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Author Topic: USB & Parallel Port only printer?  (Read 231 times)


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USB & Parallel Port only printer?
« on: November 27, 2020, 10:51:33 PM »

I have an old Brother HL-1030 which only has a parallel port and of course my PCs don't have parallel ports.

It's not worth spending much on it, but I'm wondering if I can get it working via a USB-> parallel cable.

Has anyone any experience of using these?
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Re: USB & Parallel Port only printer?
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2020, 03:05:29 AM »

In theory it should, although you might fall foul of there not being drivers for modern Windows.
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