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Old Dot Matrix Using USB

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February 19, 2010 10:21:25 AM

Hello,
I have an old panasonic kxp3200, i just bought a lpt to usb adaptor hoping to free up the processor on my xp pc when printing. However, the pc recognises the printer is there on start-up but will not print at all. Any suggestions?

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February 24, 2010 7:11:30 AM

Wow, what a great community, glad I came on here to see what its like.
Anonymous
February 24, 2010 7:40:35 AM

I would check the various settings in the BIOS for the LPT port -- bi-directional etc.

One of them might work with the adapter.

I'm afraid there's a history of problems with so-called USB to legacy port adapters. In many cases they just don't work.
February 25, 2010 6:10:35 PM

have you checked in control panel if your printer is online? right click on it - select use printer online

if not working, let me know

daniel
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