C2G 6ft USB to DB25 Parallel Printer Adapter Cable
USB to DB25 Parallel Adapter / USB to DB25 Parallel Cable / USB to DB25 Adapter / USB to DB25 Cable
6 Foot / 6'
Use this adapter cable to connect your inkjet, laser or high speed printer to a computer without a parallel port, or free up the parallel port for a zip drive or scanner. Forget the hassles of IRQ sharing by adapting your printer to USB. If you have multiple printers, you can eliminate the need for a switchbox by connecting each printer to a USB port.
The device is fully transparent to the user and is ideal for true bi-directional communication. This adapter auto-negotiates hardware recognition for faster protocol setup, and is fully plug-and-play compatible.
C2G 6ft USB to DB25 Parallel Printer Adapter Cable is rated4.26 out of5 by101.
Rated 5 out of 5 byDave from Read the fine PrintIf you could read the fine print you wouldn't buy this. its not listed under the tech specs."NOTE: this adapter is not capable of supporting any device other than a basic parallel printer. This adapter does not support multi-function devices, e.g. PRINT/COPY/SCAN/FAX or all-in-one printers. This adapter is not recognized by the computer as a parallel or LPT port, it is recognized as USB Printing Support."What a waste of my time and shipping :(
Date published: 2014-05-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byRon from works perfectlyI use the cable to connect my lap top to an older HP 4550 printer. It has worked perfectly.
Date published: 2009-06-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byParalegal from Good, but the cable is a little short!Product was great.
Date published: 2009-08-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byIS Support from CautionWorks Very well for standard line printers, but does not work well at all for non-standard uses such as label or barcode printers. Recommend using parallel expansion card for non-std LPT uses.
Date published: 2010-01-20T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byIcepick from Best Cable to get the Job DoneThis Cable works well with Win 7 64Bit systems.
Date published: 2011-02-18T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byDosapper from DOS app only prints to LPT1I am running an old dos app that only has the option to print to LPT1. I changed out the computer and there was no LPT1 port so I thought I would try this cable. I could not get it to print to LPT1. If you are just looking for a way to make an old printer work, this will do the trick. It just doesn't work for my needs.
Date published: 2011-07-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byES from Windows 7 & HP Color LaserJet 4500I needed a cable that could talk an out-of- production HP Color LaserJet 4500 printer.HP Printers and cables have a non-standard cable connection to the printer with a standard parallel connection to a 25pin parallel hook-up.This product was able to connect to the 25pin parallel end of the HP cable and provided the appropriate USB drivers to operate with Windows 7 software.
Date published: 2010-09-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 bySheila from Exactly what I wantedI didn't have to download anything or worry about Vista compatibility. It worked perfectly and was extremely easy to use (just plug it in and it's done).
Date published: 2009-05-25T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byApplegater from A Perfect Match To My Old Laser PrinterMy inkjet printer was breaking my budget. I had an old, but reliable HP Laserjet 5L sitting idle because all my computers are now USB ported. I purchased your #16899 USB to Parallel adapter,and followed the installation instructions for Windows XP. Checked the Control Panel for installed printers and there was my 5L, ready to print. I printed a Word document and a Xcel document. Flawless! Thanks for an excellent solution.
Date published: 2011-01-20T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byTwo Peppers from Cable Saved My Printer AgainI have an Epson Stylus Photo 700 printer that has been my workhorse and it has served me well. Every time I am forced to get a new computer, I have to do all kinds of special stuff in order not to have to throw the printer away. The 6ft USB to DB25 IEEE-1284 Parallel Printer Adapter Cable saved me this time and my Epson started printing as soon as I installed the new cable. I had no problems at all and I was able to save my Epson 700 printer one more time.
Date published: 2012-08-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byMichele from Didn't work for my printer.I had hoped to connect a Lexmark printer to my computer and this cable did not allow it.
Date published: 2012-07-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byCarl from Didn't get what I hoped for.I used it to connect my new laptop to an old HP laser printer. I get it working and the next time I turn the computer on it won't work. I have to re-install the printer software to make it work again. Still working on straightening it out.
Date published: 2011-01-29T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byGalaxy Graphics from Would not recommendI needed this for a software security dongle and it is not compatible for this application.
