yson 14:08 04 Dec 04

I want to purchase epson R300 printer which needs usb2 cable but my computer is 5years old running windows 98 with usb1 will this be ok

  Technotiger 14:11 04 Dec 04

Hi, a pci usb2 card might be the answer? lol

  ACOLYTE 14:11 04 Dec 04

It should still work with usb 1.1 speeds,I'm not sure whether Windows 98 supports usb2 anyway,you may need 98se or above,but other's may know more.

  pj123 14:12 04 Dec 04

Should be. I am running an Epson R200 printer on Win98SE with USB1.1 no problem.

  jack 14:25 04 Dec 04

My R300 ran fine with 98se USB1 . direct to machine[not a hub]
I've just put a USB2/PCI card in, the hub to that
printer to hub - dont know whether its works yet - thanks for reminding me. will give it a try NOW!

  GANDALF <|:-)> 15:30 04 Dec 04

USB2 will make no difference to the speed of your printer. Go with 1.1


  bremner 15:41 04 Dec 04

You will notice no difference in printing as has been said - where you would notice a substantial difference is if you use the built in memory card slots to transfer photos etc to the PC.

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