Explores recent innovations in information and data storage technology.The parallel port was originally created for communication with a printer and thus is called a printer port. ... At least 8 wires are needed for parallel transfer of 8 bits, but the standard IBM-type printer port uses 17 wires for data transfer plus some more to ground the system. ... To connect a parallel port to the printer, one has to use special 25-pin to 36-pin cable since the parallel cable connector (female) on anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Essential Guide to Computer Data Storage|
|Publisher||:||Prentice Hall Professional - 2001-01-01|