Date published: 2010-06-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byJim the Runner from Keep old technology good as newAllows a HP LaserJet 5 work in concert with a new LapTop
Date published: 2011-11-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byDick Smith from Parallel to USB CableUse this cable to connect to an old laser printer to a new computer that, like all systems these days, no longer is configured with a parallel adapter. About the same price as an adapter, but much easier to install and get the printer connected.
Date published: 2011-12-10T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byAl from Problem SolvedI had a problem getting 2 older printers with centronics connectors, to work though the USB port on my laptop.I tried the standard USB to Centronics cable, but I could not get any of them to work. I ordered this USB to DB25 cable and used it with the old style printer cable and it worked. From what I understand only a few of the older printers have the problem, this cable solved it for me.
Date published: 2010-04-09T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byDave from Not That EasyI tried to get this to work for my HP Deskjet 722C with my new pc. I am running Windows 7. The connection was automatically made for a 720C, but I could not print anything. I would rate myself as a higher end user. Things are not always that easy as they seem! I am not giving up and still trying to make this work.
Date published: 2010-08-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byUdunge from Works great.Connected easily worked right away.
Date published: 2014-08-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byBob from Problem booting upNeed an LPT port as the HP 4000 SFF does not have one for a label printer. Plugged it in, configured printer, worked. Rebooted, PC will not boot until USB is unplugged. Set boot order for usb to be last, no good. Disabled usb for boot, still no good. Win7 32bit OS.
Date published: 2011-11-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byRudy from Simple, easy way to hook up old printerI needed to hook up my old LaserJet 6L because I'm sick of replacing Epson ink cartridges every two weeks. This cable allowed me to easily plug my old parallel port cable into the adapter cable, and then into my computer's usb port. I then downloaded the printer drivers and was off to the races in no time. I could not be more pleased with this cable.
Date published: 2011-08-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byMJMM from Not work with win 7I bougth this a month ago to get rid of an old PC that I used just because of the parrallel port.And it's time that I still can't find a Win 7 driver to use it as an LPT port.
Date published: 2010-04-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byCristal from Printer CableI ordered this adapter cable, received it in a couple of days and connected it to my printer and computer. Piece of cake. Haven't used it long enough to comment on durability, reliability, connection points. I'm happy I was able to find a cord to go with an older printer.
Date published: 2011-02-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 bymagnet from Just what I neededallowed use of good quality older printer, an HP 712c, with new computer
Date published: 2010-05-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byBecky from Good Book, Great Cover!After looking all around I found what I needed on this site. The product is good, not expensive and reliable.Thank You.
Date published: 2009-09-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byjlareau246 from Great!Had to hook up old HP color laser printer to a new Windows 7 computer with no parallel adapter. This parallel to USB adapter worked perfect. No problems so far!
Date published: 2011-03-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byDon from Did the JobDid what it was supposed to do in making use of an older parallel interface printer from a newer motherboard that had no parallel ports on the backplane.
Date published: 2012-11-22T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byneil from works great - no drivers to install!works with parallel printing. Didn't work with a parallel security key that we use to run an app.
Date published: 2010-09-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 bylifeafternopd from Perfect for the task at handIn purchasing a new desktop, the printer connection required the use of a USB port. My older, yet reliable, laser jet printer utilized a parallel cable. So to still use my reliable printer, I had to go from parallel to USB. The 6' USB to DB25 IEEE-1284 Printer Cable by Cables To Go was perfect for the task at hand.
Date published: 2010-01-25T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byvpero2001 from 6ft USB to DB25 IEEE-1284 Parallel PrintThe cable is used to connect an older but dependable HP printer to a mixed network of Macs and XP machines. It worked with a plugin and a reboot on most machines. Some additional instructions re: making the cable function in the Mac environment would have helped, but some experimentation revealed the proper settings. All in all, a good purchase and a helpful tool. Thank you.
