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1.1 TNCremoNT Software Package............................................................ 3 1.2 Hardware Prerequisites ......................................................................... 3 1.3 License Agreement ................................................................................ 3

2 Installation and Deinstallation...................... 4
2.1 Installing the Software .......................................................................... 4 2.2 Removing the Software ........................................................................ 5

3 How to Operate TNCremoNT ....................... 6
3.1 Connection setup................................................................................... 6 3.2 User Interface ......................................................................................... 9 3.3 Command Overview............................................................................ 11 3.4 ”File” Command Group ..................................................................... 14 3.5 View Command Group ....................................................................... 17 3.6 Tools Command Group ....................................................................... 19 3.7 ”Help” Command Group .................................................................... 22 3.8 Managing Several Machines with TNCremoNT................................ 23 3.9 Using the Online Conversion of NC Programs.................................. 25

4 TNCserver ..................................................... 26
4.1 General Information ............................................................................ 26 4.2 Establishing a Connection .................................................................. 27 4.3 TNCserver User Interface .................................................................... 29 4.4 To operate the TNCserver ................................................................... 30 4.5 TNCserver—Help.................................................................................. 31 4.6 The TNCserver Protocols .................................................................... 32

5 TNCcmd ........................................................ 34
5.1 General Information ............................................................................ 34 5.2 Command Overview............................................................................ 34 5.3 TNCcmd with Command Files............................................................ 36

6 Pallet Editor .................................................. 37
6.1 General Information ............................................................................ 37 6.2 Command Overview............................................................................ 38 6.3 Pallet Editor—File ................................................................................ 39 6.4 ”Pallet Editor—Edit” Command Group ............................................. 40 6.5 ”Pallet Editor—Settings” Command Group...................................... 41 June 2002 1

7 TNCbackup ................................................... 42
7.1 General Information ............................................................................ 42 7.2 Command Overview............................................................................ 43 7.3 “TNCbackup—File” Command Group ............................................... 45 7.4 “TNCbackup—Edit” Command Group .............................................. 46 7.5 “TNCbackup—View” Command Group ........................................... 46 7.6 “TNCbackup—Run” Command Group ............................................. 47

8 Technical Information.................................. 48
8.1 Overview of Functions ........................................................................ 48 8.2 Cable Configuration............................................................................. 50 8.2.1 RS-232-C/V.24 Interface ................................................................ 50 8.2.2 RS-422/V.11 Interface ................................................................... 52 8.2.3 Ethernet Interface ......................................................................... 53

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1TNCremoNT—The Software
1.1 TNCremoNT Software Package
TNCremoNT is a software package for data transmission between PCs and HEIDENHAIN controls. The data is transmitted through the serial interface or the Ethernet interface. The TNCremoNT software package includes: n TNCremoNT: • Convenient data transfer functions that are operated from the PC. • Pallet management for creating, editing and transmitting pallet tables. n TNCserver: • Convenient data transfer functions operated from the TNC. • Transmission functions for all HEIDENHAIN controls. n TNCbackup: • Convenient functions for creating and restoring a backup of the TNC. n TNCcmd: • Command line tool for all transfer functions

1.2 Hardware Prerequisites
PC Requirements TNCremoNT can be run on all common personal computers. The operating system must be Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0 or Windows 2000. Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT and Windows 2000 are registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation. For successful communication over the serial interface at high data transfer rates the interface should be equipped with 16C550-compatible hardware. Requirements for the control The selection of features you can use in TNCremoNT depends on your control. A table with an overview of features provides more detailed information, see page 48.

1.3 License Agreement
Detailed usage and license requirements are in the file Eula.rtf located in the program directory. By installing TNCremoNT, you agree to the license requirements.

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2Installation and Deinstallation
2.1 Installing the Software
TNCremoNT is copied to your hard disk during installation. Procedure:

U With Windows NT, you must have administrator rights. Refer to your
system administrator.

U Run setup.exe. The installation is guided by dialog—simply follow the
instructions on the screen.

U In the standard installation, the start links are saved under HEIDENHAIN in
the Start / Programs menu. Hinweis The Windows installer is needed for the installation. This is already installed in Windows 2000 and later. For Windows 95/98/NT it must first be installed on the computer. If the Windows Installer is not yet installed on your PC, run instmsia.exe (for Windows 95/98) or instmsiw.exe (for Windows NT) before installing TNCremoNT. Both programs can be downloaded from the HEIDENHAIN homepage.

U If you want to start TNCserver by clicking an icon on your desktop, you must
place a program link there after the installation is complete. • Select New/Link. • In the command line, enter the path to TNCserver. Standard: C:\Program Files\HEIDENHAIN\TNCremoNT\TNCserver.exe You can also use the Browse button to search for file. • Press the Continue button. • If desired, enter another name for the link. • Press the Finish button. • You can start TNCserver by double-clicking the symbol. • With the right mouse key, click an open place on the desktop.

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2.2 Removing the Software
If you no longer need TNCremoNT on your computer, you can use the Windows Control Panel to delete all files added during installation:

U With Windows NT, you must have administrator rights. Refer to your
system administrator.

U In the Control Panel, select the Software function. U Select TNCremoNT from the list. U Press Add/Remove.

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Hinweis TNCremoNT works only with the LSV-2 protocol. U Set the transmission rate to Automatically detected—or directly select the baud rate that is set on the control for the LSV-2 protocol. Nr. 9polig: Id. With Extras / Configuration. If you wish to connect the cable directly to the control. Connection status window. U In Extras / Configuration adjust the IP address of the control. Note: Maximum number of T-connectors: 30 Minimum distance between two T-connectors: approx. refer to the Technical Manual for the correct interface cable. see page 14. 6 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT . see page 14. U File / Connect sets up the connection between TNCremoNT and the TNC. U Connection to 10Base2 (X26) of the TNC: Use T-connectors to connect both the TNC and the PC. U Connect the cable to the PC at the COM interface that is displayed in the U Call TNCremoNT.1 Connection setup Connection setup via serial interface U Connect a transposed serial interface cable (25-pin: Id. If you wish to transfer data in FE or ME protocols. U File / Connect sets up the connection between TNCremoNT and the TNC. 366 964-xx) to the RS-232 port of your machine. This also applies to a direct connection between TNC and PC.3How to Operate TNCremoNT 3. U Call TNCremoNT. see page 20. Connection setup via Ethernet interface U Connection to 10BaseT (X25) of the TNC: Use a transposed cable to connect the TNC directly to the PC or a nontransposed cable to a hub or switch of the company network. The status of the connection setup appears in the lowest line in the TNCremoNT window. 275 545-xx. which only supports the serial interface. 1 m U Connect the cable to the PC. The status of the connection setup appears in the status line in the TNCremoNT window. you can select another interface. Nr. Line terminals that have not been used must be connected to 50 Ω terminal resistors. use TNCserver.

