Windows Stepper Motor Software Compatible with the Active Surplus Stepper Motor Kits
Written in C++ for WIN32 by Geoff Phillips (

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Sketch of Multi-Channel Operation


9th April 2005: steppersoft-1.01: stepperClass.dll now supports access via Visual Basic

Brief Description:

This software has been written to control both the single and multi-channel stepper motor kits via the parallel port of a Pentium class PC running Microsoft Windows 95, 98, Me, NT4, 2000 or XP.
It is written in C++ using the Microsoft Visual C++ package and also makes use of the porttalk.sys driver by Craig Peacock (
The distribution includes a compehensive manual detailing:
  • The hardware interface used
  • The stepperClass.dll API
  • The command set