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parallel port

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(Computer Science) computing (on a computer) a socket that can be used for connecting devices that send and receive data at more than one bit at a time; often used for connecting printers
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Noun1.parallel port - an interface between a computer and a printer where the computer sends multiple bits of information to the printer simultaneouslyparallel port - an interface between a computer and a printer where the computer sends multiple bits of information to the printer simultaneously
interface, port - (computer science) computer circuit consisting of the hardware and associated circuitry that links one device with another (especially a computer and a hard disk drive or other peripherals)
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Its rich I/O options include two Gigabit LANs with Intel[R] Ethernet controller i211-AT and Intel[R] Ethernet connection i219-LM, two RS-232 ports, two RS-232/422/485 ports, two USB 3.1 Gen2 ports (Intel[R] C246 or Q370), four USB 3.1 Gen1 ports, six USB 2.0 ports, one HD Codec audio, one parallel port (LPT) and one PS/2 keyboard and mouse.
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A security source told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / Daash organization attacked the Al-Waleed border port from inside Syrian territory after a few days of its controlling over the Tanf border port parallel port in Syria.
* A parallel port consisting of 48 lines of digital I/O, high-definition audio (7.1 codec), LPT interface, real-time clock, and a watchdog timer.
Seamlessly integrating into most IT environments, the series supports Postscript and features a parallel port (D model) or an Ethernet interface (DN model) for easy connectivity, it added.
IEEE 488, Ethernet, USB, and parallel port interfaces extend remote capabilities, and an optional 6-VA internal reference supply supports stand-alone operations.
On-board I/O consists of a UDMA port, Compact Flash socket, four serial ports (two with RS-422/485 capability), two USB 2.0 ports, Intel 10/100 Ethernet, parallel port, PS/2 keyboard/mouse, and eight general-purpose digital I/O pins.
Additional features include two 10/100Base-T ports; four configured USB2.0 sockets; 8-bit Digital I/O IrDA and parallel port together with a Type III Mini PCI socket; and PC/104 socket.In addition, the board offers support of CRT/LCD simultaneous displays of up to 24-bit TTL / LVDS TFT LCD.
The electrical part of the stand (figure 4) consists of a power supply having 12V and 5V (regulated), a power Darlington matrix for the motor's coils, the motor itself, the optical sensor acting as the "home switch", a parallel port connector and the interconnecting wires.
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Shoestring Astronomy's Guide Port Interface Adapter ($30.00) plugs directly into a computer's parallel port and provides a 6-pin modular jack, the standard on most telescope mounts.
These synthesizers are controlled by a standard PC or by a laptop computer through the parallel port using a five-wire serial command structure.

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