Date published: 2009-08-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byThe nonGeek Geek from It works great in Vista!I'm extremely pleased with this usb to parallel adapter. I purchased an adapter from another source (cheaper) but it simply would not work with Vista.Then I purchase the adapter from cablestogo and hoped for the best. Wow! It worked and worked well so I would highly recommend this for Windows XP or Vista.Warmly,Bob "The nonGeek Geek"
Date published: 2009-11-27T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 bytom from Hard to find cableHad to connect old HP laser printer to new computer. Could not find cable locally in five stores. Your tech knew exactly what I needed and the product worked like a charm. Doesn't get any better than that!!
Date published: 2011-05-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byHandy Andy from Very easy to get to work!Have an old paralell 6P printer and three new laptops, I don't print that much (I use about one cartridge a year) so I did not want to by a new printer. Hooked up this cable and each laptop worked as soon as I set the port.
Date published: 2012-05-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byDesktop deployment from Works Perfectly!!When we changed to a new type of laptop, I was afraid I'd lose my printer because it wasn't USB compatible. Thank goodness I found the adapter on your site. I have recommended your site to other users in my company.Thanks very much,jane
Date published: 2009-08-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byFrank from Resurrected my trusty Epson dot matrixand my HP Laser 4000.Thanks Cables to Go!
Date published: 2010-07-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byChuck from Perfect! Just As Advertised.Like many, I brought a new computer home only to find out that there was no way to connect to my existing printer, except through an adapter. This one couldn't be more perfect. Got great telephone direction, and then bought it on line. Plugged it in, and I'm back printing again. I could live without the silver color, with just basic black, but that's a minor quibble compared to the cost of a new printer. Great service and product.
Date published: 2011-07-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byRich from A surprisingly great product.My H/P laserjet 1100 had no USB port. When we changed computers there was no printer port. I was sure i would have to give up the 1100. I just plugged this cable into the printer cable's DB 25 connector and rebooted. My laserjet 1100 was back in service. Amazing.I plan to buy one for my home Laserjet 1100.
Date published: 2011-04-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byrob't. from Nice if it workedNeeded to establish a connection from a Nikon Coolscan III Film and Slide scanner (Serial Port) to My Mac Desk Top and/or a Toshiba LapTop (USB Ports). Neither computer recognizes the scanner using the C2G Cable. Very disapointing
Date published: 2018-10-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byTom Johnson from Quick Solution IdentifiedSolution to USB to Parallel port Interconnectivity
Date published: 2009-09-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byPhil from Works perfectlyOrdered this cable to adapt an older EPSON Action Laser Printer to a newer laptop. Installation instructions were simple and the cable works great.
Date published: 2009-05-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byCW from Printing again!I had an old inkjet printer with a parallel port cable. I have a new laptop without the parallel port, but has USB ports. This adapter makes it all work, and quite nicely I might add. I haven't noticed any problems yet, and hope not to.
Date published: 2011-02-11T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byOldTimeTech from It Works!!!I connected a older HP 5L to a Acer Dual Core running Linux Ubuntu 11.10.
Date published: 2012-11-07T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byRob from Works GreatGreat product, should have more color sections.
Date published: 2009-06-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 bySysadmin12 from OKOK for printing to older printers which require the parallel connection. Not good if you're trying to manipulate individual lines of the printer port.
Date published: 2012-05-09T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byShamus67 from Printers onlyOriginally purchased to plug in a MIDI Patchbay that uses a parallel port for communications. It wouldn't work for my application. It comes up as a USB printer port in Windows7, so it probably works fine for a parallel printer.
Date published: 2010-04-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 bySki from Works Great!!!Attached it to a years old laser printer in order to use with my new Windows 7 computer. Works great!
Date published: 2010-12-21T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byOleGeek from Excellent product Caution installationThis is a saver on laptops and workstations now being sold without Parallel ports. Connect to printer, turn on printer, connect only then to USB port and machine will find it as USB0001 then add printer... This is from my recollection as I had to read instructions. Manual poor
Date published: 2010-09-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byRelieved printer user from Saved me buying a new printer! Yippee!After my computer crashed, I bought a new oneand realized after I got it home that the therewas no computer port that matched my old HPprinter which still runs perfectly. AfterHP phone support telling me my only remedy wasto buy a new printer, and after purchasing two other cables that fit my connections but wouldn't install drivers because my printer is also a scanner, and after 2 months of messingaround with no printer, I tried this cable with low expectations. Voila! it worked exactly as described! Yippee!!! Believe or not, I rarely use exclamation points but I am so happy that I don't have to buy a new printer, I'm splashing them all over the place. One thing to know:follow the easy device installation instructions in the little blue book that comes with the cableand you will have no problems. Just pluggingit in (as in "plug and play") doesn't work.
