1) An RS-232 cable connected directly to a PC RS-232 port, with the PC connected to the network, that, in turn, is connected to the Internet. 2) RS-232 cables connecting several CNC machines to an automatic (multitasking) switchbox connected to a PC on the network that is connected to the Internet. A variation of this … Continue reading Ways to connect an older CNC RS-232 machine tool to the Internet
Normal Fanuc comms settings for your software – Baud: 4800 Parity: Even Data bits: 7 Stop bits: 1 The FIFO buffer setting in Windows is also important to prevent buffer overflows (alarm 087) on the CNC.
Typically your PC talks to your CNC machine via RS232 / Com ports, however newer machines / controls are now being supplied with windows operating systems & USB ports. If using RS232 generally the cable required for most controls is a DB25 to 9 pin serial & a null modem adapter to fit on either … Continue reading CNC Communications – RS232 USB PCMCIA