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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Warranty All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. iii 10-December-04 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 o...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C -Table of Contents All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. v 10-December-04 Section 1 - Setup Utility Concepts Introduction ....................................

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C -Table of Contents vi All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Enabling M19 Commands .......................................................................................................... 2-90 Guidelines for Setting t...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Setup Utility Concepts All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 1-1Section 1 - Setup Utility Concepts Introduction The Setup Utility is used to configure the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) and optimize the system. The...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Setup Utility Concepts All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 1-2 Navigating Through the Setup Utility The Setup Utility provides access to parameter settings through menus and submenus. Each menu contains a list a...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Setup Utility Concepts All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 1-3 Axis Keys Some parameters require that you specify an axis. Use the X, Y, Z, or U key to specify the axis. Console Switches/Manual Panel Keys Cons...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Setup Utility Concepts All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 1-4 Table 1-3, Console Switches/ Manual Panel Keys (Continued) Name Switch/Key Spindle Reverse Key Spindle Forward Key Spindle Off Key ENTER Key P...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Setup Utility Concepts All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 1-5 Changing Protected Parameters To change protected parameters, enter a password when the CNC displays the password prompt. NOTE: You are only required...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Setup Utility Concepts All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 1-6 Using Valid Parameter Ranges All parameters entered in an entry field must be within the valid range for the parameter. If the value entered is not w...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-1Section 2 - Machine Constants The Machine Constants configures the settings for the CNC. Machine Constants Group Assignments Refer to Table 2-1 for range a...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-2 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Machine Constants Setup Refer to Table 2-2 for the parameter descriptions and setting information. The table has subheadings to help you identify...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-3Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_1004: Circle adjustments Specifies whether circle centers or...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-4 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_1013: Disk access marker Activates/deactivates the D...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-5Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings Draw Mode Setup Parameters MC_1100: Restore Draw to previous ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-6 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_1107: Cutter compensation in Draw Activates/deactiv...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-7Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings User Definable Variables Setup Parameters MC_1120: User defin...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-8 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_1132: User definable variable #1132 Variable defin...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-9Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_1145: User definable variable #1145 Variable defined by us...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-10 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings Tool Probe Variables Setup Parameters MC_1150: 3-D...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-11Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_1159: XY retract amount Sets user definable distance the ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-12 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings Editor Mode Setup Parameters MC_1200: Restore Editor t...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-13Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_1208: Case sensitive Find Determines whether the Find feat...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-14 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings RS-232 Communication Setup Parameters MC_1350: Port S...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-15Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings X-axis Setup Parameters MC_2000: X Motor Encoder Connector The...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-16 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2004: X Linear Encoder Connector Selects the measu...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-17Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2010: X Ballscrew Pitch Pitch is the linear distance trav...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-18 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2020: X Current Control Gain N<Nom (mV/A) The ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-19Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2027: X Pos. Control Output Limit (rpm) Limits the X-axis...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-20 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2050: X Display Resolution 84,X-axis – See “S...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-21Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2103: Y Motor Type The Y-axis motor type is identified by...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-22 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2109: Y Linear Encoder Phase Moving the Y-axis in...