[amsat-bb] Re: Tracking with parallel to USB converter
Gary "Joe" Mayfield
gary_mayfield at hotmail.com
Sun Jan 23 19:39:23 PST 2011
I have had good luck adding a parallel port for use with FODTrack, but
I used a PCI card, not a USB adapter.
From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
Behalf Of Wayne Estes
Sent: Sunday, January 23, 2011 5:27 PM
To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Subject: [amsat-bb] Tracking with parallel to USB converter
I want to use my HalloRotor parallel-port rotor interface with a new PC
that doesn't have a parallel port. Has anybody had success using a
parallel-to-USB converter with a parallel port rotor interface?
In the past I used a parallel-to-USB converter and Windows device
manager decided that it was a "USB printer", not LPT2. Is there a model
of parallel-to-USB converter that Windows recognizes as a LPTx ?
Wayne Estes W9AE
Oakland, Oregon, USA, CN83ik
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