8. DATA INPUT/OUTPUT
All offset data is output in a output format from the memory of the
controller to a floppy or NC tape.
Outputting offset data
1 Make sure the output device is ready for output.
When using the Power Mate i–D2, select a path whose offset data is to
be output, with the path selection switch or MDI keyboard.
2 Specify the punch code system (ISO or EIA) using a parameter.
3 Press the EDIT switch on the machine operator’s panel.
4 Press function key
, then the tool compensation screen appears.
5 Press soft key [(OPRT)].
6 Press the rightmost soft key
7 Press soft keys [PUNCH] and [EXEC].
Offset data is output in the output format described below.
1 Select the EDIT mode.
2 Select the offset data display screen by pressing
3 Press the
4 Specify file heading when required.
For which file the offset date is output to, refer to 8.4.2.
5 While offset, is being output, the display appears as below.
6 In order to stop output of data from a tape before it has finished, turn
on external reset signal ERS (bit 7 of G008).
Once data output from a tape has been stopped, it cannot be restarted.
Output format is as follows:
G10 L11 P_R_;
where P_: Offset No.
R_: Tool compensation amount
When the floppy disk directory display function is used, the name of
the output file is OFFSET.
Outputting Offset Data
Output file name