Nibble Mode

Updated: 10/11/2017 by Computer Hope
nibble mode

Introduced by Hewlett Packard, Nibble Mode is an interface that allows devices to use and reuse the four lines of Compatibility Mode for data while transmitting data four bits at a time. Nibble Mode functions with most IEEE-1284 Centronics interfaces and is generally used for enhanced printer status.

Centronics interface, Printer, Printer terms