”-I160.” on page 18.180.g.Connection not established If connection setup was unsuccessful. Command line parameters You can add to the command line the following parameters to influence the function of the program: n -Px: Serial interface (e. COM2: -P2) n -I<IP address>: IP address of the TNC (e. click with the right mouse key the TNCremoNT symbol and select Properties. n Differing baud rates—if the baud rate is set to a fixed value. Program call and parameters are separated by a blank space.1. U Add the command line parameter to the program call in the Target text box.g.) n -W<work folder>: Work folder on the PC (e. n The control is not switched on..21”) n -C<Configuration>: Connection setup during program start with the previously defined configuration n -Bx: Baud rate n -F<PLC code number>: Access to PLC partition n -M<TNC code number>: Access to protected area of the TNC partition (See “Private TNC area. -WD:\Work\) n -h: shows during program startup the current list of command line parameters. U Select the Shortcut tab. To enter command line parameters: U On the desktop.g.. Otherwise it may interfere with transmission at high baud rates. n The connecting cable is unsuitable. You can enter more than one parameter provided that they are separated by spaces. Hinweis By copying this link file you can create multiple initial configurations. the error message Cannot establish connection appears. Possible causes are: n The cable is not connected to the correct interface. n Incorrect IP address Achtung Switch off the screen saver of the PC. June 2002 How to Operate TNCremoNT 7 .

180.1.Example: Calling TNCremoNT with the command line parameters for: n Working folder in the PC: D:\Work\ n IP address of the control: 160.21 8 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT .

the file window shows the folders and files of the PC.3. Sorting files The displayed files can be sorted in the file windows of the TNC and PC. the files are sorted alternately in increasing and decreasing order. the lower window the TNC files. you can press the mouse key and move the separating line. Click the column headings to sort the files according to the desired criterion. Move the mouse pointer to the line separating the upper and lower window. n File name n File size n File attribute: n File type n Date With each click on the column heading. As soon as the connection to the TNC is established. June 2002 How to Operate TNCremoNT 9 . You can activate either of the two windows by clicking it. The upper window shows the PC files. When the mouse pointer changes into the move symbol. The ”file status” refers to the active file window. You can adjust the size of the windows in the usual manner for Windows programs.2 User Interface Menus Screen buttons Folders and files on the PC Folders and files on the TNC Connection status Status displays Files and folders After TNCremoNT starts. the file window splits.

g.. TNCremoNT displays the following status information: n Control: Status of the connection or of the detected control n File status (data refers to the active file window) • Free: Free memory on the selected PC drive or on the control. COM1) or IP address. • Baud rate with Ethernet: 10/100 MB (Ethernet) is displayed..H). n Transferring files/folders to the PC....TNCremoNT identifies files and folders with the following symbols: Symbol File Directory Program in HEIDENHAIN conversational format Program in ISO format Tool table Pallet table Datum table Other files Status displays In the area to the right of the file window. n Moving files/folders to the control... n Copying file. 10 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT .. • Baud rate with fixed data transfer rate: Selected baud rate. only *. LSV2).g. n Connection • Protocol: Transmission protocol (e. The connection status is displayed in the footer of the TNCremoNT window: n No connection with the control n Establishing connection.. n Transferring files/folders to the control..... n Moving files/folders to the PC. • Total: Number of files in the selected folder (folder).g. • Masked: Masked files in the selected folder (e.. n Connection active n Separating connection. • Serial interface of the PC (e.. • Baud rate with Autodetect: TNCremoNT assumes the baud rate that is entered at the TNC in the interface setup under LSV2..

Rename. Select all Transmit Transmit as. New folder... Move Update Copy.3 Command Overview The most important menu items n File / Connect: Establishes the connection to the NC control...3.. n File / Transmit: Executes data transmission. File Command Connect / Disconnect Open Delete... Protect Change folder/drive. F6 F7 DELETE CTRL+A F4 CTRL+F4 SHIFT+F4 SHIFT+CTRL+F4 Button Shortcut Description Page 14 Page 14 Page 14 Page 14 Page 14 Page 15 Page 15 Page 15 Page 15 Page 15 Page 15 Page 16 Page 16 Page 15 Exit Page 16 June 2002 How to Operate TNCremoNT 11 ..... n Extras / Pallet editor: Starts the pallet management n Extras / TNCserver: Starts the TNCserver.. n File / Exit: Separates any connection and ends TNCremoNT.

... Diialog language... Screen to clipboard Configuration..View Command List Details Tile horizontally Tile vertically Status window Show subfolders Mask Private TNC area Refresh Tools Command TNCserver TNCcmd Receive log. Screen download.. Button Shortcut F3 Description Page 26 Page 34 Page 19 Page 37 Page 42 Page 19 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 F8 Button Shortcut Description Page 17 Page 17 Page 17 Page 17 Page 17 Page 17 Page 17 Page 18 Page 18 12 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT .... Backup/Restore. Pallet editor...

F1 Shortcut Description Page 22 Page 22 Page 22 Page 22 June 2002 How to Operate TNCremoNT 13 ..... About.Help Hinweis Of course commands can also be performed using the familiar Windows functions such as drag and drop. Command Content Help Tip of the day.

With File / Open. folder. The edited file overwrites the old file. You can select more than one file by holding the Shift key and clicking the first and last desired file. the TNC switches to the parent folder. After editing. If you select the .. TNCremoNT calls the Windows text editor Notepad. With the TAB key you can switch between the two file windows and the drop-down list for selection of the machines. In the connection cannot be established: See “Connection setup” on page 6. With File / Transmit or this button you can transfer one or more selected files and folders (including the files and folders contained in them) from the PC to the TNC or vice versa. TNCremoNT asks whether the file should be transferred back to the TNC. move them with the mouse from the PC to the TNC window. or by holding the CTRL key and individually clicking the desired files. If a folder is marked instead of a file. the DEL key. Files located on the TNC are transferred to the PC before opening. or this button you can erase the marked files or folders (including the files and folders contained in them).3.4 ”File” Command Group Establish connection With File / Connect or with the corresponding button. Delete With File / Delete. File / Select all marks all files (no folders) in the active file window (PC or TNC). the button or a double-click you can open the marked file on the PC with the editor that corresponds to the file type. The files are transferred into the current folder. and let go at the target window. or vice versa. the program opens the folder. you set up a connection between TNCopt and the control. Separating a Connection Open Select all Transmitting 14 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT . You can also use the drag and drop technique: Press and hold the mouse key on the marked files. With File / Disconnect or by clicking again on the changed button you can separate the connection. If the file type is unknown.

