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    Hitachi Seiki DeutschlandWerkzeugmaschinen GmbHSEICOS-pcFLexiINSTRUCTION MANUALOPERATION60 Edition 1.01NO-0000-1-0300-E-1-01

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    iCONTENTSI.OUTLINE ....................................................................................... 1 - 1II.SPECIFICATIONS ......................................................................... 2 - 11.CONTROLLED AXES .........................................................................

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    ii7-1Absolute/Incremental Programming .......................................................................... 2 - 57-2Decimal Point Input .................................................................................................... 2 - 57-3Inch/Metric Conversion (G20, G21) ................

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    iii18-2 Manual Pulse Generator .......................................................................................... 2 - 1219.AUTOMATIC OPERATION ........................................................................................... 2 - 1219-1 Program Number Search ........................

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    iv3-1Emergency stop ........................................................................................................ 3 - 93-2Overtravel .................................................................................................................. 3 - 94.NC Operation keys ................

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    v2-5 Wear Compensation .............................................................................................. 3 - 472-6Macro Variables ....................................................................................................... 3 - 482-7Running Status .............................

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    vi12-5 Date and Time ......................................................................................................... 3 - 8312-6 LAN/UUP .................................................................................................................. 3 - 8412-7 LANGUAGE ...................

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    1 - 1I.OUTLINESEICOS-pcFLexi are products that have integrated the latest device technology and realizeddown-sizing with high reliability.The machine is designed by giving consideration to users standpoint in the operating system asthe man-machine interface, thus offers a most easy-to-operate mac...

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    2 - 1II.SPECIFICATIONS1.CONTROLLED AXES1-1Controlled AxesThe 3 axes, X, Z and spindle are controllable. Optionally, additional axes can be added.13 axes are controllable in total.1-2Simultaneous Controllable AxesThe 2 axes, X and Z, can be controlled simultaneously regardless of rapid traverse or...

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    2 - 22.INTERPOLATING FUNCTIONS2-1Positioning (G00)Can be fed at a rapid traverse rate independently by specifying G00.2-2Linear Interpolation (G01)Linear interpolation is performed at the feed rate specified by an F-code in a G01command.2-3ANGLE DESIGNATION LINEAR INTERPORATION (G01)With G01, an ...

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    2 - 33.THREADING3-1THREADING (G32)With F code, a thread lead is directly commanded.3-2MULTIPLE THREADIGN (G32)Use this to perform multiple thread cutting which has two or more thread ridges in alead. With Address Q, command a threading start shift angle. be performed.3-3VARIABLE LEAD THREADINGBy...

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    2 - 45.REFERENCE POINT5-1Reference Point Return (G28)Reference point return includes the following:(1) Manual reference point return.(2) Automatic reference point return (G28)5-2Second reference Point Return (G30)Second reference point return (G30) returns the axes to the position set in aparamet...

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    2 - 5tool diameter compensation, and so on.G17: X-Y plane, G18: Z-X plane, G19: Y-Z plane7.COORDINATES AND DIMENSIONS7-1Absolute/Incremental ProgrammingAbsolute/incremental programming is switched by a G-code.Absolute:X Y ZIncremental :U V W7-2Decimal Point InputA decimal point can be input to...

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    2 - 6G96: Constant surface speed control is performed.G97: Constant surface speed control is not performed.9.TOOL FUNCTIONS9-1Tool FunctionCode signal is sent out by specifying an address T followed numerical command.Use T code, tool rest indexing, setting of a work coordinate system (tip coordin...

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    2 - 711.PROGRAM CONSTRUCTION11-1 Command Tape8-unit black paper tape11-2 Tape FormatEIA/ISO (At input: Automatic recognition, At output: Selected by a parameter)11-3 Input FormatA variable-block, word-address format with decimal point is used.11-4 Command Tape CodesTable 11-4AddressDescriptionAAd...

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    2 - 811-5 Command Words and Command Value RangesTable 11-5FunctionAddressMetric input.Inch Input.Program number #O0001~99990001~9999Sequence number #N1~999999991~99999999Preparatory functionG0~9990~999Coordinate valueX, Y, Z,U, V, W,±999999.999(mm)±39999.999(inch)I, J, K,Q, R,±999999.999(deg)...

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    2 - 911-10 Command Data Input Methods(1) MDI (manual data input ) through the keyboard(2) Inputting from an external input/output device via an RS-232C interface (Readingthe NC tape)11-11 Internal Data Output Methods(1) Displaying on the CRT(2) Outputting to an external input/output device via an...

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    2 - 1013.TOOL OFFSET FUNCTIONS13-1 Automatic Tip R Compensation and Cutter Compensation(1) Automatic Nose R Compensation (G143)It is normally held at G143 (Automatic Nose R Compensation Valid Mode).Therefore, without G code not being commanded, tip R compensation isautomatically executed.Nose R i...

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    2 - 1115.MEASURING FUNCTIONS15-1 Skip FunctionIf a skip signal is input from an external device in the midst of an X-, Y-, or Z-commandfollowing G31, the next block will be executed, canceling the rest of this command. Askip signal input position can be read with a system macro variable.15-2 Q S...

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    2 - 1218.MANUAL OPERATION18-1 Manual Continuous FeedWith the axial feed switch being pressed in Jog mode, manual continuous feed isperformed.Feed rates are as follows:(1) Jog feedJog feed rate can be changed over into 24 stages through use of the switch.Speed in 24 stages is set with parameters....