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-23Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2117: Y Commutation Offset Angle (deg) The Y-axis field a...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-24 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2125: Y Vel. Control Diff. Gain (.1mAs2/rev) Norm...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-25Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2134: Y Torque LP Filter Timecons (.1ms) Y-axis torque lo...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-26 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings Z-axis Setup Parameters MC_2200: Z Motor Encoder Con...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-27Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2205: Z Linear Encoder Sinewave Period Provides the numbe...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-28 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2211: Z Number of Teeth Motor Gearing on the Z-ax...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-29Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2221: Z Current Control Gain N>Nom (mV/A) The Z-axis c...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-30 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2229: Z Acceleration FeedFwd. Gain (.1mAs2/rev) Z-...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-31Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2239: G33 Vel. Control Integral Timecons (.1ms) Velocity ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-32 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings U-axis Setup Parameters MC_2300: U Motor Encoder Con...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-33Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2305: U Linear Encoder Sinewave Period Provides the numbe...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-34 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2311: U Number of Teeth Motor Gearing on the U-ax...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-35Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2321: U Current Control Gain N>Nom (mV/A) The U-axis c...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-36 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2329: U Acceleration FeedFwd. Gain (.1mAs2/rev) U-...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-37Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2352: U Default Feed Rate Setting the U-axis Default Feed ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-38 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2903: Spindle Motor Type The spindle-axis motor t...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-39Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2909: Spindle Position Encoder Phase Moving the spindle-a...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-40 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2920: Spindle Current Control Gain N<Nom (mV/A) ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-41Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2927: Spindle Pos. Control Output Limit (rpm) Limits the ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-42 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2937: Spindle Flux Reduction Begin (rpm) For spind...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-43Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2943: Analog Spindle motor phase Defines the motor phase t...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-44 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2971: Gear change RPM Spindle gear change RPM specif...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-45Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2977: Stop/Start spindle during Hold/Start During Automati...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-46 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_2986: Invert gear direction for M42 Change the M4...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-47Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings Linear Correction Compensation Setup Parameters MC_3000: Linea...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-48 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_3003: Z Linear correction compensation To determin...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-49Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings Backlash Compensation Setup Parameters MC_3030: Backlash compe...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-50 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_3051: X Number of segments To determine the number...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-51Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_3056: X Offset Both the Offset and Zero Cross parameters e...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-52 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_3061: X Zero cross Enter the appropriate Zero Cros...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-53Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_3068: Z Segment length Enter the desired segment length fo...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-54 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_4013: Z Software Limit Enable 93,See “Setting S...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-55Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_4024: U Continuous Path Range Type the desired U-axis rang...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-56 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_4051: Y Jog position Y jog 87,position defines a ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-57Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings Handwheel Setup Parameters MC_4100: Handwheel Active The coun...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-58 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings Home Setup Parameters MC_4104: Handwheel Phase The co...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-59Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_4207: X Home type Allows you to specify the types of homin...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-60 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_4212: X Home search feed To set the speed at which...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-61Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_4303: Linear axis jog feedrate Set up the feedrate for line...