Selected Machine Data Backup

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To back up selected information from your machine:

  1. If a USB is used, insert a USB memory device into the USB port on the right side of the control pendant. If Net Share is used, make sure Net Share is correctly set up.
  2. Using the LEFT and RIGHT cursors navigate to USB 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. Select the menu option for the data you want to back up, and press ENTER.
  6. Type a filename in the Save As pop-up menu. Press ENTER. The message SAVED is displayed after saving is complete. If the name exists you can overwrite or type a new name.

    The file types for backups are listed in the following table.

    Menu Selection and File Name for Backup

    F4 Menu Selection Save Load Created File
    Settings yes yes USB0/serialnumber/CONFIGURATION/serialnumber_us.xml
    Offsets yes yes filename.OFS
    Macro Vars yes yes filename.VAR
    ATM yes yes filename.ATM
    Lsc yes yes
    Network Config yes yes filename.xml
    Alarm History yes no filename.txt filename.HIS
    Key History yes no filename.HIS
    note: When you back up settings, the Control does not prompt for a file name. It saves the file in a subdirectory:
    • USB0/machine serial number/CONFIGURATION/machine serial number_us.xml

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.