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Ways to connect a printer to the computer

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When we buy a printer the first thing to investigate is for the need and printer need, there may be several types of printers that we like or fill our need, whatever our decision to end need to communicate the printer to the computer need to know how we will connect it to the computer and types of connections exist.
What follows is a small evolutionary overview of the types of connections available for both printers today as in the past.

The types of connections ranging from the oldest type called parallel or serial connection to the modern and innovative system that allows us to print without cables Wi-Fi.
parallel cable
parallel cable
This was one of the first types of connection that existed to connect a printer, you may also be called serial cable are reliable and strong connections were discontinued by the slowness and because most modern computers do not bring this connection is available.
printer USB cable
printer USB cable
This is the cable for connecting printers that more is used today is a cable that gives strength and speed to impressions, almost all printers have this type of connection and all computers have a USB port.

The definition of abbreviation USB means "Universal Serial Bus" and was designed to remove the old technology of connection to the computer.

This has the Plug And Pay technology that allows the computer to detect that model printer was connected and update drivers.

This type of cable exists version 2.0 and version 3.0 latter allows sharing documents even faster disadvantage of this type of connection is that a team is limited only online simultaneously.
ethernet cable for printers
ethernet cable for printers
This type of connection for use in printers can only be done if the printer has this port, not all printers have availability as it is for business use printers or a network or workgroup.

In this way we can share the printer with multiple devices all connected to the same network through the ethernet connection, this helps because not every team must have a printer, and the disadvantage of this type of connection is that for a computer to print mandatory must be connected via ethernet cable.
bluetooth printers
bluetooth printers
This is a type of wireless connection that allows us to print wirelessly, this method really is not very popular in printers only has excelled in audio systems and mobile phones.

The disadvantage of this type of connection is that it has a powerful, which can be a problem for grades offices also not be connected to a computer that does not have this technology.

Connection via Wi-Fi network

This is a type of very effective and functional connection, there are many factors that favor this connection one of the most important is that no wires to print in this way, another is that the Wi-Fi have a wider range of range, ease of installation, compatibility since most computers have this technology available and there are no adjustments for this.

This type of connection allows new devices such as tablets and smart phones make seamless print this way.

The disadvantage of this connection is that everything depends on how strong the central router that connects to both the computer and the printer. We help much our publication as connect my printer right through Wi-Fi.

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