After this function is performed. see page 35. TNC 430 and on the PC are correct.. Hinweis Ensure that the system times on the TNC 426.. and on the TNC with the attribute P. Write protection Parent folder With this button.. if necessary. the source file is transferred. TNCremoNT copies the file to the current folder. With File / Protect you can protect the marked file from being overwritten. Rename. Move With File / Move or this button you can transfer one or more marked files and folders (including the files and folders contained in them) from the PC to the TNC or vice versa. Ensure that the folder names on some control models have no more than 8 characters. Write protection is indicated on the PC with the attribute R. its write protection is canceled. If you call this function with a protected file. the selected file or folders exist only on the target drive. You can adjust the system time on the PC under Start / Settings / Control Panel / Datum / Adjust Time. TNC 430 through MP7235. which leaves them on the source and target drives. If there is no target file.. If you do not indicate the path. You can adjust the time zone on the TNC 426. Refresh Copy With File / Copy you can copy a file within a system (PC or TNC). The attributes are visible only if View / Details is selected. This saves you transmission time. TNCremoNT switches to the parent folder. This differentiates it from the File / Transmit function.Transmit as. With TNCcmd you can synchronize the time on the control with that of the PC. If folders are marked and updated. the files contained in them and the files of all subordinate folders are checked and. This function ensures that you always have the latest file versions on the PC or TNC without having to transfer all the files every time. transferred. With File / Rename you change the name of the selected file directly in the file list. With File / Update you transmit one or more files or entire folders if a source file has a later date or time than the target file. With File / Transmit as you can transfer a files or an entire folder (including the files and folders contained in them) under another name from the PC to the TNC or vice versa. June 2002 How to Operate TNCremoNT 15 .

With File / Exit you separate any connection and end TNCremoNT. In a dialog you can either type in the desired folder name. New folder. Hinweis The PLC partition does not appear in the list of drives until you have access to it. With File / Change folder you can change the folder and/or the drive.. With File / Create folder you can make a new folder on the active drive or below the current folder.. of the control.. enter PLC:\ in the input box. By entering the PLC code number you can gain access to all folders in the PLC partition. or you can select it from the list of existing folders or drives. If you require access to the PLC partition.. Exit 16 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT .Change folder/ drive.

Details With View / Details or this button you can have the program show additional details.5 View Command Group List With View / List or this button you can have the program show the file and folder names without any additional details. n S: Program is selected on the TNC in the Test Run mode of operation.3. The display of the connection status cannot be switched off. File is protected against editing and erasure. the date it was last changed and the attributes. The setting applies for both the PC and TNC windows simultaneously. File attributes: n A: Archive file (see also Windows Help).. With View / Tile vertically the files windows of the PC and TNC and shown one with above the other. displays only those files that correspond to the mask. n E: Program is selected on the TNC in the Programming and Editing mode of operation. it also shows the size of the file.. With View / Status window the status display is switched on and off. Vertically Status window Subfolders June 2002 How to Operate TNCremoNT 17 . n R: Read only. Besides the file name. File is write-protected. select the types of files to be displayed. Tile With View / Tile horizontally the files windows of the PC and TNC and shown next to each other. n M: Program is selected on the TNC in a Program Run mode of operation. The active mask is displayed in brackets next to the active path in the window title bar of the PC or TNC window. The mask is configured separately for the PC and the TNC. The setting applies for both the PC and TNC windows simultaneously. The command View / Mask... The setting applies for both the PC and TNC windows simultaneously. The mask can contain several file types at once. n IN: Program on the TNC uses inches as unit of measure. n P: Protected. With View / Show subfolders you can select whether the subfolders of the selected folder should also be displayed. In the Mask for displayed file types dialog window. Mask.

The check mark disappears.. access is maintained even if the connection was temporarily separated. 18 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT .. in the standard setting it is not displayed. you need only activate View / Private TNC area.. If you activate the Show code number option. To obtain access... Refer to the information in the User’s Manuals for TNC 426. Accessibility is indicated by a check mark in front of View / Private TNC area. Refresh View / Refresh re-reads the selected folder.. and entering a code number. TNC 430 and iTNC 530. this function is not supported by the NC software levels earlier than 280 476-09: An area of the TNC partition (a folder or the entire partition) can be defined to be accessible from TNCremoNT only after entry of a code number The code number can contain letters as well as numbers. If such an area has been defined.. You can disable access to this area by clicking View / Private TNC area. the code remains visible in the input window even after TNCremoNT has been ended and restarted. Otherwise.. This area can be accessed by activating View / Private TNC area. If TNCremoNT is ended and restarted. access is again under password protection.. On the TNC 426/ TNC 430..Private TNC area.

Backup/Restore Screen download. If TNCcmd is started during an active connection between TNC and TNCremoNT.. register status during blinking error messages.. you can transfer the current TNC screen as a *. June 2002 How to Operate TNCremoNT 19 . See “Pallet Editor” on page 37. With Extras / TNCserver.. Select the option View immediately if you want to open the log with the editor Notepad.6 Tools Command Group TNCserver... control resets. Receive log. With Extras / Backup / Restore you can start TNCbackup. In Paint you can open and edit *. TNCserver can also be started without TNCremoNT. This enables you to make a backup of the control or restore existing backup data to the control. You enter the date and time at which the log is to be received. then TNCcmd automatically connects with the TNC. Screen to clipboard With Extras / Screen to clipboard or the button you can transfer the current TNC screen into the Windows buffer memory and then edit it in most Windows applications. and other machine-dependent events. With Extras / Screen download. Pallet editor With Extras / Pallet editor or this button you can access the pallet management functions. To edit the *. or the corresponding button.BMP file to the PC.. TNCcmd With Extras / TNCcmd or the corresponding button you start TNCcmd.BMP file you need a suitable program.. the error message cannot open the interface is displayed. See “TNCcmd” on page 34. The log is a record of keystrokes. With Extras / Receive log you can save the data from the control unit log in an ASCII file. error messages.. When TNCserver is called: n Any connection between TNCremoNT and the TNC is therefore separated. See “TNCserver” on page 26...BMP files through File / Open.3. TNCcmd can also be started without TNCremoNT.. TNCremoNT and TNCcmd cannot have an active connection to the TNC at the same time (applies only to configuration for serial interface). Most computers have the Microsoft drawing program Paint installed. See “TNCbackup” on page 42... or select the option Save as file and enter the file name to save the log in the current directory of the PC. TNCserver. or this button you can call TNCserver. n If TNCcmd is active.

. some other file types might be transferred in a corrupted form! • Background transmission: You can continue working with TNCremoNT during active data transfer between the PC and TNC. Hinweis You can also define another working directory by clicking the right mouse key the link to TNCremoNT. With Extras / Configuration.. n Settings • Serial connection: Interface: Select the interface at which the data transmission cable is connected... • The TNC partition on the control • The last active directory • A freely defined directory n Mode: • Transmission in binary mode: You can switch off this option (Never).. you can configure the data transfer.\My Documents\. n Folder: Define the start directory on the PC when TNCremoNT is started and the starting directory on the control during connection setup: • The local working directory during program start. switch it on permanently (Always) or switch it on only for certain file types. 20 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT . See “Managing Several Machines with TNCremoNT” on page 23. n Converter: Activate the online conversion of NC programs to increase the data transmission speed to the TNC 426 / TNC 430. There you can define the working directory under the "Shortcut" tab. Transmission speed: Choose either automatically detected or select the baud rate that is selected on your control..Configuration. The standard as working directory is the Windows folder .See “Using the Online Conversion of NC Programs” on page 25. n Configuration: Here you can define an delete the configurations of several machines. • Ethernet: Enter the IP address of the TNC into the field TNC address. If this function is always active. n Connection: Select the serial connection or Ethernet.

