1. EXPLANATION FOR
EXPLANATION FOR CRT/MDI PANEL
Fig. 1 14–inch color CRT/MDI panel external view
The mode in which the CRT/MDI unit is used for the creation of CNC data
with the Symbolic FAPT is called FAPT mode. The mode in which the
CRT/MDI is used for operations related to the CNC functions, such as
editing of created data, setting and check of various parameters for CNC
machining and tool offset amounts, and check of travel during CNC
machining, is called CNC mode.
To change the mode of the CRT/MDI unit between FAPT and CNC/PMC,
press the mode selector keys with lamps as shown below.
D For 15–TFB
is pressed, FAPT screen is displayed.
is pressed, CNC screen is displayed.
D For 16–T CAP II
is pressed, the FAPT screen is displayed.
To display the CNC screen, press one of the other function keys.