The Cables to Go 16899 is a 25-Pin Parallel to USB Adapter Cable that can be used to connect your inkjet, laser or high speed printer to a computer without a parallel port. This 6ft 25-Pin Parallel to USB Adapter Cable will make you forget the annoyance of IRQ sharing by adapting your printer to USB and you can even eliminate the need for a switchbox by connecting multiple printers to a USB port. This adapter auto-negotiates hardware recognition for faster protocol setup, and is fully plug-and-play compatible. 6' USB to DB25 IEEE1284 Cable. The USB to DB25 IEEE-1284 Printer Cable by Cables To Go enables a parallel printer to be connected to a USB port on a PC or hub. This is ideal for computers without a parallel port or in order to free-up the parallel port for a Zip drive or scanner. Forget the hassles of IRQ sharing by adapting your high-speed printer to USB.