2. OPERATIONAL DEVICES
This mode is effective in the operation system made by the machine tool
builder. The upper key is effective. Please refer to the manual supplied by
machine tool builder for the using method.
1 The ”mode” used by Handy Operator’s Panel is not same as
”mode” selected by machine operator’s panel ”AUTO, MDI,
2 Fig 2.1.3 shows the standard key sheet (English key). In
case that the key sheet is different from this, please refer to
the manual supplied by machine tool builder.
Table 2.1.3 (a) Explanation of the keys of the HANDY OPERATOR’S Panel
Number Name Explanation
1 M–OPE/MDI Key
Press this key to change the mode M–OPE and MDI mode
The key that has two characters at the upper and lower sides of its keytop.
The upper character on the keytop is effective.
Refer to the manual supplied by the machine tool builder
The key that have two characters at the upper and lower sides of its keytop ,
the lower character on the keytop is effective
2 RESET key
Press this key to reset the CNC, to cancel an alarm, etc.
3 Soft keys
The soft keys have various functions, according to the Applications. The soft key
functions are displayed at the bottom of the HANDY OPERATOR’S Panel screen.
4 Address and numeric keys
Press these keys to input alphabetic, numeric, and other characters.
5 Jog/address key
Jog key: Refer to the manual supplied by the machine tool builder.
The alphabetic that is printed on the lower of the keytop is effective.
6 SHIFT key
Some keys have two characters on their keytop. Pressing the key,
switches the characters. Special character ∧ is displayed on the screen when a
character indicated at the bottom right corner on the keytop can be entered.
7 INPUT key
When an address or a numerical key is pressed, the data is input to the buffer
and displays on the Handy Operator’s Panel screen. To copy the data in the key
input buffer to the offset register, etc., press this key, This key is equivalent
to the [input] key of the soft keys, and either can be pressed to produce the same