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How do I connect to my p.c. ? It doesn't seem to have a cable out let? I didn't receive a cable with the printer ( second hand#) Do I connect through one of the card slots....conused,,,Works fine as a photo copier but don't know how to connect to p,c,...?

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You should have a power supply,
Sounds like you do since it works fine as a copier.
The other cord you need is a USB to hook to the computer.

Your computer uses the flat rectangular USB
The other end can be one of three types.
Look on the back side, most usb printers use a small rectangular USB about a 1/4" x 1/4" if so Staples sell them, explain the outlet and they will hand you the 20.00 cable
If I am not correct on the location, just walk the whole unit down to your local Staples, they no where to look.

Posted on Feb 07, 2010

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