Re: use printer port 2

truckerx (
Sat, 16 Aug 1997 08:45:51 -0400

Gerry wrote:
> In message <>, "Mark L. Bardenwerper"
> <> writes
> >James Meuse wrote:
> >>
> >> Is it possible to assign in some manner CuSeeMe to use printer port
> >> 2.This would eliminate Having to use a switch box.Tnx
> >Printer port-parallel port: same ting. I have a parallel card that is
> >set to LPT 2. I have the printer set to use LPT2 and my Quickcam used to
> >use LPT 1. I use a vid cap card now. You must put the cam on 1, or it
> >won't work right. I never owned a switch box.
> >Parallel cards are very cheap, only about $15-25. Easy to install, too.
> Mark, your comments are interesting - I installed a second printer port
> as lpt2 and the cam works fine on lpt2 with the printer on lpt1. Other
> than the installation of the parallel card I dont remember having to do
> another other changes. It was several months ago and everything is
> working fine.
> --
> Gerry

I would first check to make sure that your computer has the IRQ
resources left to handle another function such as the card you mention,
before you buy it.