Newer systems and software can put LPT1 anywhere you want, and the software’s application program interface or driver will point at it, allowing the software that you’re using to find it, no matter where it is. I’m hoping some creative soul has come up with some viable alternative, but judging from what I’ve seen in many days of internet searches, there is no commercially available solution. Hi Mellon Your great! The computer has multiple drives and I have on each something else installed XP, 7 and Ubuntu. Hi again Thanks, but its not a problem with the cnc software yet as the problem seems to be there even before it is loaded.
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Moschip Chipset ,1-port DB Parallel Printer Port (LPT1) PCI-e Controller Card
They infomed me that as far as they know it is impossible due to the OS. I haven’t tried to run a CNC machine, but I believe that at least the possibility of conflicts with your existing hardware would be low. Guest, Sep 18, Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies.
You should be posting this to the xp hardware newsgroup http: I realize that you are in the UK, and that this item is possibly unavailable there, at least from Newegg, but something like this might be worthwhile considering: Peter Foldes, Aug 13, From driver info and on the box.
I tried disabling the mulitfunctional adapter but as expected the parallel port dissapeared from device manager The computer has been completely “bombed” and returned to factory settings Any suggestions? It’s a bit of a pain to find the correct website to get the permanent free usage and the tutorials are great.
According to Microsoft’s article: Hi It did originally set itself to lpt3, but I changed it to lpt 1 in an attempt to moxchip the problem without success Thanks.
2 printer Parallel (DB25, LPT1) ports, PCI Controller Card, 2-port, Moschip MCS9865 chipset
It gives me a print error. Guest, Aug 13, The hardware is correct.
The LPT 1 address you give 0xh to 0xF is the one the cnc is looking for, i think it can be changed but to what!
If you can’t get the conflict resolved, you might have to buy a different card. Since you didn’t include the message with your reply, we don’t know what the problem is. I have a parrallel-to-usb adapter. I suspect that your CNC software is looking directly at port 0x and not finding the printer port and giving up.
I tried the all the settings as you show. Get Fusion from Autodesk. Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. Newer systems and software can put LPT1 anywhere you want, and the software’s application program interface or driver will point at it, allowing the software that you’re using to find it, no matter where it is.
Well, see, the problem with most of these cards is that the card does not use the standard parallel port address in memory, which is 0xh to 0xF.
What is the make and model of the moship you’re using right now? The main technology is made by MosChip. Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Ask a Question Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question? Which is the best approach use a parallel to usb cable – has anyone used these with success?
You could try fiddling with the port settings. Driver date It’s funny that the driver for the LPT card doesn’t automatically choose an address that isn’t being used. I’m hoping some creative soul has come up with some viable alternative, but judging from what I’ve seen in many days mocship internet searches, there is no commercially available solution. Find More Posts by cnc many.
However, if you happen to have a motherboard without them and try to add them with a PCI card, it will no longer be possible as of XP to have any fully featured ones on your computer, so just get over it.