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Re: Newbie to cnc building in need of some help please
« Reply #40 on: January 20, 2019, 11:18:08 AM »
try to Win Start - run - systeminformation (hope it is simular in the english Version)
anything is possible, just try it.
if you find some mistakes, in my bad bavarian english,they are yours.

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« Reply #41 on: January 20, 2019, 11:22:30 AM »
run - msinfo32
anything is possible, just try it.
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Re: Newbie to cnc building in need of some help please
« Reply #42 on: January 20, 2019, 11:23:18 AM »
what exactly am i looking for?

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« Reply #43 on: January 20, 2019, 11:24:21 AM »
for the E/A adress of your parallelport LPT1

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Re: Newbie to cnc building in need of some help please
« Reply #44 on: January 20, 2019, 11:26:54 AM »
I/o Range 0378-37F
I/o Range 0778-077B
DMA 03     
  ??? is that what you mean?

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Re: Newbie to cnc building in need of some help please
« Reply #45 on: January 20, 2019, 11:31:48 AM »
exactly,

and the 0x378 is in Config -> Port's&Pin's -> Port#1 -> Port Adress ?
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« Reply #46 on: January 20, 2019, 11:33:15 AM »
yes

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Re: Newbie to cnc building in need of some help please
« Reply #47 on: January 20, 2019, 11:35:14 AM »
phu, the box with the ideas is getting empty.

i think one of the next test' would be a "hardcore" test of the parallel port simular to this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uglCm_qsojk
anything is possible, just try it.
if you find some mistakes, in my bad bavarian english,they are yours.
Re: Newbie to cnc building in need of some help please
« Reply #48 on: January 20, 2019, 11:39:21 AM »
Well I really appreciate all your help up to this point. We did make good progress. I'm gonna watch this video and put some food in my belly. I'll be back
Re: Newbie to cnc building in need of some help please
« Reply #49 on: January 20, 2019, 12:32:42 PM »
OK, so I just confirmed all pins 2-9 are working as they should according to that video. Although he was getting slightly over 4 volts my readings were a steady 3.32 volts.