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    I have info for an 0iA which is a bit older than...

    I have info for an 0iA which is a bit older than yours. CAPi was available as an option. If you do not have a softkey under the edit screen labeled CAP-i then your machine was not ordered with the...
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    Since I'm running my Mori on single phase, it was...

    Since I'm running my Mori on single phase, it was cheaper to add an inverter to run the 3 phase coolant pump than to buy a 3 phase coolant pump. The inverter has digital inputs that can be set by...
  3. Ellison in the NW started going to crap back in...

    Ellison in the NW started going to crap back in the late 80s by picking up Fadal and losing Okuma because of it. By the mid 90s their "techs" were just parts changers with no troubleshooting...
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    The MV's that I spent the most time with had...

    The MV's that I spent the most time with had Yasnac controls so black motors whether AC or DC.
  5. Yes, they are true CNCs. Not high end as far as...

    Yes, they are true CNCs. Not high end as far as Fanuc goes, but very capable for a small simple machine like the KE-55.

    I would take one of these over any Haas if for no other reason that 10 or...
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    Something is in my mind that the counterbalance...

    Something is in my mind that the counterbalance was hydraulic back then.
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    I found reference to the U50 alarm for Meldas 6...

    I found reference to the U50 alarm for Meldas 6 and 7 series controls. Is your control a 60, 70, 600, or 700? Looks like on the maintenance screen there is an indicator for PLC Run/Stop and a...
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    M01 0101 means there is no mode selected. That...

    M01 0101 means there is no mode selected. That in combination with the PLC error makes me suspect this machine had the memory backup batteries die, losing the parameters and ladder. I wish you luck...
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    Would help if you provided more information. ...

    Would help if you provided more information. Pictures of the display even.

    M01 alarms are a group of operation alarms. There are about 100 alarms in that group. You will need to post the entire...
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    Once you are comfortable with modifying the...

    Once you are comfortable with modifying the ladder that would be easy to do.

    I fixed an annoying toolchange behavior on my Mori with a ladder edit and a toolchange macro. Also sped up the...
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    NICE! Knowing how to look at diagnostics, read...

    NICE!

    Knowing how to look at diagnostics, read a schematic, and understand the basics of ladder logic will let you fix a large number of machine problems.

    On a Mitsu control you can eff up the...
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    At the top right of your screen press the button...

    At the top right of your screen press the button labeled DIAGN. That should bring up a row of softkeys and one of them should be PLC I/F. If it is there, press it. If you do not see that press the...
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    A common indication that the axis is at the 2nd...

    A common indication that the axis is at the 2nd reference point called by G30. You need to post the toolchange macro here so we can read it and understand what the builder is doing. Also an M code...
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    It's been a very long time since I last touched a...

    It's been a very long time since I last touched a 6 series control....

    Something sticks in my mind that you have to press P then the key in the new data then press Input. Have you tried that?
  15. For shure! Biggest indexing chuck I've ever seen...

    For shure! Biggest indexing chuck I've ever seen by a long way. That was some coin.
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    For those with machines or spindles under...

    For those with machines or spindles under warranty, messing with the air purge could cause you trouble if you need a spindle under warranty.
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    Since you are using a floating holder, why post...

    Since you are using a floating holder, why post in a thread about rigid tapping????

    Your code doesn't look like any rigid tap code I have seen either.

    Maybe start a new thread?
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    Most all can. You just switch the clamp wedge...

    Most all can. You just switch the clamp wedge position.
  19. On your Mori M33 is the return tools to magazine...

    On your Mori M33 is the return tools to magazine command. G30 is 2nd reference return.
  20. Never changed pockets. There may be some...

    Never changed pockets. There may be some machines that use different ones, but none that I ever worked on.
  21. When I was doing field service we changed CT to...

    When I was doing field service we changed CT to BT and vice-versa regularly when customers bought stocked machines. Most machines just use different claws and a tweak to the Z.

    Don't recall...
  22. I don't have a manual for that drive, but those...

    I don't have a manual for that drive, but those alarms look like what would be shown of the CRT. What alarms are on the spindle drive?
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    Just call me the "Ken Jennings" of CNC then? :) ...

    Just call me the "Ken Jennings" of CNC then? :)

    I spent about 10 years doing CNC field service and applications engineering in the NorthWest with some TDY for Makino in SoCal. Worked with one man...
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    It's actually an Autocon which has some...

    It's actually an Autocon which has some relationship to Dynapath but I don't know the details.
  25. The following is not specific to the Dynapath...

    The following is not specific to the Dynapath control, but to RS-232 comms in general....

    Reducing baud rate is almost always a band-aid fix to improper handshaking. That can be a hardware or...
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