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    GE Fanuc AutomationComputer Numerical Control ProductsData ServerOperator's ManualGFZ-62694EN/03April 2000

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    GFL-001Warnings, Cautions, and Notesas Used in this PublicationWarningWarning notices are used in this publication to emphasize that hazardous voltages, currents,temperatures, or other conditions that could cause personal injury exist in this equipment ormay be associated with its use.In situatio...

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    B-62694EN/03SAFETY PRECAUTIONSS-1This section describes the safety precautions relating to the use of CNC units, toensure safe operation of machines fitted with FANUC CNC units. Read thissection carefully before attempting to use any function described in this manual.Users should also read the r...

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    SAFETY PRECAUTIONSB-62694EN/03S-21WARNING, CAUTION, AND NOTEThis manual includes safety precautions for protecting the user andpreventing damage to the machine. Precautions are classified intoWarning and Caution according to their bearing on safety. Also,supplementary information is described a...

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    B-62694EN/03SAFETY PRECAUTIONSS-32GENERAL WARNINGS AND NOTESWARNING1. Before operating the machine, thoroughly check theentered data.Operating the machine with incorrect data may result in themachine behaving unexpectedly, possibly causing damageto the workpiece and/or machine itself, or injury t...

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    SAFETY PRECAUTIONSB-62694EN/03S-4WARNING6. Immediately after switching on the power, do not touch anyof the keys on the MDI panel until the position display oralarm screen appears on the CNC unit.Some of the keys on the MDI panel are dedicated tomaintenance or other special operations. Pressing ...

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    B-62684EN/03Table of ContentsSAFETY PRECAUTIONSI. GENERAL1. OUTLINE.........................................................................................................................................3II. CONNECTION1. FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 15-B.............................................

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    Table of ContentsB-62694EN/03C-21.4HOW TO EXCHANGE A FUSE ..........................................................................................................382. FOR Series 16i/18i-A...............................................................................................................

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    B-62684EN/03Table of ContentsC-31.8.2Formatting the built-in hard disk................................................................................................931.9MAINTENANCE OF DATA SERVER ................................................................................................941...

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    Table of ContentsB-62694EN/03C-42.12PARAMETERS ...................................................................................................................................1512.13ALARMS ............................................................................................................

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    I. GENERAL

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    B-62694EN/03GENERAL1. OUTLINE- 1 -1OUTLINEThis manual consists of the following parts:About this manualSAFETY PRECAUTIONSNotes for reading this manual is described.I. GENERALChapter organization, applicable models, and relatedmanuals are described.II. CONNECTIONThe method of connecting each devic...

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    1. OUTLINEGENERALB-62694EN/03- 2 -Applicable modelsThis manual describes the following models. Each model maybe referred to using an abbreviation, as listed below.Product NameProduct NameProduct NameProduct NameAbbreviationsAbbreviationsAbbreviationsAbbreviationsFANUC Series 16-TB16-TBFANUC Serie...

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    B-62694EN/03GENERAL1. OUTLINE- 3 -Related manualsThe manuals related to each model are as follows. Whenreading this manual, also refer to the following manuals asrequired.Related manual for Series 16/18/160/180-TB/MBManual NameManual NameManual NameManual NameSpecificationSpecificationSpecificat...

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    1. OUTLINEGENERALB-62694EN/03- 4 -Related manual for Series 16-LBManual NameManual NameManual NameManual NameSpecificationSpecificationSpecificationSpecificationNumberNumberNumberNumberDESCRIPTIONSB-62442CONNECTION MANUAL (HARDWARE)B-62443CONNECTION MANUAL (FUNCTION)B-62443-1CONNECTION MANUAL[Sup...

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    B-62694EN/03GENERAL1. OUTLINE- 5 -Related manual for Series 16i /18i-TA/MAManual NameManual NameManual NameManual NameSpecificationSpecificationSpecificationSpecificationNumberNumberNumberNumberDESCRIPTIONSB-63002ENCONNECTION MANUAL (HARDWARE)B-63003ENCONNECTION MANUAL (FUNCTION) B-63003EN-1OPERA...

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    1. OUTLINEGENERALB-62694EN/03- 6 -Related manual for Series 15-TB/MBManual NameManual NameManual NameManual NameSpecificationSpecificationSpecificationSpecificationNumberNumberNumberNumberDESCRIPTIONS (FOR LATHE)B-62072EDESCRIPTIONS (FOR MACHINING CENTER)B-62082ECONNECTION MANUALB-62073ECONNECTIO...

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    II. CONNECTION

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    B-62694EN/03CONNECTION1. FOR Series 16/18-B/C,Series 15-B- 1 -1FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 15-BThe information for connection of the Data Server interfacefor Series 16/18-B/C and Series 15-B is described in thischapter.

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    1. FOR Series 16/18-B/C,Series 15-BCONNECTIONB-62694EN/03- 2 -1.1CONSTRUCTIONThe construction when the Data Server board is inserted intothe FANUC’s CNC control system is as follows.CNCPMC (MMC)EthernetData ServerDigital Servo AMPConnection unitCRT/MDIWorkstation etc.ServoMotor

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    B-62694EN/03CONNECTION1. FOR Series 16/18-B/C,Series 15-B- 3 -1.2INSTALLATION1.2.1Environmental RequirementsKeep the environmental requirements of CNC control unit inwhich the Data Server board is installed.AmbienttemperatureAt operation5 to 50 degrees centigradeNo operation-20 to 60 degrees cent...

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    1. FOR Series 16/18-B/C,Series 15-BCONNECTIONB-62694EN/03- 4 -1.2.2Cable Lead-in DiagramThe direction of leading in the cable is the front of the controlunit.The connector layout of Data Server board is shown asfollows.(Left side)The location of the boards and the connector layout of otherboard m...

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    B-62694EN/03CONNECTION1. FOR Series 16/18-B/C,Series 15-B- 5 -1.2.3Connector Disposition of Data Server boardMarkingFunctionUpperLowerP.C.B.NameDATASERVERLED IndicatorsSTATUS ALARMFuseF12.0AEthernet InterfaceAUICD27Internal HDD access LEDHDD

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    1. FOR Series 16/18-B/C,Series 15-BCONNECTIONB-62694EN/03- 6 -1.3GENERAL CONNECTION DIAGRAMPlease refer the connecting manual of CNC about the otherconnections.Power SupplyCNC etc.CD27RackStationTerminatorTransceiverTerminatorTransceiverTransceiverData ServerStation

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    B-62694EN/03CONNECTION2. FOR Series 16i/18i-A- 7 -2FOR Series 16i/18i-AThe information for connection of the Data Server Interfaceboard for Series 16i/18i-A is described in this chapter.

