controling Parallel port on XP or Mac


    Jan 31 2007 | 5:10 am
    Hi
    I want to send a small pulse wave (or just a number 1) via the Parallel Port on my PC or the latest intel iMac via usb to parallel adaptor.
    I know there's a object like 'serial', but is there the same kind of object for Parallel Port?
    Please help me.
    thanks
    yamada

    • Feb 02 2007 | 2:24 pm
      Hi
      I'm looking for the same! and i found it at Maxobjects.com
      [staalport]
      but...
      the link do not work!
      If someone has the object, please send it to here as an attachment, so we can download it!
      Sory about using your post to re-ask for the object!
      Thanks for your time!
    • Feb 02 2007 | 9:14 pm
      Rui Fernando Caldas wrote:
      > Hi
      >
      > I'm looking for the same! and i found it at Maxobjects.com
      >
      > [staalport]
      >
      > but...
      >
      > the link do not work!
      >
      > If someone has the object, please send it to here as an attachment, so we can download it!
      It's here:
      Olaf
    • Feb 02 2007 | 10:10 pm
      Thanks for your help....
      now lets party!
    • Feb 03 2007 | 4:03 am
      Thank you, Olaf.
      I installed it to my PC,but when I used help for your 'staalport' object, suddenly max crushed, and I don't know how to use.
      Where should I put staalport.help file? Is it the same directory as staal.mxe itself?
      thanks
      yamada
    • Feb 03 2007 | 10:28 am
      Ryohei wrote:
      > Thank you, Olaf.
      >
      > I installed it to my PC,but when I used help for your 'staalport' object, suddenly max crushed, and I don't know how to use.
      > Where should I put staalport.help file? Is it the same directory as staal.mxe itself?
      You have to install the driver first which you can find in the /drv
      folder. Check the readme (it's referring to the cvin external, but same
      story here), there it says how to istall the driver. Then it should work.
      Olaf
    • Feb 03 2007 | 1:37 pm
      I'm starting to get the impression that there is no existing way to get the
      time tags from SDIF files as a set of numbers in Max. Once i confirm this
      to a reasonable degree of certainty, i'm thinking about trying to program a
      custom external object to accomplish this task, if nobody who already is
      experienced in programming externals is interested in creating such an
      object or in the project that i want to use it for (description of this
      project is here:
      I took a class in c++ programming years ago, and my friend who's a
      programmer is willing to help me a bit with this project if i wind up having
      to do it... when i described what i want this program to do, she said that
      it shouldn't be too complicated. Can anyone recommend a resource/guide/info
      about how to program externals, and/or some guides that can help me get up
      to speed in c/c++ or java (or whatever languages that externals can be
      programmed in) enough to program the simple external that i described above?
      Thanks, any help is appreciated
    • Feb 03 2007 | 2:37 pm
      On 3-Feb-2007, at 14:37, Erik Bowen wrote:
      > Can anyone recommend a resource/guide/info about how to program
      > externals
      The SDK. Really.
      Download it, read the documentation, study the examples.
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    • Feb 03 2007 | 2:54 pm
      Thanks, I didn't know that this existed, and wouldn't have found it myself
      b/c i wouldn't have known what words to search under.
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Peter Castine" To:
      Sent: Saturday, February 03, 2007 8:37 AM
      Subject: Re: [dev] Creating external objects
      > On 3-Feb-2007, at 14:37, Erik Bowen wrote:
      >
      >> Can anyone recommend a resource/guide/info about how to program
      >> externals
      >
      > The SDK. Really.
      >
      > Download it, read the documentation, study the examples.
      >
      >
      >
      > -------------- http://www.bek.no/~pcastine/Litter/ -------------
      > Peter Castine +--> Litter Power & Litter Bundle for Jitter
      > Universal Binaries on the way
      > iCE: Sequencing, Recording &
      > Interface Building for |home | chez nous|
      > Max/MSP Extremely cool |bei uns | i nostri|
      > http://www.dspaudio.com/ http://www.castine.de
      >
      >
    • Feb 04 2007 | 12:10 pm
      Olaf
      I found cyboxLPT.sys, but I couldnt find the readme file.
      And what is the cyboxLPT.exe for ? There seems no prescription file in the 'drv' directory.
      thanks
      yamada
    • Feb 04 2007 | 12:24 pm
      Ryohei wrote:
      > Olaf
      >
      > I found cyboxLPT.sys, but I couldnt find the readme file.
      > And what is the cyboxLPT.exe for ? There seems no prescription file in the 'drv' directory.
      It seems the readme is missing in the zip... okay, here's the
      instruction how to install the driver:
      1. Double-click the “Add/Remove Hardware Wizard” applet in Control Panel.
      2. Select “Add/Troubleshoot a Device”.
      3. Select “Add a new device”.
      4. Select “No, I Want to Select the Hardware from a list”.
      5. Select “Audio-, Video and Game controller” and then click Next.
      6. Click “Have Disk” and point to the directory that contains
      cvboxLPT.inf file.
      Olaf
    • Feb 04 2007 | 8:44 pm
      Hi
      The driver works fine in XP Pro but do not work in XP 64Bit edition!
      that is obvius!
      There are some driver for XP64 OS?
    • Feb 04 2007 | 8:55 pm
      Rui Fernando Caldas wrote:
      > Hi
      >
      > The driver works fine in XP Pro but do not work in XP 64Bit edition!
      >
      > that is obvius!
      >
      > There are some driver for XP64 OS?
      No idea, sorry. - I made my own, would probably take making a new one
      for 64bit... If you sponsor me a machine with XP64 on it I'd probably do
      it.
      Olaf
    • Feb 06 2007 | 9:42 am
      olaf
      hi
      Though I installed the driver the way you said, staalport help didn't work, and when I clicked held for staalport, max crushed again. There seems some problem but I don't know what it is.
      Can you upload staalport help as a patch file? without reading help file I really don't know how to use it.
      thanks,
      yamada
    • Feb 06 2007 | 6:07 pm
      Hi
      Here is how i instal the driver!
      1. Copy cvboxLPT.sys to c:windowsSystem32Drivers
      2. Right-click on cvboxLPT.inf and choose install
      3. same for Kopie von cvboxLPT.inf (don't know if it's needed)
      4. (Click-Click) on cvboxLPT.exe and press start
      4.1. leave cvboxLPT running!
      5. Copy staalport.mxe to C:Program FilesCommon FilesCycling '74externals
      reboot (if you want!)
      6. (Click-Click) on staalport.help
      7. enjoy!
      note. Only on 32bit windows OS
      note. You have allways to perform step 4 & 4.1 to use the driver!
    • Feb 06 2007 | 6:20 pm
      Rui Fernando Caldas wrote:
      > Hi
      >
      > Here is how i instal the driver!
      >
      > 1. Copy cvboxLPT.sys to c:windowsSystem32Drivers
      > 2. Right-click on cvboxLPT.inf and choose install
      > 3. same for Kopie von cvboxLPT.inf (don't know if it's needed)
      It's not neede, just abackup copy (i.e. old version)...
      > 4. (Click-Click) oncvboxLPT.exe and press start
      > 4.1. leave cvboxLPT running!
      Alternatively you could set the drivers start method in control pannel
      to 'automatic' or something (don't know exactly how they call it on
      English Windows).
      Olaf
    • Aug 19 2013 | 11:05 am
      Hi,
      I can't find the staalport object anywhere, it seems the website is not working anymore.
      Can anyone send it to me?
      Thanks in advance
      Mário