Introduction: Use Your Printer As a Card Reader.

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In this instuctable, I will show how to use a printer as a memory card reader.

Ok so lets get started.

Step 1: What You Need.

What you need:
A Printer with the memory card slot of your choice.(I am using a Canon MP470 w/ an SD card)
SD Card or other memory card.

Step 2: How to Do It...

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 1) Plug the printers usb cable into your computer.
 2) Place the memory card into the slot.
 3) Turn on the printer.
 4) Wait...
 5) Thats it the the card should appear on your computer!


Creepy Shamwow (author)2010-04-22

Thanks this is so awesome!

ShashY1 (author)2016-07-15

wow i never would have thought to put the sd card in the sd card slot thanks

dudesurge (author)2011-12-24

super lame, go buy a bran new printer just to use it as a card reader, yeah

dantetv (author)2011-02-03

Freaking sweet! Thank you for the inspiration to go sally some dead printers for their readers and see if they still work.

sn00ze (author)2011-01-13

worked a treat. thanks
now I can put the photo's on the website !

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