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Re: [K12OSN] Ongoing printing problems k12ltsp V8



On 21/01/2008, "Terrell Prudé Jr." <microman cmosnetworks com> wrote:
>  Sudev Barar wrote:
>
> But this would mean running network cables in parallel for all the
> network printers?
>
>
>  Sure, we run network cables anyway for computers, so it's just like that.
> This way, you're far less limited in where you can physically put a printer.
>  That is, you're not limited by the length of a USB or LPT cable.
>
>  Perhaps you're thinking that you'd have to run *both* a Cat 5 cable and an
> LPT cable?  If so, then the answer is no, you don't.  You can think of this
> as a much more brainy sort of "media converter" that turns a printer's
> traditional Centronics parallel interface into a Cat 5 network jack that
> speaks TCP/IP.

Okay. Then you need something similar on the other end of the cable or
the printer has to have a network jack (network printer)?

-- 
Regards,
Sudev Barar

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