Don’t cross the interfaces

Which of these devices would commonly be connected through a parallel interface?

A) Ethernet network

B) Printer

C) Keyboard

D) External hard drive

E) If two parallel interfaces were placed next to each other, would they cancel each other out?

The answer: B) Printer

Although printers are commonly connected through USB wired connections, you may still find print servers and older systems that use parallel interface connections.

Want to know more? Watch “Installing and Configuring Printers.”

If you’re planning on installing a new printer, you’ll need to have all of the right pieces to make everything work properly. In this video, you’ll learn the importance of the correct printer driver and how to connect and share your wired or wireless printer.