10 Best Parallel Adapters
for December 2021

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TRIPP LITE USB to Parallel Printer Adapter Cable USB-A to Centronics 10-Feet (U206-010),Gray

TRIPP LITE USB to Parallel Printer Adapter Cable USB-A to Centronics 10-Feet (U206-010)

Gray

by TRIPP LITE
What We like

Double shielding provides maximum EMI/RFI protection

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Product Features

  • Connectivity Technology: Wire
  • Compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux
  • USB-A male to Cent36 male, USB 1.1 rated
  • Connects a parallel device such as a printer to a computer through the USB port
  • Just plug it in and the driver installs automatically; no need for a software CD

Compatible with windows, mac, and linux Molded connectors and integral strain relief provide extra durability and long life Usb-a male to cent36 male, usb 1.1 rated Connects a parallel device such as a printer to a computer through the usb port Just plug it in and the driver installs automatically; no need for a software cd Connectivity technology: wire

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StarTech.com 1 Port PCI Express Dual Profile Parallel Adapter Card - SPP/EPP/ECP - 1x DB25 IEEE 1284 PCIe Parallel Card (PEX1P)

StarTech.com 1 Port PCI Express Dual Profile Parallel Adapter Card

SPP/EPP/ECP, 1x DB25 IEEE 1284 PCIe Parallel Card (PEX1P)

by STARTECH.COM
What We like

Add a parallel port to your desktop computer through a PCI Express slot; features both standard and half-height mounting brackets

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Product Features

  • PCIe Parallel Port Card DB25 PCI Express Parallel Adapter
  • PCIe Parallel Adapter
  • PCI Express Parallel Port Card
  • 1 Port PCI Express Parallel

Pcie parallel port card db25 pci express parallel adapter Pcie parallel adapter 1 port pci express parallel Pci express parallel port card

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StarTech.com 6 ft. (1.8 m) USB to Parallel Port Adapter - IEEE-1284 - Male/Male - USB to Centronics Cable (ICUSB1284)

StarTech.com 6 ft. (1.8 m) USB to Parallel Port Adapter

IEEE-1284, Male/Male, USB to Centronics Cable (ICUSB1284)

by STARTECH.COM
What We like

USB to Centronics

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Product Features

  • USB to Parallel Adapter
  • USB to Parallel Cable
  • USB to Parallel Printer
  • Add a Centronics parallel port to your desktop or laptop PC through USB

Add a centronics parallel port to your desktop or laptop pc through usb Usb to parallel adapter Usb to parallel cable Usb to parallel printer

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C2G 29480 USB-C to DB25 Parallel Adapter Cable, Black (6 Feet, 1.82 Meters)

C2G 29480 USB-C to DB25 Parallel Adapter Cable

Black (6 Feet, 1.82 Meters)

by Cables To Go
What We like

Convert a printer or other device with parallel protocol into USB protocol

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Product Features

  • Gold plated USB-C connector
  • Plug and play
  • No drivers required

No drivers required Plug and play Gold plated usb-c connector

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QNINE PCI Parallel Port Expansion Card, PCI to DB25 LPT Converter Adapter Controller Desktop PC Printer Low Profile Bracket

QNINE PCI Parallel Port Expansion Card

PCI to DB25 LPT Converter Adapter Controller Desktop PC Printer Low Profile Bracket

by QNINE
What We like

Driver support for Win XP, Win7, Win8. Don't support win10 operation system.

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Product Features

  • If you connect to the printer and install the drive, you need to set the printer's port and the card to be consistent. The port of the card can be seen in device manager.
  • Interface type: PCI to 25 port parallel port, PCI to DB25.
  • Generally used for printers, other equipment that needs to be addressed does not apply and is not suitable for encrypted dogs.
  • Chip: WCH CH351Q chip.

Generally used for printers, other equipment that needs to be addressed does not apply and is not suitable for encrypted dogs. If you connect to the printer and install the drive, you need to set the printer's port and the card to be consistent. the port of the card can be seen in device manager. Interface type: pci to 25 port parallel port, pci to db25. Chip: wch ch351q chip.

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USB to DB25 Pin IEEE 1284 Parallel Printer Adapter Cable, YAODHAOD USB Male to RS232 Female Connector Converter Supports Windows, 98ES, ME, XP, Vista, NT, Mac OS, Linux(2.8Feet)

YAODHAOD USB to DB25 Pin IEEE 1284 Parallel Printer Adapter Cable

YAODHAOD USB Male to RS232 Female Connector Converter Supports Windows, 98ES, ME, XP, Vista, NT, Mac OS, Linux(2.8Feet)

by YAODHAOD
What We like

Fast Data Transfer: The usb to DB25 adapter cable supports data transfer speed up to 12Mbps, fully compliant with USB 1.1/2.0 and IEEE 1284 specifications.

