One computer - two printers

  Red Flag 11:56 07 Feb 03
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I am fairly certain that it is possible to run two printers from one computer but need advise on how exactly to do it?

I want to run two printers from one non-networked home computer (W98).

Help!

  woodchip 12:12 07 Feb 03

If you have a USB and a Parallel port you can do it with what you have got. But if they are both Parallel you will need a switch box and cables if they are HP printers get Bi-Directional cables

  pj123 13:05 07 Feb 03

I have an Epson 895 and an Epson 880 connected to the same computer. The 895 is connected via the USB and the 880 via the parallel port. Both work extremely well. You just have to remember to change the printer when you print to the one you want it to print to.

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