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Problems with new Parallel Printer card

Problems with new Parallel Printer card

Postby keith » Mon May 08, 2017 10:34 am

Hello Everyone,

A friend has upgraded his PC and now he can't get his machine to work. :o :o :o

I have checked that he has imported his Mach3 configuration correctly and I think the problem is with his new Parallel Printer card. He has installed this card into his new PC:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/For-Modes-of- ... n_GB(en_GB)&cnac=GB&mail=sys&e=op&unp_tpcid=email-receipt-auction-payment&ppid=PPX000608&calf=5941093d62785&calc=5941093d62785&pgrp=main:email&unptid=d66f6da8-eeb8-11e6-9b8b-441ea14ee788&mchn=em&t=&s=ci&page=main:email&cal=5941093d62785&cust=

I know from personal experience the problems one can have with the Parallel port and I was wondering if there was a list of what cards work or the correct spec when purchasing a new Parallel card?

Can anyone help? :)

Thanks, :D

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Re: Problems with new Parallel Printer card

Postby Awesomeness » Mon May 08, 2017 12:47 pm

One of the common problems is that if he upgraded to a newer 64-bit version of the operating system, Mach 3's parallel port drivers don't work. You can check whether Windows is 32 or 64 bit in the System control panel.
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