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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.
One needs only a laptop computer and a few electronic parts to connect to the computer's printer port. The use of prerecorded random numbers obviates the need for a true random generator, because the required random numbers can be obtained from the Internet.
With the advent of Microsoft, we are going to see things happen more quickly -- we have been waiting and waiting for that printer port and it hasn't showed," he added.
The type Dell security chose connects easily to an existing parallel port, such as the printer port, with the provided cable; the printer can then be connected through the external drive's own out port.
The faster speed is a bidirectional model, but the computer must have a bidirectional printer port to use it.
(L.C.I.) announced a new technology: peer-to-peer networking through the parallel printer port. With this new concept in mind, L.C.I.
Rather than generating this current directly by a plug-in, analog-to-digital board, the PC program sends a digital signal out the printer port into an external current driver that we designed.
The system includes advanced monitoring functions, a high standard of inoculant dispensing reproducibility and a control unit fitted with a printer port. It ensures that the addition is made just as the iron flows into the mold.
Some companies not only prohibit this multiple use but require installation of a special gadget on the printer port or elsewhere before the software will work.
Tenders are invited for Electronic Platform Weighing Scale, 20 Mm High Led Display, Built In Battery Back Up, 02 Load Cell Frame Structure, Printer Port, Remote Display, Capacity 1200 Kg, Accuracy 200 Gm.Pan Size 1000 X 1000 Mm.
Using the methodology of continuous improvement, this latest enhancement means that the selection of the USB printer port is fully automatic.
Standard I/O features include two 10/100BaseT Ethernet ports, four USB 2.0 ports, 8-bit GPIO, a parallel printer port and four serial ports.