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Mach Discussion => General Mach Discussion => Topic started by: magnetron on October 04, 2018, 11:10:35 AM

Title: has anyone used this paralel port board ?
Post by: magnetron on October 04, 2018, 11:10:35 AM
hello dear forum,

I want to use this board for paralel port

(https://i.postimg.cc/sBrrtwbs/Mach3_breakout_board.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/sBrrtwbs)

I want to ask if anyone used this board before ?

can I use the limit switch inputs for homeing axes ?

the board is a product of stepperonline

thank you
Title: Re: has anyone used this paralel port board ?
Post by: ZASto on October 04, 2018, 02:01:45 PM
Yes you can use it. Everything works.
Title: Re: has anyone used this paralel port board ?
Post by: TOTALLYRC on October 05, 2018, 10:20:19 PM
They work great right up to the point they don't. I went through the 2 I bought. If you use it for basic I/O you should be fine bit I had both of the analog spindle control die within a few days. I bought a motion control board and now everything works like it is supposed.

Buy cheap, buy twice.

Mike
Title: Re: has anyone used this paralel port board ?
Post by: ChristinaWhite on December 21, 2019, 01:16:27 AM
They work great right up to the point they don't. I went through the 2 I bought. If you use it for basic I/O you should be fine bit I had both of the analog spindle control die within a few days. I bought a motion control board and now everything works like it is supposed.

Buy cheap, buy twice.

Impressiveļ¼Thanks for the post