Hello Guest it is November 25, 2020, 03:36:58 AM

Author Topic: Parallel port issue  (Read 806 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Tweakie.CNC

*
  • *
  •  8,552 8,552
  • Super Kitty
    • View Profile
    • Tweakie.CNC
Re: Parallel port issue
« Reply #10 on: May 10, 2019, 06:17:29 AM »
Reuelt has made a good point - you need to enable the Charge Pump (Config / Ports & Pins / Outputs) if you have your G540 Charge Pump turned on.

Tweakie.
« Last Edit: May 10, 2019, 06:21:03 AM by Tweakie.CNC »
KEEP SAFE !
Re: Parallel port issue
« Reply #11 on: May 13, 2019, 06:06:28 PM »
ISSUE SOLVED

I have solved the Mach 3 issue having checked the pin voltages and determined the dual printer card I have used for several years was faulty as was one other and also a new express card was only 3.3 volts. 
 
I located an old XP computer with a on board parallel port and all works normally.

I thank all the contributors who helped to solve the issue.  Thank you.



 

Offline Tweakie.CNC

*
  • *
  •  8,552 8,552
  • Super Kitty
    • View Profile
    • Tweakie.CNC
Re: Parallel port issue
« Reply #12 on: May 14, 2019, 01:15:41 AM »
Excellent.  ;)
KEEP SAFE !