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1052 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Nov 26, 2005 9:46 AM by prospervic
Currently Being ModeratedNov 16, 2005 8:01 PM (in response to prospervic)What you can use:
- a generic USB-to-parallel adapter of the type used with PCs. Belkin's product generally seems to work well
- a Localtalk-to-ethernet adapter, like the Asante "AsanteTalk"
In neither case is a driver required for the adapter itself. The printer driver for the LaserJet 4M is built into MacOS 10.4.
And no - you cannot use a Keyspan USB-to-serial adapter with this printer.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 16, 2005 9:37 PM (in response to Henry B.)Just to add on,
Henry is right, here is a forum from MacFixIt:
They have a link to AsanteTalk
I hope this helps,
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Currently Being ModeratedNov 16, 2005 10:13 PM (in response to ~JB~)That MacFixit discussion makes for entertaining reading, since it also contains a fair bit of misinformation
Just about the only snippet of valid information is the reference to the AsanteTalk device.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 23, 2005 2:21 PM (in response to prospervic)I have a similar problem. I am trying to connect a Mac mini with Mac OSX to a LaserJet 5MP using the AsanteTalk, but my computer does not recognize the connection. I purchased a FastNet adapter (it was recommended on one of the many websites I've visited) but the installation instructions are poor and there is no support on their website. Do I need the adapter? How is it connected? thanks!Mac Mini, Mac OS X (10.4.2)