. n English n German n Italian n Spanish n French n Swedish n Finnish n Czech n Polish n Danish n Hungarian n Dutch June 2002 How to Operate TNCremoNT 21 . With Extras / Dialog language....Dialog language. you can select the language for the TNCremoNT program user interface.

. With the Next tip button you can call more tips...3. you can learn about especially useful functions that you may not yet be familiar with. but which can significantly speed and simplify your work with TNCopt. If you do not want TNCremoNT to show a new tip every time it starts. With Help/Tips and Tricks. 22 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT . simply clear the Show tips when program starts check box.7 ”Help” Command Group Contents With Help / Content you can directly access the table of contents of the TNCremoNT help system.. About. Here you will find information on the features of TNCremoNT and its operation.. The Help / About menu item provides you with the version number and other information about TNCremoNT .. Operation Tip of the day. With Help / Help or with the F1 key you can call the TNCremoNT help system. Here you will quickly find detailed information on the features of TNCremoNT and its operation..

U Change the settings on the Connection or Settings tab. U Select Extras/Configuration. button to define the first machine.. U Go to the Connection tab and select the protocol type (for example TCP/IP). click the OK button to finish defining the Changing the settings of a machine U Close any active connection. Defining a new machine U Select Extras/Configuration. Deleting a Machine U Close any active connection. select the machine whose settings you wish to change. select the machine that you wish to delete.21) or the name and transfer rate of the serial interface. U Click the Delete button. click the OK button to finish editing the settings of the machine. U In the Save configuration as dialog box.. U Select Extras/Configuration. click the Save as. U Go to the Settings tab and enter the IP address (for example 160.. machine. enter the name of the machine (for example ”Machine 1”) in the Save as text box and confirm your entry with OK.. U In the Configuration tab. U In the Configuration dialog box. This enables you to access all the controls in your workshop from a single PC without having to edit the settings every time.3. June 2002 How to Operate TNCremoNT 23 . U The name you enter is then displayed in the Configuration tab. U In the Configuration dialog box..8 Managing Several Machines with TNCremoNT With TNCremoNT you can manage the connection settings for two or more machines.. click the OK button to finish the procedure. U From the drop-down list.1. U In the Configuration dialog box.180... U From the drop-down list.

If no connection was active before selection.Switching among Machines It is very easy to switch among machines by using the drop-down list in the toolbar. 24 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT . select the desired machine and click the File / Connect command or the corresponding button. If a connection to another machine is already active. TNCremoNT closes the connection and automatically sets up a connection with the selected machine.

H/. but are transferred in ASCII format. under Extras / Configuration. Then the selected NC program is transferred at a higher data transfer rate. This is done automatically. In its installation path (e. in the ”Folder name” edit box you can now enter the path of the desired folder.. TNCremoNT transfers the required data from the TNC to the PC. simply activate the Name of folder automatically generated from connection parameters option.9 Using the Online Conversion of NC Programs Both HEIDENHAIN and ISO NC part programs are available in binary format..g. Conversion from ASCII to binary format costs computing time and delays particularly the transmission time of the Ethernet transmission during on the TNC 426 / TNC 430. the data transfer speed cannot be increased with this function beyond the adjusted data transfer rate.. TNCremoNT must first download once some information on the NC software of the TNC. June 2002 How to Operate TNCremoNT 25 . TNCremoNT must know the binary format of the TNC concerned. To relocate this conversion from the TNC to the PC. which means during data transmission. To accelerate transmission speed. Hinweis Online conversion also functions during transfer of NC programs with the LSV2 protocol via serial interface. C:\Program Files\HEIDENHAIN\TNCremoNT\) TNCremoNT then automatically creates a folder for each new connected TNC (e. however. TNCremoNT checks the versions of the files in the previously defined folder. As long as the connection is not separated.21). Before the first transfer of an NC program from the PC to the TNC. However.3. If necessary. activate the option Online conversion of NC programs (. Activate the Manually enter the name of the folder option. C:\Program Files\HEIDENHAIN\TNCremoNT\160. In this case. specify the folder in which this information is saved.I).180. For TNCremoNT to be able to take the conversion over from the TNC. If you want TNCremoNT itself to manage these folders. You can.1.g. however. TNCremoNT no longer needs to check the versions before transferring NC programs to the TNC. TNCremoNT can also convert the data on the PC online.

Otherwise it may interfere with transmission at high baud rates. See “Overview of Functions” on page 48.1 General Information TNCserver enables you to transfer data between PCs and HEIDENHAIN controls over the serial interface. The user works from the control.4TNCserver 4. The PC functions as file server. Call: n From TNCremoNT. The connection settings of a serial connection are taken over. With the ME protocol you must define the PC the file to be transferred. n Select TNCserver over the start menu to start it independently of TNCremoNT. 26 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT . start the TNCserver with Extras / TNCserver. Achtung Switch off your screen saver. The section Overview of Functions in this Manual shows which TNCserver transmission protocols can be used on your control.

n The connecting cable is unsuitable. Transmit (Data I/O) and Receive (Data I/O): If you receive the message No file name entered. If you receive the message No connection. n Differing baud rates. 366 964-xx) to the RS-232 port of your machine. 9- U Connect the cable to the PC interface shown under Interface. U Connect a transposed serial interface cable (25-pin: Id. Nr. refer to the Technical Manual for the correct interface cable. Only for ME Transmit.2 Establishing a Connection Steps to connection setup U Check whether the control model in the window title bar is correct and whether the protocol and the baud rate in the TNCserver window match the settings on the control. the following are possible causes: n The protocol is not suitable for the connected control. 275 545-xx. ME Receive. Under Configuration you can change the settings. n The control is not switched on or not in the correct operating mode. Configuration you can have TNCserver find free interfaces and select another interface. If in spite of the message Waiting for request you cannot make a transmission. If you wish to connect the cable directly to the control. it may have one of the following causes: n The cable is not connected to the correct interface. Under DNC connection not established TNCserver should now display the status Waiting for request. June 2002 TNCserver 27 .4. pin: Id. Nr. press the File button and select a file.

COM2: -P2). After the standard installation. By copying this link file you can create multiple initial configurations. you can add the following parameters to the command line: n -P<x>: Serial interface (e. the TNCserver link file is in the folder C:\Winnt\Profiles\All users\Start Menu\ Program Files\HEIDENHAIN Applications. U Select the Shortcut tab. Program call and parameters are separated by a blank space. Hinweis In general. To enter command line parameters: U In the Explorer.g. You can enter more than one parameter provided that they are separated by spaces. U Add the command line parameter to the program call in the Target text box. the extension *.Command line parameters To configure the TNCserver. 28 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT . The file is indicated in the Type column with link.LNK is not displayed in the Explorer. click with the right mouse key on the TNCserver link and select Properties.

