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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Warranty All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. iii 31-August-06 Warranty ANILAM warrants its products to be free from defects in material and workmanship for one (1) year from date of installation. At our option, we will repair or ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Table of Contents All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. v 31-August-06 Section 1 - Setup Utility Concepts Introduction ....................................

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Contents vi All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Automatic File Loader................................................................................................................. 2-15 Laser File Data File Format...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Table of Contents All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. vii 31-August-06 Automatic Tool Change Operation ..................................................

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Contents viii All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Builder Text .................................................................................................................................... 2-63 Enabling Build...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Concepts All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 1-1 31-August-06 Section 1 - Setup Utility Concepts Introduction The 4200T Setup Utility is used to configure the CNC and optimize the system. The machine builder perform...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Concepts 1-2 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Keypad Keys In this manual, the names ARROWS, CLEAR, SHIFT, and SPACE are used for the corresponding keypad keys. See Table 1-1 for their identifying...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Concepts All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 1-3 31-August-06 Console Switches/Manual Panel Keys Console switches and manual panel buttons are referred to as shown in Table 1-2. Table 1-2, Console Switches/ Man...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Concepts 1-4 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 ENTER Key Press ENTER to enter parameters into the system. Highlighting Menu Options Press Up Arrow (F3) and Down Arrow (F4) to highlight menu sel...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Concepts All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 1-5 31-August-06 Saving Changes to Setup Parameters When you exit the Setup Utility menu after you have changed any parameters, the CNC displays the prompt “Save Changes...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Concepts 1-6 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 3. Use the ARROW keys to highlight Setup Utility. Press ENTER. If already in Manual mode, access the Software Options screen by pressing (SHIFT + F10)....

