parallel port breakout?

asked 2016-08-21 10:53:35 -0500

weldster gravatar image

I'm new to all this I've got a couple old asea irb6 arms I put steppeers on them thinking I could run off mach3 I'm learning the hard way any help would be appreciated. Just put in ubunto on a machine working on ros now. can I get it to run beakout boards off a printer port?

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That's quite a specific question. General comment: ROS is typically used for more 'high-level' things/control. To get the basic joint/Cartesian space and motor control going you could perhaps look at Machinekit. That has some experimental ROS i'face.

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2016-08-22 00:47:28 -0500 )edit