parallel interface

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an interface between a computer and a printer where the computer sends multiple bits of information to the printer simultaneously

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CASE 2: Amplitude Variation and Frequency Response Comparison between Twisted and Parallel Cable 10 Meter Length
The software works between systems with different or the same Windows operating systems (95/98/ME/NT/2000) and transfers data via Network, parallel Cable or Jaz, Zip or Orb disks.
Users can also print directly from a PC via standard parallel cable.
To provide network printing, scanning and faxing, the home print server needs a single, standard parallel cable connection to the printer, a phone-cord connection to a telephone wall jack and the installation of special software.
For fast file transfer between two PCs, a parallel cable is included in the box.
(5) If your equipment has the new hardware capabilities, LapLink supports Infrared Data Association (IrDA) wireless connections and Enhanced Capabilities Port/ Enhanced Parallel Port (ECP/EPP) for transfer rates up to ten times faster than the included parallel cable. You can purchase such a cable separately.
The optional separate Parallel adapter is plugged into the Portfolio bus and a standard parallel cable connects both the Portfolio and a PC for file transfers.
Using a PC card adapter like ActionTec's (800-797-7001) CameraConnect or serial or parallel cable, images are transferred to a PC where image editing software lets you convert, enhance and edit images.
The package requires just 5K of RAM and consists of file transfer software on a 5.25 inch disk for desktop computers, a 3.5 inch disk for laptop or IBM PS/2 computers, and a choice of a serial or parallel cable to connect the two computers.