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MITSUBISHI CNC C70 / C64 Series Remote monitor tool Operating Manual

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Outline ......................................................................................................................... 5 System configuration ................................................................................................... 5
2.1 2.2 Operation environment ......................................................................................................5 Connection configuration ...................................................................................................5

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Installation of Remote monitor tool ............................................................................ 6 Uninstallation of Remote monitor tool........................................................................ 8 Upgrading of Remote monitor tool .............................................................................. 8 Start and termination.................................................................................................. 9
6.1 6.2 Starting remote monitor tool..............................................................................................9 Terminating Remote monitor tool......................................................................................9 Title bar.............................................................................................................................10 Menu bar...........................................................................................................................11 Tool bar .............................................................................................................................11 NC information part .........................................................................................................12 Status bar..........................................................................................................................13 File transfer dialog box ....................................................................................................14 Connect with Machine tool (NC) ......................................................................................15

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Screen configuration .................................................................................................. 10
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Operation details ....................................................................................................... 15
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8.1.1 8.1.2 8.1.3 Connection with automatically searched NC............................................................................15 Another search for connectable NCs..........................................................................................17 Connection with the NC whose IP address has been manually input ....................................17

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Operate NC screen............................................................................................................17 Send and receive a parameter file. ..................................................................................18
Receiving parameter file.............................................................................................................18 Sending parameter file ...............................................................................................................19 Receiving program file................................................................................................................20 Sending program file ..................................................................................................................21 Receiving Maintenance file (SRAM.BIN)..................................................................................23 Receiving Maintenance file (NCSAMP.CSV) ............................................................................23 Sending C language module.......................................................................................................24 Receiving C language module ....................................................................................................24 Deleting C language module ......................................................................................................25 Comparing C language module..................................................................................................25 Receiving the other file...............................................................................................................26 Sending the other file .................................................................................................................26

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Send and receive the program..........................................................................................20

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Receiving a maintenance file. ..........................................................................................23

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Send/Receive/Delete/Compare C language module .........................................................24

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Send and receive the other file.........................................................................................26

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Display Remote monitor tool's manual............................................................................28 Confirm the remote monitor tool version ........................................................................28

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Setting NC Parameters ............................................................................................. 29

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Appendix ................................................................................................................. 30
Error message and its remedy ......................................................................................30 How to cancel Windows fire wall block ........................................................................32 Obtaining the authority to operate the keys................................................................34 Hosts files ......................................................................................................................35 Enabling to send a parameter file and a machining program file ..............................36

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MELDAS is a registered trademark of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. Microsoft and Windows are the registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Other brands and product names throughout this manual are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders The specifications described in this document are subject to change without notice. Copyright(C) 2001(2012) MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION All Rights Reserved.

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C70 Up to 8 NC screens per NC can be connected and monitored by Remote monitor tool (including a GOT's CNC monitor screen.1 Outline This manual explains how to set and use Remote monitor tool. . Conform to the environment recommended for Windows.To input and output parameters / machining programs 2 System configuration 2. Items OS Processor RAM Hard disk space Interface Monitor Details Microsoft Windows 2000(SP3 or higher)/ XP / Vista / 7 Conform to the environment recommended for Windows. 50MB or more (excluding the capacity required for OS) 10/100M Ethernet 800x600 or higher resolution. .Up to 8 monitors can be simultaneously connected for one NC. Remote monitor tool is the software that enables comprehension of the conditions of remotely placed numerical controllers by using intranet in factories.2 Connection configuration Remote monitor tool functions under the following configuration.The NCs connected via Ethernet can be monitored. C6/C64 dedicated display and WindowsCE display) 5 . CNC CPU Ethernet GOT1000 Series Remote monitor tool CNC monitor Items Connectable NC Number of simultaneously connectable monitors Details C6/C64/C64T (Version C or later).1 Operation environment Remote monitor tool works in the following environment. Remote monitor tool has the following functions. . 256 colors or more 2.To remotely monitor NC screens by using intranet .

