I bought my mother a new Windows 8 computer for her 80th birthday. Not working with Windows 8. Reviews for Similar Products. Not really a con, but just be aware of this fact when using this cable with certain printers. Buy a parallel card for new PC’s if a parallel connection is needed. Compatible with Vista, XP and Windows 7. None i can think of.

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I called the company and was told that the cable driver does not support Windows 8. To see and take advantage of our member pricing sign up for a business account or contact our sales staples usb parallel printer adapter. No problems at all. Works well for my old HP Laserjet Half the price of a parallel card.

Did exactly as ysb for a whole lot cheaper then alternative cable, this is as expected from Monoprice though! Hi, this cable should be a good alternative for that cable and uses standard Staples usb parallel printer adapter and Parallel printer connectors. If you printer has a 1 inch wide 36 pin connector, as is common stapls many older HP printers, you may be looking for a cable with a HPCN36 connector.


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Step 1 Secure one end of the parallel cable to the parallel port on the back of the scanner. She has an HP 4L printer that she has enjoyed using since she bought it in the mid s. Not taking any stars off for this.

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Browse 2 questions Browse 2 questions and 1 answer. I already covered everything in the pros and cons, however, this field is required so here is my story.

Tried to manually install drivers with no luck. Windows could not properly identify the printer, no communication between the PC and printer.

Questions For Similar Products. Used this cable to hook up an old printer to new computer that didn’t have a parallel port. I staples usb parallel printer adapter it was worth a try to get the 4L to work with her new PC.

I printed a test page printed all is well. Please confirm with your device’s connector. The cable worked fine. Buy a parallel card for new PC’s if a parallel connection is needed.

I thought that I might have to download a driver and do some configuring to get everything to work. Will never stray from Monoprice again. Not working with Windows 8. Adaptdr 2 Secure the other end of the cable to the parallel port on the adapter dongle, and then secure the USB connector to an available port on your laptop.


It was a good visit. I had purchased a similar cable from Ebay and staples usb parallel printer adapter for 2 days to get it to work.

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Cat 5e Patch Cables. Stappes will definitely be ordering from Monoprice again. These adapters are available as a cable, which features a parallel connector on one end and a USB connector on the other end of the cable. Appears to be well made and comes attractively packaged.

The CN36 is a 2 inch wide connector. Learn more about Monoprice Business.