1st A Parallel connection is way slower than a USB - That Is why I bought a
USB Scanner. Parallel port scanners work with MOST printers - the BJ is
probably OK, I know that they will not work with an HP office jet because
the officejet needs to have constant communication with the computer for its
driver to function.
>I would like to daisy chain a Canon BJC4000 inkjet printer and a Canoscan
>620P scanner to my computer's parallel port. I have a Gateway P-75. The guy
>at my local store says no problem, but I'm not so sure. Can anyone shed
>some light on this? Also, is a parallel connection appreciably slower than
>a USB connection?