2) The screen of "Welcome!" is displayed. Follow the instruction on the screen and click the [Next] button. 6 . 1) Start the installer. Choose the language to use during installation and click the [Next] button.3 Installation of Remote monitor tool Install Remote monitor tool in the following steps (log on as an administrator).

Thoroughly read the contents of "SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT". click [Yes]. the "SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT" screen is displayed. enter the user name. If you click [RETURN]. 5) Next. company name and serial number. When you wish to install to another directory. click [Browse] and choose the directory. and click on [Next].3) Next. you will return to the "Welcome!" screen. If you agree. 7 . After selecting. On this window. 4) When the [Customer Information] window pops up. select the directory to install Remote monitor tool to. Or click [No] to stop installation. click [Next] to start installing Remote monitor tool. the "Choose Destination Location" screen is displayed.

Some item names in uninstallation may differ from Windows 2000/Vista/7. If the version of Remote monitor tool installed is C2 or newer: 1) Follow the steps described in Chapter 3 to do installation. * This is the uninstallation procedure for Windows XP. 5) After making selection. the upgrading will be interrupted by the below error dialog. 2) Choose [Start] -> [Setting] -> [Control Panel]. If the version of Remote monitor tool installed is C1 or before: 1) Follow the steps described in Chapter 4 to do uninstallation. 3) Choose and double-click [Add/Remove Programs] in the Control Panel. 4 Uninstallation of Remote monitor tool Uninstall Remote monitor tool in the following steps (log on as an administrator). 6) Follow the instruction on the screen to proceed with uninstallation. click on "This program installed correctly". * If you attempt to upgrade it to C2 or newer without uninstallation. 4) Choose [Remote monitor tool]. 8 . 5 Upgrading of Remote monitor tool Upgrade Remote monitor tool in the following steps (log on as an administrator). 2) Follow the steps described in Chapter 3 to do installation. click [Add/Remove]. 1) Terminate Remote monitor tool.* If "Program Compatibility Assistant" pops up in Windows Vista or Windows 7. You can resume upgrading by following the steps below after the error dialog interrupted the installation.

select [Exit] from the [File] menu.Select the short-cut menu for Remote monitor tool from the [Start] menu. Clicking the [X] button on the title bar also terminates the tool. 6. 6.1 Starting remote monitor tool Execute either of the below mentioned operations. . Remote monitor tool enables monitoring of more than one NC at a time by activating more than one tool as shown below.2 Terminating Remote monitor tool To terminate Remote monitor tool. 9 .6 Start and termination This chapter explains how to start and terminate Remote monitor tool.Double click the program icon of Remote monitor tool .

When transferring a file.7 Screen configuration The window of Remote monitor tool consists of a "title bar". "NC information display" and "status bar". "menu bar". (1) Tool name (4) Exit (2) IP address of the connected NC (1) Tool name (2) IP address of the connected NC (3) Iconified tool (3) Iconified tool This shows the name "CNC Remote Monitor". (4) Exit 10 .1 Title bar The following items are displayed on the title bar. Click this button to exit from Remote monitor tool. "tool bar". This shows the IP address of the connected NC. Menu bar Title bar Tool bar NC information Status bar 7. Click this button to minimize the window of Remote monitor tool to the size of an icon and to be contained in the task bar. the file transfer dialog box appears.

see the instruction manuals of each function. This switches the communication state with NC between online and offline. Connection with the NC specified here will be made. For details of the functions possible to be activated from the "tool bar".2 Menu bar Each function including connection destination designation can be selected from the "menu bar". maintenance data and C language module of the connected NC. This is used to send and receive the parameter. This exits from Remote monitor tool.7. 1) File Various functions of this tool can be activated using the [File] menus. When each of the menu items is selected. the file transfer tool will start up. Translate Online Exit 2) Help The manual and version information of this tool can be displayed using the [Help] menus. machining program.3 Tool bar Various functions can be executed using the toolbar items. Show Manual About Remote monitor tool This shows the manual of Remote monitor tool. Receive NC sampling data Send/Receive Program in Text Format Send/Receive Parameter in Text Format START/STOP CONNECT 11 . Connect This opens the dialog box for specifying the connection destination. This shows the software version of Remote monitor tool. 7.

