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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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When first powered, the ISIO outputs are disabled to prevent host CPU activity on the printer port from causing inadvertent output changes.
The unit has two on-board printer ports allowing all users access to two printers under Windows 3.
It also has a standard Ethernet 10/100 Base T with an embedded web serve, a wireless IR port for use with Palm OS PDAs, and an RS 232 printer port.
The Mariner also provides a pair of USB ports, two comm ports, a printer port, a floppy port, mouse/keyboard interfaces, and up to 144 Mbytes of Disk-On-Chip flash, which can be configured as a bootable drive for diskless systems.
New Tech 3 controls for dryers, blenders, and central loading systems from Thoreson-McCosh boast improved diagnostics, 24-hr history of alarms, and a printer port.
Also, none of the current configurations have a printer port for quick printing on the go.
Then add the easy-to-use gears, motor, lights, switches and switches to the toy's computer interface, which attaches to the printer port of any PC.
has released three new Enhanced Parallel Port (EPP) SCSI Adapters, the RT8000, for use in connecting virtually any type of SCSI peripheral to a computer's Parallel Printer Port.
For the Apple IIe, which comes with a card slot and not a printer port, Pace says his firm has arranged to have printer port cards manufactured.
Printers are the most popular peripherals and most laptops have a standard printer port.
An easy-to-operate control panel allows additional programming while a program is running and includes a printer port, a battery back up and a sealed stainless steel chamber to protect against chemical spills.
In addition, it is equipped with one high speed 36-pin Centronic parallel port compliant with IEEE 1284 standards and plugs directly into a printer port.