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Old 03-18-2005, 09:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello Anybody tell,
Where we will use Serial port and where we will use parallel port?????????????????
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Use them for printers and older mouse's....
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serial: old mice, data communications (old modems...)
parallel: printers
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Basically, they are used for the old stuff.
I find them a waste of a port, cause my printer runs off of USB.
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Basically, they are used for the old stuff.
I find them a waste of a port, cause my printer runs off of USB.
Ok. USB is a serial device or parallel device? I mean Data Transfer will take place in USB serially or parallelly?????//
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What I use my paralell for

Using a paralell to SCSI adapter for a 2 gig jaz drive
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Ok. USB is a serial device or parallel device? I mean Data Transfer will take place in USB serially or parallelly?????//
USB is serial
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Yes, USB is serial.

In fact, USB stands for Universal Serial Bus.
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