3 TNCserver User Interface The TNCserver window provides the following information: n Folder (directory) on the PC n Configuration of TNCserver • Protocol: Communications protocol • Interface: COM interface on the PC • Baud rate: Selected baud rate n Status • Status of the connection between PC and control • Any action presently in progress (transmit folder. transmit files. set attribute) • File presently being transmitted / File in which incoming data will be saved • Progress: Number of transmitted/Received characters June 2002 TNCserver 29 . rename file.4. delete file. receive file.

g. 9600.g. If you press the Seek free ports button. You can select the system of file name extensions used on the PC: • Control file names.ANC. Configuration TNCserver is configured in the General. FE Settings and Folders tabs.. Select the folder that you want to set. TNCserver uses the same file name extension that is shown in the control (e. 19200.HNC”). • LSV-2 • FE (FE1. 115200). • Baud rate: Select the baud rate that is configured on your control (2400. 38400. See “Overview of Functions” on page 48.xNC file name extensions (the TNC. n General—Interface • Port: Select the serial PC interface to which the interface cable is connected. for HEIDENHAIN NC programs: ”*.A.. FE2) • ME Transmit • ME Receive n General—Control model Select the model of the connected control. 30 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT .EXE-compatible name convention) NC is appended to the file-type letter (e. If your system has more than one serial interface. COM1 to COM4 are offered in the list. TNCserver finds the free interfaces and shows only them in the dropdown list. Nonregistered file types are transmitted as ASCII files and carry the extension *. dialog for selecting the folder. n If select folder with view of files is not active: TNCserver shows only the drives and folders.4 To operate the TNCserver Folders Pressing the Folder button opens the find folder dialog box. Nonregistered file types are transmitted as ASCII files and carry the extension *. 4800. n General—Communications protocol Select the protocol that is suitable for your control. HEIDENHAIN plain language ”*.4. • . n FE settings The FE protocol uses one letter to identify the file type. 57600.H” programs). The layout of the dialog box depends on the select folder with view of the files folder setting (see Configuration / Folder): n If select folder with view of files is active: TNCserver shows the Open file. you can also type it in directly.

Here you will find information on the features of the program and its operation. File (only with ME protocol) When you press the File button. It is possible and useful to combine the first two options if you want access to files that use the *. you will see the Save as or the Open dialog box. Select a file and click the Save or Open button.• TNC 406 file names (name convention for the HEIDENHAIN ram-type EDM control) Each file type is identified by a single character. TNCserver uses the folder that was last active.MP. Off: No files are shown.PLC. 4. TNCserver opens the standard file dialog. the same as on the control. but would also like to use TNCremoNT. Exception: PLC files are identified with *.5 TNCserver—Help By selecting the Help button you can call the TNCserver help system. n Folders • Select folder with view of files On: In the Open dialog box the files are shown in addition to the drives and folders. Depending on whether you want to receive or transmit data. June 2002 TNCserver 31 .*NC file name extension. which works with the control file name extensions. and machine parameter files with *. • Save current folder for next time With every program start.

n The control’s entire folder tree is accessible.4. U Now you can use the PC as server—while operating it from the control. Here the program lines are transferred in individual blocks with checksum. U TNCserver is ready for data transmission. U Folder button: Select the folder to which the TNC will have access. Each block is acknowledged by the remote station. Advantages over the FE protocol: n Information is available on the control about the exact file size and file date. n The folder can be set at the control. The User’s Manual of your control describes which data transfer functions are available. To operate TNCserver: U Select the FE (FE1/FE2) protocol. This means that a program is drip-fed to the control and executed simultaneously. The FE protocol permits blockwise program execution. LSV-2 The TNC 426 / TNC 430 and the iTNC 530 also supports server operation with the LSV-2 protocol. The User’s Manual of your control describes which data transfer functions are available.6 The TNCserver Protocols FE protocol File serving with FE protocol is the most widespread method of file transfer with HEIDENHAIN controls. U TNCserver is ready for data transmission. U Folder button: Select the folder to which the TNC will have access during connection setup. n A more reliable data transmission through a more sophisticated protocol. This does not change the setting under Folder. To operate TNCserver: U Select the LSV2 protocol. 32 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT . Hinweis From the TNC you can select other drives and folders. U Now you can use the PC as server—while operating it from the control.

U Data transmission is activated. U File button: Select or create the file in which the data will be saved. U Status provides information on data transmission: • No connection: There is no connection to the control. U The amount transmitted is shown in the progress line and the line below it. U Under Progress you can see the amount of data transmitted. June 2002 TNCserver 33 . ME Receive Data transfer from the control to the PC: U Select the ME Receive protocol. U Data transmission is activated. or the file has already been transferred. • Active: Data transmission is in progress.ME Transmit Data transfer from the PC to the control: U Select the ME Transmit protocol. Examine the control. —In this state you can now cancel the data transfer (Cancel button). —You can now cancel the data transfer (Cancel button). U Activate data transfer at the control. U Establish readiness to receive in the control. Examine the control. U File button: Select the file to be sent. • Stopped: The control has interrupted data transmission. • Stopped: The control has interrupted data transmission. U Status provides information on data transmission: • No connection: There is no connection to the control. • Active: Data transmission is in progress.

Windows 98. 5. The prompt waits for commands that you must enter.5TNCcmd 5. NC program types .H and . With the EXIT command you can quit TNCcmd.I are converted to binary at the PC during transmission to the control) Receive file Renaming a file File information Receiving a screen dump Transfers individual files from backup to the control Starts a backup of the control files Transfers only newly edited files to the control (List in TPJ file) Transfers only newly edited files to the control (List in TPJ file) Overview of all available commands GET RENAME FILEINFO SCREEN RESTORE BACKUP UPDATE UPLOAD 34 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT . If you wish to use Ethernet on the TNC 426 / TNC 430. Windows NT and Windows 2000 that enables you to transfer data between the TNC and PC over an Ethernet or serial interface. depending on the command.1 General Information With Extras / TNCcmd you can start a command-line program for Windows 95. the NC software version 280 47601 or higher must be installed. TNCcmd asks for the required parameters. it automatically attempts to make a connection with the TNC that has been selected in TNCremoNT. When you start TNCcmd.2 Command Overview ? File commands DEL PUT Deleting a file Transmit a file (with the switch /c.

) Installs the online HEIDENHAIN binary converter to increase the data transfer speed on the TNC 426 / TNC 430 as of NC software 280 476-06 INSTALL Other commands SETUP VER SERVER RESET LOG KEY TIME SYNCTIME HELP [command] Transfer backup to the control (setup) Display version number of the control Starts the mini file server (LSV-2) Triggers a control reset Import log Keystroke simulation Read date and time Synchronize date and time on the control with the PC Information on a specific command June 2002 TNCcmd 35 . it can attain an even higher data transfer rate with the command BLOCKSIZE 4. TNC 430 has an Ethernet interface card with the most recent controller chip (LAN91C96). (Default as of NC software 280476-06 is 3 KB block size.Connection check LOCAL REMOTE CONNECT DISCONNECT Folder commands DIR CD MKDIR RMDIR Transmission control Display folder Change folder Make directory Remove folder Switch to PC view Switch to TNC view Establish connection Separate the connection BIN BLOCKSIZE Switches binary transmission mode on/off If the TNC 426.