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    2. FOR Series 16i/18i-ACONNECTIONB-62694EN/03- 8 -2.1CONSTRUCTIONThe construction when the Data Server board is inserted intothe FANUC’s CNC control system is as follows.Servo AMPFSSBCNCPMCServoMotorOperationPanelI/O boardI/O Unit etc.LCDMDIEthernetData ServerWorkstationetc.HDD Unit

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    B-62694EN/03CONNECTION2. FOR Series 16i/18i-A- 9 -2.2INSTALLATION2.2.1Environmental RequirementsKeep the environmental requirements of CNC control unit in whichthe Data Server board is installed.AmbientTemperatureAt operation 5 to 45 degrees centigradeNo operation-20 to 60 degrees centigradeTempe...

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    2. FOR Series 16i/18i-ACONNECTIONB-62694EN/03- 10 -2.2.2Cable Lead-in DiagramThe direction of leading in the cable is the bottom of thecontrol unit.The 4-slot lack of Series 16i/18i-A is shown as follows and theconnector layout of Data Server board is shown to next page.The location of the boards...

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    B-62694EN/03CONNECTION2. FOR Series 16i/18i-A- 11 -2.2.3Connector Disposition of Data Server boardTotal edition 01A onlyHDD InterfaceCNH1Communic-ation LSIOSCCPUCPU HALTCUSTOMLSICUSTOMLSIHDD AccessJNAParity AlarmSTATUS 4STATUS 3STATUS 2STATUS 1AUICD27

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    2. FOR Series 16i/18i-ACONNECTIONB-62694EN/03- 12 -Total Edition 02B or newerAUICD27CPU HALTSTATUS 4Communi-cation LSISTATUS 2STATUS 3STATUS 1Parity AlarmOSCCPUHDD AccessCUSTOMLSICUSTOMLSIHDD InterfaceCNH1TerminalTM1JNA

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    B-62694EN/03CONNECTION2. FOR Series 16i/18i-A- 13 -2.3GENERAL CONNECTION DIAGRAM2.3.1General Connection DiagramPlease refer the connecting manual of CNC about the otherconnections.Main CPU boardRackCNH1CD27StationOther option boardHDD UnitData ServerStationTerminatorTerminatorTransceiverTransceiv...

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    2. FOR Series 16i/18i-ACONNECTIONB-62694EN/03- 14 -2.3.2Connection of HDD UnitThe board of total edition 02B or newer must be assemble theplate which is to prevent slipping out of the hard diskconnector.To connect or disconnect the hard disk cable, this plate alsoneed to be connected or disconnec...

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    B-62694EN/03CONNECTION2. FOR Series 16i/18i-A- 15 -HDD Unit is mounted on the back side of MDI unit. Thelength of the HDD flat cable is 370mm.In the case of mounting the MDI unit apart from control unit,the hard disk unit is not be able to be connected. So,considering the cable length of hard d...

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    3. CONNECTION WITH NETWORKCONNECTIONB-62694EN/03- 16 -3CONNECTION WITH NETWORKIn this chapter, we describe the information about theconnection to the Ethernet.NOTEPlease inquire of each maker about the construction ofnetwork or the condition of using the equipment except theData Server (transceiv...

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    B-62694EN/03CONNECTION3. CONNECTION WITH NETWORK- 17 -3.1CONNECTION WITH THE ETHERNETItemsMarksConditionsMaximum segment lengtha500mLength between thetransceiverbOn the marking at intervals of2.5mLength of transceiver cablecMaximum 50mNode number per segmentnMaximum 100MAU : TDK : CIU-1000 Ether...

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    3. CONNECTION WITH NETWORKCONNECTIONB-62694EN/03- 18 -3.2AUI (Attachment Unit Interface) PIN CONFIGURATIONCD27 D-sub 15pinPin numberSignalMeaning1No used2CI+Control In circuit A3DO+Data Out circuit A4No used5DI+Data In circuit A6GNDVoltage Common7No used8No used9CI-Control In circuit B10DO-Data O...

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    B-62694EN/03CONNECTION3. CONNECTION WITH NETWORK- 19 -3.3CONNECTION OF THE TRANSCEIVER CABLEAUI of the Data Serve board is the connector with a slide lock.After connecting the transceiver cable, please lock the cable.Slide lockPushAUITransceiver cableCable lock complete

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    3. CONNECTION WITH NETWORKCONNECTIONB-62694EN/03- 20 -3.4SHIELDING EARTH OF THE TRANSCEIVER CABLEThe transceiver cable should be clamped by the method asshown below. This cable clamp treatment is not only for cablesupport but also for shield-treatment. As it is very importantfor stable operation ...

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    B-62694EN/03CONNECTION3. CONNECTION WITH NETWORK- 21 -Example for shield treatment of transceiver cablePrepare ground plate like the following figure.Ground plateFor the ground plate, use a metal plate of 2mm or thicker,which surface is plated with nickel.Control unitTransceiver cableGround plate...

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    3. CONNECTION WITH NETWORKCONNECTIONB-62694EN/03- 22 -Ground plate holesCable clump outer diagramOrder specification for cable clumpA02B-0083-K301 ( 5 pieces )Ground board8mm12mm20mmMax 55mm28mm6mm17mm

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    III. MAINTENANCE

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    B-62694EN/03MAINTENANCE1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 15-B- 1 -1FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 15-BIn this section, the maintenance information about Series16/18-B/C and Series 15-B is described.

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 15-BMAINTENANCEB-62694EN/03- 2 -1.1SYSTEM BLOCK DIAGRAMNameSpecificationNoteData Server BoardA16B-2202-0630A02B-0207-C05085MBHDD UnitA02B-0207-C051256MBA02B-0207-C053810MBFuseA08B-0048-K1012.0ALANControllerSRAMROMDV/RVHDDDRAMCPUCustomLSISRAM10BASE5CN1Power Supply Un...

