8. DATA INPUT/OUTPUT
Parameters and pitch error compensation data are entered using different
screens. This chapter describes operations required.
Parameters are loaded into the memory of the controller unit from a floppy
or NC tape. The input format is the same as the output format. See
8.6.2. When a parameter is loaded which has the same data number as
a parameter already registered in the memory, the loaded parameter
replaces the existing parameter.
1 Make sure the input device is ready for reading.
When using the Power Mate i–D2, select a path for which parameters
are to be entered, with the path selection switch or MDI keyboard.
2 When using a floppy, search for the required file according to the
procedure in V–
3 Press the EMERGENCY STOP button on the machine operator’s panel.
4 Press function key
5 Press the soft key [SETING]
for chapter selection.
6 Enter 1 in response to the prompt for writing parameters (PWE).
Alarm P/S100 (indicating that parameters can be written) appears.
7 Press soft key
8 Press chapter selection soft key [PARAM], Then the parameter
9 Press soft key [(OPRT)].
10 Press the rightmost soft key
11 Press soft keys [READ] and [EXEC].
Parameters are read into memory. Upon completion of input, the
“INPUT” indicator at the lower–right corner of the screen disappears.
12 Press function key
13 Press soft key [SETING] for chapter selection.
14 Enter 0 in response to the prompt for writing the setting data
15 Turn the power to the CNC back on.
16 Release the EMERGENCY STOP button on the machine operator’s