Tripp Lite's 6-ft. IEEE 1284 straight through gold cable connects a computer to a manual or automatic switchbox. It supports high-speed IEEE 1284 bi-directional communication. The cable features gold plated DB25 male/male connectors and gold plated copper contacts for superior conductivity. It is manufactured from superior molded cable with integral strain relief and double shielding for maximum EMI/RFI protection. It contains low-capacitance, impedance matched, twisted-pair conductors that protect against cross-talk and other transmission problems. Tripp Lite warrants this product to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for life.