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Usb port? I have an old brother mfc 3240C printer. can't find the usb port. do I need to look for it? or just connect the line to the left side near the power source port?

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The unit's USB port is about two inches to the left of the chambers for the yellow and black cartridges.

If you have a Windows PC, see step 9 on page 15 of the Quick Setup Guide. If you have a Mac, see step 7 on page 20 instead.

To view the Quick Setup Guide at the aforementioned link, you will need a PDF viewer such as Adobe Reader or Foxit Reader.

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