Date published: 2011-06-08T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byApplegater from Absolutely Meets My Expectations!This cable adapter appears to be as well built as any assembly I've encountered, and as a retired manufacturing engineer, I've seen many. It's beefy, but not over-designed. I use this adaptor between my old, but reliable, LaserJet 5L and my laptop running Vista. I simply plugged it in and went to work checking it out. It has been in service for 3 weeks and, so far, has done the job every time. I don't notice any apparent time delay as compared to my inkjet printer. Five stars for this one. For me, it doesn't get any better!
Date published: 2011-02-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byVK from Saved my old printer from the dumpsterWhen our company changed computers I was told that I should get a new printer since the new machines don't have parallel port. Instead, I bought this cable, followed included instructions, downloaded the printer driver and everything works perfect. My HP Laser Jet 6P is still a much better printer then any ink-jets which drink ink by gallons. This cable let me keep it and I'm very happy for that.
Date published: 2010-10-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byBig Al from worked perfectlyNeeded a parallel port for Windows 7 64 bit.Worked right out of the box. Plugged in and Windows installed it with a USB001 port and parallel printer is printing fine.
Date published: 2012-03-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byJACK from To operate HP usb printer from computerThe idea was to use the computer IEEE port to operate a USB printer. It would not work. The printer a HP Photosmart C4700 sends a error message when trying to use this connection.
Date published: 2011-02-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byAcer from old printer new computerJust what I needed to connect my old printer to my new computer. Didn't need 6 ft. of it but couldn't find just the adaptor. Works great.
Date published: 2009-05-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byThe tired of doing reviews person from HandyHandy cable. Does what I bought it for.
Date published: 2009-05-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byHoward the lawyer from Works with Windows 7Works fine with new HP computer with Windows 7, connecting HP Laserjet 4L printer's cable to computer. Quick set up. Printer is faster than it used to be. Very pleased.
Date published: 2010-03-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byTony from It worksThis allowed me to connect an old HP 4L printer to a new Mac.
Date published: 2011-06-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byneil from works great - no drivers to install!worked great for parallel printing. didn't work with a proprietary parallel security key for running a certain app.
Date published: 2010-09-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byDaveK from Worked like a ChampHooked up my PC with Windows 7 to my old HP Laserjet 1100. Windows 7 handled the loading of the device driver and all worked according to plan. The product could not have been simpler to implement and use.
Date published: 2012-01-30T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byMaries Pleasures from Excellent ServiceGood quality, good instructions.
Date published: 2012-06-08T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byAndrew from ExcellentGood quality product. Works with my old printer very well.
Date published: 2010-06-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byLee Ann from Great Product - exactly what we neededThis product enables us to continue to utilize an old printer that we really like.
Date published: 2009-05-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byJoe from Very ConvenientI use the adapter cable to connect an older model parallel laser printer to a laptop with only USB connectors. Installation was automatic with Windows XP.
Date published: 2009-05-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byJoe Snotherton from Product Works Great Just as I Had Hopedconnects to printer that was old to go with a newer model PC and has great value in saving me expense on purchase of new printer to fully update my network
Date published: 2011-03-25T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byjohn from cablegreat job i looked at other websites and you guys rock.will continue doing business with you for all my cable needs , thanks again ...john cameron
Date published: 2010-03-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byFZZBTT from OLD PRINTER / NEW PCNEW PC WITH NO PARRALEL PORT AND OLDER WORKING PRINTER WITH NO USB CABLE. SOLVED THE PROBLEM
Date published: 2012-09-20T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byEB from Exactly as advertised!Works exactly as advertised.
Date published: 2009-05-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 bySN from Parallel Printer Adapeter CableNot being a computer person, I was glad that this cable was basically plug and play (once I downloaded my printer drivers to my new computer).