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    2 - 1320.PROGRAM TEST FUNCTIONS20-1 Machine LockIn the machine lock mode, the machine does not move, but the position display isupdated as if the machine were moving.The machine lock ON/OFF is not possible during auto operation. If you dare do it, itcauses an alarm.20-2 Dry RunIf the DRY RUN swit...

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    2 - 1422.PART PROGRAM STORAGE & EDITING22-1 Part Program Storage & EditingThe contents of the NC tape can be stored and edited. Relevant operations includedeletion, alteration, and insertion. Range editing is allowed by expanded part programediting. Use of backgrounding allows you to e...

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    2 - 1525.SAFETY FUNCTIONS25-1 Emergency StopAn emergency stop cancels all the commands and stops the machine instantaneously.25-2 OvertravelWhen the machine reaches a stroke end, a relevant signal is received, the axies arestopped instantaneously, and an overtravel alarm is indicated.25-3 Interlo...

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    3 - 1III. OPERATIONIII. IBasic Machine OperationIII. IIScreen Operation

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    3 - 2III. IBasic Machine Operation1. Manual Operation2. Automatic Operation3. Operation Related to Safety4. NC Operation keys5. Quick Tool Setter (Q Setter)6. Q Setter Barrier7. Q Setter Repeat Function8. Simple Jaw Edge Forming Function

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    3 - 31.Manual OperationThe machine can be manually operated by using the switches on the machine operation panel.1-1Jog FeedThe machine can be operated continuously by manual operation.(1) Select the mode selector switch “JOG”.(2) Select the feed rate.(3) Select the axis you want to move.The ...

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    3 - 41-2Manual Reference Point ReturnThe machine can be returned to the reference point by manual operation.(1) Select the mode selector switch “JOG”.(2) Select the rapid traverse override.(3) Select “ZERO RETURN”.The machine moves at the rapid traverse rate toward the reference point for...

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    3 - 51-4Manual Handle FeedThe machine can be finely fed by turning the manual pulse generator.(1) Select the mode selector switch “HANDLE”.(2) Select the handle axis.(3) Select a handle magnification.(4) Turn the handle.Note 1) Do not turn the manual pulse generator so quickly. If so done, ...

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    3 - 62.Automatic Operation2-1Automatic Mode(1) Memory operation(a) Store the program in the memory in advance.(b) Select the program you want to run.(c) Select the mode selector switch “AUTO”.(d) Press the CYCLE START button.CYCLE STARTPressing this button stars automatic operation and turns ...

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    3 - 7(2) Rewind(a) Select the mode selector switch “EIDT”.(b) Display the Overall screen. (The Program screen will do.)(c) Press the RESET key of the NC unit.(d) Select the mode selector switch “MEMORY”.(3) Part program storage length and registered programsTape storage length1000m/direct...

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    3 - 82-5Single BlockThe single block function stops the machine after executing one block. Turn on the SINGLEBLOCK switch.This causes the machine to stop after executing one block. Pressing the PROGRAM CYCLESTART button stops the machine after executing the next block.2-6OverrideFor details rel...

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    3 - 93.Operation Related to Safety3-1Emergency stopPressing the EMERGENCY STOP button on the machine operation panel can stop the machineimmediately.EMERGENCY STOPThis switch is locked by pressing and released by turning the right.Note 1) Emergency stop shuts off a current to the motor.Note 2) ...

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    3 - 104.NC Operation keysTable 4-0No.NameDescription1RESET key2Function keys3Maintenance Menu Display key4RETURN key5AUX. key6HELP key7Address and Numerical keys8SHIFT key 9INPUT key10CANSEL key 11ORIGIN key 12DELETE, ALTER and INSERTkeys 13Cursor key 14Page key 15OPER. GUIDE 16MACHINE key17MENU ...

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    3 - 11Fig. 4-1 NC Operation PanelONGXYZ7 8 9 | ! % , - ¥FDHUVW4 5 6 < > “ { } _MSTIJK1 2 3 HELP ‘ & [ ] ?PQRABC-0· A...

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    3 - 125.Quick Tool Setter (Q Setter)5-1OutlineA tool offset amount can be automatically written by simply bringing the tool nose into contact withthe touch sensor manually.5-2Operation Method (1) Set the quick tool setter.(a) Set the tool setter. (Fig. 5-2(b))(b) Select the MANUAL mode.(c) A scr...

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    3 - 13Fig. 5-2(a) Q Setter Screen

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    3 - 14Fig. 5-2(b)Fig. 5-2(d)Fig. 5-2(g)Fig. 5-2(e)Fig. 5-2(c)For BoringBarFor Left-handed O.D.ToolFig. 5-2(f)For Right-handedO.D. Tool“Beeps”SensorBaseFor Z AzisFor X Azis

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    3 - 155-3Tool Nose Point InterlockBringing the tool into contact with the sensor stops the axis and checks the tool nose point.When the contact directions and tool nose point conditions shown in the table below are notmet, an interlock is applied to an input of tool offset amount to disable a wri...

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    3 - 16(2) Tool nose point interlockBit 4 of No.8003 Q setter interlock0: Disabled1: Enabled(3) Retouch return amountMD6200[2]Retouch return amount of the setters5-5Related AlarmsNo.67114 A tool nose point interlock is being applied with the Q setter.

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    3 - 176.Q setter barrier6-1OutlineAfter measuring the tool compensation amount using the quick tool setter function, if the tool ismade to escape in the direction of the reference point, it may touch the touch sensor, dependingon the tool diameter.For instance, if the tool shape is an shown in Fi...