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    B-62694EN/03MAINTENANCE1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 15-B- 3 -1.2PARTS LAYOUTCPU+12VLEDC01F81ROMJNAHDDBack Plane ConnectorDATASERVERSTATUSALARMF12.0AAUICD27HDDPrintedletters: Check PinSpecification : A02B-0213-J001

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 15-BMAINTENANCEB-62694EN/03- 4 -1.3LIGHTING OF LEDS AND MEANINGIn the Data Server board for Series 16/18-B/C and Series 15-B, there are four green LEDs for “STATUS”, three red LEDsfor “ALARM” and one green LED for “HDD”.In the following explanation, stat...

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    B-62694EN/03MAINTENANCE1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 15-B- 5 -The indication of LEDs(STATUS) when an error occursLEDs of “STATUS” repeat the pattern of “LONG” and“SHORT”. The pattern of “LONG” is indicated long and thepattern of “SHORT” is indicated short.LEDs (STATUS)No.LON...

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 15-BMAINTENANCEB-62694EN/03- 6 -1.4HOW TO EXCHANGE A FUSE(1) Check a fuse on the front panel of the Data Server P.C.B.and confirm whether it is broken.There is a little window in the fuse and a white markerappears there at the time of the breakage.(2) Remove the cau...

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    B-62694EN/03MAINTENANCE2.FOR Series 16i/18i-A- 7 -2FOR Series 16i/18i-AIn this section, the maintenance information about Series16i/18i-A is described.

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    2.FOR Series 16i/18i-AMAINTENANCEB-62694EN/03- 8 -2.1SYSTEM BLOCK DIAGRAMNameSpecificationNoteData Server BoardA20B-8100-0160Sub BoardA20B-2002-0590latter edition than 02BHDD UnitA02B-0236-C252810MBNote) In case of latter edition than 02B, the DC/DCconverter is loaded on the sub board.LANControll...

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    B-62694EN/03MAINTENANCE2.FOR Series 16i/18i-A- 9 -2.2PARTS LAYOUTParts Layout (Only 01A edition)CommunicationControllerOSCCPUCPU HALTCustomLSICustomLSIHDD AccessHDD InterfaceCNH1JNAParity AlarmSTATUS 4STATUS 3STATUS 2STATUS 1AUICD27

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    2.FOR Series 16i/18i-AMAINTENANCEB-62694EN/03- 10 -Parts Layout (Latter edition than 02B)AUICD27Interface Board : A20B-2002-0590CPU HALTSTATUS 4CommunicationLSISTATUS 2STATUS 3STATUS 1Parity AlarmOSCCPUHDD AccessCustomLSICustomLSIHDD InterfaceCNH1TerminalTM1JNA

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    B-62694EN/03MAINTENANCE2.FOR Series 16i/18i-A- 11 -2.3LIGHTING OF LED AND MEANINGIn the Data Server Board for Series 16i/18i-A, there are fourgreen LEDs for “STATUS”, two red LEDs for “ALARM” andone green LED for “HDD”. But, LEDs’ position is different bythe edition of the Data Ser...

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    2.FOR Series 16i/18i-AMAINTENANCEB-62694EN/03- 12 -2.3.1In case of edition 01AThe indication of LEDs when turning on the powerNo. LEDs 4 3 2 1State of Data Server Board1 STATUSPower off2 STATUSInitial state of power injection3 STATUSMain memory test4 STATUSEthernet RAM test5 STATUSCommon RAM...

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    B-62694EN/03MAINTENANCE2.FOR Series 16i/18i-A- 13 -The indication of LEDs(STATUS) when an error occursLEDs of “STATUS” repeat the pattern of “LONG” and“SHORT”. The pattern of “LONG” is indicated long and thepattern of “SHORT” is indicated short.LEDs (STATUS)No.LONG4 3 2 1SHOR...

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    2.FOR Series 16i/18i-AMAINTENANCEB-62694EN/03- 14 -2.3.2In case of latter edition than 02BThe indication of LEDs when turning on the powerNo. LEDs 1 2 3 4State of Data Server Board1 STATUSPower off2 STATUSInitial state of power injection3 STATUSMain memory test4 STATUSEthernet RAM test5 STAT...

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    B-62694EN/03MAINTENANCE2.FOR Series 16i/18i-A- 15 -The indication of LEDs(STATUS) when an error occursLEDs of “STATUS” repeat the pattern of “LONG” and“SHORT”. The pattern of “LONG” is indicated long and thepattern of “SHORT” is indicated short.LEDs (STATUS)No.LONG1 2 3 4SHOR...

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    IV. OPERATION

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    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 1 -1FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AThe operation of Data Server for Series 16/18-B/C and Series16i/18i-A is described in this chapter.

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 2 -1.1OUTLINEBy using this function, the following items can be achieved.(1) Drive high-speed machining operation by calling thesubprogram from a built-in hard disk on the Data Serverboard (described as “HDD” below).(2) Input a NC...

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    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 3 -1.1.1Notice when you use for the first timeWARNING1 If you use this function for the first time, you must initiatethe HDD according to “1.8.2 Formatting the built-in harddisk” and input the setting data according to “1.2 SETT...

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 4 -1.2SETTING SCREENBy using this screen, you can set the data to transfer a NC programbetween the HDD and the Host Computer with FTP.You must set the data shown as the section “1.2.1 Description of eachdata” before you use the Da...

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    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 5 -In the above screen, means a cursor--- means a blank.If the data are already registered, then these data aredisplayed except for the PASSWORD.About the PASSWORD, only when you set the password, itwill be displayed.

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 6 -1.2.1Description of each data(a) Setting data of the Host Computer(DATA SERVER SETTING-1)IP ADDRESS IP address of the Host Computer’s Ethernetboard ( Ex. : ”192.168.0.1” )USER NAME User name of the Host Computer ( Max. 31 let...

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    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 7 -The meanings of each address are as follows:MAC ADDRESS: It means the address that identifieseach machine connected by Ethernet inthe MAC layer.It must be unique in the network.IP ADDRESS: It means the address that identifieseach m...

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 8 -1.2.2How to input dataIn this section, how to input data is explained.Procedure(1) Move the cursor to an item that you will input.(2) Input the data by using the MDI keys.(3) Press the softkey [INPUT]. In this screen, the MDI keyc...

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    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 9 -NOTEThe above setting data of Data Server are different fromother NC parameters. They are saved in the HDD.Therefore you must save the setting data after inputting orchanging these data.Please refer to the section “1.2.5 How to s...