...........21).................... If you double-click a *...180.................WIN32 command line client for HEIDENHAIN TNC controls .... All described commands can be applied in these command files with the extension *....... Connection established with TNC 426/430 M.........180..h PC file name: flange..WIN32 command line client for HEIDENHAIN controls ......3 TNCcmd with Command Files TNCcmd can also run command files... Connection established with iTNC 530......Example of dialog mode: TNCcmd .1.180.....tnccmd (160..h ..h TNC file name: flange........ .................. Example: Command file test.Version 2...tnccmd.tnccmd: CONNECT VERSION TIME PAUSE Output of TNCcmd: TNCcmd ..1...11 Connecting with Machine 1 (160..13 Connecting with 160........... ..................... you can select whether the file should be edited with an editor or handed over to TNCcmd....1.21 executing test. Transmission rate 20 KB/s TNC:\> exit TNC 426/430 M BASIC--33 11 NC Software Version: 280476 09 5........ Software ID 280476 09 TNC:\> ver NC Model: NC PLC Version: NC Options: TNC:\> get flange......Version 3......21) .. NC software 340 420 05 TNC:\>CONNECT Already connected TNC:\>VERSION NC model: NC PLC version: NC options: TNC:\>TIME NC date: NC time: 08:30:32 TNC:\>PAUSE Press any key to continue! iTNC 530 NC software version: 340 420 05 BASIC--35-01 %000011110001111 05/17/2002 36 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT .tnccmd command file in TNCremoNT....

) is specified and documented by the machine tool builder.6Pallet Editor 6. The entries in the pallet table are indicated with the following symbols: Symbol Entry Pallet Part program June 2002 Pallet Editor 37 . The table contents are analyzed and the NC and datum tables it contains are transferred to the control. designation of the columns. edit. you can create. and test new pallet tables for the TNC 426 / TNC 430 and iTNC 530.1 General Information With Extras / Pallet editor. You can also transfer them to the control. The layout of the pallet table (length.. etc..

.. Shortcut Description Page 41 CTRL+X CTRL+C CTRL+V DELETE Button Shortcut Description Page 40 Page 40 Page 40 Page 40 Page 40 Page 41 Page 41 Button Shortcut Description Page 39 Page 39 Page 39 Page 39 Page 39 Page 39 Page 39 Page 39 38 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT .. Test completeness Transfer all Activate Pallet table Exit Edit Command Edit Insert pallet Insert machining entry Cut Copy paste Delete Settings Command Folders.2 Command Overview File Command New Open Save Save as..6.

Open Save Save as. datum tables). testing Transfer all Pallet table... Pallet table execution is then started with an NC start. With File / Transfer all or this button you can transfer all required files to the TNC (pallet table. part programs.. The table format is taken over from the pallet table last opened. With File / Test Completeness or this button you can test whether all the files listed in the pallet table (part programs and datum tables) actually exist. TNCremoNT transmits these files into the folders specified under Settings / Folders. you can save the pallet table under a new name. The original pallet table is overwritten. With File / Save as. Full Sequence or the Program Run. activating June 2002 Pallet Editor 39 . With File / Open or this button you can select a pallet table and open it for editing or to use the table format for a new table.. Single Block mode.6. With File / Activate Pallet Table the pallet table is activated at the control if it is in the Program Run. Achtung This function is available as of NC software version 280 474-03.3 Pallet Editor—File New With File / New or this button you can create a new pallet table. Completeness. TNCremoNT looks for these files in the folders specified under Settings / Folders. With File / Save or this button you can save the pallet table. Exit With File / Exit you can leave the pallet editor and return to TNCremoNT.

4 ”Pallet Editor—Edit” Command Group Edit With Edit / Edit you open the Machining entry window (see figure below). The entries correspond to the columns of the pallet table. The pallet editor opens the machining entry window (see figure above). With Edit / Copy or this button you can copy the marked entry into the clipboard. The entry possibilities here depend on the table. Copy 40 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT . With Edit / Insert machining entry you can insert a machining entry below the current position in your pallet table. The entry possibilities here depend on the table.6. The entries correspond to the columns of the pallet table. if you wish to find and select files in your local Pallet. which is defined by the machine tool builder (see sections “Pallet Management” and “Freely definable Tables” in the Technical Manual). Press this button program folder. which is defined by the machine tool builder (see sections “Pallet Management” and “Freely definable Tables” in the Technical Manual). inserting With Edit / Insert pallet you can insert a pallet below the current position in your pallet table. Machining entry. inserting Cut With Edit / Cut or this button you can delete an entry in the pallet table and simultaneously copy it into the clipboard. This window allows you to define your machining entry.

the files from the working folder are used.. If nothing is entered.Paste With Edit / Insert or the button the content of the clipboard is inserted below the marked entry. If you activate the box marked target folder on the TNC has the same name as the pallet table. PC source folder: The required files (part programs and datum tables) must be saved in this folder. With Settings / Folders you can define the source and target folder. TNC target folder: The pallet editor transfers the pallet tables and the associated files (part programs and datum tables) to the folder on the TNC as entered here. the program will create the folder on the TNC. the program will create the folder on the TNC. With Edit / Delete or the DEL key you can erase the marked entry in the pallet table. June 2002 Pallet Editor 41 . If necessary.. the pallet table and the associated files are transferred to a corresponding folder in the TNC that has the name of the pallet table. the pallet view will immediately display the path used later on the TNC (see also example on Page 37). If you select a file with the button under Edit / Insert machining entry.5 ”Pallet Editor—Settings” Command Group Folders. Delete 6. If necessary.

Status Bar File list Making a backup file U Make a file list by selecting the corresponding function under File / Scan a file list.. In the standard setting. U Start the backup with Run / Backup.7TNCbackup 7.LST. 42 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT . all scanned files are marked.. U Enter the file name. U With Edit / Check file(s) or Edit / Uncheck. U Start the restoration with Run / Restore.1 General Information With Extras / Backup/Restore you can save any files from your TNC on an external data medium and restore them again from that medium. The backup file and file list are given the same name. By clicking the table title the file list can be sorted in ascending or descending order.. Restoring a backup U Open the backup file list with File / Open a file list. TNCbackup automatically adds the extension *.BCK or *.. select the files that you want to backup. select the file that you want to restore. U With Edit / Check file(s) or Edit / Uncheck.

