Parallel Port

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Most ThinkPads have a Female DB-25 Parallel Port, for ThinkPads produced from 1995 on they are IEEE1284 compliant.

The latest ThinkPads no longer have a physical parallel port, but still have the logic integrated, all that is required is to attach the ThinkPad to a supported Dock or Port Replicator with a parallel port.

Models featuring this Technology




IEEE1284 compatible

Docks and Port Replicators featuring this Technology

These devices only feature pass-through functionality, the actual Parallel port logic needs to reside in the ThinkPad for the port to work