Parallel Interface

  • (noun): An interface between a computer and a printer where the computer sends multiple bits of information to the printer simultaneously.
    Synonyms: parallel port

Some articles on parallel interface, interface, parallel, interfaces:

Centronics - The Interface
... An Wang, Robert Howard and Prentice Robinson developed the Centronics parallel interface at Wang Laboratories ... The Centronics parallel interface quickly became an industry de facto standard ... When IBM implemented the parallel interface on the IBM PC, they used the DB25F connector at the PC-end of the interface, creating the now familiar parallel cable with a DB25M at one end and a 36 pin ...
IEEE 1284 - Overview
... devices that had previously used SCSI interfaces could be produced at a much lower cost ... scanners, tape drives, hard disks, computer networks connected directly via parallel interface, network adapters and other devices ... SCSI card—they could simply use their built-in parallel interface ...

Famous quotes containing the word parallel:

    As I look at the human story I see two stories. They run parallel and never meet. One is of people who live, as they can or must, the events that arrive; the other is of people who live, as they intend, the events they create.
    Margaret Anderson (1886–1973)