.....2 Command Overview File Command Open a file list. Change TNC folder.. Save a file list Save a file list as... Scan a file list Scan folder Scan folder tree Machine files All control files Exit Edit Command Select all Check File(s) Uncheck Button Shortcut CTRL+A Description Page 46 Page 46 Page 46 Page 45 Page 45 Page 45 Page 45 Page 45 F6 Button Shortcut Description Page 45 Page 45 Page 45 Page 45 View Command Properties. Shortcut Description Page 46 June 2002 TNCbackup 43 .7.

. Restore Extract.. Backup (Protected). Button Shortcut Description Page 47 Page 47 Page 47 Page 47 44 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT .Run Command Backup.....

7... With File / Save a file list as. Change TNC folder. or the associated button you can save the file list currently open under any desired name. or the associated button you can open an existing scan file list or backup file list. which is shown in the status line. With File / Save a file list or the button you can save the file list currently open. With File / Scan a file list / Scan a folder tree or the associated button you can find and display on the TNC all the entries in the current directory. TNCbackup shows the current file in the status line at the bottom of the window. It must have the extension *.LST.. Any existing subfolders are also found and displayed. With File / Scan a file list / Scan a folder or the associated button you can find and display on the TNC all the files in the current directory.. With File / Open a file list. This function is possible only with PLC access authorization. With File / Change TNC folder.LST. TNCbackup automatically adds the extension *.. TNCbackup assumes the current folder from TNCremoNT. TNCbackup automatically adds the extension *. If the file list already exists.. Save a file list Save a file list as. With File / Scan a file list / Machine files or the associated button you can find and display on the TNC all the machine-specific files (complete PLC partition and selected files in the SYS partition).. Otherwise the File / Save as. which is shown in the status line.. With File / Quit you exit TNCbackup. This function is possible only with PLC access authorization...3 “TNCbackup—File” Command Group Open a file list.LST. Scan a file list/Scan a folder Scan a file list/Scan a folder tree Scan a file list/ Machine files Scanning a file list/ All control files Exit June 2002 TNCbackup 45 . dialog box appears and asks you to enter a file name.... selected files in the SYS partition).. it is overwritten. With File / Scan a file list / All control files or the associated button you can find and display on the TNC all the machine-specific files (complete TNC and PLC partition. you can change the folder on the TNC.

5 “TNCbackup—View” Command Group Properties. With Edit / Uncheck.. • Errors that occur during file list creation or data transfer n The Statistics tab.4 “TNCbackup—Edit” Command Group Select all With Edit / Select all you can select all the files in the file list. File(s). machine-specific files.. The information is in text format. The two values block repetitions and data overflow serve for diagnostic purposes during transmission over the serial interface. or the associated button you can display information on the current file list. selected files) • Folder (only with selected files) • Total size of all files • Name of the backup file • Size of the backup file n The Errors tab. You will find the following information on the tabs: n The General tab • Creation date of the file list • Source of the file list (All files. Marked files are indicated with the symbol. the associated button or a double-click you mark the selected file or files. checking Uncheck 7. Any checking or unchecking is performed on all selected files.g. This is indicated with a blue background on the file name and symbol. n The All information tab.. the associated button or a double-click you can unmark the selected file or files. With Edit / Check file(s). • All information that can be added to the file list.7. Any values greater than 0 that appear hear indicate a disturbance in transmission (e.. With View / Properties. 46 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT . excessive PC utilization or physical disturbances). The other functions (saving and restoring files) refer only to marked files. Unmarked files are indicated with the symbol.

TNCbackup asks you for the name of the backup file and a code number Only with this code number can you restore the backup file... The backup file must be located in the same folder as the file list. TNCbackup asks you for the name of the backup file. With Run / Backup. Extract With Run / Extract or the associated button you can extract the marked files of the current file list out of the backup file and save it in the current working folder on the PC.. Achtung Existing files are automatically overwritten when restoring a backup.. The backup file (*.6 “TNCbackup—Run” Command Group Backup..7. With Run / Restore.. after confirmation they are saved on the PC in directories of the same names but subordinate to the working directory... or the associated button you can make a backup file of all marked files in the current file list.BCK) must be located in the same folder as the file list. If files come from more than one control directory. or the associated button you can regenerate files that have been secured in an existing backup file. Restore June 2002 TNCbackup 47 . Backup (protected). With Run / Backup (protected) or the associated button you can make a backup file of all marked files in the current file list.

8Technical Information 8.1 Overview of Functions Control POSITIP ND XXX TNC 122 TNC 124 TNC 131 TNC 135 TNC 145 TNC 150 TNC 151 TNC 155 TNC 232 TNC 234 TNC 246 TNC 2500B TNC 306 TNC 310 TNC 355 TNC 360 CONTOUR 12 TNC 370 TNC 406 TNC 407 TNC 410 TNC 415 TNC 415B TNC 425 TNC 426 / TNC 430 iTNC 530 MANUAL PLUS M Mill Plus X X X X X ME FE X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X Data I/O Data I/O X X X X X X X 3) 2) X No folder changing 1) Data transfer rate 9600 baud Data transfer rate 9600 baud Data transfer rate 9600 baud Data transfer rate 9600 baud Data transfer rate 9600 baud X X X X FL SV Remarks MANUAL PLUS 3110 Data I/O CNC PILOT 3190 Data I/O 48 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT .

for device 1: n MC_900: 1 for RS-232 n MC_901: 2400—baud rate n MC_903: 1—stop bit n MC_905: 1—ISO (7-bit and even parity) n MC_907: 2—XON/XOFF n MC_908: 1—DTR testing on June 2002 Technical Information 49 . 2) File server (LSV2) with software levels 280 462-xx and 280 463-xx as of version 05. Otherwise.This table provides information on the transmission protocols that can be used with TNCremoNT/TNCserver between the PC and HEIDENHAIN controls. U In the Device Manager tab. e. U Select the Port Settings tab and press the Advanced button. the software handshake will not function correctly due to the small receiving buffer of the TNC. To set the receiving buffer on the PC U Select Start / Settings / Control Panel.g. U Move the slider all the way to the left to low and press OK. select the desired COM interface and select the Properties button. U Select System. 3) Machine constants. Description of protocols: n ME: Transmit data / receive data with the RTS/CTS handshake (hardware handshake) n FE: Blockwise data transfer with ACK/NAK acknowledgement (one block corresponds to a line) n FL: Data transmission with the LSV2 protocol—operated from the PC n SV: Data transmission with the LSV2 protocol—operated from the TNC (fileserver function) n Data I/O: Data transfer in I/O mode—RTS/CTS handshake (hardware handshake) Remarks: 1) TNC 355 with ME protocol: Set the receiving buffer of the desired COM interface to 1.

g.1 RS-232-C/V.8.2 Cable Configuration 8. TNC 426/TNC 430: External device e. 17 m X21 LE Achtung The logic unit (X21) and the adapter block have different connector layouts. PC HEIDENHAIN standard cable 3 m RS-232-C HEIDENHAIN adapter block connecting cable max.2.24 Interface HEIDENHAIN devices/PC Almost all machine tool builders comply with the pin layout illustrated below for the serial interface jack (RS-232-C adapter block) TNC 410. 50 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT . FE.

