[lug] Old Apple Printer

Micah Dowty micahjd at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Feb 1 07:58:10 MST 2002

That 8-pin din socket is a serial port, so if you buy a cable (or look 
up the pinouts and build a cable) you should be able to connect it to a 
RS232 serial port. Drivers might be more difficult though.

On 2002.02.01 07:50 rjudd at mlug.missouri.edu wrote:
> I have got hold of an old Apple Personal Laserwriter 300.  The only
> input
> on it is one of those 8 pin dins that Macs use.  Does anyone know if I
> can
> connect this to a PC and use it under Linux?  It is in good shape and
> has
> hardly been used.
> Thanks, Rob
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