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Print Server USB output to Printer Serial input

Zebra 105 Se label printer with serial interface needs to connect to the network.  Have used Milan MIL-P3830 print servers, which have RS232 ports, but cannot find any print servers now with serial ports.  I tried an IOGEAR print server with USB output, and connected it to the printer with a USB-to-DB25 RS232 adapter cable, but it did not work.  I suspect the adapter cable is desiged to be connected to the USB port of a PC, and that the print server's USB port is not providing the power needed for the RS232 interface.  I wonder what the experts think, and if they have any suggestions for this project.  The only solutions I can think of now are: buy a new printer with USB interface; or try to find a used print server with the serial ports.  The interface on the 105 Se cannot be replaced with USB or Ethernet.
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Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information SystemsCommented:
Perhaps you can get a print server with parallel ports and use a parallel-to-serial adapter.

That said, these might work for you:
Lantronix EPS2-100

Ethernet-to-serial adapter:
TCATDIAuthor Commented:
That Startech device server has other interesting applications.  The Lantronix print server is just what I need, although I just have to adapt RJ45 to DB25.  The parallel-to-serial approach is a good idea.  Thanks!!
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