USB-to-Printer Adapter for On-the-Road Printing

Tablet PCs and other "legacy-free" mobile computers lack a conventional printer port. Motion Computing provides one on its Motion M1200's FlexDock, but I don't see the sense of carrying that with me on a trip--it's a bit heavy. I found a solution at Office Depot: a $39 Belkin Parallel USB Printer Adapter. It's a 6' cable that has a USB connector on one end and a Centronics-style parallel printer connector on the other end. Windows XP and Windows 2000 recognize the adapter automatically, and an included CD-ROM contains drivers for legacy versions of Windows. I'll store the adapter in my suitcase, in case I need to print something during a trip. For more information about the adapter, go to the following URL: http://www.belkin.com

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