So the other day I found that the battery on the computer was dead and also the battery on the cnc was flat. It appears that the parameters are fine, but maybe not.
The computer used to come on when the machine was turned on, but now you have to turn the computer on separately. The problem I am having is i get a code
Except [24,5] - NCI(14-6); Communication failure with CNC !
I called a tech, but they cannot look at it until the end of the week at the earliest. I was hoping maybe someone had some solutions or ideas?
I did take the computer out but double checked a few times that it was hooked up correctly
Sounds like the xilog.ini file went blank. Its located,C drive~programs~Scm group~xilog plus~bin. Scrow down till you see the xilog.ini and open it. If it is blank, that is your issue. You should have a back up on the C drive.
If your cnc backup battery (CR2032) went flat, then you need to have the control reloaded. The battery on the PC went flat and now you need turn on the unit manually, then you need to go into the bios settings and set the power loss settings to turn on after a power loss. The communication issue could be a few things. Check the following:
1. Windows firewall must be off.
2. Check that the ethernet card is not disabled.
3. The static ip address for the ethernet connection from the kvara to the pc must be 10.10.51.99 (if that does not work try 10.10.51.101) the subnet must be 255.0.0.0 and the gateway is 10.10.51.100
4. On the ESA-GV Kvara nc unit (inside the main electrical cabinet) make sure that the system monitor led says either "4" or "0", otherwise you will not connect.
Also, while the xilog3.ini may cause a failure for Panelmac to connect, only the newer Pratix S machines use Panelmac. So, if you use only the Sintesi handheld and transfer files using pgm2iso xilog3.ini is not your issue.
Thanks for the info, I had a service guy take a look at it and try a few things, now I get a code, I believe it is 1001 PLC in block, I an not sure if he made it worse or better? I guess I will have to call SCM next week and try get it working. I kind of fizzled out on different things to try?
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