Parallel ports

From: Barry Peterson <>
Date: Sat Jan 31 11:13:32 1998

On Fri, 30 Jan 1998 21:20:22 -0600 (CST), you said:

>At 02:39 AM 1/30/98 -0500, you wrote:
>>> Have you ever seen a Zenith "MiniSport"? Uses 2" floppies? I found
>>do its upload and you've got at least one disk, you can probably
>>(don't count on it, but probably) attach a parallel Zip drive).
>Question: when did parallel ports become bi-directional (i.e., useable for
>zip drives and such)?

I thought they always were bi-directional on IBM-compats. I've run
Laplink on almost every PC I've ever owned.

Barry Peterson
Husband to Diane, Father to Doug,
Grandfather to Zoe and Tegan.
Received on Sat Jan 31 1998 - 11:13:32 GMT

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