CyberParallel Dual
Quick Installation Guide
Introducing the CyberParallel Dual
The CyberParallel Dual is a high-speed parallel I/O card
for parallel device connections. It provides 2 ECP/EPP
parallel ports which support data transfer rates up to
1.5 MB/sec.
Features and Benefits
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Conforms to PCI v2.2 Plug and Play
Can be installed in 32-/64-bit, 3.3v/5v PCI and
PCI-X slots
Full support for DOS and Windows based software
PCI IRQ sharing feature reduces IRQ conflicts
Compliant with IEEE 1284-1994 parallel port
standard
Works with various types of parallel port devices
including printers, removable drives, scanners,
CD-R/RWs, and more
Supports ECP/EPP, Bi-directional Parallel Port
(PS2) and Standard Parallel Port (SPP) modes
System Requirements
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Pentium or equivalent computer with an available
PCI slot
DOS, Windows 95/98/98 SE/ME/NT 4.0/2000/
XP/Server 2003
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Package Contents
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(1) CyberParallel Dual board
(1) Driver CD
(1) DB25 parallel port cable (for 2nd parallel port)
This quick installation guide
Board Layout
Parallel Port 2
(P2)*
Parallel Port 1
(P1)
Figure 1. Cyber Parallel Dual layout
*Note: When connecting the DB25 parallel port
cable to Parallel Port 2 (P2), position the ribbon
cable so the colored stripe is on the side closest to
the slot bracket.
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Hardware Installation
General instructions for installing the card are provided
below. Since the design of computer cases and
motherboards vary, refer to your computer’s reference
manual for further information, if needed.
Caution: Static Electricity Discharge may permanently
damage your system. To avoid possible static electricity
discharge during the installation, please follow the
guidelines below:
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Discharge any static electricity build up in your
body by touching a large grounded metal surface or
the computer’s case (if plugged in), for a few
seconds.
During the installation, avoid any contact with
internal parts. Handle cards only by their external
edges.
Turn OFF the power to your computer.
Unplug the power cord and remove your computer's
cover.
Remove the slot bracket from an available PCI slot.
Carefully align the card to the selected PCI slot push
the board down firmly, but gently, until it is well
seated.
Replace the slot bracket's holding screw to secure
the card.
Replace the computer cover and reconnect the power
cord.
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Figure 2. Inserting the PCI Board
Software Installation
This section provides the steps on how to install the
CyberParallel Dual drivers. Please make sure the board is
installed before proceeding with the driver installation.
Windows 95 Driver Installation
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At the Update Device Driver Wizard, click Next.
Insert the driver CD and click Other Locations.
Type in X:\2P\95, click OK, then click Finish.
(Change X: to match your CD-ROM drive letter)
From the Insert Disk window, click OK. When the
Copying Files dialog box appears, type in X:\2P\95,
then click OK. (Change X: to match your CD-ROM
drive letter)
Restart Windows to complete the driver installation.
Windows 98/98SE Driver Installation
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At the Add New Hardware Wizard, click Next.
Select Search for the best driver for your device
(Recommended), then click Next.
Select Specify a location, uncheck the other boxes,
insert the driver CD, type in X:\2P\98, then click
Next. (Change X: to match your CD-ROM drive
letter)
Click Next, then Finish.
Restart Windows to complete the driver installation.
Windows ME Driver Installation
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At the Add New Hardware Wizard, choose Specify
the location of the driver (Advanced), then click
Next.
Check Specify a location, uncheck the other box,
insert the driver CD, type in X:\2P\ME, then click
Next. (Change X: to match your CD-ROM drive
letter)
Click Next, then Finish.
Restart Windows to complete the driver installation.
Windows NT 4.0 Driver Installation
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From the desktop, click Start, then Run.
Insert the driver CD, type X:\2P\NT4\setup.exe,
then click OK. (Change X: to match your CD-ROM
drive letter)
At the Welcome window, click Continue.
At the Multi-IO Drivers Setup window, click Next.
Select Yes and click Finish to restart NT to complete
the driver installation.
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Windows 2000 Driver Installation
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At the Found New Hardware Wizard, click Next.
Select Search for a suitable driver for my device
(Recommended), then click Next.
Select Specify the location, uncheck the other boxes,
then click Next.
Insert the driver CD, type in X:\2P\2000, then click
OK. (Change X: to match your CD-ROM drive
letter)
Click Next, then click Finish to complete the driver
installation.
Windows XP Driver Installation
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At the Found New Hardware Wizard, choose Install
from a list or specific location (Advanced), then
click Next.
Insert the driver CD, check Include this location in
the search, uncheck the other box, type in X:\2P\XP,
then click Next. (Change X: to match your CD-ROM
drive letter)
At the Hardware Installation window, click
Continue Anyway, then click Finish. Our driver has
been thoroughly tested for stability and compatibility.