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-62 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_4308: Rotary axis jog rapidrate Set up the rapidra...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-63Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_4390: Show Introduction Screen Displays the introduction ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-64 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_4410: Mcode for macro call #6 M-Code number you ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-65Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings Tool Management Setup Parameters MC_5000: Activate tool length...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-66 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_5007: Tool changer installed Refer 100,to “Enabl...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-67Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_5015: Force spindle off during tool change The CNC will ge...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-68 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings Interface Setup Parameters MC_5100: Interface Timeout ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-69Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings MC_5106: Gauge 2 Active Gauges allow you to monitor analog in...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-70 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-2, Machine Constants Setup (Continued) Machine Constant Parameter Function Settings More Parameters MC_5200: Units The Units parameter ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-71 Control Software Parameters The Control Software Setup Parameter Group ranges from MC_1000 through MC_1099. Compensation Cutoff The MC_1009: Compensati...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-72 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Not Active. Figure 2-1, Compensation Cutoff Angle

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-73 User Definable Variables User definable variables are defined via machine constants MC_1130 through MC_1139. These machine constants correspond directly ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-74 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Thus: MC_2005=1 period per MC_2006=20 µm. The internal resolution of the linear scale is 1 * 1024 = 1024 increments per 20 µm. The axis resolution...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-75Refer to Table 2-3 for conversion values. Table 2-3, Micron to Inch Conversion 0.5 Micron 0.0005 mm 0.00002” 1 Micron 0.001mm 0.00005” 2 Microns 0.002mm...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-76 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Setting Default Rapid Rate Reference machine constant parameters: MC_2053: X Default Rapid Rate MC_2153: Y Default Rapid Rate MC_2253: Z Defaul...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-77VDC) increases as spindle speed increases (in reverse or forward directions). The maximum voltage, ±10 VDC, is output at the highest RPM value of the gear...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-78 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 MC_2966: High setting for M42 gear range [Default: 501 rpm] MC_2967: Low setting for M43 gear range [Default: 500 rpm] MC_2968: High setting f...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-79A successful load shows the new entries in the table. 9. Repeat the procedure for the other axes. Table Entries - Setup X Y ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-80 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-4, Ballscrew File Loader Parameters Parameter Description Starting Segment Determines which segment will be the first for data transfer. If...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-81-27 ,-27.0068997761763 -28 ,-28.0070941749639 The delimiter must be a comma (,). Most text editors support Find/Change or Search/Replace commands that facil...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-82 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 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, “...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-83 Software Limits Setup Parameters The Software Limits Setup Parameter Group ranges from MC_4000 through MC_4019. Setting Software Limits Enable the softw...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-84 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Direct Numeric Control Setup Parameters The Direct Numeric Control Setup Parameter Group ranges from MC_4060 through MC_4065. The Direct Numeric C...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-85 Setting Wait For Start Before Execution Reference the MC_4065: DNC Wait for Start machine constant parameter. Refer to Table 2-5. Use the Wait for Start...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-86 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 2-6, Dry Run Mode M-Codes M Code Function Description M105 Dry run on. Enable machine Dry Run Mode. Program runs at dry run feedrates speci...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-87The available activation options are listed in Table 2-7. Table 2-7, Tool Setup Activation Options Setting Description No Function is not used. On Tn Func...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-88 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Automatic Tool Change Operation Program specialized Macro program modules to facilitate the use of any tool changer. Select and edit these Macros...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-89Table 2-9, Automatic Tool Changer Settings (Continued) Automatic Tool Change Parameters Required Setting Description MC_5007: Tool changer installed None...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-90 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Enabling M19 Commands Format: M19 Enable/disable the M19 command during tool changer operations through the MC_5007: Tool changer installed pa...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 2-91used (T 104). If a three-digit code is programmed, then the offset number being used and the tool being used will be the same: "T 104" - calls of...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Machine Constants 2-92 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Note usage of the ‘P’ modifier, which is used to provide an absolute position in metric free of any fixture or tool offsets. Consider, also, us...