Tag: parallel

Don’t cross the interfaces

Don’t cross the interfaces

March 28, 2014

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

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Installing and Configuring Printers – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 4.2

Installing and Configuring Printers – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 4.2

January 30, 2013

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.

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Device Connectors and Cables – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 1.11

Device Connectors and Cables – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 1.11

November 14, 2012

There are many different types of devices that can connect to your computer, and many of them use completely different connectors. In this video, you’ll learn about the cables and connectors used for hard drives, USB devices, FireWire components, parallel links, serial connections, network links, and much more.

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The parallel porting

The parallel porting

November 11, 2011

What devices are most commonly associated with parallel ports?

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You can’t print there.

You can’t print there.

November 15, 2010

You’ve shipped a printer to a friend across town, and the interface on the printer is a Centronics port that connects to a 25-pin parallel port on the back of the computer. Unfortunately, your friend has a new computer that does not have a parallel port. Since you’ll need some type of converter, which of these ports would be the best choice for the computer’s printer interface?

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.11 – Printer Components, Consumables, and Interfaces

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.11 – Printer Components, Consumables, and Interfaces

July 2, 2010

A printer has numerous components and consumables that are necessary to keep the output flowing. In this video, you’ll learn about wired and wireless printer connectivity, the importance of printer drivers, and consumables such as printer paper, ink, and toner.

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What does a parallel port look like?

What does a parallel port look like?

October 4, 2009

One of your customers needs to move their old printer from one computer to another, and they tell you that this printer uses a parallel port to interface to the computer. How many pins does the parallel port have on the computer’s motherboard?

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What connects to a parallel port?

What connects to a parallel port?

September 7, 2009

What device is commonly connected to a parallel port?

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