#. .). . Back space . . It is also possible to input directly using a personal computer keyboard.7.].$. Next . Home / Shift+Home Insert Delete. PageDown .[.4 NC information part The information of NC that is being monitored is displayed on the "NC information part".)./ ..=./ . . Space Keyboard keys F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6 F7 F8 F9 PageUp. .*. Shift+Tab.]. C+B / CAN Adjust Delete EOB Shift INPUT 0~9 !.(.*.=.-. Program Back.+. Menu 1 Menu 2 Menu 3 Menu 4 Menu / Operation Position display Alarm diagnosis Tool offset / Param. Tab .+.[.(.. NC information Function selection Menu / Menu 1 Menu 2 Menu 3 Menu 4 Operation Menu Keyboard Relation between the mouse click buttons and keyboard keys Buttons to be clicked.#. Shift Enter 0~9 !. SPACE 12 . Click each button or key to operate the NC.-. .$.

This indicates that the connected NC's operation is ready. Select the [START / on the tool bar or select [Online] from the menu STOP] button to change the status to the online mode. set the connected NC's parameter #21034 to "0". This indicates that the communication error between Remote monitor tool and the connected NC has occurred. 1 ONLINE 2 OFFLINE COMMUNICATION ERROR DISPLAY INVALID READY 3 4 5 13 .5 Status bar The status of Remote monitor tool including communication status is displayed on the "status bar".7. This indicates the status that "NC information display" is disabled because the connected NC's parameter #21034 is set to "1". This indicates the status that Remote Monitor Tool is not communicating with the designated NC. To change the status to online. Or press the [START/STOP] button or select [Online] from the menu. To display the NC screen. click the [CONNECT] button on the toolbar or select [Connect] from the menu. READY COMMUNICATION ERROR / DISPLAY INVALID ONLINE/OFFLINE "Items displayed on Status bar" No Display Meaning This indicates the status that Remote monitor tool is communicating with the designated NC.

the dialog box is not closed and the input/output operation is enabled.7. And then. which enables inputting/outputting of various files between the NC and personal computer. only one file transfer dialog appears. Dialog title (varies according to the transfer type) Receive a file (from NC to personal computer) Send a file (from personal computer to NC) Compare files (between NC and personal computer) * For a C language module only Delete a file (in NC) * For a C language module only * Even when more than one Remote monitor tool is run.3 to 8. the file transfer dialog box pops up. For how to input and output files. from the menu bar to transfer a file. 14 .7.6 File transfer dialog box Select [File (F)] -> [Translate] -> [Parameter] -> [Text] etc. * When Remote monitor tool is terminated with the file transfer dialog displayed. refer to the sections from 8.

8 Operation details 8. 2) Connectable NCs are automatically searched and are listed in a list box.3 Connection with the NC whose IP address has been manually input". To enable automatic search. IP address of the connected NC List box * Automatic search is available in C70 only but is not available in C6. In this case. refer to "8. "COMMUNICATION ERROR" is displayed on the status bar. If you select [Keep blocking] or ignore this warning. select [Unblock] from this dialog box. automatic search cannot be properly performed (Note however that it is possible to connect with the NC by manually inputting the IP address).1.1 Connection with automatically searched NC 1) Select [File] -> [Connect] from the menu bar to open the dialog for specifying the connection destination. the NC information part is displayed. If any communication error occurs. C64 or C64T. * When [Connect] is selected for Windows Vista or Windows7. For how to input the address manually.1 Connect with Machine tool (NC) 8. Input the IP address manually when the NC is C6. When the connection is properly made.1. Select the IP address of the NC to connect from the list and click the [Connect] button. refer to "10. the "Windows Security Alert" dialog pops up to ask if you wish to block receiving.2 How to cancel Windows fire wall block" and cancel the Windows Firewall block. C64 or C64T. 15 .

