Product ID: PCI1P
The PCI1P value priced EPP/ECP parallel card adds one IEEE 1284 port to your PC, with data transfer speeds of up to 2.7 Mbps – up to 3 times faster than on-board parallel ports.
Installation is a breeze with plug and play support and drivers for Windows® 7, Vista, XP, ME, 2000, 98, 95, NT4, DOS® and Linux®. IRQ sharing and hot swapping capabilities guarantee convenient, hassle-free connections to any parallel peripheral.
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|Connector(s)||1 - Connector Type(s)||PCI / PCI-X (Universal 3.3 & 5V, 32-bit)|
|1 - External Ports||DB-25 (25 pin, D-Sub)|
|Bus Type||PCI / PCI-X (5 / 3.3V)|
|Card Type||Standard Profile|
|Port Style||Integrated on Card|
|Chipset ID||Sunix - SUN1888|
|Packaging Information||Package Length||21 cm [8.3 in]|
|Package Width||38 mm [1.5 in]|
|Package Height||14.3 cm [5.6 in]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||160 g [5.6 oz]|
|Performance||Maximum Data Transfer Rate||2.7Mbps|
|Supported Protocols||EPP, ECP, SPP, BPP|
|Physical Characteristics||Product Length||12 cm [4.7 in]|
|Product Height||55 mm [2.2 in]|
|Software||OS Compatibility||Windows® DOS, 95, 98SE, ME, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Linux 3.5.x to 4.4.x LTS Versions only
|Microsoft WHQL Certified||Yes|
|Special Notes / Requirements||System and Cable Requirements||Unused PCI slot|
|What's in the Box||1 - Included in Package||1 Port PCI Parallel Card|
Before you install the driver, make sure that your operating system is current (for example, the most recent service pack is installed).
Note: Windows usually saves the files to the Downloads folder that is associated with your user account (for example, C:\Documents and Settings\your_name\My Documents\Downloads).
Your computer will automatically complete the driver installation and your device should be ready to use.
When you troubleshoot issues with a parallel device, there are some quick tests that you can complete to rule out potential problems. You can test to make sure that the following components are working correctly and are not the source of the issue:
To test your setup components, try the following:
Use the parallel cable, parallel port, and parallel device in another setup to see if the problem is with the components or the setup.
Use a different parallel cable, parallel port, and parallel device in your setup to see if the problem persists. Ideally, you should test a component that you know works in another setup.
When you test your cables, it is recommended that you do the following:
Test each cable individually.
Use short cables when you are testing.
When you test the parallel ports and parallel device, it is recommended that you do the following:
Press the Windows key + R, type devmgmt.msc, and press Enter. Check to see if the parallel ports and parallel device is listed under Ports (COM & LPT).
Make sure that the LPT port number is the correct number for the parallel device and that the software being used to connect the computer to the parallel device uses the correct LPT port number.
If you do not see the LPT port number in Device Manager please see this FAQ for PCI/PCIe expansion cards: https://www.startech.com/support/faqs/technical-support?topic=expansion-cards#pci-pcie-cannot-boot-os-or-detect-windows
or this FAQ for USB devices: https://www.startech.com/support/faqs/technical-support?topic=expansion-cards#usb-cannot-detect-windows
If the device is listed with an error, follow the instructions on the website to reinstall the drivers.
Note: Some parallel devices only work if the LPT port number is between a certain range, usually LPT1 or LPT2.
To confirm that Windows detects your expansion card, complete the following:
Your expansion card is listed according to the name of the chipset. To determine the name of the chipset of your expansion card, navigate to www.StarTech.com and look on the Technical Specifications tab for your product.