000, XP, Vista®, and 7 (32- and 64-bit versions). It is also compatible with Mac® OS 8, 9, and OS X®, as well as RedHat Linux 7.3 ~ 9.x.



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    No parallel port, no problem
    I have an old Laserjet 1100A printer with a parallel port I wanted to use with a Dell laptop that didn't have a parallel port. I looked at a few options, but this cable was the easiest and cheapest. It essentially turns a USB port into a parallel port! Win7 recognized the printer and installed the usual HP drivers. No other drivers needed. Exactly what I was looking for. Monoprice, you rock!

    PROS: Simple, cheap, works

    CONS: None
    April 24, 2012
    Serves its purpose
    I wanted to extend the life of my old printer. My new computer does not have a parallel connection, only USB. Easy plug and play. Computer recognized the printer using this converter. The converter is only USB 1.1 not the faster USB 2.0 or 3.0. That may be the reason why it does not support other equipment. To extend the life of printers with parallel connections, this is an inexpensive and reliable option.

    PROS: Easy connection for old printer to new computer.

    CONS: None.
    March 5, 2013
    Works well
    I used this cable to connect an Epson Stylus Color 600 to the USB connection on my NAS device. Everything worked perfectly, and the printer is available from all of the computers on my network.

    Well worth it, if, like me, you are tired of disposing of old printers that still work perfectly fine.

    PROS: Works as expected.

    CONS: None.
    March 31, 2011
    Only works with printers
    This cable works only as a USB to printer devices. I have a robot with parallel port connection which did not work with this adapter. When I plug it in, in the device manager, under USB section a "USB printing device" appears as supposed to other parallel port adapters where they appear as a "parallel port" under ports.
    December 24, 2010
    Great product, great price
    What a great product at an amazing price. Just plugged it in to my Win XP machine, and it was recognized instantly

    PROS: Price, ease of use

    CONS: None
    May 23, 2011
    2nd one
    This is the second one I've ordered. I had an extra HP2100 Printer that I gave to my Sons and his wife to use. Since they both have Lap Tops they didn't have printer ports but USB outlets. The one I have, I've used for over 2 years. Bought a new computer with no printer port, did a search to see if there was anything like this and I found it here. NO problems at all, easy hook up just plug them together and you're done.

    PROS: It works! Easy to hookup.
    June 27, 2011
    Printer Cables (USB to Parallel Port)
    Everything came in quickly, and was exactly what we needed. Thanks for the prompt service!

    PROS: Everything came in quickly, and was exactly what we needed.
    March 12, 2015
    Perfect, as usual
    Exactly as described. just what i needed to connect my old laser printer to my new computer. And cheap as well. Best website for electronic cables!
    May 6, 2010
    5/5
    nice price and work

    PROS: easy to install and work

    CONS: no
    August 10, 2011
    5/5
    Just what I needed!

    PROS: Can't beat it

    CONS: ARE YOU KIDDING? NONE
    October 15, 2012
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