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 10 -1.2.3How to input small lettersWhen you input the setting data for the Host Computer, youcan input small letters.How to input small letters is described as follows.Procedure(1) Press the softkey [ LOCK ] before inputting small let...

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    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 11 -1.2.4How to set a Host DirectoryThe data in the HOST DIRECTORY can be specified withmaximum 127 letters. But the data can be inputted withmaximum 32 letters once, so that you can’t specify the datacompletely once. In this case, ...

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 12 -(4) Afterward, input the remained string “OUP0002” from theMDI keys and press the softkey [INPUT]. [ Reference ] You may divide this string into two strings“/DATASERVER/NCPROGRAM” and ”/LINE001/GROUP0002” and in...

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    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 13 -1.2.5How to save modified dataThe setting data of the Data Server are different from otherCNC parameters. They are saved in the HDD. Therefore youmust save the setting data by the following operation afterinputting or changing the...

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 14 -1.3NC PROGRAM MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONBy using Data Server function, the following items can beachieved.(1) Displaying the table of NC programsDisplay the table of NC programs in the HDD inalphanumerical order.(2) Searching a NC progra...

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    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 15 -1.3.1Displaying the table of NC programsYou can display the table of NC programs in the HDD.Procedure(1) Pressthe function key. (2) When the softkey [DS-DIR] isn’t displayed, press thecontinuous menu key several times.(3) Press ...

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 16 -The screen imaged for 9 inch CRTDATA SERVER HD DIRECTORYO0001N00010REGISTERED PROGRAMS :123FREE DISK AREA:45678901FILE NAMECOMMENTO0001(SHAFTXSF001 PROGRAM001)O0002(SHAFTXSF001 SUBPROGRAM01 )O0003(SHAFTXSF001 SUBPROGRAM02 )O1000(G...

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    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 17 -The screen imaged for 14 inch CRTChange the above screens by pressing the softkey [CHANGE].DATA SERVER HD DIRECTORYO0001 N00010REGISTERED PROGRAMS :123FREE DISK AREA:45678901FILE NAMECOMMENTO0001(SHAFTXSF001 PROGRAM001)O0002(SHAFT...

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 18 -Each item means as follows,REGISTERED PROGRAMS: number of registered NC programs inthe HDDFREE DISK AREA: free disk space in the HDD (unit : byte)FILE NAME: NC program nameCOMMENT: comment in a NC programSIZE: size of a NC progr...

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    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 19 -1.3.2Searching a NC programWhen the table of NC programs in the HDD is displayed, youcan display the specified file at the top of the screen.Procedure(1) Input an O-number of the NC program that you willsearch.(2) Press the softke...

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 20 -1.3.3Deleting NC programsYou can delete NC programs from the HDD.Procedure(1) Display the “DATA SERVER HD DIRECTORY” screen. (2) Press the softkey [DELETE]. (3) Input an O-number of the NC program that you ...

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    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 21 -the “*”, so that “O12*0” is equal to “O12*”. In both cases,delete NC programs from O1200 to O1299.In case that you use the wild card in an O-number, afterpressing the softkey [ EXEC ], the message “FILEDELETE?” is ...

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 22 -1.3.4Getting a NC programYou can get a NC program from the Host Computer with“GET” command of FTP, and register it into the HDD.Procedure(1) Display the “DATA SERVER HD DIRECTORY” screen. (2) Press the softkey [ ...

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    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 23 - (4) Press the softkey [ EXEC ].(5) The blinking “GET” is displayed on the right and low of thescreen when getting a NC program.[Example](1) In case that you register “TEST.PRG” in the HostComputer as the ...

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 24 -1.3.5Putting a NC programYou can put a NC program in the HDD to the Host Computerwith “PUT” command of FTP.Procedure(1) Display the “DATA SERVER HD DIRECTORY” screen. (2) Press the softkey [ PUT ]. (3) ...

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    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 25 - (4) Press the softkey [ EXEC ].(5) The blinking “PUT” is displayed on the right and low of thescreen when putting a NC program.[Example](1) In case that you register “O0001” in the HDD as thename o...

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 26 -NOTE1 In case of transferring a large NC program, you are carefulbecause you can’t stop “PUT” function.2 If an error occurs in this function, “PUT ERROR” isdisplayed on the left and low of the screen.Confirm the problem ...

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    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 27 -1.3.6List-Getting NC programsYou can get NC programs from the Host Computer with“GET” commnad of FTP according to the List-File stored inthe Host Computer.About the List-File, refer to the section “1.3.9 A format ofList-File...

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 28 -(4) Input an O-number of the List-File from the MDI keys.In this List-File, O-numbers of NC programs that you willregister into the HDD are specified. [ FORMAT ] O**** O**** : a List-File name stored in the Host Computer (***...

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    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 29 -NOTE1 In this function, the specified List-File is transferred fromthe Host Computer to the HDD too.First, the List-File is transferred from the Host Computer tothe HDD, then check the contents of this List-File.Afterward transfer...

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 30 -1.3.7List-Putting NC programsYou can put NC programs into the Host Computer with“PUT” commnad of FTP according to the List-File stored inthe HDD.About the List-File, refer to the section “1.3.9 A format ofList-File”.Proced...

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    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 31 -(4) Input an O-number of the List-File from the MDI keys.In this List-File, O-numbers of NC programs that you willregister into the Host Computer are specified. [ FORMAT ] O**** O**** : a List-File name stored in the HDD (**** ...

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 32 -NOTE1 In this function, the specified List-File is transferred fromthe HDD to the Host Computer too.First, check the contents of the specified List-File, then thisList-File is transferred into the Host Computer. Afterwardtransfer ...

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    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 33 -1.3.8List-Deleting NC programsYou can delete NC programs from the HDD according to theList-File stored in the HDD.About the List-File, refer to the section “1.3.9 A format ofList-File”.Procedure(1) Display the “DATA SERVER H...

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 34 -(4) Input an O-number of the List-File from the MDI keys.In this List-File, O-numbers of NC programs that you willdelete from the HDD are specified. [ FORMAT ] O**** O**** : a List-File name stored in the HDD (**** is the integ...

  • Page 92

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 35 -1.3.9A format of List-FileA List-File that is used by List-Get List-Put List-Deletefunctions must be composed as follows.(1) The top of List-File must always be a “%”.( “;” means EOB(End Of Block). LF, CR-LF and LF-CR-CR c...

