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Upgrading - Siemens SINUMERIK 840D Operator's Manual

Computerized numerical control system for machine tools.
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Services Operating Area
7.5 Main services screen

7.5.13 Upgrading

Upgrade
RS 232 C
user
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7.5.14 Manage programs from network and disk drives
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Function
If you want to upgrade your machine, you can archive the NCK data
beforehand. In this way, the drive data is saved in ASCII format, i.e.
you can change the drive data.
You can archive data via the RS-232 interface or archive it to the NC
Card or to other drives connected with the PCU (logical drives).
Operating sequence
Press the "ETC" key and the "Upgrade" softkey.
Choose where you want to save the archive.
More
Press the "Start" softkey, and enter the archive name.
The NCK data (including drive data) are saved in an archive file.
The archive file can be read in via the "Data in" function.
Function
If the "Network and disk drive management on PCU 20" option is
enabled, you can connect the control to an external network drive
connected to the PCU or another computer and select and run
programs from there.
This function is also available in the "Program" operating area.
Operating sequence
See Chapter 6: Manage Programs from Network and Disk Drives
SINUMERIK 840D/810D Operator's Guide HMI Embedded (BEM) – 03.04 Edition
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 Siemens AG, 2004. All rights reserved

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