Ways to connect an older CNC RS-232 machine tool to the Internet

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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

Fanuc Standard Comms Settings

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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.