Date published: 2009-05-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 bychet from Excellent workmanship-high qualityOn time
Date published: 2010-05-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byLaserJet Guy from Worked Like A CharmI bought a new computer with USB connectors but no parallel printer port for my HP LaserJet 6P printer. This adapter converted the printer plug to a USB plug for my computer. It did the job well!
Date published: 2010-07-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byBill N. from Great purchase!I love my HP Laserjet 4P, but I didn't think I could continue to use it, as I am reading about a lot of compatibility problems with various adapter cables and Windows 7. But, I crossed my fingers and ordered this cable hoping for the best. Hooked up the printer and voila! Had the printer running in 2 minutes, no problem. Outstanding.
Date published: 2011-01-20T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byMarcey from Great ProductThis product worked great, connecting my older printer to my new laptop. Didn't take very long to get it working. I have had not trouble with it at all!
Date published: 2010-10-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 bymad scientist from won't work on XP or VistaThere were no drivers included. It won't work with my Toshiba laptop (Vista) or my Dell netbook (XP)
Date published: 2011-02-14T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 bytj software from Great find for old printerMy very old HP 4L Laser printer has been brought back to life with this cable! I print just a few things a month, but I upgrade my laptop every other year. Was keeping an older laptop that had the original connector for the printer, but now with this cable I can use it on my new laptops and it worked perfect.
Date published: 2010-04-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byBookworm from Just what I neededI need to print material selectively in small quantity. So I just attach the cable to the printer(6 feet away) and go. My printer is older, a bit temperamental (sometimes I need to re-boot to wake it up), but with the cable all that becomes trivial.I (not an expert) was able to identify what I needed from the web-page. In my case that is a first! Cheers
Date published: 2009-07-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 bytombochan from cable adapterUsed to connect HP 1100 printer to cpu and laptop. Worked out well.
Date published: 2012-10-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byThe Mechanic from This cable worked.Cable allowed me to connect new PC to old HP Laserjet printer.I did have to contact the customer service tech help to get printer to print any document.Would only print certain documents at first.The tech dept. helped me figure out that I needed to change the printer driver setting on the PC. I set it to the original HP 6P/6MP driver instead of the 6P/6MP postscript driver that was auto-installed when I first connected the cable.Now it prints all documents just like the old computer did.
Date published: 2012-09-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 bynone from This is the product I was looking forI have a old HP laserjet 4 printer that will only take parallel port. Modern computers only have USB so this will fit the billl.
Date published: 2017-06-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 bygsm from Solved my problemConnected a HP Laserjet 4 printer to a brand new Windows 7 install because my user simply could not part with the printer. The cable was the perfect solution allowing me to connect an old parallel printer to a USB port and simply following the included installation instructions got me up and running with little hassle. I have to admit I did do a little research to find the solution and your website did the rest.
Date published: 2010-06-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byMercer from Inexpensive solutionThis works great for a user that has a reliable printer(HP 1100 series) that has a Hewlett Packard mini centronix port. They can then use this adapter cable on a computer that does not have a paralel port and still utilize their existing cable.
Date published: 2014-02-14T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byMisled from Not what it's portrayed to be!Needed to connect HP LaserJet 6MP printer to new computer w/Windows 7. Installed the cable, but can only print very basic documents like Word. Unable to print a .pdf file that I was able to print using my old computer. Have doubts this provides bi-directional capability as described. In fact, install sheet says to make sure enable bi-directional support is unchecked.
Date published: 2012-07-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 bySteve from Works Like A Charm!We were able to keep using our HP Laserjet 6P with the new computer. Most new computers rely on USB ports for printers, this adapter works perfectly. It was easy to install and very reasonably priced.
Date published: 2011-12-20T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byDave from Worked Without ComplicationsI took it out of the box, connected it to the printer cable from my old HP Deskjet 600C, attached the USB to my laptop running 64-bit Windows 7, and, after a short dialog, printed a document.
Date published: 2012-02-20T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byRachel the eye doctor from Yay! My printer's back!I had to get an adapter to connect my new Dell with a 2002 HP printer. The adapter's long cord made it easy for me to hook them up, and I no longer have to stretch my loose printer cable. I had to reinstall the printer, but the Dell did most of the work. I'm very happy that it arrived in only 2 days too.
