Arm movement thru printer cable PLZ

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I built an arm and i built the circuit i need to acomplish this,but i need the program, dunno much C++, how do i know wich pins or cables(cause i cut the cable) i need to connect to the circuit and how do i send the info thru classes?

Can anyone help?

PLZ?
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well, as to the circuit, it's hard to tell what you want to do through the parallel port without knowing how you plan to control your arm. Is the control bi-directional? If so, it becomes much more difficult than just outputing from the port.

On the program side, a good tool I found to do port control via windows is a custom device driver like DriverX
 you can find it at http://www.tetradyne.com/driverx.htm.

I hope that helps!

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