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Connections for a Dell Printer


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I moved my computer set up and can't see how to reconnect the Dell printer. The only identification I can see on the printer is "DP/N ON5819" and Service TagBZZPM61. It connected to my a Dell pc with XP.

I see a socket for the larger size telephone type connection on the printer and a cable with the that connector on one and a USB connector on the other end. Is that the cable I should be using I wonder? But I do not see any power connector on the printer! What am I missing?

Thanks for your help.
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Is this your printer? HERE

According to the owners manual I downloaded from that link it uses a USB cable. You can see where it plugs into in the image below (number 6). The small square like Type B USB plugs into the printer and the flat rectangular standard Type A USB plugs into the back of the computer. Look at difference in the two in this IMAGE HERE.

Refer to number 7 for where the power connector is plugged into. Does this help?


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Edited by Ferrari, 19 March 2010 - 03:44 PM.

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Oops, Ferrari beat me to it. :)

Edited by SpywareDr, 19 March 2010 - 04:03 PM.

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Ferrari and Spyware Dr.: Thanks for your help. I must be blind because I cannot see the place (item 7 in Ferrari's picture) where the power cord connects.

Can one of you tell me the Dell <name> of this printer ( I can't recall it)(so I can buy the right power source)? Does the printer connector cable (that plugs into the slot 6) have a USB connector at the pc end?
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Well I linked to the Dell Printer 720 because that is what comes up on Dells website when I enter the service tag # you gave us which is BZZPM61. I asked you this...

Is this your printer? HERE [<--Click There]



Does the printer connector cable (that plugs into the slot 6) have a USB connector at the pc end?

Yes, I had stated that in this quote...

You can see where it plugs into in the image below (number 6). The small square like Type B USB plugs into the printer and the flat rectangular standard Type A USB plugs into the back of the computer. Look at difference in the two in this IMAGE HERE. [<---Click There]


Here is a more defined image for you.

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Edited by Ferrari, 20 March 2010 - 09:36 PM.

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Ferrari: Yes, I recall now, the printer <is> a Dell 720 (strange that it doesn't say so on the printer label itself). And the printer-pc cable I have does have the two connectors you describe. But I appear to be missing the power adaptor; and I still can't find where the adaptor plugs into the printer. Can you locate that for me? Thank you so much.
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Dell Printer 720 Power Adapter: EBAY. Tons of them on EBAY... ANOTHER HERE

I can't really explain where the power adapter goes into the printer much more than what the first image I gave you shows. Take a look at the Dell Power Adapters I linked to and see if any of that matches up with the number 7 spot in that image.

I searched for images that show the back of a Dell Printer 720, I had no success, sorry.
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Ferrari: I <found> the power cord and am happy to report that my printer is now up and running. I really appreciate your patient support. ...batpark[
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You are very welcome. :)
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