On Thu, Aug 29, 2002 at 09:32:20AM -0500, Henning, Brian wrote:
> i am looking to create a device with 8 LEDs that will be connected to my
> pc's parallel port. all i want to do with this device is toggle these LEDs
> based on the bit sent from a program running on my machine. I am trying to
> get some ideas on what settings to use for my parallel port: SPP, EPP, ECP?
Well of course it doesn't matter, unless you are planning on
implementing full IEEE 1284 in your device! You would be better off
just writing to the data port.
> What c library would i need to include to write a program to
> interface with this device? Would be easier to buy a kit to do this?
> which one would be good?
You can use libieee1284 to do this. To write to the data port, use
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