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Async RS-232 to Parallel Converter - DB25 to 36-Pin Centronics, Interface-Powered

Quick conversion for everyday print jobs.

Item #:  Async RS-232 to Parallel Converter - DB25 to 36-Pin Centronics, Interface-Powered


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Product Features

  • Save money. Put your old, reliable parallel printer to good use with your serial PC.
  • Your data is safe! Built-in 16-bit buffer prevents data loss.
  • Supports transmission speeds up to 38.4 kbps. Set with internal jumpers


  • DCE/DTE switch selectable.
  • Supports both X-ON/X-OFF and hardware flow control.
  • Converts serial data to parallel data.
  • Includes 6-foot (1.8-m) connector cable for quick installation.
  • Small, compact design ensures easy handling and use.
  • No external power supply needed - powered from the RS-232 interface.

For your everyday, run-of-the-mill print jobs, you don't always need the fastest, newest, most technologically advanced equipment available on the market. Sometimes the old reliables work just fine. And they're a lot easier on the budget, too.

The Serial - Parallel Converter is the perfect solution for day-to-day print jobs when all you need are reliable printouts. Go ahead - use your existing parallel printer with your serial PC!

The converter is powered from the RS-232 interface, which makes it easy to use. Its internal strapping option converts the parallel BUSY signal to the appropriate signal on the serial interface for hardware or software flow control.

A convenient set of configuration switches enables you to control data rate, parity, data bits, flow control, and DCE/DTE selection. The choice is easy! The Black Box® Serial - Parallel Converter is a great way to transmit data and save money.

Tech Specs

* Technical specification weight is the unit weight. It is not the packaged shipping weight. For shipping weight, please contact Black Box customer service at 1300 73 55 66.



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