Find some software that you like, that does what you need to do. You are commenting using your WordPress. User profile for user: Pages About the author About this blog Links. Once you’ve found the software, find the interfaces it supports, and determine if what you need is within budget.

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In order to protect their investment the software is locked to their own hardware interfaces, this way they can get a return on their investment. I wanted to continue with my LaserJet, as costs per page work out at less paralldl 1 pence 1. If you have a desktop PC, one of the uxb ways is to add an expansion card to provide the Parallel or Serial port you need.

Matt Wall November 12, at 5: The circuit diagram is really, really simple:. All content copyright the author etc.

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The notebook computer reconciles the USB converter cable and not Reproduced from Voss, Paralldl and Stahl My suggestion, asisde from getting a true USB printer, is a parallel port card http: I found the drivers for vista on the prolific website – here – http: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I’m afraid the answer is the first suggestion. You pretty much said it when you mentioned “Other than buying the cable in the first place” I have never successfully used a USB to parallel converter cable on any system.


Trying to interface with Garmin GSmapbut vista cannot find driver Trying to interface with Garmin GSmapbut vista cannot find driver. Take cable parallek to Maplin and buy one from Amazon, less fuss. Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Junk the old war-horse printer? The max point reward for answering a question is Posted on Apr 17, We suggest you test the installation with a short document to ensure that you have correctly configured your embosser.

Posted on Dec 12, 7: A good place to start is here. Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. Dec 15, 5: Anonymous Mar 17, Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The problem is most of these USB serial leads use fake chips emulating prolific PL chip and in recent versions of the driver software they are blocked deliberately.


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Should I use a different adapter? Posted on Dec 24, However, many older embossers still in use do not have japlin USB port. Most modern desktop and laptop computers do not have Parallel or Serial Ports. Delete From Topic The post will be removed from this topic completely.

Ask a question Reset. The lead uses the Prolific PL device but Prolific do not supply the drivers to end users.