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Product Features

  • Use this usb to db25 converter cable to connect your inkjet, laser or high speed printer to a computer without a parallel port.(Note:This item will not serve as LPT Port)
  • Wide Compatibility: This USB DB25 cord is compatible with Windows 10/8.1/7/XP/Vista/ 2000, Linux, Mac OS 9.1 and above.
  • Note: This db25 converter cable is not suitable for IOMEGA ZIP drives, does not support any devices other than basic parallel printers.
  • Driver Free: No external power adapter needed. Plug&Play, no driver installation is required.

Wide compatibility: this usb db25 cord is compatible with windows 10/8.1/7/xp/vista/ 2000, linux, mac os 9.1 and above. Driver free: no external power adapter needed. plug&play, no driver installation is required. Note: this db25 converter cable is not suitable for iomega zip drives, does not support any devices other than basic parallel printers. Use this usb to db25 converter cable to connect your inkjet, laser or high speed printer to a computer without a parallel port.(note:this item will not serve as lpt port)

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Starnill Centronics Cen36 Female to Mini-centronics Hpcen36 Male Ieee1284 Parallel Printer Adapter

Starnill Centronics Cen36 Female to Mini-centronics Hpcen36 Male Ieee1284 Parallel Printer Adapter

by Generic
What We like

Connector 2: 36-pin Mini-Centronics (type C, MDR36) male

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Product Features

  • Centronics To Mini Centronics Adapter
  • Adapt your parallel cable to fit the smaller 36-pin Mini-Centronics port with this adapter.
  • Connector 1: 36-pin Centronics (type B) female

Adapt your parallel cable to fit the smaller 36-pin mini-centronics port with this adapter. Centronics to mini centronics adapter Connector 1: 36-pin centronics (type b) female

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Sabrent USB 2.0 to DB25 IEEE-1284 Parallel Printer Cable Adapter [HEXNUT Connectors] (CB-1284)

Sabrent USB 2.0 to DB25 IEEE-1284 Parallel Printer Cable Adapter [HEXNUT Connectors] (CB-1284)

by Sabrent
What We like

Easy, fast and convenient way to connect your printer.

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Product Features

  • Fully plug and play compatible.
  • Automatically negotiates hardware recognition for faster setup of your printer.
  • Compatible with most printers.
  • Connect a printer to your computer without any necessary driver software.

Fully plug and play compatible. Connect a printer to your computer without any necessary driver software. Compatible with most printers. Automatically negotiates hardware recognition for faster setup of your printer.

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C2G 16898 USB to Centronics 36 (C36) Parallel Printer Adapter Cable, Beige (6 Feet, 1.82 Meters)

C2G 16898 USB to Centronics 36 (C36) Parallel Printer Adapter Cable

Beige (6 Feet, 1.82 Meters)

by C2G
What We like

This adapter is designed for use with a standard Parallel printer and is not designed to support multi-function printers or other parallel devices. This adapter uses the USB Printing Support function of the operating system and is not designed to create a LPT port.

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Product Features

  • Connect multiple printers using USB instead of parallel
  • Connect your Parallel, IEEE-1284, printer to a USB port on your PC or hub
  • Keeps the parallel port on a PC free by using USB instead
  • Eliminates the need for a switchbox by using USB ports

Eliminates the need for a switchbox by using usb ports Connect multiple printers using usb instead of parallel Keeps the parallel port on a pc free by using usb instead Connect your parallel, ieee-1284, printer to a usb port on your pc or hub

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Sabrent USB 2.0 to DB25 IEEE-1284 Parallel Printer Cable Adapter [THUMBSCREWS Connectors] (CB-DB25)

Sabrent USB 2.0 to DB25 IEEE-1284 Parallel Printer Cable Adapter [THUMBSCREWS Connectors] (CB-DB25)

by Sabrent
What We like

Easy, fast and convenient way to connect your printer.

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Product Features

  • Automatically negotiates hardware recognition for faster setup of your printer.
  • Connect a printer to your computer without any necessary driver software.
  • Fully plug and play compatible.
  • Compatible with most printers.

Compatible with most printers. Automatically negotiates hardware recognition for faster setup of your printer. Fully plug and play compatible. Connect a printer to your computer without any necessary driver software.

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