It is possible that the version software on the Calmotion unit is so old that larger USB disks stop working. The original versions supported USB disks with a maximum of 1 GB. Larger USB disks will not function. These are typically units manufactured before year 2009. Typical errors you might see: E
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Products used with Fadal
Help with issues when using Calmotion products with a Fadal machine.
To view, copy, delete files on the Calmotion device on the network, use the Windows File Explorer. Then enter the ftp address to display the directory. Optionally, a shortcut icon can be added as well. Below are the steps to map the Calmotion FTP network drive in File Explorer. The instructions are
If this is the first time use the Calmotion with the Fadal. Make sure the default baud setting on the Calmotion is also available on the Fadal. Go to SETP, the baud rate 38400 must be available in the parameter list to use the Calmotion out of the box. If the Fadal max baud rate is 9600, the Calmo
If you are getting a Fadal control error "PARAMETER ERROR" this indicates that the user entered an invalid Fadal command. This is not a Calmotion error. What is most likely happening is the user is pressing another key after the + For example the user is probably pressing the <enter> button after
The Fadal control does not allow the N# to exceed the largest number of 99999. The Fadal will give the message: ERROR N WORD EXCEEDS 99999. This typically happens with large programs that are being DNCed to the Fadal control. There are a couple of work arounds for this: First option, line numbers a
With the units for Fadal machine there are additional parameters to search for text in the program and start in the middle of the program. Any text can be searched for it can be a line number or a tool number, as long as the text exists in the file (no spaces allowed). This is described in the user
If you are getting an “RS232 ERROR” during DNC there are two solutions: 1. Use DNCX instead of DNC: 2. CD,10<enter> 3. DNCX,FILE+ 4. If you can’t use DNCX because the Fadal control version doesn’t support the feature then you will need to lower the baud rate. We can send you the USBCNC.INI file and
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