-Nr. 17 m X27 MC 422 Id. PC HEIDENHAIN standard cable 3 m RS-232-C HEIDENHAIN adapter block connecting cable max. 363 987-02 Id.g. FE. 366 964-xx Id. 355 484-xx RD WH YL vio VI BK BN WH/GN GY GN vio RD YL WH BN BK VI GY WH/GN GN June 2002 Technical Information 51 .-Nr.-Nr.iTNC 530: External device e.

1000 m X28 MC 422 Id.g. PC RS-422 Adapter block HEIDENHAIN connecting cable max.11 Interface TNC 426/TNC 430: External device e.g.8.2.-Nr. PC RS-422 adapter block HEIDENHAIN connecting cable max. 363 987-01 Id. 355 484-xx RD YL WH BN BK vio VI GY WH/GN GN 52 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT .2 RS-422/V.-Nr. 1000 m X22 LE iTNC 530: External device e.

2.8.3 Ethernet Interface RJ45 connection (X26) Maximum cable length: Shielded: 400 m Unshielded: 100 m (not recommended in industrial area) Pin 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Signal TX+ TX– REC+ Free Free REC– Free Free Description Transmit data Transmit data Receive data Receive data - Meaning of the LEDs on the Ethernet interface X26 of the iTNC 530: LED Green Yellow Condition Blinking Off On Off BNC connection (X25) Maximum cable length: 180 m Pin 1 2 Signal Data (RXI. TXO) GNC Description Internal conductor (core assembly) Shielding Meaning Interface active Interface inactive 100 Mb net 10 Mb net June 2002 Technical Information 53 .

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..... 36 Command line parameters ................................................................................................ 45 B Backup ........................................................................................................................................ restoring ................................. 22 Conversational language ...... 19........................................................................ 14 Contents ............................................ 43 Completeness................................................................. 47 Backup file................................. 16.........................11 ..... 25 Copy .................................................................................. 6................. 40 Cut ................. 52 Changing the folder/drive .............................................................................................. 27 Connection........................................................................................................................................ 42 C Cable configuration ........... 17 Directories ......... making ............. 47 Backup (protected) ................................................................... 39 Configuration ........................... 14............................................................................................................................. 50 Cable RS-232-C/V. 38.................................9 Index A About .................................................................................................................................. separating ......................... 21 Converter ........................ Ethernet ........................................................................................................................................ 40 Establish connection ..................................................................... 14 Exit ......................... 28 Command overview ....................................................................... 15........................................................................................................................................................................................ 41 E Edit .................................................................................................................................................... 53 Cable.......... 7......................... RS-422/V...................................................24 ........................................ 47 June 2002 Index 55 ............................................................................................... 50 Cable..................................... 40 D Deinstallation ............................................................................................... 16 Command files ............................................................................................. 30 Connection check ................................................ 42 Backup............................................................................................................. 38...... 45 Extract ................................................................. 35 Connection setup ....... 11.................................................................................................................................................... 20.................................... testing ........... 41 Details ....... 5 Delete ...... 22 All control files ............................................................................. 39..........................

................................. 3 List ......................................................... 38 File commands ................................................................... scanning ................................................................................................ 17 ME Receive ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 30 H Hardware prerequisites ............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 33 ME Transmit ..................................................................................................................... 30 File ............................................................................... 15 N New .............. scanning ....................................... 45 File list................ switching among .............................................................................................. scanning .............................. 45 File list............. inserting ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 42 File list........................ save as ............................................................................... 45 Folder............................... 45 File(s)........................................................................ 46 Installation ....................................................................... 35 Folder tree. 16 56 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT ......... 40 Managing several machines ...................... 32 FE settings ................. 39 New folder ................ 23 Machine........................................................................................................... 14..... deleting ........................ 46 Folder commands .................................... 23 Mask ................................................................... saving .................................................. opening ............................................. 23 Machine................................................................ 23 Machining entry........................... 4 L License agreement .............................................................................................................................................................. 22............. defining new ...................................................................... 31..........................................................................F FE protocol ......................................... 6 I Information on the file list ........ 45 Machine settings .............................................................................................. 45 Folders ............................................................................. 24 Machines........................................... 45 File list............................................................ 31 How to operate TNCremoNT .................................. 32 M Machine files ............. checking ........................................... 33 Move .................................................................................. 3 Help ...................................... 17 LSV-2 protocol ............................ 34 File list ............................................................................................................................................

................................... 20............ 25 Open ........... 47 S Save ....................................................................................................... 39 Pallet editor—settings ......... 19 Pallet editor—edit ............................ 20 Status Bar ............. activating ................................................................................................................................................................................................................O Online converter ............................................................................................................... 41 Pallet table...................................................................................................................................................................................... 14................ 18 Properties ................................................................................................................................................................................ 15 Password protection ............. 32 R Receiving buffer ......................................................................... 49 Receiving the log ................................................................................................................................................................................... inserting ................................................................................................................................ 19 Screen to clipboard ..................................................... 39 Screen download ........................................ 47 Protocol ............... 39 Operation ................................................................................................................................. 18 Paste ..................................................................... 15 Restore ................................................................................................................................ 39 Save as ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 19 Select all ................ 14.......................................................... 35 Overview of functions . 38 Start directory ................................................................ 42 Status display ............................................................................................... 17 June 2002 Index 57 ..................................................................................................... 40 Pallet editor—file .................. 22 Other commands ..... 19.............. 10 Status window ................................................................................................ 41 Private TNC area ......................................................................................................................................................................... 37 Pallet editor .......................................................................................................... 40 Parent folder ............................................................................................. 19 Refresh .............. 18 Rename ................................................................................. 46 Settings ........................................................................................... 15...................................................................... 46 Protected backup ...................... 39 Pallet..................................... 17 Subfolders ................................................................ 48 P Pallet Editor ....................................................................................................................................

.......................................................................................................................... 17 W Write protection ............................ changing ............................................................................................................................................. 47 TNCbackup—View ....................................................................................................... 22 TNC folder................ 14 U Uncheck ............................................... 46 TNCbackup—File ........................... 9 V Vertically .................................................. 19 Transfer all ............................................. 45 TNCbackup—Run ........................................ 34 TNCserver ................................................................................................................................ 19.......................... 15 Transmitting ........................................................................................ 17 View ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 19....................................... 42 TNCbackup—Edit .......................................................................................................... 15 58 HEIDENHAIN TNCremoNT ..................................................................... 20 Transmit as ............. how to use .................. 29 TNCserver........................................................................................ 30 Tools ............................................................................................................................... 45 TNCbackup .......................................... 32 TNCserver user interface ...................................................... 26 TNCserver protocols ...................T Tile .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 35 Transmission mode .............................. 17 Tips and Tricks .. 46 User interface ............................................................................................................... 46 TNCcmd ............................................................................................................ 39 Transmission control ......................................................... 34 TNCcmd commands ..................................................................................................................................

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