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Posted by: Viking
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6400 Printer via Parallel?
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Published: 30 Nov 2011
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6400 Printer via Parallel? Published by: Viking on 30 Nov 2011 view comments(2)

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Posted by: DaleB
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Reading, PA
Comment on: 6400 Printer via Parallel?
Posted: 5 years 9 months 22 days 22 hours 32 minutes ago

Haven't tried what you're describing, but there are other options. You should still be able to find LAN attached twinax controllers. We had one from Perle that worked great for years, and the only thing attached was a printer. Auto-configured as a remote workstation controller.

Posted by: Viking
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CA
Comment on: 6400 Printer via Parallel?
Posted: 5 years 9 months 22 days 18 hours 59 minutes ago

Dale, BOS makes a controller, but it costs about $1000, and that seems like a lot to spend to keep outdated technology alive...  but if there aren't cheaper alternatives, then $1000 is still less than buying a new line printer, so I will consider that if I have to.