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6 ft USB to Parallel Printer Adapter - M/M

Add a Centronics parallel port to your desktop or laptop PC through USB

Product ID: ICUSB1284

  • High speed bi-directional parallel port compliant to IEEE-1284 industry standard
  • Low power consumption as it draws power from the USB connection
  • Fully Plug & Play for easy installation
  • No IRQ required for installation
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Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Bus Type USB 2.0
Chipset ID Prolific - PL2305
Interface Parallel
Ports 1
Connector(s)
Connector A 1 - USB Type-A (4 pin) USB 2.0 Male
Connector B 1 - Centronics (36 pin) Male
Software
OS Compatibility Windows® 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2000, 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019
Mac OS X® 10.6 to 10.14
Linux 2.6.x to 4.11.x LTS Versions only
Power
Power Consumption (In Watts) 0.9W
Power Source USB-Powered
Environmental
Humidity 0~80% RH non-condensing
Operating Temperature 5°C to 40°C (41°F to 140°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 70°C (-4°F to 158°F)
Physical Characteristics
Cable Length 6 ft [1.8 m]
Enclosure Type Plastic
Product Length 6 ft [1.8 m]
Weight of Product 4.5 oz [128 g]
Packaging Information
Package Height 1 in [26 mm]
Package Length 8.7 in [22 cm]
Package Width 7.9 in [20 cm]
Shipping (Package) Weight 4.8 oz [137 g]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - USB to Parallel Converter Cable

Compatibility

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Windows® 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2000, 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019
Mac OS X® 10.6 to 10.14
Linux 2.6.x to 4.11.x LTS Versions only

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(5 stars) Works with Linux

By: Steve
Connected HP LaserJet 4L printer to a computer with Redhat Enterprise Linux 6.1, which automatically detected the printer and printing worked. No configuration and no disk was required.
Quality of Product (5/5)
Comment Helpful? Yes - 2 No - 1 Report

(5 stars) Works (with a patch from HP)

By: khakiman
Installed cable and tried every which way to get the printer to work..My ancient but trusty HP 712c inkjet refused to spring to life. Finally, thanks to the expert guidance and patience of the StarTech rep Curtis, we found the answer. In brief, it involved installing a patch described on the HP website that was necessary for this model as well as several other vintage HP printers to work with this cable. See below. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Printer-All-in-One-Software-Drivers/Deskjet-710-720-810-820-1000-Series-printers-Patch-for-64/m-p/203377#U203377 The patch worked like a charm and I hope to get another dozen years from my old reliable HP 710 using StarTech's cable. Thanks StarTech for having such great support. Kudos to Curtis for hanging in there with me. Ira
Quality of Product (5/5)
Comment Helpful? Yes - 6 No - 1 Report