The LANCNC-RMT functions exactly like the LANCNC, but allows an operator to select files from a server location and loads a local copy on an SD card. Once saved, a program can be saved into CNC memory or run in DNC (drip feed ) mode. Connection to the FTP server can be done with standard software tools that are provided with most PC’s. No logon is required as the LANCNC FTP Server accepts anonymous logins. Special software is not required. The most popular of these are Explorer and Internet Explorer from Microsoft. A server location is saved on the SD card and the LANCNC-RMT will show G code files at that location to the operator. The operator selects the file desired and loads into local memory. In addition. the LANCNC-RMT also supports a function in which anyone on the network can drag and drop files to the CNC server where they can be transferred to machine memory or drip fed (DNC). Conversely, files residing in CNC memory can be sent to the data server where they can be accessed by anyone on the network. File information is stored on an SD card resident on the LANCNC. A 4 GB SD card is provided as standard. Other sizes may be substituted. In the event of a network outage, the SD card may be removed and inserted into a PC. Files can be added or stored at the PC and replaced in the LANCNC.The LANCNC-RMT employes a unique design to provide network lag protection. CNC controls can be extremely sensitive to the flow of data through the RS-232 port. Any disruption to this flow can create problems in the part being machined. To protect against this, the LANCNC-RMT always buffers the entire program at the machine. The LANCNC-RMT is a dedicated computer that responds immediately to changes in the data flow to and from the CNC.Since the programs are buffered or stored on the LANCNC-RMT, the LANCNC-RMT continues to run even if the network fails. If the network starts to lag or lose integrity, the LANCNC-RMT will continue to run in real time. The SD memory card on the LANCNC-RMT can also be removed and files can be added or removed at a PC if the network is down.