Centronics parallel interface

   A standard 36-pin interface used to connect a PC to a peripheral device, such as a printer; originally developed by the printer manufacturer Centronics, Inc. The standard defines eight parallel data lines, plus additional lines for status and control information.
   See also parallel port.

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