Use Your Printer As a Card Reader.




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

Ok so lets get started.

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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...

 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!

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    6 Discussions


    1 year ago

    Это так глупо-в инструкции к принтеру всё указано,если инструкции нет то и ребёнок поймёт для чего это гнездо и как работает


    3 years ago

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


    7 years ago on Introduction

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


    8 years ago on Step 2

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