Parallel Port Automation Tool Kit was discontinued in 2015.
Please refer to the following model for new purchases:
FOUNDATION Fieldbus ITK Automation Tool Kit
The parallel port Automation Tool Kit is compatible with H1 ITK versions 4.51, 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.1, 5.2, 5.2.1, 6.0, 6.1, 6.1.2 and 6.2.
Computer with an available bi-directional Parallel Port
Compatible version of the H1 Interoperability Test Kit (ITK)
Parallel Port Set-up Instructions for Windows XP
Symptoms indicating the parallel port requires reconfiguration include the inability to keep the simulate or write protection switches enabled. The switches suddenly turn off with no instruction from the user or test case to do so.
Follow these instructions to enable the parallel port of the PC to operate with the Automation Tool Kit.
1. Open the Device Manager.
2. Edit the properties of the parallel port to which the Automation Tool Kit is connected. Enable the option “Enable legacy Plug and Play detection”:
3. Run the registry file “WINXPAT444.reg”. (attached)
4. Restart the PC.