It is important to have the right cable to connect your Raspberry to your Printer. Most printers come with this cable as many use the port on the printer to print through from a computer.
If your printer wasn't shipped with a cable, you will need to buy one. This guide will help you choose the right one.

Micro USB
If your connector on your printer looks like this, you will need a “Mini USB cable”.

The most popular printers that use this connector are:

Creality Ender Series
Creality CR-10 Series

USB B
If your connector on your printer looks like this, use a “USB B cable”.

The most popular printers that use this connector are:

Prusa i3 Series
Ultimaker 2 Series

Micro USB
If your connector on your printer looks like this, use a “Micro USB cable”.

The most popular printers that use this connector are:

Creality Ender V4 Series
Prusa Mini

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The length of the cable is determined by how far from the printer your Raspberry is mounted. In most cases, 1 meter will be more than enough.
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