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MASSO Software Update – v3.35 (with Touch Screen)

Release date: 1st August 2018

 

Whats New:

  • Touch screen interface via standard USB touch screens, for complete details please see this link: CLICK HERE
  • Support to Hercus PC200 – 8 Tool turret tool changer, CLICK FOR MORE INFO

 

Improvements:

  • Axis pulse issue resolved with MASSO now supporting 110kHz pulse rate
  • Mill / Router Linear tool changer now supports tools stacked in either X or Y direction, CLICK FOR MORE INFO
  • WiFi connection IP address not showing after connection bug fix

 

How to update the MASSO controller:

  • Power off MASSO
  • Copy the serial number.htg file and Data1.htg files that were emailed to the USB pen drive and do not copy these files to a folder
  • Check that the above file names are not renamed by your browser when saving to the USB pen drive
  • Unplug all USB devices from MASSO and only plug in the USB pen drive with the above two files to the USB pen drive connector of MASSO
  • Power up the MASSO and wait for the yellow progress bar to go all the way to 100%
  • Power off the controller and leave the USB pen drive plugged in, after about 5 seconds power up the unit
  • Initially you will see a black screen for a few seconds while the update finishes
  • Finally you will see the MASSO main screen and now you can connect USB hubs, keyboard and mouse to the system
  • If you require you can delete the update files from the USB pen drive as they are not required anymore

 

Things to check after updating:

  • After updating FIRST CHECK all settings in the F1-Setup screen and make sure all the settings are correct.
  • Check Homing settings.
  • Check Spindle settings.
  • Check General settings, make sure “Limit maximum feedrate” is disabled if not being used.
  • Check Lubrication settings.
  • Check Tool Changer settings and also check the settings inside the tool changer settings.
  • Check all axis settings.
  • Check Auto Tool Zero settings and if not required then please disable it.
  • Check all inputs and outputs, check that the right input shows the right function.
  • Check that all inputs and outputs have the invert set as required.
  • Check your tool calibration and work offset data.
  • Finally before doing any cutting with the machine please do a few dry runs to make sure everything is working fine.
  • You might see a “Backup battery fail detected” alarm, please DO NOT remove the battery on the controller and simply power cycle the controller and the message will automatically go away.

 

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