Installing and Configuring Printers – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 4.2
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.
Device Connectors and Cables – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 1.11
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.
The parallel porting
You can’t print there.
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?
CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.11 – Printer Components, Consumables, and Interfaces
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.