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Parallel Port and Uses

Parallel port is a parallel computer interface to connect an external device. Example: Printer with a computer. EPP (Enhanced Parallel Port) or ECP (Extended Capabilities Port) etc are parallel ports.

Parallel Ports can be used to connect a host/computer peripherals.

  1. Printers.
  2. Scanners.
  3. CD burners.
  4. External Hard Drives.
  5. Iomega Zip removable drives.
  6. Network adapters.
  7. Tape backup drives etc.