Gain flexibility and efficiency by positioning your printer in the best location (up to 50 ft. away). Use Cables To Go's superior quality, Centronics-style extension cables. Choose the configuration that fits your needs.male/female to extend an existing parallel cable or male/male to connect a Centronics switch box to the parallel printer. Each cable is fully molded and foil shielded to block EMI/RFI interference caused by a noisy office environment. For longer lengths which require low capacitance foil and braid wire, use the custom cable formula at the bottom.