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    3 - 18(2) When the tool is in the barrier area, the signal given below is output to the PLC. PLC addressQ setter barrier area in-signal $A_OUT[26] (DB10.DBX192.1)Using this signal, process the reference point return interlock and message display with in thebarrier area.Return the arm of the...

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    3 - 197.Q Setter Repeat Function7-1OutlineThrough a simple operation, you can repeatedly perform measurement on tip changing of a toolwhich has already been subject to measurement in Q setter.7-2Operation 1Push F6/Q-SETTER REPEAT on Tool (Compensation) page, Window page for Q setterrepeat is ...

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    3 - 207-2-1Function KeyF4/ Repeat Measurement Start :“OK? Y- Yes N- No” message appears. With Y ,measurement starts.F5/ Repeat Measurement Halt :Measurement operation is stopped.F6/ Function Return:Screen display returns to Tool Compensation.F7/ Data Delete:On appearance of a window, se...

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    3 - 21Machine origin(StartPoint)MD62200[6]MD62200[4]MD62200[12]MD62200[11]MD62200[13]MD62200[12]MD62200[14]MD62200[7]MD62200[5]P11P0P10P1P9P7P4P8P3P5P6P2-X-Z+X+Z1XZThe following example describes the case when the virtual nose point is 1:(See Fig. 7-3(b))(1)Shifted in rapid traverse from Start Po...

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    3 - 22Fig. 7-3(c) Working PatternsFig.MD62200[12]MD62200[13]MD62200[13]MD62200[14]MD62200[14]2386417095

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    3 - 237-4 Precaution (1) When a tool has been changed, be sure to manually apply it to Q setter. (2) Apply it to Q setter only once. (3) Approaching, in rapid traverse, from the sensor to the place just before the clearanceamount on approach, touch the sensor in the feed rate (mm/min). (4) Si...

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    3 - 24MD62200[12] Clearance amount on approaching for Q setter repeat (mm)MD62200[13] Clearance amount for right-handed machine tool for Q setter repeat (mm)MD62200[14] Clearance amount for left-handed machine tool for Q setter repeat (mm)MD62210[0]The feed rate when having the Q setter repeat to...

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    3 - 258.Simple Jaw Edge Forming Function8-1OutlineWith “Edge shape” “Working Conditions” being input according to the guidance on the page andthe start button being pushed, raw edge machining starts.8-2Operation 1Index the tool used for raw edge forming to the machining position. 2Pushing...

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    3 - 26Fig. 8-2(b) Jaw Edge Forming (Inter Jaw)8-3Function KeysF2/SET UP:The Setup window appears and allows you to specify the spindlespeed and turret indexing.F3/JAW END SURFAC:“Jaw End Surface Position Setting? Y-Yes/N-No” message isdisplayed. Set with Y .The Z coordinate value of the...

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    3 - 278-4Jaw Configuration And Machining Conditions(1)JAW CONFIGURATIONThe symbols of jaw configurations indicate the following:A:Inner diameter for 1st stageB:Depth for 1st stageC:Core metal diameterD:Inner diameter for 2nd stageE:Depth for 2nd stage (With 0 setting, one-stage jaw is obtained.)T...

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    3 - 28#001A0 (A: 1st stage inner dia./outer dia.)#002B0 (B: 1st stage depth)#003C0 (C: Core bar dia.)#004D0 (D: 2nd stage inner dia./outer dia.)#005E0 (E: 2nd stage depth)#006T < 0 (T: Grip part taper amount)#007F < 0 (F: Necking depth)#008G < 0 (G: Max. value of stock allowance)#...

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    3 - 298-8Set Values for Standard Soft Jaws8-8-1Metric Specifications(1)ST200, ST250Table 8-8-1 Set Values for Standard Soft Jaws (Metric Specifications)ModelItemJawAConfigurationBCDETFGHIJKCutting SpeedRoughFinishRPMRoughFinishFeed SpeedRoughFinishDepth of CutRoughStock AllowanceFinishSoft JawOu...

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    3 - 308-8-2Inch Specifications(1)ST200, ST250Table 8-8-2 Set Values for Standard Soft Jaws (Inch Specifications)ModelItemJawAConfigurationBCDETFGHIJKCutting SpeedRoughFinishRPMRoughFinishFeed SpeedRoughFinishDepth of CutRoughStock AllowanceFinishSoft JawOuter Dia.Inner Dia.HeightJaw Bolt Hole Pi...

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    3 - 318-9Operation Of Simple Soft Jaw Forming Function(1) Outer 1 stage jawTable 8.9 (a) Operation of simple soft jaw forming function (outer 1 stage jaw) ProcessCommandDescription1G18Z-X plane selection.2G99 FxxEvery revolution, feed speed of roughing.3G96 SxxConstant surface speed, cutting spee...

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    3 - 32(2) Outer 2 stage JawTable 8-9 (b) Operation of simple soft jaw forming function (outer 2 stage jaw)ProcessCommandDescription1G18Z-X plane selection.2G99 FxxEvery revolution, feed speed of roughing.3G96 SxxConstant surface, cutting speed of roughing.4G50 SxxSpindle rpm clamp, soft jaw form...

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    3 - 3341G96 SxxConstant surface speed control/cutting speed of finishing.42G01 Uxx Wxx FxxRelief.43G01 XxxRelief.44G01 ZxxApproach to end surface cutting.45G01 Xxx FxxEnd surface cutting/feed speed of finishing.46G01 Uxx Wxx FxxRelief.47G01 Xxx FxxApproach to 2nd stage chamfering.48G01 Zxx FxxTo ...

