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usb to parallel port adapter

by cnet417 / February 26, 2006 10:52 PM PST

I'm looking at a xerox printer- the 8500 DN- but my PC does not have USB capability. (My IT office says) It only has a parallel port. Looks like the 8500 uses a USB 2.0. I know there are USB to parallel port adapters... But do you have advice on whether or not I would get the same performance and speed from the printer with an adapter? Its hard to imagine I would. Other specifications of my PC are that its a Dell OptiPlex GX110, Pentium III, with Windows NT 4.0 and 128 mb ram.
Not up to date, needless to say.
Thanks for your help!

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No such animal, but what about...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 26, 2006 11:10 PM PST
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by cnet417 / February 27, 2006 12:40 AM PST

Thanks! Thats exactly the info I needed.

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