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If your epson lq2180 printer parallel port is not working then what is other way to connect the printer with pc.

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Well you can get USB to parallel dongles, like at this link.
http://cgi.ebay.com/36-pin-USB-to-Parallel-IEEE-1284-Printer-Adapter-Cable_W0QQitemZ260470664191QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item3ca542ebff

Or sometimes some of the printer have a USB port as well, check.

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