4]( XYZ) [192. Connection status An asterisk mark "*" is added to the NCs found during auto search. At the top of the list. "Connection destination" and "Name of the connected unit" is displayed. etc. the same IP address is displayed on the connection list by the same number. and perform search again. However. a four-character space is displayed.168. The NC information such as "Connection status". meaning that the NC is connectable. For how to create the Hosts file.* Up to 512 lines can be displayed in the connection list. the information of the NCs that are not registered in the Hosts file is displayed. it takes longer to display the list.168. * When automatic search is frequently repeated. : An NC that is registered in the Host file and is connectable.2]ABCDEFG(ABCD) * If the same IP address is described more than once in the Hosts file. which is not registered in the Hosts file. can be displayed in the IP address list. that have been registered in the Hosts file.1. The information of the NCs that are registered in the Hosts file follows next. the connection destination NC names.1]( AB) *[192.  Connection display This list box shows a list of automatically searched NC information and the connection destinations that have been registered in the Hosts file. * When a list of connection destinations is set to the Hosts file. This display is right aligned.1. wait for about a minute. etc.168. This displays the IP address of the connected NC. The details of each item are described below. 16 . If the unit name is not set to the NC.4 Hosts files". This phenomenon occurs when communication with NCs is busy. "IP address".3]abcdefg( ) : An automatically searched NC. This displays the connection destination names. In this case. IP address Connection destination Name of the connected unit <Format> * [IP Address] Connection destination name (Name of the connected unit) Display example *[192. some will not be displayed. refer to "10.168. If more than 512 NCs are connectable. *[192. This displays the unit name (#1135 unt_nm) that has been set to the automatically searched NC.1. This area is left blank when the NC is not registered in the Hosts file.1. thus the list of connection destinations may be blank. : An NC that is registered in the Hosts file but is not connectable. the asterisk mark "*" is displayed only at the first address.

2 Operate NC screen Various operations can be performed on the NC screen. 2) Click on the IP address field and enter the IP address of the connected NC.. etc.3 Connection with the NC whose IP address has been manually input 1) Select [File] -> [Connect] from the menu bar to open the dialog for specifying the connection destination. 8. refer to the "CNC monitor screen" section in each NC's instruction manual. 17 .8. operation search. such as monitoring position information.1.1. For details of the NC screen operations. tool compensation setting. 3) Press the [Connect] button.2 Another search for connectable NCs 1) Press the [Search] button while the connection designation dialog is displayed. program editing. 8. The connectable NCs are searched again and a list in the list box is updated. alarm diagnosis and NC parameter setting.

1 Receiving parameter file 1) Select [File] -> [Translate] -> [Parameter] -> [Text] from the "menu bar". Or select [Binary] and make the "Parameter-Text" dialog box or the "Parameter-Binary" dialog box display.8. the "Succeeded. 3) Press the [Receive] button. and then press the [Save] button. Specify the folder Specify the file name 5) When transmitting has succeeded. specify the directory to save the file to and the file name.3 Send and receive a parameter file. 2) Select "ALL. 8. Specify the parameter file to receive 4) When the "Save As" dialog pops up.BIN" (in binary format)." dialog box appears.3.PRM" (in text format) from the list or select "PARAMET. 18 .

ini" to enable sending. 2) Press the [Send] button." dialog box appears.2 Sending parameter file To send parameter file. the "Succeeded. select [Binary] and make the "Parameter-Text" dialog box or the "Parameter-Binary" dialog box display. 19 . change the setting of "ReC64Monitor.ini". refer to "10. 3) When the "Open" dialog pops up. Specify the parameter file to send 4) When transmitting has succeeded. For how to set "ReC64Monitor. 1) Select [File] -> [Translate] -> [Parameter] -> [Text] from the "menu bar". select the parameter file to send to the NC and press the [Open] button. Or.5 Enabling to send a parameter file and a machining program file".8.3.

