Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 33.49 MB
Operating System: Windows 3.11/2000/NT/XP/Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.0.6 / Not specified
The EPSON USB/Parallel Printer Adapter whose main duty is to connect peripherals, mainly printers, to the Personal Computer. This printer adaptor allows one to connect parallel connection printers to the USB port on ones personal computer. It even goes to an extent of allowing the user to connect not only the Personal Computer, but also a Mac to a parallel printer, all in a snap. The EPSON USB/Parallel Printer Adapter is compatible with most other computer peripherals, including inkjet and laser printers. It has also been found to be compatible with hundreds of dot matrix printers and standard printer drivers. The desirable aspect of this printer adapter is that it can be used to connect and ultimately use a number of printers to the computer all at one go, thanks to its USB connection port. It can be used with two major connectors; the USB A (Male) AND Centronics 36 (Male).
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The EPSON USB/Parallel Printer Adapter is gray in color and it is six feet long in length, giving it ample length to connect to computer and printers which are quite a distance apart. It is designed to connect to the USB port on a parallel printer and the centornics port on the user's parallel printer. This adapter works well with standard Windows printer drivers as given above and in addition, it also works quite well with the CUPS printing engine in Mac Operating System X. in the case of a windows 2000 or an XP operating system, all you need is an available USB port. This particular printer adapter can only be used with printer which work with parallel connections and it is incompatible with security dongles that are parallel in nature; a property that may not favor the user. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and EPSON USB/Parallel Printer Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.