What is important is that you get the output, not the braille itself. Leave a comment Trackbacks 3 Comments 2. So how can you connect your Parallel or Serial embosser to your computer? Since you’re asking the question, I guess you don’t have an RS port. Basically just don’t be annoying and steal my stuff. But the bottom line here is you need to figure out what is important to you.

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Most modern desktop and laptop computers do not have Parallel or Maplni Ports. Posted 08 August – Posted 04 August – Click “Add” to insert your video.

Connected the printer via the adapter with the iMac. I wanted to continue with my LaserJet, as costs per page work out at less than 1 pence 1. Basically just don’t be annoying and steal my stuff. You strip the cables on one end of the parallel cable and solder them to the switches right? The braille is likely mmaplin be untranslated.

I had it working on desktop buc can not get it to work on new laptop I have just bought a Nikkai USB to Serial adapter. I just drilled some holes in the boxes fairly roughly and secured the buttons there with a dab of epoxy resin, but you can get as fancy as you want in that respect.


I decided not to take apart any mice, but just to use some buttons I bought off-the-shelf, as I only needed two for each box.

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The problem is most of usbb USB serial leads use fake chips emulating prolific PL chip and in recent versions of the driver software they are blocked deliberately. Posted on Dec 12, 7: The installation process may vary with alternative makes and models, but in principle should be the same or similar.

Recommended by Maplin salesman. If more than one USB port appears in the list, and the newly purchased cable for this purpose was the last thing you connected to the computer’s USB ports then choose the port with the highest number. Anonymous Mar 17, Instant Repair Help over the Phone 6ya. This site uses cookies. Posted on Dec 24, Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter paraklel comment here Dec 15, 5: However, many older embossers still in use do not have a USB port.

So, for accurate timing of responses, we want to use something other than the USB port.


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I did download usbtb, but made no progress. Notify me of new comments via email.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Honestly, if you were being lazy, you could even just forget about the resistors and it would still work fine. Besides, newer printers are much faster than that so the time savings mapin be worth it in the end.

Ask a Question Usually answered in minutes! In order to protect their investment the software is locked to their own hardware interfaces, this way they can get a return on mzplin investment.

In particular, you should select “Local Printer,” and specifically NOT ask Windows to detect the printer automatically. It’s worth a thousand words. Alun Cox Level 3 Expert Answers. The max point reward for answering a question is