  • Page 93

    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 36 -1.3.10A format of NC programA format of NC program prepared in the Host Computerobeys the format described in the CNC’s manual.Describe it briefly as follows.(1) The top of NC program must be “%”(Tape start).And if necessary...

  • Page 94

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 37 -1.4CALLING A SUBPROGRAM WITH M198When the subprogram is called by M198 code in mainprogram stored in the memory of CNC, the CNC reads thesubprogram from the HDD.Format of M198 code in the main program(1) In case of Series 15 tape ...

  • Page 95

    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 38 -NOTE1 You must set “5” on the NC parameter of I/O Channel(No.0020) in order to use this function.2 You can not execute this function together with “1.5REGISTERING A NC PROGRAM”, “1.6 OUTPUTTING ANC PROGRAM” or “1.7 D...

  • Page 96

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 39 -1.5REGISTERING A NC PROGRAMYou can register a NC program in the HDD to the memory ofthe CNC.Procedure(1) Change the mode of the CNC into “EDIT” mode (in case offoreground operation).(2) Press the function keyin order to displa...

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    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 40 -1.6OUTPUTTING A NC PROGRAMYou can output a NC program in the memory of CNC to theHDD.Procedure(1) Change the mode of CNC into “EDIT” mode (in case offoreground operation).(2) Press the function keyin order to display the“PRO...

  • Page 98

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 41 -1.7DNC OPERATIONYou can drive the DNC operation by using the NC programin the HDD.Procedure(1) Change the mode of CNC into “RMT” mode.(2) Display the screen of “1.3.1 Display the table of NCprograms”.So, “DNC FILE NAME...

  • Page 99

    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 42 -1.8MAINTENANCE OF THE BUILT-IN HARD DISK1.8.1Checking the built-in hard diskCheck whether there is the abnormal sector in the HDD.Procedure(1) According to the section “1.2 SETTING SCREEN”, showthe following “DATA SERVER SET...

  • Page 100

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 43 -1.8.2Formatting the built-in hard diskInitialize the built-in hard disk.Procedure(1) According to the section “1.2 SETTING SCREEN”, showthe following “DATA SERVER SETTING-1” screen. (2) Press the softkey [CHECK].(3) P...

  • Page 101

    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 44 -1.9MAINTENANCE OF DATA SERVERIf the trouble occurs at the Data Server function, thecontents of COMMON RAM for the interface between CNCand Data Server can be saved into a file in order to examineit.This file is transferred to the ...

  • Page 102

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 45 -Data Server to the CNC.(C) READ POINTER(D) WRITE POINTERThese items show the inside pointer formanagement of the data buffer.(4) Press the softkey [ SAVE ]. (5) Press the softkey [ EXEC ], and save the contents ofCOMMON RAM...

  • Page 103

    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 46 -1.10BUFFER MODE (OPTIONAL FUNCTION)The software of the Data Server can operate on theSTORAGE mode or the BUFFER mode. The software on thestorage mode can do the services mentioned in the previoussections, but can’t control a lar...

  • Page 104

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 47 -1.10.1How to change the modeWhen using the buffer mode, it is necessary to change themode from the storage mode to the buffer mode.Procedure(1) Pressthe function key. (2) If the softkey [DS-MOD] isn’t displayed, press thecontinu...

  • Page 105

    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 48 -the screen when changing the mode.(7) The mode on the left and high of the screen is changedafter changing the mode. DATA SERVER MODEO0001 N00010BUFFER MODE>MDI*** STOP ***12:34:56[][][][MODE][]CAUTION1 If you chang...

  • Page 106

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 49 -1.10.2How to use the buffer modeThe buffer mode is used to control a larger NC program thanthe size of the built-in hard disk. On this buffer mode, youcan operate “1.4 CALLING A SUBPROGRAM WITH M198”and “1.7 DNC OPERATION”...

  • Page 107

    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 50 -list of files is anything ( the length of the file name must beless than 255 letters, and the file name must be available forthe Host Computer). The Data Server operates only in thedirectory specified at “HOST DIRECTORY” of ...

  • Page 108

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 51 -1.10.3How to divide a large NC programIf you will operate the Data Server on the buffer mode, youmust divide a large NC program into some files with about35MB in the Host Computer and create a file that consists ofthe file name of...

  • Page 109

    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 52 -Example)In case that a large NC program is divided into three partswith separating one blockWARNINGIn case of the above division, you must not add theunnecessary letter as “CR”, “LF”, “EOF”(End Of File) andso on, after...

  • Page 110

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 53 -1.11ERROR MESSAGEIf an error occurs in the Data Server function, the errordescription is displayed on the following error messagescreen for the Data Server function. So, if an error occurs, seethis screen and confirm the descripti...

  • Page 111

    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 54 -The detail error information is displayed on the “DATASERVER MESSAGE-1” screen. And the time stamp isdisplayed on the right side of the error message.The time stamp is shown as the format “yymmddhhMM”(year is ”yy”, mon...

  • Page 112

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 55 -1.12PARAMETERSThe NC parameters related to the Data Server fucntions arethe follows.Parameters0020I/O CHANNEL Selection of input/output devices[Data Format]Byte Type[Data]5 (Select the Data Server to the input/output device)#7#6#5...

  • Page 113

    1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-AOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 56 -keys, when you set the HOST DIRECTORY at the “DATASERVER SETTING-1” screen.There are three pairs. One pair is No.0911 and No.0912, theother is No.0913 and No.0914, the last is No.0915 andNo.0916.And the last pair , No.0915 and...

  • Page 114

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION1.FOR Series 16/18-B/C, Series 16i/18i-A- 57 -NOTE1 If the both NC parameters No.0911 and No.0912 are equalto 0, then the NC parameters are considered to be set asfollows.No.0911 = 32(space)No.0912 = 92(“¥”)2 If the both NC parameters No.0913 and No.0914 are equalto 0, t...

  • Page 115

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 1 -2FOR Series 15-BThe operation of Data Server for Series 15-B is described inthis chapter.

  • Page 116

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 2 -2.1OUTLINEBy using this function, the following items can be achieved.(1) Drive high-speed machining operation by calling thesubprogram from a built-in hard disk on the Data Serverboard (described as “HDD” below).(2) Input a NC program in the Host Co...

