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Needing to hook up my scanner

I was given a 1220p scanner with no cords. I have the cd software but no cords. I have a Dell pc that I want to hook this scanner up to. The only 2 available places to plug in my scanner is a small 9 pin blue plug above my monitor plue and the printer 25 pin plug. What do I need to get as far as a cord and where do I plug it? Thanks, Kimberly

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Re: needing to hook up my scanner

You are going to need a 25 way cable a "Printer" type cable, A Male to Male, BUT with ALL 25 pins wired thru pin To Pin. This plugs straight into the "Printer" port. These machines often have a "Pass Through" port on them so ya can also connect to a Printer, however if ya printer is USB then it's NOT used. I found drivers below. driver/211491/ umax-scanner-astra-1220p- vistascan-3.55-parallelport-free-download.html

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