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-1 31-August-06 Section 2 - Builder Setup General Axis refers to the X, Z, and W-axes. Enter the basic operating specifications for these axes into the CNC via the Builder Setup...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-2 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Setting the Display Resolution Display Resolution allows you to set the resolution of the axis display (Display Res). The display resolution must be equal to ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-3 31-August-06 Setting Line Count for Rotary Encoder NOTE: This parameter applies only to rotary encoders. Do not use it with a linear encoder. Type the number of counts per...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-4 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Ballscrew Pulley Parameter [Defaults X, Z, W: 1.00000] NOTE: This parameter applies only to rotary encoders. Do not use it with a linear encoder. To enter...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-5 31-August-06 Setting Linear Correction Compensation Linear correction compensation corrects for detected mechanical errors (in the ballscrew or elsewhere) that affect the indi...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-6 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 To define in-position tolerance: 1. Go 98,to Map 1, Menu F. Highlight the menu selection that corresponds to the axis being set, and press ENTER. The CNC hig...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-7 31-August-06 Setting Default Rapid Rate Default Rapid Rate sets the speed at which an axis operates in Rapid Mode. This applies to programmed blocks or MDI commands. Jog mov...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-8 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Setting Software Limits NOTE: The machine must have the Machine Home function enabled and turned on in order to use software limits properly. You can set posi...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-9 31-August-06 Enabling Software Limits To enable Software Limits: 1. Go 99,to Map 2, Menu G. Highlight Software limits, and press ENTER to toggle the Software Limits On. Th...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-10 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Home Switches restrictions follow: Must be normally closed switches. Must be on CAN Node 0 Are hard-coded (see Table 2-2) Cannot be used as general purpo...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-11 31-August-06 Setting Backlash Compensation Backlash is the loss motion that occurs when the encoder reverses direction and begins to record motion before the table actually m...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-12 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Setting Number of Segments The machine builder can specify as many as 128 equally sized segments per axis. To determine the number of segments required, cons...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-13 31-August-06 Setting Offset and Zero Cross Parameters Both the Offset and Zero Cross parameters enable you to specify a starting point for ballscrew compensation. Both value...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-14 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Setting Segment Length In Ballscrew Compensation, the length of each lasered segment must be the same. The CNC counts off the segments from the beginning of ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-15 31-August-06 Automatic File Loader This feature automatically loads a properly formatted laser data file into the Table Entries Setup Menu. NOTE: The File Loader does not ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-16 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 OverwriteAddAverageBallscrew compensation file loader1. Starting segment..2. Ending segment...3. Axis......................4. Action...................5. ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-17 31-August-06 Table 2-3, Ballscrew File Loader Parameters (Continued) Parameter Description Action Three types of actions during data load can occur: replacing the existing...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-18 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 For example, in the sample data file displayed above, a commanded move to –2.000” actually went to –2.00227380774995 in. NOTE: Include the 0 value. It...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-19 31-August-06 File Loader Error Messages The File Loader allows up to 128 table entries. If more than 128 entries are loaded, the CNC displays the warning, Data from file tru...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-20 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Setting Feed, Rapid, and No-Motion Filter Parameters These parameters enable tuning customized to the output of the combination of servos, motors, and feedbac...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-21 31-August-06 Table 2-5, System Output Values and Definitions (Continued) Value Definition Kf Feedforward Gain. Feedforward gain is used to reduce the amount of lag (followin...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-22 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 To change the No Motion Filter Parameters: 1. Go 102,to Map 5, No Motion Filter Parameters, Menu G. 2. Highlight the PID parameter being set (Kp, Ki, Kd, Kf...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-23 31-August-06 If the PEC algorithm detects a fault, the servos shut off, and one of the following messages is displayed: “ERROR: (AXIS) LAG OVER MAX!” “ERROR: LOST (AXI...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-24 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Setting Digital Amplifier These parameters enable the Digital Amplifiers on specific axes. When an axis is selected to have Digital Amplifiers, the communica...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-25 31-August-06 Spindle Axis Setup Menu Refer 105,to Map 8, Menu C. Use these parameters to configure spindle settings and gear ranges. Setting Spindle DC Output NOTE: Set th...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-26 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 When you set multiple gear ranges, the CNC assumes DC spindle operation. You can program up to four separate gear ranges (M41, M42, M43, and M44). Each gear...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-27 31-August-06 6. Highlight Low setting for M41 gear range, and press ENTER. Type the appropriate Low range RPM, and press ENTER to store the setting. [Default: 50] 7. Highli...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-28 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Setting the Spindle Encoder Lines For machines fitted with spindle encoders, you must set the spindle encoder line count. The spindle axis is normally opera...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-29 31-August-06 Stopping Program on Gear Change Stopping the program on gear change allows you to configure the CNC to stop program execution during a gear change. If you speci...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-30 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Setting Encoder Mounted on Motor Set to Yes when the spindle encoder is mounted on the spindle motor; otherwise, set to No. [Default: No] Setting Spindle ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-31 31-August-06 Setting the I/O Interface Type The interface type specifies how the CNC exchanges input and output signals with other devices. The CAN I/O type can be used for ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-32 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Output Function Setup The CAN I/O board generates outputs to activate or deactivate various machine devices as commanded by the CNC. The CNC supports M-funct...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-33 31-August-06 24VDC Power Supply+24VDC24VDCCommonInactive Port(Default Setup)Machine RelayMachineCircuit(Open)Port At HighImpedanceState Figure 2-2, Typical Inactive Port (De...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-34 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Setting Finish Pulse Timeout When an output port configured for a finish pulse is activated, the CNC is put on hold until an external finish pulse is received...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-35 31-August-06 Specifying Analog Input Use Analog input may be measured by gauge or may be used in conjunction with a device such as a potentiometer. To specify analog use: 1...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-36 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Specifying Gauges Specifying gauges allows you to monitor analog inputs that vary from zero to 5 VDC (e.g., DC outputs for drive controllers, adjustment poten...