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Apple Laserwriter on Windows PC?

by wtherrell / September 15, 2006 3:24 AM PDT

I have an Apple laserwriter hooked up to my old Mac LC and print is beautiful. Better in black and white than any Inkjet I have used. Anybody know where I can get cable, or adapter, Windows XP MCE driver so I can use it on my PC? Or should I just forget it?

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It has been done.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 15, 2006 3:53 AM PDT

But the setup may be beyond most and the serial port connection the last time I did this was a pitifull 19.2K baud. About 20 minutes per sheet of output.

The driver is native to all versions of Windows (look for postscript) but the setup is far beyond what I will chat about here. At least on google.com you can find out how.

Since there were many models of the laserwriter you can peak my interest by telling the exact model.

Bob

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Sorry to be so late getting back to you
by wtherrell / September 22, 2006 3:41 AM PDT
In reply to: It has been done.

Sorry about the delay. Involved in something called ISOTS16949 audits until 1st of October.

The Printer is an Apple Personal Laserwriter 320.

Hope this helps. And thanks for answering.

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Specs, Links, comment.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 22, 2006 4:31 AM PDT
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