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    3 - 34(3) Inner 1 stage JawTable 8-9 (c) Operation of simple soft jaw forming function (inner 1 stage jaw)w)ProcessCommandDescription1G18Z-X plane selection.2G99 FxxEvery revolution, feed speed of roughing.3G96 SxxConstant surface speed, cutting speed of roughing.4G50 SxxSpindle rpm clamp, soft ...

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    3 - 35(4) Inner 2 stage JawTable 8-9 (d) Operation of simple soft jaw forming function (inner 2 stage jaw)ProcessCommandDescription1G18Z-X plane selection.2G99 FxxEvery revolution, feed speed of roughing.3G96 SxxConstant surface, cutting speed of roughing.4G50 SxxSpindle rpm clamp, soft jaw formi...

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    3 - 3639G96 SxxConstant surface speed control/cutting speed of roughing.40G01 XxxNecking.41G01 ZxxNecking.42G96 SxxConstant surface speed control/cutting speed of finishing.43G01 Uxx Wxx FxxRelief.44G01 XxxRelief.45G01 ZxxApproach to end surface cutting.46G01 Xxx FxxEnd surface cutting/feed speed...

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    3 - 37III. II Screen Operation1.Screen Layout and Basic Operation2.Operation of Overall Screen3.Position4.Work Coordinate (Offset)5.Set (Data)6.Macro Variable7.Plot8.Plot Parameters9.Tool (Offset)10. Alarm Diagnosis11. System12. Program13. Program List14. Input/Output15. Test Operation16. Manual...

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    3 - 381.Screen Layout and Basic OperationOne screen fundamentally consists of the following (See Fig. 1-0):1Main display area2Machine status display area (including a screen title)3Program No. display area (No. O, No. N)4Key input area5Function menu display areaFig. 1-0 Configuration of basic sc...

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    3 - 391-1Main Display AreaAlthough the design differs from one screen to another, the following describes a basic operatingmethod. ↑ / ↓ (Cursor move keys)Used to move the cursor up/down by one position. When the cursor is located at the top orbottom of the screen, the screen is scrolled b...

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    3 - 401-3Program Number Display AreaDisplayed in this area are the program number and sequence number being currently executed,and multiplicity and repeat frequency at subprogram call time.Example)O1000 → O2000 → O3000L = 10N1234O3000, N1234 is being executed.O3000 repests another 10 times....

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    3 - 41Fig. 1-7(a) OVERALL Screen (RUN) TREE CHARTF1.POS.F1.ABS. VALUEF2.INC. VALUEF1.CHANGE WINDOWF3.SETUPF1.U ZEROF2.BACK GRD EDITF4.COMMANDF2.W ZEROF3.EXITF5.F3.WB ZEROF4.RANGE SETF7.ZERO SETF7.EXITF5.RANGE STOREF9.ALL AX. SETF6.STORE INSERTF7.RANGE DELETEF2.PROGRAMF1.CHANGE WINDOWF8.DELE...

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    3 - 42Fig. 1-7(a) OVERALL Screen (RUN) TREE CHARTF7.GRAPHICF1.GRAPHIC PARAMF1.GRAPHICF4.SCALE ONF2.RANGEF7.ZERO SETF3.PLANEF9.PREVIEWF1.GRAPHIC PARAMF3.PREVIEW STARTF5.SCALE ON/OFFF7.ZERO SETF9.PREVIEW EXITF8.IN/OUTF1.INPUTF2.OUTPUTF3.VERIFYF1.FORDER SELF4.ABORTF2.FILELIST SELF5.VIEWF5.VIEWF6.SE...

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    3 - 43Fig. 1-7(b) OVERALL SCREEN (MAINTENANCE) TREE CHARTF1.USER F9.CHANNEL F1.SAVEF1.DRIVE CHANGE F0.SET F3.DATEF2.FOLDER SELE F4.FILE LISTF3.FILE SELECT F5...

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    3 - 44Fig. 1-7(c) OVERALL SCREEN (BACK) TREE CHARTF1.PROGRAMF2.DRAWINGF3.TOOLF4.POSITIONF1.COMMANDF5.WEAR OFFSETF2.PROGRAM LISTF6.MACRO VAL.F3.G CODE M CODEF7.OPERATION STATUSF8.DIAGNOSEF8.LOAD MATERF9.NEXTF9.NEXTF0.DEFAULTF0.DEFAULTOVERALL SCREEN (BACK)(Note) denotes an option

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    3 - 452.Operation of Overall ScreenWhen the power is turned on or the key is pressed, the Overall screen (Fig. 2-0a) isselected. It is very convenient because it displays many data required for operation. The dataincludes;Program windowDisplay and edit of the program.Search of programs.To...

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    3 - 46Press AUX. and moves the cursor to the window you want to change. Press MENU SELECT to change the function key. Pressing function keys described below canchange the window screen which was made by dividing the overall screen into 4.Fig. 2-0 (b) Function Menu2-1Program WindowThis is loca...

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    3 - 472-3-4Rotary Tool Speed(Option)Rotary tool rpm is indicated.With a rotary tool being fitted, "Tool S" is indicated.2-3-5Spindle Clamp SpeedSpindle clamp rpm is displayed.When the spindle clamp rpm indication is valid, "Clamp S" is indicated.While in Back mode, clamp rpm o...