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    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 3 -2.1.1Notice when you use for the first timeWARNING1 If you use this function for the first time, you must initiatethe HDD according to “2.8.2 Formatting the built-in harddisk” and input the setting data according to “2.2 SETTINGSCREEN”. And turn ...

  • Page 118

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 4 -2.2SETTING SCREENBy using this screen, you can set the data to transfer a NC programbetween the HDD and the Host Computer with FTP.You must set the data shown as the section “2.2.1 Description of eachdata” before you use the Data Server functions.Pro...

  • Page 119

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 5 -In the above screen, means a cursor--- means a blank.If the data are already registered, then these data aredisplayed except for the PASSWORD.About the PASSWORD, only when you set the password, itwill be displayed.

  • Page 120

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 6 -2.2.1Description of each data(a) Setting data of the Host Computer(DATA SERVER SETTING-1)IP ADDRESS IP address of the Host Computer’s Ethernetboard ( Ex. : ”192.168.0.1” )USER NAME User name of the Host Computer ( Max. 31 letters )PASSWORD Password...

  • Page 121

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 7 -The meanings of each address are as follows:MAC ADDRESS: It means the address that identifieseach machine connected by Ethernet inthe MAC layer.It must be unique in the network.IP ADDRESS: It means the address that identifieseach machine connected by Eth...

  • Page 122

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 8 -2.2.2How to input dataIn this section, how to input data is explained.Procedure(1) Move the cursor to an item that you will input.(2) Input the data by using the MDI keys.(3) Press the softkey [INPUT] or [INSERT]. When pressing the softkey [INPUT], repla...

  • Page 123

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 9 -NOTE1 The above setting data of Data Server are different fromother NC parameters. They are saved in the HDD.Therefore you must save the setting data after inputting orchanging these data.Please refer to the section “2.2.4 How to save modifieddata”.2...

  • Page 124

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 10 -2.2.3How to input small lettersWhen you input the setting data for the Host Computer, youcan input small letters.How to input small letters is described as follows.Procedure(1) Press the softkey [ LOCK ] before inputting small letters.Confirm the “LOC...

  • Page 125

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 11 -2.2.4How to save modified dataThe setting data of Data Server are different from other NCparameters. They are saved in the HDD. Therefore you mustsave the setting data by the following operation afterinputting or changing these data.If you only set the ...

  • Page 126

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 12 -2.3NC PROGRAM MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONBy using Data Server function, the following items can beachieved.(1) Displaying the table of NC programsDisplay the table of NC programs in the HDD inalphanumerical order.(2) Searching a NC programSearch a NC program in...

  • Page 127

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 13 -2.3.1Displaying the table of NC programsYou can display the table of NC programs in the HDD.Procedure(1) Press the function menu key in order to change thesoftkeys into the function selection keys.(2) If “DATA SERVER HD DIRECTORY” screen is notdispl...

  • Page 128

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 14 -The screen imaged for 9 inch CRTNOTEThe softkey [CHANGE] is displayed by pressing theoperation menu key.DATA SERVER HD DIRECTORYO0001N00010REGISTERED PROGRAMS :123FREE DISK AREA:45678901FILE NAMECOMMENTO0001(SHAFTXSF001 PROGRAM001)O0002(SHAFTXSF001 SUBP...

  • Page 129

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 15 -The screen imaged for 14 inch CRTDATA SERVER HD DIRECTORYO0001 N00010REGISTERED PROGRAMS :123FREE DISK AREA:45678901FILE NAMECOMMENTO0001(SHAFTXSF001 PROGRAM001)O0002(SHAFTXSF001 SUBPROGRAM01)O0003(SHAFTXSF001 SUBPROGRAM02)O1000(GEAR XGR001)O2000(GEAR X...

  • Page 130

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 16 -Change the above screens by pressing the softkey[CHANGE].Each item means as follows,REGISTERED PROGRAMS: number of registered NC programs inthe HDDFREE DISK AREA: free disk space in the HDD (unit : byte)FILE NAME: NC program nameCOMMENT: comment in a ...

  • Page 131

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 17 -2.3.2Searching a NC programWhen the table of NC programs in the HDD is displayed, youcan display the specified file at the top of the screen.Procedure(1) Press the softkey [SRHFILE].(2) Press the softkey [(PROG#)] and input an O-number of theNC program ...

  • Page 132

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 18 -2.3.3Deleting NC programsYou can delete NC programs from the HDD.Procedure(1) Display the “DATA SERVER HD DIRECTORY” screen. (2) The softkey [DELFILE] is displayed by pressing theoperation menu key.(3) Press the softkey [DELFILE].(4) Press...

  • Page 133

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 19 -(1) In case of deleting all NC programs in the HDD, youwill specify “O*” as an O-number.(2) In case of deleting NC programs from O0100 toO0199, you will specify “O01*” as an O-number.In case that you specify “O12*0”, ignore letters latter th...

  • Page 134

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 20 -2.3.4Getting a NC programYou can get a NC program from the Host Computer with“GET” command of FTP, and register it into the HDD.Procedure(1) Display the “DATA SERVER HD DIRECTORY” screen. (2) Press the softkey [GETFILE].(3) Press the s...

  • Page 135

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 21 -[Example](1) In case that you register “TEST.PRG” in the HostComputer as the name of “O0001” into the HDD, firstpress the softkeys [GETFILE] and [(PROG#)] and input“0001”.Then press the softkey [(F NAM)] and input a file name“TEST.PRG”. ...

  • Page 136

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 22 -2.3.5Putting a NC programYou can put a NC program in the HDD to the Host Computerwith “PUT” command of FTP.Procedure(1) Display the “DATA SERVER HD DIRECTORY” screen. (2) Press the softkey [PUTFILE].(3) Press the softkey [(PROG#)] and ...

  • Page 137

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 23 - [Example](1) In case that you register “O0001” in the HDD as thename of “TEST.PRG” into the Host Computer, firstpress the softkeys [PUTFILE] and [(PROG#)] and input“0001”.Then press the softkey [(F NAM)] and input a file name“TES...

  • Page 138

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 24 -2.3.6A format of NC programA format of NC program prepared in the Host Computerobeys the format described in the CNC’s manual.Describe it briefly as follows.(1) The top of NC program must be “%”(Tape start).And if necessary, you can enter a commen...

