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printer port

(hardware, printer)
A connector found on many microcomputers intended for attaching a printer. This may be a general-purpose input/output parallel port or may be a special Centronics interface.

Most printers can also be connected to a serial port but that is unlikely to be described as a "printer port".
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The AccelePort USB 2 serial port adapter attaches to a PC's USB port, providing two DB-9 asynchronous serial ports (EIA-232) and one DB-25 parallel printer port.
Cotton goes on to illustrate the risks of an unmonitored printer port on an energy network, saying, "Without the right cyber assets in place, a knowledgeable hacker could leverage a printer port to gain control of the substation relays of our energy grid.
For popular peripherals such as printers and scanners, you will find that most laptops have a standard printer port.
They range from a two-port, RS- 232 version with a parallel printer port, up to an eight-port product with RS- 232 serial ports and two additional USB ports.
Comes standard with RS232 serial printer port for printing mold set-ups and errors.
It provides interfaces for serial- and USB-based retail peripherals and includes a powered printer port for improved cable management.
It hasthe ports you'd findon a desktop PC or notebook, standard mouse and keyboard connectors, a printer port and four USB ports for everything from joysticks to CD-writers.
System comes standard with an RS232 serial printer port for printing mold setups and errors.
The player comes with software for managing your music files and downloading from your PC, using the printer port for ease and speed.
A mass-storage device is attached to the parallel printer port of the host PC and the system provides automatic pass-through of printer data.
Communication capabilities include RS485, RS432, printer port and MACO-Net.
11b wireless connectivity, eliminating the need for cables, and includes a serial printer port for wired connectivity when the printer and computer are mounted in a vehicle.