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    3 - 482-6Macro VariablesMacro variable data are displayed in the window screen.Fig. 2-6 Macro Variables2-7Running StatusThe running status is displayed in the window screen. Input is done by moving the cursor.(Example)(Hour/minute/second) = 0 (set to 0)(Hour/minute/second) = 1 (1:00:00 is entere...

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    3 - 492-8Axis Load DisplayThe axis load is displayed in the window screen.Fig. 2-8 Axis Load Display2-9Command ValueG code command values are displayed in the window screen.Fig. 2-9 (a) Command Value Fig. 2-9 (b) Command Value (When G290, S mode) (When G291, ISO compatible mode...

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    3 - 502-11 G Code M CodeThe list of G code and M code is displayed in the window screen. M code and MM code arechanged by the function key.Fig. 2-11 (a) G CodeFig. 2-11 (b) M CodeFig. 2-11 (c) MM Code

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    3 - 512-12 DiagnoseThe diagnose is displayed in the window screen. You can display and change DB signals ofPC/NC, etc.Fig. 2-12 Diagnose2-13 Return to Standard ScreenPressing F0/DEFAULT restores the standard screen of the program, drawing, position andtool.2-14 Spare Tool (Option)Spare tools ar...

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    3 - 523.PositionIf you press the F1/POSITION key, the position screen (Fig. 3-0) will be displayed.Items related to position are displayed and these items can be re-written when this screen isdisplayed.Display of nose position, remaining shift amount, relative coordinate system, andmachine coordi...

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    3 - 533-2Command Value DisplayPressing the F4/COMMAND displays the data specified by the program or MDI operation (Fig.3-2).Fig. 3-2 Command Value Display

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    3 - 543-3Set upPressing F3/SETUP allows you to input the data on the Setup side. (Fig. 3-3)Use the cursor keys ↑ and ↓ to select the spindle speed and turret indexing, and input thedata. You cannot input multiple data at one time. To execute the input data, select the MDImode, i...

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    3 - 554.Work Coordinates (Offset)Pressing the F4/WORK OFFSET key displays the Work Coordinates screen (Fig. 4-0). Thisscreen operation is used to shift the machining origin.Fig. 4-0 Work Coordinates (Machining Reference Point Shift)As described in the instruction manual (PROGRAMMING), Section...

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    3 - 564-1Removal AmountMachining allowance = Length from the chuck jaw face to work end face – work length.First cut the work end face within the limits of cutting allowance, so that the black layer on theend face is removed and escape in the same condition in the direction of the positive X ax...

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    3 - 574-4Setting of 2nd Reference PointWith F5/2ND REF. P pushed, 2nd Reference Point Set page (Fig. 4-1) appears. Use thispage to set X and Z axes of the 2nd reference point (G30). When the machine X/Z axes havebeen positioned to the 2nd reference point and with F2/ENTER having been pu...

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    3 - 585.Set (Data)If you press the F5/SETTING key, the setting (data) screen (see Fig. 5-0) is displayed.There are four types of the screen.A:PROGRAMB:CANNED CYCLEC:STROKED:ECO ecoTo flip each tab, select from A D on the keyboard.5-1PROGRAMFig. 5-1 PROGRAM ∼

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    3 - 595-2CANNED CYCLEFig. 5-2 CANNED CYCLE

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    3 - 605-3STROKEFig. 5-3 STROKE

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    3 - 615-4ECO ecoFig. 5-4 ECO eco

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    3 - 625-5Chuck Setting(Option)Pressing F6/CHUCK SET displays the chuck setting screen (Fig. 5.5), where you can set anddisplay the chuck pressure.Fig. 5-5 Chuck Setting

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    3 - 635-6Tail Stock Setting(Option)Pressing F7/TAIL STOCK SET displays the tail stock setting screen (Fig. 5.6) where you canset and display various tail stocks.Fig. 5-6 Tail Stock Setting

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    3 - 646.Macro VariablePress F8/MACRO VAL. in the PROGRAM screen F2/PROGRAM . The MACRO VARIABLEscreen appears (Fig. 6-0 (a)). The cursor is moved by cursor keys ↑ ↓ → ← or pagekeys .6-1Macro Variable and Data DisplayThe macro variable data is classified into the...

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    3 - 656-2Number SearchThe page and cursor can be moved at one time by searching the macro variable No. A searchcan be performed by pressing the cursor key ( ↑ ↓ → ← ) after inputting N and asubsequent numerical value.Example)N: No. = 12 ↓ (Moves to No. 12)Fig. ...

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    3 - 667.PlotPressing the F7/GRAPHIC key displays the Graphic screen (PREVIEW EXIT) (Fig. 7-0) Thisscreen plots the tool path and also displays the following data for reference to plotting.Parameter plotting planeTool nose positionSpindle speed S, feed rate F, tool command TMachining time, cu...

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    3 - 678.Pre-machining PlottingPressing the F9/PREVIEW menu of the F7/GRAPHIC key displays the function key for pre-machining plotting.(Fig. 8-0)Next, push F3/PREVIEW START key to start pre-machining plotting.Note 1) In order to start pre-machining plotting, first perform zero point retur...

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    3 - 689.Plotting ParametersWith the F1/GRAPHIC PARAM menu of the F7/GRAPHIC , the plotting Parameter screen (FIg.9-0(a) or Fig. 9-0(b)) appears over the Plot screen.This screen allows you to set the plotting parameters.Pressing the F2/RANGE key displays the Range Set screen (FIg. 9-0(a)) an...