8. * The program files in "Binary" format can be handled in C6. * If machining program files are in text format. specify the folder to save the file to and the file name.4 Send and receive the program. all the selected programs are combined into the "ALL. 20 .4.BIN" (Binary) from the list.1 Receiving program file 1) Select [File] -> [Translate] -> [Program] -> [Text] from the "menu bar". This file can be stored again in the NC by transmitting. C64 and C64T only. select [Binary] and make the "Program-Text" dialog box or the "Program-Binary" dialog box display. 4) When the "Save As" dialog box pops up." dialog box appears.8. 2) Select "*.PRG" in the order of the program number.PRG" file and received. Or. Specify the parameter file to receive 3) Press the [Receive] button.PRG" (Text) or "FILESYS. 5) When transmitting has succeeded. the "Succeeded. it is possible to select more than one file arbitrarily. The selected programs are stored in "ALL.  When receiving programs after selecting more than one program When more than one program is selected and received. and then press the [Save] button.

21 . refer to "10. change the setting of "ReC64Monitor. 1) Select [File] -> [Translate] -> [Program] -> [Text] from the "menu bar".4. Type of receivable program When receiving a program in a text format. C64 and C64T only. 3) When the "Open" dialog pops up. Directory \PRG\USER\ \PRG\MDI\ Program file User program MDI program 8. 2) Press the [Send] button. it is possible to change the type of program to receive by changing the directory selection shown at the top of the file send/receive dialog box.  Type of transferable program When sending a program in a text format. the "Succeeded." dialog box appears. it is possible to change the type of program to send by changing the directory selection shown at the top of the file send/receive dialog box.2 Sending program file To send program files. Directory \PRG\USER\ \PRG\MDI\ Program file User program MDI program Remarks When an MDI program is sent. 4) When transmitting has succeeded. the MDI status changes to "MDI setting completed".5 Enabling to send a parameter file and a machining program file". select [Binary] and make the "Program-Text" dialog box or the "Program-Binary" dialog box display. * The program files in "Binary" format can be handled in C6.ini" to enable sending.ini". Or. select the program file to send to the NC and press the [Open] button. For how to set "ReC64Monitor.

PRG 8000 to 8999. Data protection If the "Data protection is ON" error appears in sending a program. check the following signals and parameters ( : related -: not related) Program sent 1 to 7999.PRG 9000 to 9999.PRG Y31A (Data protect key 3) #8105 EDIT LOCK B #1121 edlk_c #1144 mdlkof - 22 .PRG. 10000 to 99999999.PRG MDI.

"SRAM. Maintenance data has types. 2) Select "SRAM. 5) When transmitting has succeeded.5 Receiving a maintenance file.BIN" from the list.CSV) 1) Select [File] -> [Translate] -> [Maintenance] from the menu bar. 8. 3) Select "NCSAMP. 23 .8. specify the directory to save the file to and the file name. 4) When the "Save As" dialog box pops up. specify the directory to save the file to and the file name. the "Succeeded.5." dialog box appears. 5) When transmitting has succeeded. 3) Press the [Receive] button.CSV" from the list. 4) When the "Save As" dialog box pops up. and then press the [Save] button. 8.BIN" that includes all the data such as parameters and machining programs.5.CSV) is available with C70 only. and make "Maintenance" dialog box display.CSV" that is obtained using NC sampling function.2 Receiving Maintenance file (NCSAMP. and then press the [Save] button. 2) Select "M01:\LOG\" from the box at the top of the "Maintenance" dialog.BIN) 1) Select [File] -> [Translate] -> [Maintenance] from the menu bar." dialog box appears.1 Receiving Maintenance file (SRAM. and make "Maintenance" dialog box display. the "Succeeded. and "NCSAMP. * Maintenance file (NCSAMP. Maintenance data is used to investigate failures that occur at customers.

