FRITZ!Box 6490 Cable Service - Knowledge Base
Connecting a printer to the FRITZ!Box using a parallel to USB adapter
You would like to connect a printer with a parallel printer interface (standard IEEE 1284) to the USB port on the FRITZ!Box by means of a parallel to USB adapter.
1 Parallel to USB adapter is not supported
Only printers designed to be connected to a USB port can be used with the FRITZ!Box. Printers cannot be connected using a parallel to USB adapter.