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    3 - 69Fig.9-0(b) Plotting Parameter (Plans Set)Setting plotting parametersFirst move the frame cursor to the column of the paramater to be set using the cursor key .At that time, a simple explanation is displayed in the explanation column.Range set(1) Plotting RangeSet the maximum and m...

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    3 - 70(5) Rapid Traverse LineSpecify a type of rapid traverse lines. The set one is marked with . To alter, select withthe cursor key and press the INPUT key to decide.(6) Feed Line ColorWhen Plot per Tool is effective, set the changed-to color. To make setting, select colordesignation wit...

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    3 - 71(2) Rotation AngleThis is effective only when the plotting plane is 0 (3 axes display).Input the angel in the key input area and press the INPUT key to decide.(a) Horizontal rotation angleSpecify the horizontal plane rotation angle within a range of ±180 in an incrementof 1°Example)Wh...

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    3 - 7210.Tool (offset)Pressing the F3/TOOL key displays the Tool screen (Fig. 9-0).The compensation data for each tool number is displayed and set as shown below.Table 9-0 Tool Form / WearIn addition, the following functions are provided.Display of the tool nose position and machine coordinat...

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    3 - 7310-1 Setting of Offset ValueOffset values are classified into geometry and wear. To make setting, adjust the cursor and setthrough the key input area. The wear can be input any time, but to input the geometry, themanual mode must be selected and the write switch must be enabled.When the geo...

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    3 - 7410-2-2 Setting of TypeIn case of special a special tool, set the type and picture of the tool.Pressing F2/TYPE can change the tool type already selected. When a window appears at thecenter of the screen (Fig. 9-2-2), use the cursor key ↑ ↓ to select and press INPUT to...

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    3 - 7510-3 Data ClearThis function is used when you want to start from the beginning, for example, to delete a line ofthe tool data indicated by a cursor or to make some data 0 altogether for all tools.Pressing F7/DATE CLEAR opens a window at the center of the screen showing the data youcan c...

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    3 - 7611.Alarm DiagnosisPress the ^ key, and then, F3/ALARM DIAG key maintenance menu. The Alarm Diagnosisscreen (Fig. 10-0) appears.All the generated alarms are displayed, sorted into the CNC alarms and the PLC alarms (issuedby ladder sequence software of the machine).When one screen is ...

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    3 - 7711-1 Alarm HistoryPress F6/ALARM HIST in the ALARM DIAGNOSE screen. The ALARM HISTORY screenappears (Fig. 11-1). It lists the occurrence date and time, type, and description of each alarm inorder of more recent ones. The screen can store up to 150 CNC and PLC alarms.Fig. 11-1 Alarm ...

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    3 - 7812.SystemPress the ^ key, and then, F4/ SYSTEM the maintenance menu. The System screen (Fig.11-0) appears. This is a collection of the screens used for maintenance by the maker. Thecollection of screens used for maintenance on the manufacture’s side include the following: P...

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    3 - 7912-1 ParameterSet the cursor to “Parameter” on the System screen and press the INPUT key. TheParameters screen appears.Display and set the NC parameters.Fig. 12-1 Parameter

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    3 - 8012-2 Assembly AdjustmentSet the cursor to “Assembly Adjustment” on System screen and push INPUT .Assembly Adjustment screen appears.Soft limit and Zero point setting are displayed and set.Fig. 12-2 Assembly Adjustment ScreenAs for details of the zero point, see “5.2 How to set ze...

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    3 - 8112-3 ParaShot2000Set the cursor to “Parashot 2000” on System screen and push INPUT . Parashot 2000 screen appears.Fig. 12-3 ParaShot2000 Screen

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    3 - 8212-4 Software VersionSet the cursor to “Software Version” on System screen and push INPUT .Software Version screen appears.Software Versions are displayed.Fig. 12-4 Software Version

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    3 - 8312-5 Date and TimeSet the cursor to “Date and Time” on System screen and push INPUT .Date and Time screen appears.Fig. 12-5 Date and Time Setting

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    3 - 8412-6 LAN/UUPSet the cursor to “LAN/UUP” on System screen and push INPUT .LAN/UUP screen appears.IP Adress, Default Gateway and User Setting are displayed and set.Fig. 12-6 LAN/UUP

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    3 - 8512-7 LANGUAGESet the corsor to “LANGUAGE” on System screen and push INPUT .LANGUAGE screen appears.You can set the language to be displayed on the screen. After setting, when the power is turnedon again, the language changes as you specified.Fig. 12-7 LANGUAGE

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    3 - 8612-8 LSSOL InfomationSet the cursor to “Lssol Information” on System screen and push INPUT .Lossl Information screen apears.Fig. 12-8 LANGUAGE

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    3 - 8712-9 STAF SettingBring the cursor onto the “STAF Setting” in the system screen and press the INPUT to displaythe “STAF Setting” screen.Contents of C code, M code and M maintenance code can be displayed. Search is possible bykey input.Fig. 12-9 STAF Setting ScreenF1/G code:F2/M ...

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    3 - 8812-10 Y MENUBring the cursor onto the “ Menu” in the system screen and press INPUT to display the Yscreen.Fig. 12-10 Y Screen

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    3 - 8913.ProgramWith F2/PROGRAM being pushed, Program page (Fig. 12-0) appears.Program search, editing, creation, deletion, display of an execution block, and backgroundediting can be performed here.• Most of the operations explained here are valid also in the overall screen programs.On pro...

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    3 - 9013-1 Operating Key Input Area On Screen(1) Clearing key Input AreaThe key input area and the warning message are deleted.1Push SHIFT and, then, CANCEL .13-2 Displaying Program(1) Changing Width of Program Display (Only applicable to Program page)Display on the screen is switched from...