the "Succeeded. 8. and then press the [Save] button. 3) When the "Open" dialog pops up. 3) Press the [Receive] button. For how to set "ReC64Monitor. specify the folder to save the file to and the file name. 5) When transmitting has succeeded. the APLC release function has to be available.ini"." dialog appears. the existing C language module is overwritten.2 Receiving C language module 1) Select [File] -> [Translate] -> [C language module] from the menu bar to open the "Send/Receive" dialog box.1 Sending C language module To send C language module. deleting or comparing the C language module. 1) Select [File] -> [Translate] -> [C language module] from the menu bar to open the "Send/Receive/Delete/Compare" dialog box. 2) Press the [Send] button. * Functions regarding the C language module (send/receive/delete/compare) are available with C70 only. 5) Restart the NC.6. select the C language module to send to the NC and press the [Open] button.ini" to enable sending. * Only one C language module can be saved in an NC. change the setting of "ReC64Monitor. 8. 24 .6 Send/Receive/Delete/Compare C language module * Before sending." dialog box appears. the "Succeeded. 4) When the "Save As" dialog appears.O" from the list.5 Enabling to send a parameter file and a machining program file". receiving. Thus. 2) Select "APLC. 4) When transmitting has succeeded. if the module is sent again while the C language module already exists. refer to "10. Will be active after reboot.8.6.

6.3 Deleting C language module 1) Select [File] -> [Translate] -> [C language module] from the menu bar to open the "Send/Receive" dialog box.Pressing [OK] will delete the C language module stored in the NC. 2) Press the [Compare] button. 25 .4 Comparing C language module 1) Select [File] -> [Translate] -> [C language module] from the menu bar to open the "Send/Receive" dialog box. the "Compare result: matched" dialog appears. . 2) Select "APLC. 4) The "Delete the file?" dialog appears. 8. 3) Press the [Delete] button. and then press the [Open] button. select the C language module to compare with the module stored in the NC. 3) When the "Open" dialog pops up.6.8.Pressing [Cancel] will not delete the C language module. . 4) When comparing has succeeded.O" from the list.

the "Succeeded. 8. 3) Select a file from the list. select the file to send to the NC and press the [Open] button.7. 3) When the "Open" dialog pops up.1 Receiving the other file 1) Select [File] -> [Translate] -> [Other] from the menu bar. Workpiece coordinate offset Tool offset Common variable Operation history Directory name DAT DAT DAT LOG File name in CNC WORK. (File extension) [Example] . 2) Select the directory from the box at the top of the "Other" dialog. 6) When transmitting has succeeded. and make the "Other" dialog box display.OFS NEW_WORK01.8. The file name in CNC is not included. 2) Press the [Send] button. the following files can be sent and received. <File name format> *(File name in CNC)*. 5) When the "Save As" dialog box pops up. The file extension has changed. specify the directory to save the file to and the file name.OFS .1 Name of the file to send A file can be sent under the file name in CNC with arbitrary characters added to the top or end of the file name. The file name in CNC with arbitrary characters added to its top and end.2. 4) When transmitting has succeeded. 4) Press the [Receive] button." dialog box appears.7.OFS TOOL. and make the “Other" dialog box display.Available file name examples WORK.2 Sending the other file 1) Select [File] -> [Translate] -> [Other] from the menu bar.7.TRC Send Receive - 8. 26 .OFS COMMON.OFS (* represents arbitrary characters) The same file name as in CNC.Unavailable file name examples WORK. the "Succeeded. and then press the [Save] button.7 Send and receive the other file When the "Other" dialog is open." dialog box appears.OFFSET WK.VAR TRACE. 8.

2 Directory to send to The CNC-side directory is automatically selected according to the file name.7. 27 .2.8. you do not have to specify the directory to send to on the "Other" dialog box. Therefore.

28 .9 Confirm the remote monitor tool version Make the dialog box of version information display by selecting the menu from the menu bar in order of [Help] -> [About Remote monitoring tool …].8 Display Remote monitor tool's manual 1) Select [Help] -> [Show Manual] from the menu bar to open the Remote monitor tool's manual. 8.8.