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Other Setup Options All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 3-1Section 3 - Other Setup Options The following Setup Options are illustrated 127,on Map 1: 127, 104,Builder Messages 105,Programmable I/O Interface 10...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Other Setup Options All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 3-2 Enabling Builder Messages To enable Builder Messages: 1. 127,See 127, Map 1, Menu B. Highlight Use Custom Messages. 2. 127,Press ENTER to toggle th...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Other Setup Options All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 3-3 Editing Warning Messages To edit Warning messages: 1. See 127, Map 1, Menu B. Highlight Edit Warning Messages. 2. Press ENTER. The CNC displays the Prog...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Other Setup Options All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 3-4 Software Updates To install an updated version of the CNC software: 1. Insert the disk containing the updated version of the CNC software into the flopp...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Configuration Utilities All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 4-1Section 4 - Configuration Utilities Use the Utilities to manage the configuration file saved in the Setup Utility. CAUTION: Always maintain an updated ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Configuration Utilities All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 4-2 Restore from Copy Use this feature to restore a copy of the configuration from the A:-drive (A:\P6MCFG.GFG) and save it as the new configuration file...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Configuration Utilities All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 4-3Print 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 70000490C - Tuning the Current, Velocity, and Position Controller All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 5-1 10-December-04 Section 5 - Tuning the Current, Velocity, and Position Controller The CNC has features to automatically (auto-tuning) or m...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Tuning the Current, Velocity, and Position Controller 5-2 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Current Controller Auto-tuning Test The system provides an auto-tuning feature for the current controller. The veloci...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Tuning the Current, Velocity, and Position Controller All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 5-3 10-December-04 Time in µ seconds Figure 5-1, Current Auto-tune Plot If the test does not appear to be producing reasonable resul...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Tuning the Current, Velocity, and Position Controller 5-4 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Table 5-2, Spindle Motors Motor MC_2920: MC_2921: SM 055A 15,000 to 20,000 45,000 to 60,000 SM 075A 10,000 50,000 to 70,...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Tuning the Current, Velocity, and Position Controller All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 5-5 10-December-04 If the frequency is between 600 and 700 Hz., only the FIR is used with a gain of 1. If the frequency is between 700 and 83...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Tuning the Current, Velocity, and Position Controller 5-6 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Figure 5-2 shows the setpoint and feedback after the first phase has finished: Figure 5-2, Velocity Auto-tune ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Tuning the Current, Velocity, and Position Controller All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 5-7 10-December-04 MC_2322: U Vel. Control Prop. Gain (mAs/rev) MC_2323: U Vel. Control Integral Timecons (.1ms) MC_2922: Spindle V...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Tuning the Current, Velocity, and Position Controller 5-8 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 • MC_2323: U Vel. Control Integral Timecons (.1ms) • MC_2923: Spindle Vel. Control Integral Timecons (.1ms) Fo...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Tuning the Current, Velocity, and Position Controller All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 5-9 10-December-04 Figure 5-4 shows the setpoint and feedback after the optimal proportional gain is found. Figure 5-4, Position Au...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Tuning the Current, Velocity, and Position Controller 5-10 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 MC_2126: Y Pos. Control Prop. Gain (1/min) When MC_2128: Y Velocity FeedFwd. Gain is Yes, then also displayed is: ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Tuning the Current, Velocity, and Position Controller All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 5-11 10-December-04 Frequency Tune – Manual Test This test finds the critical frequency at which an axis starts oscillating when its velo...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Tuning the Current, Velocity, and Position Controller 5-12 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Velocity Proportional – Manual Tuning Test This test finds the optimal value for MC_2x22 (velocity proportional gai...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Tuning the Current, Velocity, and Position Controller All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 5-13 10-December-04 Every time the Start key is pressed, a plot of the lag, the loaded MC_2x29, MC_2x30, and MC_2231 (only for vertical axes)...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Tuning the Current, Velocity, and Position Controller 5-14 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Offsets in the main vertical axis (typically, Z-axis) can be detected by using this test. To calculate this offset, th...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Tuning the Current, Velocity, and Position Controller All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 5-15 10-December-04 Figure 5-7, Overall System Performance Plot Use an initial value for MC_4314 and MC_4315 of 200 ms. Decrease MC...