Re: [PARPORT] Scanners using parallel ports

Andree Borrmann (
Fri, 30 Apr 1999 00:46:11 +0200 (CEST)

[connecting parallel ports]

On 29-Apr-99 CP Hennessy wrote:
> Can you give me some idea of the kind of obstacles ?

 - there are 5 control but only 4 status lines
 - timing! (I have disassembled a windows driver which
    does "outb(ctrl, 1); outb(ctrl, 0);" to strobe data to
    the device. Try to capture that... :-(

That's what come to my mind immediatly, but there are probably more obstacles...


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