[rescue] Slightly OT: ?Bad Cap Saga

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Tue Aug 19 13:10:55 CDT 2008

On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 12:41:50PM -0500, Scott Newell wrote:

> Yep, there's no easy replacement for a parallel port.  It's the closest
> thing we have to a standardized geek port.

It is bad geek port.  It is much better to figure out something else.
Use an AVR chip or a Luminary Micro Stellaris (ARM MCU that is under $3
in single pieces) or buy a USB -> parallel module (not parallel port,
but something that can do 8 or 16 in/outs). 

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