It uses the arduino, or any other hardware. it communicated in the M gcode and request temp readings several times a second. it can also be used to test reprap setup. it works multi platform with WINE install
just look for temp_test.exe file click on it and run!
it will ask what comport your reprap controller or programmed arduino uses.
- EMCRepRap, which uses EMC2 and the parallel port.
- CNCzone: "EMC2 working perfectly for controlling a 3D printer (RepRap)"