  • Page 139

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 25 -2.4CALLING A SUBPROGRAM WITH M198When the subprogram is called by M198 code in mainprogram stored in the memory of CNC, the CNC reads thesubprogram from the HDD.Format of M198 code in the main program M198P****L@@@@; ****: the integer of four digits tha...

  • Page 140

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 26 -NOTE4 The Data Server is equal to other external input/outputdevices from view point of a CNC.So, the limitation related to “subprogram call function” forthe Data Server is equal to the one for other externalinput/output devices.5 You can not execut...

  • Page 141

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 27 -2.5REGISTERING A NC PROGRAMYou can register a NC program in the HDD to the memory ofCNC.Procedure(1) Change the mode of the CNC into “EDIT” mode (in case offoreground operation).(2) Press the function menu key in order to change thesoftkeys into the...

  • Page 142

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 28 -NOTE1 You must set “14” on the NC parameter of I/O Channel(No.0020) in order to use this function.2 You can not execute this function together with “2.4CALLING A SUBPROGRAM WITH M198”, “2.6OUTPUTTING A NC PROGRAM” or “2.7 DNCOPERATION”.3...

  • Page 143

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 29 -2.6OUTPUTTING A NC PROGRAMYou can output a NC program in the memory of CNC to theHDD.Procedure(1) Change the mode of the CNC into “EDIT” mode (in case offoreground operation).(2) Press the function menu key in order to change thesoftkeys into the fu...

  • Page 144

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 30 -2.7DNC OPERATIONYou can drive the DNC operation by using the NC programin the HDD.Procedure(1) Change the mode of CNC into “TAPE” mode.(1) Display the screen of “2.3.1 Display the table of NCprograms”.And input an O-number of the NC program that...

  • Page 145

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 31 -2.8MAINTENANCE OF THE BUILT-IN HARD DISKYou can maintain or set the HDD by using this screen.Procedure(1) Press the function menu key in order to change thesoftkeys into the function selection keys.(2) If “MAINTENANCE OF DATA SERVER” screen is notdi...

  • Page 146

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 32 -2.8.1Checking the built-in hard diskCheck whether there is the abnormal sector in the HDD.Procedure(1) Press the softkey [CHKDSK].(2) Press the softkey [ EXEC ].(3) The blinking “CHEK” is displayed on the low of the screenwhen checking the HDD.(4) T...

  • Page 147

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 33 -2.9MAINTENANCE OF DATA SERVERIf the trouble occurs at the Data Server function, thecontents of COMMON RAM for the interface between CNCand Data Server can be saved into a file in order to examineit.This file is transferred to the Host Computer by using ...

  • Page 148

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 34 -NOTEThe contents of this file are binary codes.So, after transferring this file to the Host Computer byusing “2.3.5 Putting a NC program” function, whentransferring this file from the Host Computer to the othercomputer again, please transfer it on t...

  • Page 149

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 35 -2.10BUFFER MODE (OPTIONAL FUNCTION)The software of the Data Server can operate on theSTORAGE mode or the BUFFER mode. The software on thestorage mode can do the services mentioned in the previoussections, but can’t control a larger NC program than the...

  • Page 150

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 36 -2.10.1How to change the modeWhen using the buffer mode, it is necessary to change themode from the storage mode to the buffer mode.Procedure(1) Press the function menu key in order to change thesoftkeys into the function selection keys.(2) If “MAINTEN...

  • Page 151

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 37 -(7) The blinking “MODE” is displayed on the low of the screenwhen changing the mode.(8) The mode on the left and high of the screen is changedafter changing the mode. CAUTION1 If you change the mode, all NC programs in the HDD willbe lost....

  • Page 152

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 38 -2.10.2How to use the buffer modeThe buffer mode is used to control a larger NC program thanthe size of the built-in hard disk. On this buffer mode, youcan operate “2.4 CALLING A SUBPROGRAM WITH M198”and “2.7 DNC OPERATION”.The operation on the s...

  • Page 153

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 39 -list of files is anything ( the length of the file name must beless than 255 letters, and the file name must be available forthe Host Computer). The Data Server operates only in thedirectory specified at “HOST DIRECTORY” of “2.2 SETTINGSCREEN”.L...

  • Page 154

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 40 -2.10.3How to divide a large NC programIf you will operate the Data Server on the buffer mode, youmust divide a large NC program into some files with about35MB in the Host Computer and create a file that consists ofthe file name of the divided files in a...

  • Page 155

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 41 -Example)In case that a large NC program is divided into three partswith separating one blockWARNINGIn case of the above division, you must not add theunnecessary letter as “CR”, “LF”, “EOF”(End Of File) andso on, after the bottom of each fil...

  • Page 156

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 42 -2.11ERROR MESSAGEIf an error occurs in the Data Server function, the errordescription is displayed on the following error messagescreen for the Data Server function. So, if an error occurs, seethis screen and confirm the description.Procedure(1) Press t...

  • Page 157

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 43 -The detail error information is displayed on the “DATASERVER MESSAGE-1” screen. And the time stamp isdisplayed on the right side of the error message.The time stamp is shown as the format “yymmddhhMM”(year is ”yy”, month is ”mm”, day is ...

  • Page 158

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 44 -2.12PARAMETERSThe NC parameters related to the Data Server fucntions arethe follows.Parameters#7#6#5#4#3#2#1#00000DNC[Data Format]Bit TypeDNCIn DNC operation with the Data Server0:High-speed distribution is enable, if the conditions for high-speeddistri...

  • Page 159

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 45 -5031the letter that can’t be inputted from the MDI keys(Group 2)[Data Format]Word Type[Data]ASCII code (decimal number)5032the substitutional letter(Group 3)[Data Format]Word Type[Data]ASCII code (decimal number)5033the letter that can’t be inputted...

  • Page 160

    2.FOR Series 15-BOPERATIONB-62694EN/03- 46 -When you want to get “nc_file1” file in the Host Computerinto the HDD as named “O1234” by using “GET” commandof FTP, you specify “O1234,nc-file1”.In this case, the Data Server’s software changes “nc-file1”into “nc_file1” and ge...

  • Page 161

    B-62694EN/03OPERATION2.FOR Series 15-B- 47 -2.13ALARMSThe system alarms related to the Data Server fucntions areshown below.NumberMessage displayed on CRTContentsSR910 DATA SERVER SERIOUSERRORIn the Data Server, theserious error occurred.It is necessary to turn offand on the power.SR911 DATA SERV...

