View Full Version : ghosting problem

11-21-2011, 12:18 AM
just added a second 595. both boards work separately. when i try to use both, i get ghosting on the 2nd board. ive tried power thru the IN on the first board and separate power to each board. olsen set to 128. any help would be great>

11-21-2011, 12:28 PM
More info needed, are you running them on a printer port or through Ren-Cs.

11-21-2011, 01:17 PM
sorry about that, im running the the printer port.

11-21-2011, 06:01 PM
changed parr port to ecp, it reduced spme ghosting but its still there. If anyone can help it would be appreciated. I wanted to add channels the year and this is bumming me out.

11-21-2011, 06:25 PM
Sounds like cable lengths may be too long? What is the length you are using from computer to controller and controller to controller.

11-21-2011, 06:33 PM
printer cable is 12' and cat 5 is 4'

11-21-2011, 09:43 PM
UPDATE!!!! Things seem to be ok now. I updated the .net framework and changed parallel port to epp. looks like im ok now. now to get wrapping lights for my additions. thanks for the responses.