I have a kindle 3 with a broken screen and an old EPSON stylus 1520. The kindle has a serial port with TX, RX, GND and 1.8v VCC (source). The printer has a mac compatible 8 pin Mini-DIN port.
Would it be possible to connect the kindle to the printer? I saw some pinouts for 8 pin mini DINs, and some of the pins were labeled something like "handshake", so I guess it's not as easy as connecting TX<->RX, RX<->TX.
I don't have a computer with a parallel port to connect to the printer. I haven't done this kind of thing before, so any advise and/or links is appreciated. I haven't found any material on how to connect them together, perhaps I'm missing the right keywords, or it can't be done.
I have a computer with an round 4 pin port with an S next to it, that I think is for S-video, which uses the same physical port as ADB. Could I connect the printer's serial port to that one? I guess the S-video can't speak RS-232?