TB193 – How to Create a Report and Backup your Files

Introduction

This Tech Bulletin will explain how to create a report and how to backup your configuration, CNC files, and ICN files. Any time changes are made to your control’s configuration a new backup/report should be made. Programs can be backed up once a day, week, or month. That is up to you. This document covers all age machine controls, choose which is correct for you.

If you are not sure – ask!  

We require a new report file – before we discuss your service needs on the phone.  This gives us the basic information we need to help you.

Instructions

CNC10 v2.30 to Current, CNC11 software (Linux or Windows versions)

To create a report – follow the steps below.

1.) Insert a USB device into the control.

     Note: In 2.30 to 2.36 you will need to go into F5-File Ops to make a new directory with the control serial number

               and the Date on your USB device before making the report.IE: K12345-921

2.) From the main screen: Press F7 – Utility, F7 – Report, use the arrow keys to highlight the Destination Directory

               (i.e USB device) and press ENTER:  Thento go into the directory file folderf of the USB device.

3.) Press F8-New Directory, enter the control serial number IE: K12345-921for your control and press ENTER.

4.) Use the arrow keys to highlight the directory you just created and press F10-Accept.

               This will save an install the, report.zip, and report.txt to the designated folder and file.

5.) Remove the USB device and plug it into your office computer.

               Put a copy on your PC for backup purposes and email the report.zip to Centroid Tech Support at

               Remedymills@gmail.com

To backup your CNC files and ICN files – follow the steps below.

1.) Insert a USB device into the control.

2.) From the main screen press F7 – Utility,F3 – Backup, F2 – CNC (this will backup your CNC files),

               and/or F3 – ICN (this will backup your ICN files).

               Use the arrow keys and highlight your USB Device, then press F10-Accept.

3.) Use F1 – Toggle or the SPACEBAR to select individual files (*)  orF2 – All to select all files and then press F10 – Accept.

               Pre Simplified File Ops – CNC10 v1.25 – 1.51

To create a Report – follow the steps below.

1.) Insert a blank floppy disk or USB device into the control.

2.) From the main screen press F7 – Utility, F7 – Report, use the arrow keys

               Next highlight either A:Floppy or B:USB Device and press ENTER to activate the floppy disk or USB device,

               then press ENTER again to backup the files to the floppy disk or USB device.

You can date this report name if you want and it is a good idea.

To backup your CNC files and ICN files – follow the steps below.

1.) Insert a blank floppy or USB device into the control.

2.) From the main screen press F7 – Utility, F3 – Backup, F2 – CNC (this will backup your CNC files),

                and/or F3 – ICN (this will backup your ICN files). Use F1 – Toggle or the SPACEBAR to select individual files

               orF2 – All to select all the files and then press F10 -Accept.

3.) Use the arrow keys and highlight either A:Floppy or B:USB Device, press ENTER to activate

               the floppy disk or USB device.

               Then press ENTER again to backup the files to the floppy disk or USB device.

Note: If the CNC and ICN files are large, they may not fit on 1 floppy disk and will require multiple floppy disks.

Pre USB support – CNC10 v1.00 – 1.21

To create a report – follow the steps below.

1.) Insert a blank floppy disk into the control.

2.) From the main screen press F7 – Utility, then F7 – Report.

3.) Remove the disk and put in your office computer, use Winzip to compress everything into one file

               and then email it to Centroid Tech Support @  support@centroidcnc.com.

To backup your CNC files and ICN files – follow the steps below.

1.) Insert a blank floppy disk into the control.

2.) From the main screen pressF 7 – Utility, F3 – Backup, F2 – CNC (this will backup your CNC files),

               and/or F3 – ICN (this will backup your ICN files).

               Use F1 – Toggle or the SPACEBAR to select individual files or F2 – All to select all files, then press F10 – Accept.

               Note: If the CNC and ICN files are large, they may not fit on 1 disk and will require multiple floppy disks.

Legacy CNC7 Dos software v6.00 to 8.23

To backup your configuration, CNC files, and ICN files – follow the steps below. In v6.00 Intercon was know as GGE.

1.) Insert a blank floppy disk into the control.

2.) From the main screen press F7 – Utility, F3 – Backup, F1 – Config (this will backup your configuration files)

               and/or F2 – CNC (this will backup your CNC files) and/or F3 – ICN (this will backup your ICN files)

Note: For CNC and ICN files, you can select files by pressing F1 – Toggle or the Spacebar.

                If you would like to backup all files press

F2 – All. If the CNC and ICN files are large, they may not fit on 1 disk and will require multiple floppy disks.

To create a report follow the steps below.

1.) Insert a blank floppy disk into the control or if you are doing just a backup config and report you can use the same

               disk you just put the backup on.

2.) From the main screen pressF 7 – Utility, then F7-Report.

3.) Remove the disk and put in your office computer, use Winzip to compress everything into one file and then email it to  our Tech Support@: Remedymills@Gmail.com