13. PROGRAM CONFIGURATION
It is possible to search for a program by a program number specified using
an external input signal. This function selects a program from CNC
memory by specifying a program number, 1 to 99999999, to the CNC
from the outside of the machine. The CNC picks up the specified
program. Refer to an applicable manual from the machine tool builder for
The subprogram call function uses a command in P_L_ format.
This format is also used to call a program from an external input/output
(Example) M98 P12345678;
This is always a subprogram number.
It is not a set of a repetition count and a
M98 P___ L___ ;
P : Subprogram number
L : Repetition count
An eight–digit program number cannot be used for DNC1, DNC2,
Ethernet, data servers, or open CNCs.
D Searching for a program
using an external
D Subprogram call
D Information related to