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Tuning the Current, Velocity, and Position Controller 5-16 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 The MST screen displays: I/O Monitor> X30: 0 3-D Probe: 0 Manual Panel T Probe: 0 IN: 0123456789 0123456789 0123456...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Setup Utility Maps All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 6-1 10-December-04 Section 6 - Setup Utility Maps This section contains maps referenced in “Sec...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Setup Utility Maps 6-2 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Map 1 Startup ScreenMenu BBuilder Messages Setup MenuMenu ASelect Setup OptionMAP 1Security - Setup1. Limited Password2. Service Password3. Prog. Interfac...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Setup Utility Maps All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 6-3 10-December-04 Software Options2. Setup Utility Print1. Text File (A:)2. Tex...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice Index-1 10-December-04 3-D probe type (MC_1150), 2-10 3-D probe, description, 5-16 6000M CNC Programming and Operations Manual, P/N 70000487, referenced, 2-57, 2-90 6000M Integral Programma...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index Index-2 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 print, 4-3 save, 4-1 utilities, description, 4-1 console switches, illustration, 1-3 continuous path range (MC_4000), 2-54 continuous path, setup parameters, tabl...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice Index-3 10-December-04 editing error messages, 3-2 warning messages, 3-3 editor mode, setup parameters, table, 2-12 effectivity notation, 1-1 emergency stop, on servo fault, 2-68 enable rad...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index Index-4 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 required, to set, 2-58 sequence, setting, 2-58 setup parameters, table, 2-58 type, 2-59 homing direction, 2-59 direction, with positive/negative index and vector ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice Index-5 10-December-04 home type, 2-59 positive/negative index limit, 2-59 macro called for Mcode #1 (MC_4401), 2-63 #10 (MC_4419), 2-64 #2 (MC_4403), 2-63 #3 (MC_4405), 2-63 #4 (MC_4407), ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index Index-6 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 MC_1141, user definable variable #1141, 2-8 MC_1142, user definable variable #1142, 2-8 MC_1143, user definable variable #1143, 2-8 MC_1144, user definable variab...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice Index-7 10-December-04 MC_2029, X acceleration feedfwd. gain (.1mAs2/rev), 2-19, 5-9 MC_2030, X coulomb friction feedfwd. gain (mA), 2-19, 5-9 MC_2031, X torque offset (mA), 2-19 MC_2032, X...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index Index-8 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 MC_2217, Z commutation offset angle (deg), 2-28 MC_2218, Z velocity filter, 2-28 MC_2220, Z current control gain N<Nom (mV/A), 2-28, 5-2 MC_2221, Z current con...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice Index-9 10-December-04 MC_2332, U friction feedfwd. timecons (.1ms), 2-36 MC_2333, U damping feedfwd. at Nnom (mA), 2-36 MC_2334, U torque LP filter timecons (.1ms), 2-36 MC_2335, U torque ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index Index-10 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 MC_2964, high setting for M41 gear ranges, 2-43, 2-77 MC_2965, low setting for M42 gear ranges, 2-43, 2-77 MC_2966, high setting for M42 gear ranges, 2-43, 2-78...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice Index-11 10-December-04 MC_4004, U+ software limit, 2-53, 2-83 MC_4006, X- software limit, 2-53, 2-83 MC_4007, Y- software limit, 2-53, 2-83 MC_4008, Z- software limit, 2-53, 2-83 MC_4009, ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index Index-12 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 MC_5006, stop program execution, 2-65, 2-87, 2-88 MC_5007, tool changer installed, 2-66, 2-87, 2-89, 2-90 MC_5008, use tool change macro, 2-66, 2-89, 2-91 MC_5...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice Index-13 10-December-04 multiple gears, setting, 2-77 multiple, gear ranges, 2-77 N navigating, setup utility, 1-2 nominal probe stylus ball radius (MC_1164), 2-11 nominal probe stylus diam...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index Index-14 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 save/restore Draw image when using Edit (MC_1110), 2-6 saving, setup parameters, changes, 1-5 S-axis, spindle axis, 1-1 screen blanking delay (MC_1016), 2-4 scre...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice Index-15 10-December-04 commutation offset angle (deg) (MC_2917), 2-39 commutation offset speed (rpm) (MC_2916), 2-39 coulomb friction feedfwd. gain (mA) (MC_2930), 2-41, 5-10 current gain ...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index Index-16 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 stop/start spindle during hold/start (MC_2977), 2-45 SVGA (800x600), 2-62 T T probe, description, 5-16 timeout, setting, 2-68 TLO. See tool length offset tool ac...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice Index-17 10-December-04 type (MC_2307), 2-33 U M11/M10 clamp enable (MC_2357), 2-37 U motor encoder connector, MC_2300, 2-32 U motor encoder phase (MC_2313), 2-34 U motor type (MC_2303), 2-...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index Index-18 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 vertical axis selection (MC_5210), 2-70 VGA (640x480), 2-62 W wait for start, DNC, 2-85 warning messages code ranges, 3-1 editing, 3-3 warranty, iii wrap text (M...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice Index-19 10-December-04 Y commutation offset angle (deg) (MC_2117), 2-23 Y commutation offset speed (rpm) (MC_2116), 2-22 Y continuous path range (MC_4022), 2-54 Y coulomb feedfwd. gain (mA...

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    CNC Setup Utility Manual P/N 70000490C - Index Index-20 All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10-December-04 Z display resolution (MC_2250), 2-31, 2-74 Z first pick, FAST feed-rate (MC_1155), 2-10 Z first pick, FAST feed-rate (MC_1156), 2-10 Z first pick, SLOW feed-rate...

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