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    APPENDIX

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    B-62694EN/03APPENDIXA. TABLE OF ERROR MESSAGES1ATABLE OF ERROR MESSAGESIn this appendix A, the contents of error messages that aredisplayed in the “DATA SERVER MESSAGE-1” screen areexplained in detail.These error messages are common for all CNCs.Some messages may be displayed for one service....

  • Page 164

    A. TABLE OF ERROR MESSGESAPPENDIXB-62694EN/032ERROR MESSAGES WHEN TURNING ON THE POWER[LCL] INVALID MAC ADDRESS(xxxxxxxxxxxx)The specified MAC address (xxxxxxxxxxxx) is unavailable.Input the 12 alphanumerical letters printed as the “ADR”atthe seal on the Data Server board. Then turn off and o...

  • Page 165

    B-62694EN/03APPENDIXA. TABLE OF ERROR MESSAGES3The specified NC program doesn’t exist in the HDD.Please confirm that the NC program exists in the HDD byusing “Searching a NC program”.[DWN] HDD IS IN USEThe HDD is in use by other service.Retry after other service will finish.ERROR MESSAGES F...

  • Page 166

    A. TABLE OF ERROR MESSGESAPPENDIXB-62694EN/034[MOD] HDD IS IN USE The HDD is in use by other service.Retry after other service will finish.ERROR MESSAGES FOR GETTING A NC PROGRAM[GET] FTP IS NOT READY It is not ready for using the FTP.Confirm the setting data and then turn off and on the power.If...

  • Page 167

    B-62694EN/03APPENDIXA. TABLE OF ERROR MESSAGES5other process.530: Fail to login to the Host Computer.Check “USER NAME” and “PASSWORD” inthe setting data.550(553): The specified directory or file is not found inthe Host Computer.Check “HOST DIRECTORY” in the settingdata and the specifi...

  • Page 168

    A. TABLE OF ERROR MESSGESAPPENDIXB-62694EN/036PROGRAM” about the error message.ERROR MESSAGES FOR DELETING NC PROGRAMS[DEL] (Oxxxx) IS IN USEThe specified NC program (Oxxxx) is in use by other service.Retry after other service will finish.[DEL] (Oxxxx) IS NOT FOUND(ddd)The specified NC program ...

  • Page 169

    B-62694EN/03APPENDIXA. TABLE OF ERROR MESSAGES7In case that the Network address part of the HostComputer’s IP Address is different from the Data Server’sone, this error occurs.[LGT] ddd : xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxAn error occurs in the Host Computer when executing the“List-Get” service. This ...

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    A. TABLE OF ERROR MESSGESAPPENDIXB-62694EN/038[LPT] ftp: connect: No route to hostCheck the IP address and MASK address in the setting data.In case that the Network address part of the HostComputer’s IP Address is different from the Data Server’sone, this error occurs.[LPT] ddd : xxxxxxxxxxxx...

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    B-62694EN/03APPENDIXA. TABLE OF ERROR MESSAGES9Please turn off and on the power in order to make this NCprogram management file again.ERROR MESSAGES FOR DISPLAYING THE SETTING DATA[RST] OPEN (/tmp/setting.tbl) ERROR(ddd)Fail to open the file which the setting data have been savedin. The error cod...

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    A. TABLE OF ERROR MESSGESAPPENDIXB-62694EN/0310in. The error code is (ddd).This message may be displayed when formatting the HDDfor the first time. But in this case, there is no problem.ERROR MESSAGES FOR CHECKING THE HDD[CHK] HDD IS IN USEThe HDD is in use by other service.Retry after other serv...

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    B-62694EN/03APPENDIXB. SERIOUS ERROR11BSERIOUS ERRORIn this appendix B, the contents of error messages that aredisplayed in the “DATA SERVER MESSAGE-2” screen areexplained in detail.These error messages are common at all CNCs.If the following error message is displayed in the “DATASERVER ME...

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    B. SERIOUS ERRORAPPENDIXB-62694EN/0312B.1THE IMAGE OF SCREENThe contents of screens are as follows.(1) In case that error_address and stack_bump offset are16bits (2) In case that error_address and stack_bump offset are32bits DATA-SERVER SYSTEM ROM nnnn [X] yy/mm/ddCPU : GENE...

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    B-62694EN/03APPENDIXB. SERIOUS ERROR13B.2THE CONTENTS OF SCREENEach line means as follows,(1) 1st line: Revision of the Data Server’s firmware nnnn: Series number of the Data Server’s firmware In case of Series 16/18-B/C, Series 15-B : 6535 In case of Series 16i/18i-A: 6537 is displayed. [X]:...

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    B. SERIOUS ERRORAPPENDIXB-62694EN/0314 (3) latter than 4th line: contents of registers Show the contents of CPU’s registers. The information isnecessary to investigate the trouble. So, when you contactFANUC, please tell us these contents exactly.

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    B-62694EN/03APPENDIXC. ETHERNET TECHNICAL TERMS15CETHERNET TECHNICAL TERMSIn this appendix C, the main Ethernet technical terms areexplained briefly.If you will study more, refer to the literature on the market.

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    C. ETHERNET TECHNICAL TERMSAPPENDIXB-62694EN/0316TCP/IPIn the communication by using the Ethernet, TCP/IP(Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is usedusually. “Protocol” means the rule to connect between thecommunication devices. TCP/IP is a part of the followinglayer.LayerProtoco...

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    B-62694EN/03APPENDIXC. ETHERNET TECHNICAL TERMS17part.And you can’t set that all octets are equal to 0 or 255 in theNetwork address part and the Host address part.The IP address is managed worldwide. So, in order to use theIP address you must get the IP address from theinternational organizatio...

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    C. ETHERNET TECHNICAL TERMSAPPENDIXB-62694EN/0318Now, in the standard of “IEEE802.3”, a node checks totransmit the data normally. This function is called the“heartbeat” function.The Data Server board is made according to the standard of“IEEE802.3”, so that this heartbeat function is s...

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    B-62694JA/03APPENDIXD. ASCII CODE19DASCII CODEIn this appendix D, the ascii code from 20h to 7Fh isdescribed as follows.The left side of the mark “:” means the ascii code characterand the right side means the decimal code.Set up the substitutional letters in the setting screen byreferring to ...

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