Repeat steps 1-3 two more times.
Restart your system for the new setup to take effect.
Windows Server 2003 Driver Installation
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At the Found New Hardware Wizard, choose Install
from a list or specific location (Advanced), then
click Next.
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Insert the driver CD, check Include this location in
the search, uncheck the other box, type in
X:\2P\2003, then click Next. (Change X: to match
your CD-ROM drive letter)
At the Hardware Installation window, click
Continue Anyway, then click Finish. Our driver has
been thoroughly tested for stability and compatibility.
Repeat steps 1-3 two more times.
Restart your system for the new setup to take effect.
DOS Driver Installation
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Insert the driver CD. From the C:\> prompt, type
copy X:\2P\dos\*.*, and press <Enter>. (Change
X: to match your CD-ROM drive letter)
Type edit autoexec.bat, and press <Enter>.
Add C:\nmdosin.exe -a at the bottom of the
autoexec.bat file.
Go to File, save the changes and exit.
Restart your system for the new setup to take effect.
Verify Proper Windows Driver Installation
For Windows 95/98/98SE/ME:
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Right click My Computer, click Properties, click
Device Manager.
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Double click NetMosMultiFunction, NetMos
PCI...Controller should be listed.
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Double click Ports (COM & LPT), two NetMos PCI
Parallel Ports should be listed.
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For Windows NT 4.0:
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Click Start, Settings, Control Panel.
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Double click NetMos Multi-I/O Ports icon, click
Parallel Port tab, two parallel ports should be listed
under Ports.
For Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003:
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Right click My Computer, click Manage, then click
Device Manger.
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Double click Multifunction adapters, NetMos 9835
PCI... Controller should be listed.
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Double click Ports (COM & LPT), two NetMos PCI
Parallel Ports should be listed.
Troubleshooting
Problem: I am installing a parallel port(s) and my system
freezes up when Windows tries to install the driver for
my printer port.
Solution: Enter your system bios, set the onboard parallel
port I/O address to 278h, save and exit. In certain
systems, the address 278h is reserved for ISA boards. So
when the PCI parallel port tries to capture this address,
your system gets confused and freezes up.
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Technical Support and Warranty
QUESTIONS?
SIIG’s Online Support has answers!
Simply visit our website at www.siig.com and click on Support.
Our online support database is updated daily with new drivers
and solutions. Answers to your questions could be just a few clicks
away. You can also submit questions online and one of our technical
support analysts will promptly respond.
A lifetime manufacturer warranty supplied with this product is
offered by SIIG, Inc. Please see SIIG website for more warranty
details. If you should happen to encounter any problems with this
product, please follow the procedures below.
If it is within the store's return policy period, please return the
product to the store where you purchased from.
If your purchase has passed the store's return policy period, please
follow these steps to have the product repaired or replaced.
Step 1: Submit your RMA request.
Go to www.siig.com, click Support, then RMA to submit a
request to SIIG RMA. If the product is determined to be
defective, an RMA number will be issued. SIIG RMA department
can also be reached at (510)413-5333.
Step 2: After obtaining an RMA number, ship the product.
• Properly pack the product for shipping. All software, cable(s)
and any other accessories that came with the original package
must be included.
• Clearly write your RMA number on the top of the returned
package. SIIG will refuse to accept any shipping package, and
will not be responsible for a product returned without an
RMA number posted on the outside of the shipping carton.
• You are responsible for the cost of shipping the product to SIIG
at the following address:
SIIG, Inc.
6078 Stewart Avenue
Fremont, CA 94538
RMA #:
• SIIG will ship the repaired or replaced product via Ground
in the U.S and International Economy outside of the U.S at
no cost to the customer.
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About SIIG, Inc.
Founded in 1985, SIIG, Inc. is a leading computer upgrade manufacturer
of I/O connectivity products, including PCI & ISA serial and parallel
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Networking, Sound Cards, and other accessories. SIIG is the premier
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PRODUCT NAME
CyberParallel Dual
FCC RULES: TESTED TO COMPLY WITH FCC PART 15, CLASS
B OPERATING ENVIRONMENT: FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE
FCC COMPLIANCE STATEMENT:
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is
subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause
harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference
received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
THE PARTY RESPONSIBLE FOR PRODUCT COMPLIANCE
SIIG, Inc.
6078 Stewart Ave.
Fremont, CA 94538-3152
CyberParallel Dual is a trademark of SIIG, Inc.
SIIG and SIIG logo are registered trademarks of SIIG, Inc. Microsoft and Windows are
registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Pentium is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation.
Other names used in publication are for identification only and may be trademarks
of their respective companies.
February, 2005
Copyright ©2005 by SIIG, Inc. All rights reserved.