Full Machine Backup

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The backup function makes a copy of your machine’s settings, programs, and other data so that you can easily restore them.

You create and load backup files with the System [F4] drop-down menu.

[F4] Menu Selections

To create a full machine backup:

  1. Press LIST PROGRAM.
  2. Navigate to the USB or Network Device.
  3. Press F4.
  4. Select Backup Machine and press ENTER.

    Backup Machine Pop-up Menu

  5. Highlight the data to back up and press ENTER to apply a check mark. Press F2 to select all data. Press F3 to clear all check marks.
  6. Press F4.

The control saves the backup you selected in a zip file labeled HaasBackup(mm-dd-yyyy).zip where mm is the month, dd is the day, and yyyy is the year.

Default File Names in the Zip File

Selected Backup Data Saved Name of File (Folder)
System Data Settings (Serial Number)
System Data Offsets OFFSETS.OFS
System Data Alarm History AlarmHistory.txt, AlarmHistory.HIS
System Data Advanced Tool Management (ATM) ATM.ATM
System Data Key History KeyHistory.HIS
Programs Memory Files and Folders (Memory)
User Data User Data Files and Folders (User Data)

Be aware: Many service and repair procedures should be done only by authorized personnel. The service technicians at your Haas Factory Outlet (HFO) have the training, experience, and are certified to do these tasks safely and correctly. You should not do machine repair or service procedures unless you are qualified and knowledgeable about the processes.

Danger: Some service procedures can be dangerous or life-threatening. DO NOT attempt a procedure that you do not completely understand. Contact your Haas Factory Outlet (HFO) and schedule a service technician visit if you have any doubts about doing a procedure.