8. DATA INPUT/OUTPUT
Parameters and pitch error compensation data are input and output from
different screens, respectively. This chapter describes how to enter them.
Parameters are loaded into the memory of the CNC unit from a floppy or
NC tape. The input format is the same as the output format. See
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.
For the two–path control, select the tool post for which parameters to
be input are used with the tool post selection switch.
2 When using a floppy, search for the required file according to the
3 Press the EMERGENCY STOP button on the machine operator’s
4 Press function key
5 Press the soft key
[SETING] for chapter selection, then the setting
6 Enter 1 in response to the prompt for “PARAMETER WRITE
(PWE)” in setting data. Alarm P/S100 (indicating that parameters can
be written) appears.
7 Press soft key
8 Press chapter selection soft key
[PARAM], then the parameter screen
9 Press soft key
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 “PARAMETER WRITE
(PWE)” in setting data.