Date published: 2012-03-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byNo nickname from Don't waste your time and moneyCould not get to work on XP or windows 7.
Date published: 2011-01-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byLazyduck from IEEE-1284 USB Printer CableCable connects to printer cable not to printer. Can be used to extend a parallel cable to USB port. Flimsy clear plastic over shield cable construction.
Date published: 2011-05-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 bydesktop support from Perfect SolutionI was afraid I would have to give up my printer since my new laptop doesn't have a parallel port. Thank goodness your company had the perfect solution. We have since bought 3 more for some of our other users. I just want to say "Thank you" for the perfect part. Now I don't have to give up my printer.
Date published: 2009-09-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 bytseverns from Works Great!Used this cable to connect old HP5 printer to new Windows 7 computer, worked immediately after Windows downloaded driver. My only complaint is that it makes an already slow printer take even longer to print but it is not a primary printer in our office (set up just for the bosses use).
Date published: 2011-09-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byJim from It Worked GreatIt worked great in connecting the parallel port on my printer to the USB port on my laptop.I was also hoping it would work connecting a floppy drive parallel port to my computer but it did not. It's possible I don't have the proper drivers in my computer.
Date published: 2010-03-20T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byTek Gal from Awesome Adapter Cable!This adapter has been the perfect solution to connect our legacy thermal ticket printers with parallel interfaces, to new PCs that only have USB ports. Just connect the printer and plug the USB connector to the PC, and you're all set. No software drivers are needed. And you can't beat the cost, versus having to buy new ticket printers with USB connectivity.
Date published: 2011-04-08T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 bysi from it does not workprinter to laptop
Date published: 2009-07-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byDave At The Office from Just what I needed.The old computer went down; had to get a new one... Windows 7, no 25-pin port for my HP LaserJet 6L printer. Got USBs, though. What to do? Google it! The answer: Cables To Go, and this parallel to USB adapter. Did it work? Just like it said on the package: "Plug and Play." Windows 7 recognized the printer immediately. I opened the Devices and Printers folder to add the 6L and it was already there. I made it my default printer and started printing out forms; a very happy camper.
Date published: 2011-12-13T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by- from Good productProduct came quickly and was exactly what I needed. Connected to my computer and printer easily with no problems.
Date published: 2009-08-20T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byNWPa from Plug & Play!!!Worked great. Connected an older parallel HP printer to Win7 64 bit USB 2.0 we use for printing labels. Plugged in the adapter, the drivers loaded from Windows and we were in business.
Date published: 2018-10-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 bySuper Hooper from Great buyHad a HP 722 printer that I did not want to get rid of and could not hook up to my laptop. Needed a USB cable and this fit the bill.
Date published: 2010-09-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byDTCGuy from Right cable but specs didn't give enoughHas fixed nuts that could not be removed to interface with printer with fixed nuts so the pins would not enter the opposite paralel port on printer and make contact. It left a gap. I could not use it.
Date published: 2009-11-25T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byBob from Cable worked as expected!We needed to connect an older Laserjet 4 Plus to a new computer running Windows 7. It worked just fine.
Date published: 2011-09-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byShan from Awesome product, easy assembly, perfect!I would definately use this product again. It was very easy to install, very durable and a quick fix for our new computers that we just received.
Date published: 2011-04-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byAl from It works greatI had problem trying to use a USB to centronics printer cable. I understand only a few of the older printers have this problem. This one worked right away no problems, just attach your old printer cable to the DB25 connector and you are set to go.
Date published: 2010-03-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byMbrent from Exactly what I neededHelped me use an old, but reliable, printer with a new computer.
Date published: 2012-01-30T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byComputer Lady from Works like a Charm for first HP L5My first issue HP L5 printer only has a cable (no plug in the back). This is the perfect cable to connect my printer to my new PC.
Date published: 2012-02-09T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byKen from Just what I wantedIt performs just as I need it to. In fact, my printer responds just a bit faster since I have begun using this cable.
Date published: 2010-01-30T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 byJLowen1 from Simple solution fix but for complex not so muchDepending on your needs- This would possibly work fine for simple solutions, If you need it for a more complex network of printers and programs you might want to skip it and buy the parallel port and get that in your desktop/workstation slot if applicable.