Parallel Cable Assemblies

Parallel cable assemblies connect two PCs via parallel ports. These assemblies are common where older versions of peripherals like printers or scanners need to be connected to computers.

Parallel cable assemblies allow multiple data blocks to be transferred simultaneously from one device to another, which increases the overall transfer speed.

What are parallel cable assemblies used for?

Parallel cable assemblies are typical in industries where legacy computer technologies and peripherals are in operation. Examples include educational facilities like schools and universities where printers, scanners and older monitors are used. Many SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) in the manufacturing and production sectors also use parallel cable assemblies due to their high-speed transfer attributes.

Parallel cable assemblies enable connections to motherboards in systems with disk drive applications, and they are also used to link to external circuit boards.

Types of parallel cable assemblies

Parallel cable assembly formats include:

  • File transfer cable assemblies to transfer multiple data bits at high speeds from one computer to another.
  • Parallel printer cable assemblies to connect with legacy printers and scanners.
  • DB25 parallel extension cable assemblies to extend current parallel cables up to fifty feet.

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Description Price Connector A Connector B Length Sheath Colour Cable Type Current Rating Outer Sheath Material Shielding Size of Strands Standards Met Voltage Rating
RS Stock No. 500-1985
Mfr. Part No.11.01.4618-50
BrandRoline
$8.85
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Male DB25 Female RS232 1.8m - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 217-7893
BrandRS PRO
$24.16
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Male/Female IEEE488 Male IEEE488 4m Grey Parallel Cable Assembly - PVC Aluminium Foil - - 300 V
RS Stock No. 233-8997
BrandRS PRO
$37.67
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Male DB25 36-Pin Male IEEE1284 Centronics Connector 10m - Parallel Cable Assembly - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 233-9984
BrandRS PRO
$34.82
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Male DB25 36-Pin Male IEEE1284 3m - Parallel Cable Assembly - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 233-8969
BrandRS PRO
$14.91
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Male DB25 36-Pin Male IEEE1284 3m Grey Parallel Cable Assembly - PVC Aluminium Foil - - -
RS Stock No. 233-8981
BrandRS PRO
$9.57
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Male DB25 36-Pin Male IEEE1284 1.5m - Parallel Cable Assembly - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 217-7865
BrandRS PRO
$88.95
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Male IEEE488 Male IEEE488 4m Grey Parallel Cable Assembly 2 A PVC Mylar Foil - - 300 V
RS Stock No. 454-4784
BrandRS PRO
$135.25
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Male/Female IEEE488 Male/Female IEEE488 1m - Parallel Cable Assembly - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 454-4807
BrandRS PRO
$180.23
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Male/Female IEEE488 Male/Female IEEE488 2m - Parallel Cable Assembly - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 202-600
BrandRS PRO
$34.91
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Male DB25 Male C36 3m Grey Parallel Cable Assembly 2 A PVC Aluminium Foil - - 300 V
RS Stock No. 828-353
BrandRS PRO
$19.04
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- - 5m Grey Parallel Cable Assembly 2 A PVC Aluminium Foil - - 300 V
RS Stock No. 828-319
BrandRS PRO
$9.49
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- - 1.5m Grey Parallel Cable Assembly 2 A PVC Aluminium Foil - - 300 V
RS Stock No. 324-6849
Mfr. Part No.14526EZ8B-500-07C
Brand3M
$169.27
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26-Pin Male MDR 26-Pin Male MDR 5m Grey - - - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 182-8902
BrandRS PRO
$150.82
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IEEE 488 Female, IEEE 488 Male IEEE 488 Female, IEEE 488 Male 2m Grey - - PVC - 26 AWG - -
New
RS Stock No. 182-8816
BrandRS PRO
$15.60
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D25 Way Male C36 Way Male 2m Grey Printer - PVC - 28 AWG - -
New
RS Stock No. 182-8807
BrandRS PRO
$38.08
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D25 Way Male C36 Way Male 3m Grey Printer - PVC - 28 AWG - -
New
RS Stock No. 182-8806
BrandRS PRO
$42.01
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D25 Way Male C36 Way Male 2m Grey Printer - PVC - 28 AWG - -
New
RS Stock No. 182-8817
BrandRS PRO
$14.46
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D25 Way Male C36 Way Male 3m Grey Printer - PVC - 28 AWG - -
New
RS Stock No. 182-8901
BrandRS PRO
$134.39
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IEEE 488 Female, IEEE 488 Male IEEE 488 Female, IEEE 488 Male 1m Grey - - PVC - 26 AWG - -
RS Stock No. 847-0993
Mfr. Part No.7007-1
BrandKeithley
$225.69
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- - 1m - - - - - - - -
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