The PPI-04 module is a buffered interface allowing direct connection of up to four single-axis step motor drivers to the parallel port of the personal computer.
No additional power supply necessary if connected to supported drivers from Interinar.
It is a perfect interface for all CNC applications where a standard PC is used as a controlling device.
The PPI-04 simplifies connection between computer and drivers eliminating soldering and mistakes made with manufacturing custom cables.
Don't forget to order cables. Scroll down to see available accessories.
Control up to four axis from single parallel port.
No additional power supply required.
All Inputs and Outputs buffered.
Standard DB25 female connector
Five Auxiliary Inputs for limit switches, etc.
Three Auxiliary Outputs for external device.
Direct connection to the following BSD drivers: - BSD-02 - BSD-02LH - BSD-01v2
Download User Manual in pdf format : PPI-04 Instruction Manual Works with Mach3 and other CNC software.
Attention Mach3 users - snapshots of setup screens for easy configuration of Mach3 are available here:
Mach3 with PPI-04 Setup Screen.
LabVIEW users - you can connect PPI-04 directly to the parallel port using cable you purchased with it.
Here is the link to the National Instruments website describing exactly how to use LabVIEW to control parallel port:
LabVIEW and Parallel Port LPT
The manual for PPI-04 includes two diagrams with pin numbers and their functions.
You will need this information when you create your LabVIEW application.
Don't forget to purchase cables and connectors - see Related Products box