Targus USB To Parallel Printer Cable PA096E User Manual

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USB to parallel printer cable

USER GUIDE

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Features and specifications subject to change without notice. © 2007 Targus Group International, Inc. and Targus Group (UK) Ltd.

PA096E / 410-0213-003B

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TARGUS USB TO PARALLEL PRINTER CABLE

Introduction

Congratulations on your purchase of the Targus USB to Parallel Printer Cable. This ultra portable expansion cable directly connects to your computer via a Universal Serial Bus (USB) port.

This user’s guide describes how to connect the adapter to your computer, install software and hardware drivers, and attach and configure devices.

System Requirements

Hardware

PC with a Pentium® processor or equivalent

USB V.1.1 compliant port

CD-ROMdriver

Operating System

Windows® 2000 / XP / VistaTM operating system (No Driver Installation required)

Windows® 98 / ME operating system (Driver Installation required)

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Installing the Device and

Drivers

To use the parallel printer cable, you must first install its driver software onto your computer if it has Windows® 98 / ME as the operating system.

WARNING: YOU MUST INSTALL THE DRIVER SOFTWAREBEFORE

CONNECTING THE ADAPTER TO YOUR COMPUTER. OTHERWISE, THE ADAPTER WILL NOT WORK PROPERLY.

Installing the Driver Software and Connecting the Adapter Cable to Your Computer

1Insert the driver software CD into your computer’s CDROM drive.

2If setup does not begin automatically, click Start, Run, then enter D:\Setup.exe (where D: is the path of yourCD-ROMdrive) and then clickOK.

The Welcome screen appears.

3Click Next.

4The Important Information screen appears. Click

Next.

The Setup program begins installing the software drivers.

NOTE: IF YOU GET A WARNING SCREEN, PLEASE CLICK“CONTINUEANYWAY

The Setup Complete Screen appears.

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5You must restart your computer. A prompt will appear with the default setting to restart. Click Finish.

NOTE: IF YOU ARE RUNNING THEWINDOWS® 2000/XP/VISTATM OPERATING SYSTEM, YOU ONLY NEED TO PLUG AND PLAY.

You can now connect the adapter to your computer. To do this, plug the standard USB end of the cable into an available USB port to your computer.

Connecting Devices to the Adapter Cable

You may be prompted to install one or more of the hardware drivers:

To install the drivers:

1 Select Install the software automatically (Recommended)and click Next.

The Found New Hardware Wizardprogram begins installing the hardware drivers.

2 Follow any on-screeninstructions and repeat as needed for each device.

3 Restart your computer.

Parallel Port Adapter Cable

Connecting and Configuring a Printer for the First Time

To connect a parallel printer:

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1Plug the printer cable into the parallel port on the adapter.

2Install the printer software driver according tot he instructions that come with the device.

3If prompted to select a port, choose USB001 (USB port). If this port does not appear in the list, choose the LPT1 port, complete the manufacturer’s setup for your printer, and refer to the instructions below to redirect your printer.

Checking and Redirecting the Printer

Port Settings

Follow these instructions to check the printer port settings and redirect your printer from the LPT 1 port to the USB001 (USB port) on the adapter.

1With the printer connected to the adapter’s parallel port, select Start,Settings, and thenPrinters.

2Right-clickthe printer device you are reassigning and selectProperties.

3In the Printer Properties window, select Details or Connection for the Printer. (Section titles vary, so check your printer’s user manual for specific instructions.)

4Change the setting to USB001 (USB port) to redirect printing to the adapter.

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Troubleshooting

Device Not Working

Disconnect the adapter from your computer’s USB port, then reconnect it.

Check that your computer is turned on, that is charged (if running on a battery) and that the device is plugged in and turned on (if applicable).

Make sure that the adapter is firmly connected to both your computer and the device.

Disconnect the device from the adapter, then reconnect it and restart your computer.

Verify that you ran the Setup or Install program for the device.

Make sure that the device appears in Device Manager. For more information refer to the following instructions.

Verifying Devices are Installed

You can view the devices installed on your computer from the Device Manager Window in System Properties.

Right-clickMy Computer, then clickProperties,

Hardware tab, and the Device Managerbutton.

From the Device Manager window expands the Universal Serial Bus controllers - displays the USB printing support.

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Printer Not Found

If your parallel printer is not working, refer to “Checking and Redirecting the Printer Port Settings” on page 6 for instructions on how to verify and change the port settings.

Technical Support

For technical questions, please visit:

Internet:

 

English

http://www.targus.com/uk/support.asp

French

http://www.targus.com/fr/support.asp

German

http://www.targus.com/de/support.asp

Spanish

http://www.targus.com/sp/support.asp

Italian

http://www.targus.com/it/support.asp

Our knowledgeable staff are also available to answer your questions through one of the following telephone numbers.

Austria

+43

1-795-676-42

Belgium

+32

(0)2-717-2451

Denmark

+45

35-25-87-51

Finland

+358 (0)922948016

France

+33

(0)1-6453-9151

Germany

+49

(0)211-6579-1151

Italy

+39

(0)2-4827-1151

Netherlands

+31

(0)20-504671

Norway

+47

22577729

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Portugal

+351 21-415-4123

Spain

+34

91-745-6221

Sweden

+46

(0)8-751-4058

Switzerland

+41

44-212-0007

United Kingdom

+44

(0)20-7744-0330

Eastern Europe & others

+31 (0)20-504671

Product Registration

Targus recommends that you register your Targus accessory shortly after purchasing it. To register your Targus accessory, go to: http://www.targus.com/registration.asp

You will need to provide your full name, email address, phone number and company information (if applicable).

Warranty

Targus warrants this product to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for two years. If your Targus accessory is found to be defective within that time, we will promptly repair or replace it. This warranty does not cover accidental damage, wear and tear, or consequential or incidental loss. Under no conditions is Targus liable for loss of, or damage to a computer; nor loss of, or damage to, programs, records, or data; nor any consequential or incidental damages, even if Targus has been informed of their possibility. This warranty does not affect your statutory rights.

Product Registration: http://www.targus.com/registration.asp

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Regulatory Compliance

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

FCC Statement

Tested to Comply

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits of a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.

If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna;

Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver;

Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected;

Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

Changes or modifications not authorized by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this product.

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