* To cancel the display restriction.9 Setting NC Parameters By setting Base specification parameters in NC. 0: The keys on other display units can operate all the screens. 2: The keys on other display units cannot operate any screen. * The unit name is displayed at the top of the NC information display. 1: No information about display is send to Remote monitor tool. the unit name is displayed after the IP address during automatic search. When "0" is set. Details Set the unit name. Also. Set the name using up to four alphanumeric characters. 1: The keys on other display units are disabled while a program screen is displayed. Restrict the display on Remote monitor tool. set this parameter to 0 by using the GOT's CNC monitor function. Change the settings below via the NC screen. # Item Details Restrict the authority to operate the keys. the unit name is not displayed. or nothing will be displayed immediately after the setting has been done. 0: Not restrict the display on Remote monitor tool. the key operation and the display can be restricted. of the other display. etc. Setting range Standard setting 21033 KeyCtrlLmt Restriction on the authority to operate the keys 0-2 0 21034 ReMonDisp Display restriction 0-1 0 # Item Setting range Standard setting 1135 unt_nm Unit name Up to 4 alphanumeric characters - 29 . * Do not set with Remote monitor tool. thus this helps distinguish the units when multiple tools are activated.

LPT1~LPT9. Confirm: .that there is no problem with a cable.that there is no problem in the file system of the connected NC.that no communication error is occurring. ”COM1~COM9. CON. ”/. Confirm the following items and retry. space or Tab is used for the file name. 7 The file to send or receive is not selected. If more than 1 dialog boxes for translating files are opened. NUL. 3 The directory information was not acquired successfully. Confirm the following items and retry. 4 This software failed in reference of a directory. Retry after selecting the file to send or receive. .*?"<>|\”. PRN. The letter which cannot be used as a file name is contained The file is not chosen. NUL. 6 Do not use ”/. CLOCK” has already been reserved in the system. 9 It failed in this software receiving a file.that no communication error is occurring. Confirm the following items and retry. No. 1 Communication error Communication error is occurring between Remote monitor tool and the designated NC. . Confirm: .that no communication error is occurring. .10 Appendix 10. Error has occurred while receiving a parameter file. space and Tab when naming the title of the file.that the communication traffic is not crowded.1Error message and its remedy The list below shows the details of errors that can occur while Remote monitor tool is running and their remedies. 8 It failed in this software receiving a file.that there is no problem in the file system of the connected NC. .that the ping command in the designated IP address is normal. Confirm: . Confirm: . close them leaving only 1 dialog box. More than 1 dialog boxes for translating files are opened. .that the designated IP address is correct.:. Message details Remedy Confirm the following items and retry.. The designated file does not exist. Confirm: .that there is no problem in the file system of the connected NC.. 2 Two or more these software cannot be started. CON. machining program file or maintenance data. Error has occurred while sending a parameter file. 30 . The directory information was not searched successfully. ”COM1~COM9. AUX. .*?"<>|\”. . AUX. Confirm that the designated file exists and retry. 5 This string is a string reserved by the system.that there is no problem in the file system of the connected NC.that the connected NC is running. CLOCK” has already been reserved in the system.that no communication error is occurring. This software failed in the opening of a directory. PRN.. LPT1~LPT9.:. machining program file or maintenance data. 10 The file not existing is specified. Confirm the following items and retry.. .