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-37 31-August-06 4. Highlight Unused, Bit On, or Bit Off. Or, press ATTR (F7). The CNC displays Menu K. 5. Highlight a bit from 0 to 5, and press ENTER. The CNC displays Menu ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-38 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Assigning Input Functions to an Input NOTE: All CAN Nodes (0 through 5) operate identically. To assign input functions to a CAN Node’s input ports, go 106...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-39 31-August-06 CNC Input Functions Each input function causes a specific action by the CNC. Refer to 106,Map 9, Menu F. Refer to Table 2-8 for a description of each Input f...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-40 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Table 2-8, CNC Input Functions (Continued) Input Function Definition Spindle CW (M3) When activated, CNC initiates an M3 output. Duplicates spindle CW funct...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-41 31-August-06 Handwheel Setup Refer to Table 2-9 for information on the settings used to configure each Handwheel. Table 2-9, DSP2 - Handwheel Settings Setting Setting Descr...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-42 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 9. Continuing in the Handwheel #1 (or #2) Setup menu, highlight Handwheel. Press ENTER. The Handwheel #1 – Setup menu is displayed listing Resolution and A...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-43 31-August-06 Manual Tool Change Operation The CNC system supports manual tool change operations only. Activating Tool Length Offset This function is used to preset each too...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-44 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Setting Number of Digits in T-Word This specifies the format of T-words (Txxxx). For additional information, refer to 61,“Guidelines for Setting the 61,N...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-45 31-August-06 Setting Force Spindle Off During Tool Change Setting this parameter to prevent removal of the tool while the spindle is turning. To set the Force Spindle Off D...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-46 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Stopping Program Execution When On Tn, M6, or Both are entered, stop program execution halts program run until START is pressed. For automatic tool changer o...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-47 31-August-06 Setting Tool Change Macro Number Tool Change Macro Number is used during tool change operations. For 61,additional information, refer to “Guidelines 61,for ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-48 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Setting Wear Offset Adjustment Use this selection to increment or decrement a wear offset. This can only be used when you are in single-step or auto mode (pr...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-49 31-August-06 Guidelines for Setting the Number of Digits for T-Words Use the Number of Digits in T-Word parameter to configure the number of available T-words. The CNC softw...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-50 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Miscellaneous Setup Parameters The Miscellaneous Setup parameters enable you to configure various CNC functions not addressed by other setup option menus. Th...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-51 31-August-06 Setting Jog Feedrate/Rapidrate Set up the feedrate and rapidrate at which the machine travels in Jog Mode. This defines the machine’s default jog speed. [Defa...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-52 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Setting C-axis Jog Feedrate and Rapidrate Set up the feedrate or rapidrate at which the C-axis (i.e., spindle used as a rotary axis) travels in Jog Mode. Thi...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-53 31-August-06 Reversing G2/G3 Commands Reverse G2/G3 allows you to reverse the default settings for G2/G3 commands. This allows you to access program files from other offline...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-54 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Setting Dwell RPMs in FPR Mode You can specify how the Dwell (G4) command will behave based on the feedrate mode of the CNC. The Dwell command can be made to...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-55 31-August-06 Setting Rapid Moves are Free (Unsynchronized) Rapid Moves Are Free (Unsynchronized) sets up rapid moves for synchronized or unsynchronized motion. Switch to Rap...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-56 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Setting Servo Loop Sample Time (ms) Servo Loop Sample Time (ms) sets the rate at which the servo loop operates (in milliseconds). [Default: 0.4000] To set ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-57 31-August-06 Setting Display Resolution The Display Resolution parameter allows you to specify the display resolution of the system. The choices available are: VGA (640x480...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-58 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 User Definable Variables User definable variables are defined via parameters #1130 – #1139 and #1120 – #1129 in Miscellaneous Setup 103,(see Map 6, Menu ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-59 31-August-06 Mcode for Macro Call #1 – #10 71,M-Code number you assign to 71,call the macro in “ 71,Macro Called for Mcode 71,#1 – #10.” 71, 71, 71, [Default: ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-60 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Machine Home Most machines have an absolute reference, called Machine Home, defined by hardware. The CNC uses the zero marker pulse of the encoder and the h...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-61 31-August-06 Setting Home Sequence [Default homing order: 1,2,3 corresponding to axes X, Z, and W] To set the order in which axes are homed: 1. Go 107,to Map 10, Menu F. H...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-62 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 NOTE: Home switches are wired to the same ports as the vector limits. Wire the home switch to the input that corresponds to the 21,direction that you select...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-63 31-August-06 Builder Text IPI can display customized messages to indicate machine status or possible error conditions. These messages are set up in the Setup Utility and dis...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-64 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Editing Error Messages To edit Error messages: 1. Go to 108, Map 11, Menu C. Highlight Edit Error Messages., and press ENTER. The Prog. Interface Error Mes...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-65 31-August-06 Editing Warning Messages To edit Warning messages: 1. Go to 108, Map 11, Menu C. Highlight Edit Warning Messages, and press ENTER. The CNC displays the Prog. I...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-66 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Editing Soft Key Inputs These are user definable soft key inputs. The soft key inputs are used in conjunction with IPI registers F1INPUT/R01 thru F9INPUT/R09...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2-67 31-August-06 Languages You can order a system that displays messages and other text in languages other than English. [Default: English] If you attempt to set up the optio...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Builder Setup 2-68 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Changing Passwords 10,For default passwords, refer to “Section 10,1, Password Restricted 10,Parameters” located elsewhere in this manual. CAUTION: ANI...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Operator Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 3-1 31-August-06 Section 3 - Operator Setup The Operator Setup Utility (Refer 108,to Map 11, Menu B) configures settings for the following: Control Software 85,Communications...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Operator Setup 3-2 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Table 3-1, Control Software Parameters (Continued) Control Software Parameter Function Settings Circle centers Switches the default mode for programmed circ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Operator Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 3-3 31-August-06 Table 3-1, Control Software Parameters (Continued) Control Software Parameter Function Settings Enable radius compensation error checking Activates the tool r...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Operator Setup 3-4 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Figure 3-1, Compensation Cutoff Angle

