Making a Backup

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The backup function saves your files with a name that you designate. Your designated name gets an associated extension for each data type:

Save File Type File Extension
Offsets .OFS
Settings .SET
Macros - Variables .VAR
Parameters .PAR
Parameters - Pallet Positions (Mill) .PAL
Parameters - Linear Screw Compensation .LSC
A Axis Rotary Parameters (Mill) .ROT
B Axis Rotary Parameters (Mill) .ROT
History .HIS
Program .PGM
ATM - Advanced Tool Management .ATM
IPS & Probe .IPS
Key History .KEY
All - Backup

To back up the information from your machine:

  1. Insert a USB memory device into the USB port on the right side of the control pendant.
  2. Select the USB tab in the Device Manager.
  3. Open the destination directory. If you want to create a new directory for your backup data, refer to Directory Creation for instructions.
  4. Press F4.
  5. Highlight the option you want.
  6. Type a name for the backup. This name is attached to a unique extension for each backup option you picked. Press ENTER.

    The control saves the data you chose, under the name you typed (plus extensions), in the current directory on the USB memory device.

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.