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    try pressing the soft i key, on board alarm book

    try pressing the soft i key, on board alarm book
  2. Thread: 445 alarm

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    445 alarm

    Fanuc 18i-MA
    New job on machine after many years problem free.
    Cutting a seal groove in an aluminium part, 3.5 mm slot drill followed by a form tool.
    Spindle speed 3333rpm, x6 speed up head, e.g...
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    If it was just a corrupt windows installation,...

    If it was just a corrupt windows installation, insert your XP disk and boot from it, when asked if you want to install new or repair, click new install, after loading lots of files, you will be told...
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    Orient cards

    What are you after?, set up adjustments or actual drawings, as far as set up goes I might have some info
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    Is it not the data set button?

    Is it not the data set button?
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    There is an error in my last post here, it should...

    There is an error in my last post here, it should read, www.mdsbattery.co.uk not mbsbattery as I wrote

    gem
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    Try www.mbsbattery.co.uk gem

    Try www.mbsbattery.co.uk
    gem
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    Point to note, the drive is a mode 3, japanese...

    Point to note, the drive is a mode 3, japanese format, spins at either 300 or 360 rpm, the opposite speed to what ours run at. This is why you cannot copy the disks on a normal PC. If you have put...
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    I am confused, in one post you say you have found...

    I am confused, in one post you say you have found a set of disks, in another you say you have put in a new drive. Where exactly are we?

    gem
  10. Thread: Mazatrol M2

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    Problem

    Still got problems?, you know my address

    Regards
    gem
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    Battery

    If it is already looking for the floppy, you are stuck until you do get one. I would not put anything but a rechargeable in place of the proper battery. It is a 6v 20aH if I remember rightly, but...
  12. Thread: back-light for LCD

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    Back lights

    Looked into this over here. Biggest problem is they are not a standard length. If I remember rightly they are about 1/2" different, and diameter different. My supplier could only get the actual...
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    disconnect

    Sounds like you have a wire break, probably in the drag link, on your encoder cable. The other possibility is coolant in the motorplug, if that is possible on your machine. Best bet is to put on a...
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    software

    downloadable from mitsubishi website, should be buss version embedded in machine software, windows side
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    Tools

    Similar problem on a leadwell with OM control, would occasionly start selecting tools one pot out. Our machine used a proximity of some type for counting. Every so often, whilst machining, a piece...
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    Battery

    For your info, if the motorcycle battery is seen to drop below 6.3V, I know it is a 6V battery, but that is the set point, the system will always attempt to boot off of the disk, as it assumes the...
  17. Thread: EDIT REJECTED

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    We've all been there

    Possible edit rejected problems on punching out are, not being in the correct mode, Edit, program lock key in the wrong position.
    These are the norm, if this doesn't help, let us know the control...
  18. Thread: 10T Overtravel

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    Jogging

    Back to basics, I notice that you have not said what happened prior to this problem occuring. This info might be key to solving your current problem.
    Regards
    gem
  19. Thread: 10T Overtravel

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    Jog

    Site very slow today, it certainly seems that all is ok except when using the keys. I would certainly go for checking diagnostics for the keypad, it will certainly confirm or dispel the faulty...
  20. Thread: 10T Overtravel

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    Jog Fault

    If you can send it both ways on MDI, can you wind it both ways on handwheel ?, rapid both ways as opposed to jog ?, I would suggest finding the diagnostic page showing the keypad inputs, and check...
  21. Thread: 10T Overtravel

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    Jog problem

    On a 10M, I seem to remember that you have to boot to IPL mode, select check OT on power up to NO. This allows you to reference and then work normally. Setting only modal for your next power on. ...
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    M32 Tapping

    With the M32 control, tapping cycles, we have, on occasions, had weird spindle drive alarms on new programs, when proving out. Do not assume that the system will gear change to match spindle speed...
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    Orientation

    Spoke to our programmer today, says he thinks Fanuc can only use the M19 position as normal.

    GEM
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    Mazak batteries

    Two types of battery in the UK, I think the higher rated is for M32 system memory.
    Type GB-170 Mazak No SAFT3GB0010 @ £17 ish
    Type GB-280 Mazak No SAFT3GB0020 @ £17 ish
    both were ex stock last...
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    Comms

    First off, has it ever communicated? If yes, can't really help you unfortunately.

    Are you using the RS232 port or the Lan port? (If setting Baud, must be RS232 I assume)

    We had a horizontal...
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    Jumpers

    Found the A06B-6047-H002 / 3 in the Fanuc 6 book. I suspect your top card is A20B-0009-0320 Ver*.
    This is an M series DC drive. H002 for OM & 5M motors, H003 for 10M & 20M motors.
    From the book:...
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    Alarm

    Sounds a bit like a jumper is set wrong on the Z axis card. Could the card have been changed in a previous life, and the jumper settings from X have been copied. Normally only one drive monitors TX...
  28. Thread: M-2 Memory

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    memory

    Be careful, it might not just be a memory upgrade, you might also require the 3D option Roms
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    I do not have my books with me at the moment, but...

    I do not have my books with me at the moment, but did they mean excessive current flow (not voltage), in the DC link. If so, the chances are a blown transistor.
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    For future reference, if you press and hold the...

    For future reference, if you press and hold the EOB key, then press output/start, whilst outputting parameters, the 900 parameters will also be punched.
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