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Operator Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 3-5 31-August-06 Communications Parameters Go 110,to Map 13, Communications Setup, Menu C for the available communications parameters. See Table 3-2 for a description of each pa...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Operator Setup 3-6 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Draw Mode Setup Parameters Refer 110,to Map 13, Draw Setup, Menu G, for the available Draw Mode Parameters. The parameters affect both real time and Simulat...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Operator Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 3-7 31-August-06 Table 3-3, Draw Mode Setup Parameters (Continued) Draw Mode Parameter Function Settings Cutter compensation in Draw Activates/deactivates cutter compensation in...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Operator Setup 3-8 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Edit Mode Setup Parameters Refer 88,to Map 13, Menu K, for the available Edit Mode Parameters. Refer to Table 3-4 for a description of each parameter and it...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Operator Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 3-9 31-August-06 Table 3-4, Edit Mode Parameters (Continued) Edit Mode Parameter Function Settings Default tab width This option is available only with offline systems or system...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Operator Setup 3-10 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Program Directory Parameters Refer 111,to Map 14, Menu C for the available program parameters. These parameters specify the following: The way program in...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Operator Setup All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 3-11 31-August-06 Display Settings Refer 111,to Map 14, Menu F for available display parameters. The listed parameters control how the CNC displays text and graphics on the scre...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Configuration Utilities All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 4-1 31-August-06 Section 4 - Configuration Utilities Use the Utilities to manage the configuration file saved in the Setup Utility. CAUTION: Always maintain an updated h...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Configuration Utilities 4-2 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Restore from Copy Use this feature to restore a copy of the configuration from the A:-drive (A:\P4TCFG.GFG) and save it as the new configuration file. ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Configuration Utilities All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 4-3 31-August-06 Print Configuration Use this feature to print the configuration file to a printer. NOTE: If a printer is not connected to your parallel port, an Error ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Fine-Tuning Systems with Linear Encoders All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 5-1 31-August-06 Section 5 - Fine-Tuning Systems with Linear Encoders On systems equipped with linear encoders, make the following Setup Utility changes ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Fine-Tuning Systems with Linear Encoders 5-2 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 7. If your system is oscillating (hunting) within that distance, make the following adjustments within the Setup screen: A. Check t...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Maps All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 6-1 31-August-06 Section 6 - Setup Utility Maps This section contains maps referenced in Sections...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Maps 6-2 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 42TMAP1Menu GAxis Resolution Setup MenuXRot Enc.0001.000110240.200001.000001.00000ZRot Enc.0001.000110240.200001.000001.00000Resolution - Setup1. Type2. Di...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Maps All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 6-3 31-August-06 42TMAP2Menu INegative Software Limit Setup Menu 0.0000 0.00000.0000Negative Soft...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Maps 6-4 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 42TMAP3Menu CGeneral Axis Setup MenuGeneral axis - Setup11. Ballscrew compensationNoMenu ISegment Length Setup Menu-1.00000-1.00000-1.00000Segment Length - ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Maps All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 6-5 31-August-06 Menu FHandwheel Setup MenuMenu EOptions Setup MenuStartup ScreenMenu BBuilder Se...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Maps 6-6 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Menu BBuilder Setup MenuBuilder Setup1. General Axis7. MiscellaneousMenu CMiscellaneous Setup MenuMiscellaneous - Setup 1. Manual panel port ............

