● Call of network drive, if SD42700 is empty: e.g. EXTCALL "//computer name/enabled
● Use of the HMI user memory (local drive):
Execution from USB FlashDrive
Direct execution from a USB FlashDrive is not recommended.
There is no protection against contact problems, falling out, breakage through knocking or
unintentional removal of the USB FlashDrive during operation.
Disconnecting it during operation will result in immediate stopping of the machining and,
thus, to the workpiece being damaged.
- OR -
Calls the network drive, if SD $SC42700 "//Computer name/enabled drive" contains:
– On the local drive, you have created the directories part programs (mpf.dir),
subprograms (spf.dir) and workpieces (wks.dir) with the respective workpiece
SD42700 is empty: EXTCALL "TEST.SPF"
The same search sequence is used on the CompactFlash card as in the NCK part
– On the local drive, you have created your own directory (e.g. my.dir):
Specification of the complete path: e.g. EXTCALL
A search is performed for the specified file.
Abbreviations for local drive, CompactFlash Card and USB front connection
As abbreviation for the local drive, the CompactFlash Card and the USB front
connection you can use the abbreviation LOCAL_DRIVE:, CF_CARD: and USB: (e.g.
Alternatively, you can also use the abbreviations CF_Card and LOCAL_DRIVE.
To display the "Local drive" softkey, you require the option "Additional 256
MB HMI user memory on CF Card of the NCU" (not for SINUMERIK Operate
on PCU50 / PC).
Processing EXTCALL calls can be enabled and disabled.
Please refer to the machine manufacturer's specifications.
Operating Manual, 03/2010, 6FC5398-7CP20-1BA0