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    3 - 9113-4 Deleting Program(1) Deleting ProgramOne program is deleted. However, a program under Edit Inhibit or while in starting cannotbe deleted.1Input O .2Input the program number subject to deletion.3Push DELETE .4“Delete? Y-Yes N-No” appears.5Push Y for deletion or any other...

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    3 - 9213-7 Changing Program NumberA program in display is changed into another program.1Shift the cursor to the program number.2Input O .3Input the program number to be changed.4Push ALTER .5Delete the program in display and the new program is displayed.13-8 Program Editing (Edit Mode or Ba...

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    3 - 9313-9 Word SearchAs assigned number (numerical value) or work (character string) is searched.Whether searching for a word or for a number is determined by input.(1) Number SearchNumber search includes searching with input data which consists of one alphabet (or ‘#’)and numerals. Numeric...

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    3 - 9413-10 Background Edit (Program Screen Only)Normally, it is impossible to observe a program while it is in execution.Background editing has enabled editing at this stage.The background editing operation is completely the same as that of ordinary editing. NCexecution is not affected when a p...

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    3 - 95(2) Selecting Edit ProgramWith F2/BACK GRD EDIT pushed while in ordinary edit, background edit is selected.And, with F2/FOR GRD EDIT being pushed while in background edit, ordinary edit isselected.Fig. 13-10 (b) Background Programs Screen•Ordinary edit is differentiated from back...

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    3 - 9613-11 Range Assignment Edit Operation (Program Screen Only)Two or more blocks of a program in display are collectively deleted or copied into anotherprogram.(1) Starting Range EditRange editing is started.1Push F3/RANGE EDIT .Function menu changes into the one for range editing.(2) Assig...

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    3 - 97(3) Canceling Range AssignmentRange editing is interrupted. Range in assignment is made invalid.1Push F4/RANGE SET or F3/EXIT .A framed cursor is changed into an ordinary cursor, canceling a range.(4) Storing RangeA program having been assigned in range is stored.1Push F5/RANGE ST...

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    3 - 9813-12 Word Convert (Program Screen Only)Words not yet being converted are searched in a program, which are rewritten into theconverted words. Converting methods include the following two:(1) The applicable words are searched one by one which are converted as being confirmed.(2) The applica...

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    3 - 994Assign a search method for conversion.(a) For individual search:•Indicate, with ↑ / ↓ , the search direction from the cursor position.•When a pre-converted word has been found, “Convert? Y-Yes N-No” appears.•To convert, push Y . Not to convert, push any other ex...

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    3 - 10014.Program ListThe program list (Fig. 14-0) is displayed.Not only reading the list, you can also perform searching and deletion of a program.Fig. 14-0 Program List Screen14-1 Program ListWith F7/PROGRAM LIST pushed on Program page, the program list is displayed. With onemore push, th...

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    3 - 101Fig. 14-1 (a) Program List Screen for Background Edit.Fig. 14-1 (b) Program ChangeThe comment for the program detailed display indicates the one immediately following Onumber in a program. If not existing, no display takes place. Max. 16 characters can bedisplayed. The size for output...

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    3 - 10214-2 Program SearchProgram search can be performed as follows while Program List or Program Detail is in display.(1) Searching with Program List1Empty the key input area.2Move the cursor to the program number subject to search.3With INPUT pushed, a program is changed over.(2) Searching...

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    3 - 10314-4 Program MergingFollowing the program displayed by the program list, another program indicated by the cursor onthe program list can be merged.1Search the program to which a program is merged.2Shift the cursor to the program to be merged on the program list.3Push F2/MERGE .4“Merge?...

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    3 - 10414-5 Directory SettingThe program memory is 1000m 100 lines, and you can hold several memories of the samememory on the hard disk. When the memory gets full or when you have to register a differentNC program for different work, you can have a different memory without deleting all by chan...

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    3 - 105SET:The directory name currently being selected is displayed.DIRECTORY LIST:All of the existing directories are displayed.FILE LIST:All of the programs that exist in the directory where thecursor is placed in the directory list are displayed.O8000 O9999 LIST:A list of the macro program i...

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    3 - 10614-5-3 Delete of DirectoryUnnecessary directories can be deleted.Press F1/DIRECTORY LIST and place the cursor on the directory list.Place the cursor on the directory you want to delete.Press DELETE .“You are asked OK?”, then press Y .The USER directory cannot be deleted, as...

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    3 - 10715.Input / OutputWith F8/IN/OUT pushed, the data I/O screen is displayed.All the operations relating to I/O such as RS232C , PC Card and NetWork are performed here.The program list is displayed on the right side of the page, the data setting table (various datasetting) on the left, and...

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    3 - 108(3) F3/VerifyData are verified between the external unit and the NC main body. Verification cannot bemade depending on data. See applicable data.1Connect the external unit.2Set item of the data setting table to the setting of the external unit.3Set the external unit to Output Standby sta...

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    3 - 109• File select windowThe file select window is valid only when PC card and UUP folder are used.Pressing F0/DIR opens the following file select window.Fig. 15-0-1 File select window(1) F1/Folder SelMoves the cursor to the directory area.After that, you can change the directory using th...

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    3 - 110• To use UUP folder.The UUP folder corresponds to the PC card slot in the virtual media where LAN is used in theplace of the PC card. It is seen as a common virtual drive shared by an external personalcomputer via LAN, where you can directly transfer a file to this folder. After that, yo...

