8. CONNECTION TO SETTING AND DISPLAY UNIT
This connection is conformed to CRT/MDI and picture display
a) The disply link interface for Power Mate has the following features:
1 One CRT/MDI can be used simultaneously by multiple number of
Power Mate units. (Max. 16 Power Mate units)
2 Only one connecting cable is needed between Power Mate and
3 Maximum displayed axes on the common use screen are 18 axes.
b) Device numbers for each Power Mate are set using the 7–segment
LCD and push switch on the front face of the control unit.
c) Maximum total length of the communication cable is 100m.
When the cable length is 50m to 100m, see Subsec. 8.1.4.
d) Normally turn on the power for the CRT/MDI unit before or, at latest,
simultaneously when the power for Power Mate control is turned on.
(e) In other Power Mate models, the display link is referred to as the CRT
Power source for CRT/MDI
Power source for Power Mate body
ttt 0.5 sec
If the power for the CRT/MDI is turned on after the power for Power Mate
body is turned on, it becomes impossible to execute special operations
while the power for Power Mate is on such as memory all clear (See
To have the CRT/MDI approved for the CE marking, it is
necessary to provide a shock hazard prevention cover
(A02B–0200–K820). Attaching the cover to the CRT/MDI
is the machine tool builder’s responsibility.