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Old 11-16-2003, 05:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Why doest my Panasonic KX-P1150 printer work well with a USB-enabled PC. It's a dot matrix one and has a parallel port. Whenever I print using it, the texts are jumbled, generally everything you print in it is jumbled even pictures. Pictures are printed in jumbled letters. I do not know what I should do w/ it. any suggestions?
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I don't understand the first question. This model printer has a parallel interface, not a USB. I'm sure that's not what you meant, but that's all that I could make of it....
Generally, impact printers have a very low resolution and are good for long reports and other reporting type drafts. These are not good for pictures.
What exactly are you trying to print with this printer?
Perhaps you should aquire the latest drivers for this printer, or even see what the preferred driver is for this printer from Panasonic.

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Old 11-17-2003, 03:23 AM   #3 (permalink)
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i'll try
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there are drivers for this printer at one of these sites: http://list.driverguide.com/list/company790/index.html
http://www.panasonic.com/support/sof...t_dot/1150.htm
http://rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/conecti...-6cl.i386.html - for Linux
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maybe its the fact that its a Dot Matrix printer and maybe the drivers for it are way too old for your comp. and i dont think they sell parallel to usb adapters.
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