One PC using Two Printers

  dregn 08:32 03 Nov 2003

My wife's PC is currently connected to an HP Laserjet 1200 printer.
She wants to be able also to access her older HP 720 Inkjet machine.
I am a bit confused with the varied switches available.
Any ideas, please ?


  DieSse 08:50 03 Nov 2003

You can have the Laserjet connected via it's USB port, and the 720 via it's parallel port - then you don't need a switch.

  Bagsey 08:58 03 Nov 2003

A two to one data switch will cost about ?9.00 in Maplins then you will need a couple of cables.

  dregn 07:09 04 Nov 2003

Many thanks for those.

I had forgotten that the Laserjet 1200 had a USB option. I have located it and will get the printers set up this w/e.

Much appreciated.


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