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parralell usb adapter
« on: November 19, 2011, 11:27:46 PM »
I have just purchased a new computer. There is no 25 pin printer port on new computers. I have found a 25 pin parrallel to usb adapter. will this work for pluging in to my geco drives.
Re: parralell usb adapter
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2011, 01:14:58 AM »
No.  If all you have is USB, you'll have to buy a USB motion controller, like SmoothStepper, KFlop, Galil, etc.

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Ray L.
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Re: parralell usb adapter
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2011, 08:46:33 AM »
Or by a PCI parallel port card for $25
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Re: parralell usb adapter
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2011, 12:06:59 PM »
or even cheaper if you shop around. I've tried about thirty different parallel port cards from £1.50 to £30 and all have worked.