Facit 4070 to PC interface

Torfinn Ingolfsen tingox at gmail.com
Thu May 5 07:27:36 CDT 2016

On Thu, May 5, 2016 at 7:08 AM, tony duell <ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>> Has anyone ever worked up a PC parallel port to Facit 4070 paper tape
>> punch interface?
> Are you talking about a modern USB-parallel cable type interface or the
> original PC parallel interface where you could individually control all
> the lines?

In cases where a real parallel port is missing (happens all the time
now), you can easily and quite cheaply
use an Arduino-type microcontroller instead.
Easily programmed, comes in 3.3V and 5V versions (for the I/O pins),
and many (most?) versions have usb already on board.
Torfinn Ingolfsen

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