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MACH 3 installation in a Laptop
« on: August 17, 2011, 10:48:24 AM »
Hi there!
Is it possible to install MACH3 in a laptop using a USB cable?

I have installed MACH3 in a PC using a parallel port, and works fine. Now, I am trying to use a laptop to drive my machine with MACH3, is this possible?
If so, where do I look for instructions to do this?

Thank You very much in advance for your help,
Intarsica

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Re: MACH 3 installation in a Laptop
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2011, 01:11:03 PM »
Only if you use one of the external motion controllers that work with Mach, SmoothStepper and KFlop are the two most common.
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Re: MACH 3 installation in a Laptop
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2011, 10:51:17 PM »
Hi
I've just got a smoothstepper and intend to use it on a laptop via usb.
Should I install mach3 with the mach 3 drivers?
thanks
MACH 3 installation in a Laptop
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2011, 02:22:54 AM »
Yes, you can use a laptop to control Mach3 with a SS.
You don't need to install the Parallel port driver.
The manual is here:
http://warp9td.com/documentation/SmoothStepperUserManualV1.0.pdf

Juan