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Maps All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 6-7 31-August-06 42TMAP6Software Options 2. Setup UtilityBuilder Setup 7. MiscellaneousSetup Op...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Maps 6-8 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Map 7

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Maps All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 6-9 31-August-06 Startup ScreenSelect Options1. New Program2. Select Program3. Edit4. Load5. ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Maps 6-10 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Menu DI/O Nodes Setup MenuMenu FCAN Input # Functions Setup Menu42TMAP9Menu HOptions Setup MenuCAN Input # Functions (Node #) - SetupFunction Sta...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Maps All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 6-11 31-August-06 Startup ScreenMenu FHome Sequence MenuHome Sequence1. Home sequence for X ..2. ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Maps 6-12 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Menu BBuilder Setup MenuBuilder Setup9. Builder Text10. Language11. Software Update12. Security13. ProbingMenu DLanguage Menu LanguageEnglishSpanish...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Maps All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 6-13 31-August-06 Menu BOperator Setup Menu42TMAP12Menu DOptions Setup MenuMenu CControl Software...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Maps 6-14 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Software Options2. Setup UtilityOperator Setup2. Communications3. Draw4. EditorSetup Options2. Operator SetupStartup ScreenMenu ASetup Options MenuMenu B...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Maps All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 6-15 31-August-06 Menu DOptions SetupMenuDisplay - Setup----- General ----1. 3D Setting .....2....

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Setup Utility Maps 6-16 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 Software Options2. Setup Utility1. Printer2. Text File (A:)3. Text File (Other...)Utilities1. Save Configuration2. Copy Configuration3. Restore Fro...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Index All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice Index-1 31-August-06 #1120 – #1129, user definable variables, description, 2-58 #1130 – #1139, user definable variables, description, 2-58 #999, increment, 2-39 #999, initialize to 0, 2...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Index Index-2 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 warning message window, illustration, 2-65 warning messages, editing, 2-65 C CAN Bus Node 0, vector limit input port assignments, table, 2-9 CAN I/O, 2-31 CAN inpu...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Index All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice Index-3 31-August-06 enable error checking, 2-22 radius compensation error checking, 3-3 velocity look ahead, setting, 2-56 encoder ballscrew pitch, to set, 2-3 line count, 2-3 mounted on m...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Index Index-4 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 I I/O interface basic, setup, 2-30 setting, 2-31 idle time (ms), maximum, 2-22 Il, integral limit, 5-2 Il, limit gain, defined, 2-21 inactive port, default port set...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Index All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice Index-5 31-August-06 home preset, 2-62 home required, 2-60 home sequence, 2-61 homing the axes, 2-60 machine zero, 2-8 Macro called for Mcode #1 – #10, setup parameters, table, 2-59 manua...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Index Index-6 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 number of digits for T-words, guidelines, 2-49 number of digits in T-word, setting, 2-44, 2-47 number of segments, setting, 2-12 number of tools to display in tab...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Index All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice Index-7 31-August-06 Jog +, 2-40 resolution selector, 2-40 reset at 360, C-axis, 2-52 resolution display setup, 2-2 handwheel setting, 2-41 selector, remote, 2-40 restore from backup, 4-2 f...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000414D - Index Index-8 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31-August-06 T table entries, setting, 2-12 texts builder, 2-63 tool activation, table, 2-42 tool change macro example, 2-58 number, setting, 2-47 parameters, guidelines, 2-49 p...

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    P/N 70000414D 31-August-06 www.anilam.com U.S.A. ANILAM One Precision Way Jamestown, NY 14701 (716) 661-1899 (716) 661-1884 anilaminc@anilam.com ANILAM, CA 16312 Garfield Ave., Unit B Paramount, CA 90723 (562) 408-3334 (562) 634-5459 anilamla@anilam.com Dial “011” before each...

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