Connect it where?

One of your customers has called you for some support in connecting their new computer to their existing printer. They say they need to connect their printer to the PC using the port farthest away from the Centronics connector. To what kind of interface are they referring?


B) Serial

C) Parallel

D) FireWire

E) Are you sure you need to print?

The answer: C) Parallel

The Centronics connector is most often associated with a printer connection that terminates on a PC’s parallel port.

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