The send data is illegal. The file does not exist.the NC directory is correct. Try again after confirming that: . The NC does not support the compare function. as the NC was not in emergency stop state. in the program to send is not correct. . Change the program No. Deletion of the file was attempted in overwriting the file with the same name. confirm that the property of the file is not set to "read only".that no communication error is occurring. 31 . Message details Remedy When overwriting a file on PC side. Check the specifications. confirm the following items and retry. 20 The file name directory is illegal. and then try again.the file name and its extension are correct. Failed to send due to wrong data format or content. is illegal. Set the NC in emergency stop state. 14 No option.No. And then try again. 19 The program No.PRG" as a user program. if you wish to register "MDI. Open the program file and change the program No. The program No. Operation was disabled.that the connected NC is not running. 16 Check the contents of the send data. Check the NC version. to be within the range between O1 and O99999999. 18 It is not in emergency state. Operation is disabled as the data protect is ON. 12 Send data size is larger than the memory capacity. When overwriting a file NC side. The file to compare with does not exist in the NC. 15 Failed to compare. 13 Data protection is ON. Confirm: . 17 Send the file to compare and then try again. and . data cannot be input. but the deletion has failed. or The file name or the directory designated to send the file to is not correct. Delete unnecessary data from the NC memory or reduce the send data size to meet the NC memory capacity. Cancel the data protect and then try again.that there is no problem in the file system of the connected NC. The option is not included.. . As the NC memory is full. 11 This software failed in deletion of a file.

32 . 5) Press the [OK] button to enable the setting. exclude the Remote monitor tool connection from Windows Firewall. 2) Select [Change settings]. 4) Select the [Exceptions] tag on "Windows Firewall Settings" and check the checkbox of [CNC Remote Monitor].10.2How to cancel Windows fire wall block To enable automatic search in Windows Vista and Windows7. Below are the cancellation methods for each OS. select [Continue]. 3) When the "User Account Control" dialog appears to ask if you wish to continue.  For Windows Vista 1) Open [Control Panel] and select [Security] -> [Windows Firewall].

33 . 2) Select [Advanced settings]. 3) Select [Inbound Rules] from [Windows Firewall with Advanced Security] and select the first item [CNC Remote Monitor] to open the property. For Windows7 1) Open [Control Panel] and select [System and Security] -> [Windows Firewall].

3Obtaining the authority to operate the keys Press [F5] or [OPERATE] to obtain the NC screen operation authority when the NC is being operated via the other display unit (Remote monitor tool. 5) Press the [OK] button to enable the setting. 6) In the same way.4) Select the [General] tag on "CNC Remote Monitor Properties" and then select [Allow the connection]. GOT's CNC monitor screen. 34 . select [Allow the connection] for the second item [CNC Remote Monitor]. 10. NC's dedicated display or WindowsCE display).

Up to 256 connection destinations can be registered. [Example] List of NCs to connect with # 192. excluding a space and Tab space.Leave one or more space or Tab space after the IP address. * The available character codes are ASCII and Shift JIS only.4Hosts files If the Hosts file has been prepared. . etc.] .1.168.4 192.7 SP110 SP111 SP112 SP113 SP114 SP115 35 . .3 192.1.1.1.168.168.168. etc. can be displayed on the list of the connection designation dialog box. the connected NC name. <Format> [IP Address] [the connected NC name.1.A comment comes after the # mark. etc.Use up to 20 characters for the connected NC names.10. .5 192.168.6 192. Create the Hosts file following the below format and store it under the name of “C64Hosts” in the [C:\Program files\MITSUBISHI CNC\Remote monitor tool] folder (installation folder).168.1.2 192.

ini” file which exists in the installation directory to enable to send a program file and a machining program file. [Example] [COMMUNICATION] DOWNLOAD=1 <Location to store the “ReC64Monitor. 36 .10. folders. If you have changed the installation destination. and drives].For Windows Vista and Windows 7: C:\Users\(User name)\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\MITSUBISHI CNC\Remote monitor tool\ * The name of user who executes Remote monitor tool is displayed in (User name).5Enabling to send a parameter file and a machining program file Add "DOWNLOAD=1" to the “ReC64Monitor. * If the "AppData" directory does not appear.For Windows 2000 and XP: C:\Program files\MITSUBISHI CNC\Remote monitor tool\ . the file is stored in the installation folder. .ini” file> Normally the file is stored in the following folders. select [Control Panel] -> [Folder Options] -> [View] -> [Advanced settings] -> [Files and Folders] -> [Hidden files and folders] and check [Show hidden files.