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-|{{:​hardware:​ports:​usb.jpg?​100|}}|This is a USB (Type B) interface ​and is the most commonly used printer interface, and is also used on a multitude of computer peripherals.| +|{{:​hardware:​ports:​usb.jpg?​100|}}|This is a USB (Type B) interface. This is now the most commonly used printer interface, and is used on a multitude of computer peripherals.| 
- +|{{:​hardware:​ports:​36pinparallelcentronics.jpg?​500|}}|This is a 36 pin Centronics interface. It is the second most used printer interface, but has largely been replaced by USB.| 
- +|{{:​hardware:​ports:​9pinserial.jpg?​200|}}|This is a 9 Pin (Female) Serial Interface. ​It is one of oldest interfaces, but is still used on some printers and other peripheral devices such as barcode scanners, pole displays, scales ​and credit card pin pads.| 
- +|{{:​hardware:​ports:​25pinserial.jpg|}}|This is a 25 Pin (Female) Serial Interface. ​It is the oldest ​of all the  ​interfaces ​listed here, but it is also still used on some printers, scales ​and pole displays.| 
- +|{{:​hardware:​ports:​annotation_2019-07-23_153605.jpg?​100|}}|This is the Cash Drawer Interface Port. Sometimes referred to as the RJ11 or RJ12 port.|
-|{{:​hardware:​ports:​36pinparallelcentronics.jpg?​500|}}|This is a 36 pin Centronics interface. It is the second most used printer interface ​next to USB.| +
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-|{{:​hardware:​ports:​9pinserial.jpg?​200|}}|This is a 9 Pin (Female) Serial Interface. ​This is one of oldest interfaces, but is still used on some printers and other peripheral devices such as barcode scanners, pole displays and credit card pin pads.| +
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-|{{:​hardware:​ports:​25pinserial.jpg|}}|This is a 25 Pin (Female) Serial Interface. ​This is also one of oldest interfaces, but it is also still used on some printers and pole displays.| +
  
  
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 Confused about what the Corresponding interface on your computer looks like? Confused about what the Corresponding interface on your computer looks like?
  
-Here are the common interface connectors As seen from the back of your computer. +Here are the common interface connectors As seen from the back of your **COMPUTER**.
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-|{{:​hardware:​ports:​USB-A.jpg|}}|This is a USB (Type A) interface and is now the most commonly used interface, and is used to connect a multitude of computer peripherals to your PC. Most PCs today have between 2 and 8 of these connectors.|+
  
  
 +|{{:​hardware:​ports:​USB-A.jpg|}}|This is a USB (Type A) This is now the most commonly used printer interface, and is used to connect a multitude of computer peripherals to your PC. Most PCs today have between 2 and 8 of these connectors.|
 |{{:​hardware:​ports:​Parallel.jpg|}}|This is the 25 pin (Female) Parallel port connector used to connect your printer'​s Centronics port back to the computer.| |{{:​hardware:​ports:​Parallel.jpg|}}|This is the 25 pin (Female) Parallel port connector used to connect your printer'​s Centronics port back to the computer.|
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 |{{:​hardware:​ports:​9Pin Male.jpg|}}|This is the 9 Pin (Male) Serial connector. This port may not exist on most modern computers, but is still well used on many computers that are specially purposed as POS Terminals.| |{{:​hardware:​ports:​9Pin Male.jpg|}}|This is the 9 Pin (Male) Serial connector. This port may not exist on most modern computers, but is still well used on many computers that are specially purposed as POS Terminals.|
  
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 |{{:​hardware:​ports:​15pin_video.jpg|}}|15 pin VGA/SVGA Video output port (connects to the monitor).| |{{:​hardware:​ports:​15pin_video.jpg|}}|15 pin VGA/SVGA Video output port (connects to the monitor).|
 +|{{:​hardware:​ports:​Keyboard.jpg|}}|Keyboard/​PS2 Mini Din connector.|
 +|{{:​hardware:​ports:​Mouse.jpg|}}|Mouse Mini Din connector.|
 +|{{:​hardware:​ports:​hdmi.jpg?​200|}}|HDMI port. This is an audio/video interface often used to connect to a computer monitor or digital television.|
  
  
-|{{:​hardware:​ports:​Keyboard.jpg|}}|Keyboard/​PS2 Mini Din connector.|+Other USB typesThese are most commonly used on Laptops, Tablets and Smart Phones.
  
  
-|{{:​hardware:​ports:​Mouse.jpg|}}|Mouse Mini Din connector.| +|{{:​hardware:​ports:​mini_usb1.jpg?200|}}|Mini ​USB port.| ​ |{{:​hardware:​ports:​mini_usb2.jpg?​200|}}|Mini USB cable.| 
 +|{{:​hardware:​ports:​micro_usb1.jpg?​200|}}|Micro USB port.| ​ |{{:​hardware:​ports:​micro_usb2.jpg?​200|}}|Micro USB cable.|
  
  
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 Created by Steve Wind April 29 2016 Created by Steve Wind April 29 2016
  
 +Updated July 22 2019
  
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