Can a standard PC printer be used with a MAC machine??

Question

Do you know if there is an interface available to make a standard PC printer with parallel ports usable in a MAC machine?, or are there specific MAC printers that must be used for MAC'S?

Thanks

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This question was answered on October 16, 2001. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Hello and thank you for your question.

Yes an interface is available to connect a printer with a parallel port to a MAC with a serial port Cost $40.00-$50.00 Newer printers will usually say PC or MAC compatible or both, "USB" This interface cord/plug can be purchased at most reputable computer stores You will also need the correct MAC drivers for your printer.

Good luck!!

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Posted by Lanny of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on October 16, 2001