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    3 - 111(5) ParitySelect from among:NoneEven (E)Odd (O)(6) Stop BitSelect from:1 bit2 bits(7) Cord ConversionSelect from among:ASCIIISOEIA(8) ControlSelect from among:NoneHard RTS/CTSSoft XON/XOFF(9) DC3Select from:13H93H(10) Output Line FeedSelect from among:CR + LFLFLF + CR

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    3 - 11216.Test OperationIf you press F9/TEST RUN while the overall screen is displayed, the function keys to set thesignals used for the test operation are displayed (Fig. 16.0).If you press F2/DRY RUN , you are asked “Is it OK? Y-Yes N-No”. Pressing Y changed thedry run setting (O...

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    3 - 11317.Manual OperationIf you press F0/MANUAL OPERATION when the overall screen is displayed, the function keysto set various functions used for the manual operation are displayed(Fig. 17-0).Pressing the various function keys, the setting of the selected function changes (ON OFFalternately...

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    3 - 11418.User ScreenPress ^ key to change the function key and press F1/USER to display the user screen inthe window screen.If you register photo or video data beforehand, you can display an arbitrary screen.The user screen is a screen to register an image or animation on the NC and disp...

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    3 - 11518-1 How to oprate User ScreenThe image and animation registered are displayed by only pressing the function keys.F1 F8:The image and animation registered are displayed.VF1 VF8:The image and animation registered are displayed.F9/CHANNEL>>> :Changes to the next channel.AUX:Chan...

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    3 - 11618-2 Setting ScreenThis is a screen to set which image or animation is to be registered in the function keys of theuser screen.Fig. 18-2 Setting ScreenF1/SAVE:Saves the data and enables the registration setting.F3/DATA:Moves the cursor to the function registration list.F4/FILE LIST:Moves t...

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    3 - 11718-2-1 How to registerRegistration is made by setting the following items in the table for each channel.(1) NumberRepresents the number of functions.01 08 correspond to the horizontal functions F1 F8 .11 18 correspond to the vertical functions VF1 VF8 .(2) TitleRegisters t...

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    3 - 11818-3 Input/OutputExecutes input/output of image and animation data.The destination of the input/output is the “memory card” or “UUP folder”.Fig. 18-3 Input/Output ScreenF1/Drive Change :Changes between memory card/UUP folder.F2/Folder Select:Changes the folder (directory) as the de...

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    3 - 11918-3-1 How to RegisterThe left side of the screen is made the destination of input/output and the right side is made thepcFLexi side.(1) Using F7/CHANNEL<<< F/8CHANNEL>>> , select the channel of the user screen.The image and animation files registered in each channe...

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    3 - 12019.Q Setter SettingPress ^ and F8/Q SETTER SETTING , and the Q setter setting screen is displayed (Fig.19.0), where you can change the sensor position of the Q setter.Fig. 19-0 Q setter setting

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    3 - 1212120.Ladder Live Line Display20-1 Ladder Live Line Display Screen(Explanation for the case there is no mouse)1In the system screen, bring the cursor onto the [30. Y Menu] and press INPUT to displaythe Y screen, then press MENU SELECT in the operation panel and press > key to...

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    3 - 12243Press Alt key to open the sub menu of the File using F key. Using the cursor ↑ ↓keys, move the cursor to the Open in the sub menu and press INPUT .Fig. 20-1 (b) File Open Screen4Move the cursor to the file of the project (in the example, k7test) with the cursor ...

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    3 - 12355Using the cursor → key, bring down the tree in the screen as far as it reaches the folderof S7 Program, then open the Blocks folder with the ↓ key.Fig. 20-1 (d) Block Select Screen

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    3 - 1246Move the cursor to the right window with TAB key, select the file you want to refer to withthe cursor ↑ ↓ key then press INPUT key, and the ladder screen is displayed.Fig. 20-1 (e) Ladder Screen7When the ladderlive line display is finished, press Alt key, open ...

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    3 - 12588Press Alt key, open the Debug menu with D key, move the cursor to the Monitor withthe cursor ↑ ↓ and press INPUT key. Then you can see the status of the ladder.Fig. 20-1 (f) Ladder Status Display Screen

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    3 - 1261220-2 Search1Press Alt key, open the Edit menu with E key, move the cursor to the Find and Replacewith the cursor ↑ ↓ key and press INPUT key. Then the Find and Replace windowis displayed.Fig. 20-2 (a) Search Select Screen2Enter the data to be searched and pres...

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    3 - 1271220-3 Cross Reference1Press Alt key, open the Options menu with O key, move the cursor to the ReferenceData → Display with the cursor ↑ ↓ → key and press INPUT key. Then you cancheck in which block the contact point or coil is used.Fig. 20-3 (a) Referen...

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    3 - 12833Check the cross reference and press INPUT , and the cross reference boots up.Fig. 20-3 (c) Cross Reference Select WindowFig. 20-3 (d) Cross Reference Screen

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    3 - 129454If there are no items you want to know in the cross reference, execute the cross referencefiltering (extraction of items to be displayed) with following steps.Return to the ladder display screen, press Alt key, open the Options menu with O key, move the cursor to the Reference Dat...

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    3 - 13066When the cross reference is finished, press Alt key, open the File menu with F key, select Exit with the cursor ↑ ↓ key and press INPUT key to close thewindow.Fig. 20-3 (g) EXIT Select Screen20-4 Return to pcFLexi screenPress MENU SELECT .Press F8/LSEIKI .Pr...

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