1. Warnings and Cautions
  2. Warranty
  3. Power On/Off Precautions
  4. Emergency Stop (E-Stop)
  5. Getting started - Installing MASSO
  6. Admin and User Passwords
  7. Graphical Interface
    1. Controller Alarms
  8. Touch Screen Interface
  9. Keyboard and Key Shortcuts
    1. Setting time
    2. Homing the machine
    3. Rapid/Jog
    4. MDI command
    5. Creating New G-Code Files
    6. Editing G-Code
    7. Resetting Job Counter
  10. Supported G & M-Codes
    1. G00 - Rapid Motion
    2. G01 - Linear Interpolation Motion
    3. G02 – Circular Interpolation (Clockwise)
    4. G03 – Circular Interpolation (Counter Clockwise)
    5. G04 – Dwell
    6. G10 – Set Work Offset Values
    7. G17 – XY Plane Selection
    8. G18 – ZX Plane Selection
    9. G19 – YZ Plane Selection
    10. G20 – Set Machine Units To Inches
    11. G21 – Set Machine Units To Millimetres
    12. G28 – Return To Machine Home
    13. G32 – Threading Cycle
    14. G38.2 – Straight Probe Cycle
    15. G53 – Move In Absolute Machine Coordinates
    16. G54 to G59 – Select Work Offset Coordinate System
    17. G73 – High Speed Peck Drilling
    18. G80 – Cancel Modal Motion
    19. G81 – Drilling Cycle
    20. G82 – Drilling Canned Cycle With Dwell
    21. G83 – Peck Drilling For Deeper Holes
    22. G90 – Set Distance Mode To Absolute
    23. G91 – Set Distance Mode To Incremental
    24. G92 – Temporary Work Offset
    25. G92.1 – Cancel Temporary Work Offset
    26. G93 – Inverse Time Mode
    27. G94 – Units Per Minute Mode
    28. G96 – Turn on Constant Surface Speed (CSS)
    29. G97 – Turn off Constant Surface Speed (CSS)
    30. G98 – Canned Cycle – Retract Back To The Initial Z
    31. G99 – Canned Cycle – Retract Back To R Plane
    32. M00 – Program Stop
    33. M01 – Optional Program Stop
    34. M02 – Program End
    35. M03 – Spindle ON (Clockwise)
    36. M03 – Plasma Torch ON
    37. M04 – Spindle ON (Counter Clockwise)
    38. M05 – Spindle OFF
    39. M05 – Plasma Torch OFF
    40. M06 – Tool Change
    41. M07 – Turn Mist Coolant On
    42. M08 – Turn Flood Coolant On
    43. M09 – To Turn All Coolant Off
    44. M10 – Chuck Or Rotary Table Clamp On
    45. M11 – Chuck Or Rotary Table Clamp Off
    46. M30 – End The Program And Rewind
    47. M62 – Turn On Digital Output Synchronized With Motion
    48. M63 – Turn Off Digital Output Synchronized With Motion
    49. M666 – Plasma – Turn THC Function Off
    50. M667 – Plasma – Turn THC Function On
    51. M98 & M99 – Sub Program Call
  11. Loading & Running G-Code
    1. Load File Menu
    2. Running G-Code Programs
    3. Stopping Program (Feed Hold)
    4. Resuming Program or Jump to Line
    5. Restarting Program from Start
    6. Auto Loading G-code
  12. Calibrating Tools
    1. Lathe Tool Calibration Steps
    2. Mill Tool Calibration Steps
  13. Work Offsets
  14. Conversational Programming
    1. Lathe Conversational Wizards
    2. Mill Conversational Wizards
  15. CAM Post Processors
    1. POST Processor Requirements
    2. Fusion 360
    3. SheetCAM
    4. Vectric VCarve and Vectric Aspire
  16. Touch Probes & Plates
    1. Automatic Tool Zero
    2. Touch Plate
  17. Wi-Fi Connectivity
    1. MASSO Link Software
    2. Logging MASSO debug info
  18. Mounting and Mechanical Data
  19. Setup and Calibration
    1. Power Connector
    2. Connecting Display
    3. E-Stop
    4. Door Input
    5. Save & Load Settings
    6. Setting default units to mm or inches
    7. Axis Calibration
    8. Axis Calibration Wizard
    9. Slave Axis
    10. Backlash Compensation
    11. Homing / Home Inputs
    12. Spindle Connector
    13. Spindle RPM Encoder
    14. List of Configurable Inputs
    15. List of Configurable Outputs
    16. TTL Outputs
    17. Relay Driver Outputs
    18. MPG Pendant
    19. Tower Lights
    20. Analog Inputs
    21. Serial Port
    22. MODBUS
    23. PlayStation 2 Controller
    24. Replacing Optocouplers
    25. Installing or Replacing Backup Battery
  20. Motors & Drives Connections
    1. Teknic - ClearPath
    2. Gecko 203V
    3. Gecko G340
    4. Gecko G540
    5. Leadshine MX4660
    6. Leadshine CS-D1008
    7. Longs Motors
    8. CNCdrive - DG4S-16035
    9. DMM - Dynamic Motor Motion
    10. VEXTA
    11. Viper
    12. Mitsubishi - MR-J3
    13. PoStep60
    14. Panasonic
    15. Automation Technology Inc.
    16. Hiwin
  21. Spindle Drives (VFDs)
    1. Bosch Rexroth VFD
    2. Delta C200 VFD
    3. Delta MS300 VFD
    4. Delta VFD-M
    5. Yuhuan Huanyang
    6. Lenze VFD
    7. Hitachi VFD
    8. TECO Westinghouse VFD
    9. Schneider Altivar 18
    10. Mitsubishi FR-D720S-100
  22. Plasma - Torch Height Control
    1. Hypertherm 45XP
    2. Proma Compact THC 150
    3. Torch Touch (floating head) Signal
    4. Torch Breakaway Signal
  23. Mill - Tool Changers
    1. Manual Tool Change
    2. Linear Tool Changer
    3. Umbrella Tool Changer
  24. Lathe - Tool Changers
    1. Manual Tool Change
    2. Linear - Gang Type Setup
    3. 4 Station Turret
    4. 4 Bit Digital Signal Output Turret
    5. Hercus PC200 - 8 Tool Turret
  25. Upgrading / Unlocking the Controller
  26. OEM Logo & Details
  27. Reporting Bugs and Issues

17.Wi-Fi Connectivity

Wi-Fi connectivity with MASSO Link software

NOTE: WiFi supported from MASSO software version 3.34 and file transfer via WiFi is supported from MASSO software version 3.36

 

WiFi support forum: https://masso.com.au/forums/topic/wifi-connectivity/

With the windows based MASSO Link software you can easily view real-time status of your MASSO controller remotely, transfer gcode files to MASSO from your PC, get tool data from MASSO’s memory and generate tools list document to be used with CAM software.

Step 1 – Getting the WiFi module:

Installing the WiFi module to MASSO: The WiFi modules is required to be plugged in to MASSO’s WiFi connector before being able to use the WiFi functionality. The module can be purchased on our online store: https://masso.com.au/product/wifi-module-with-antenna-cable/

 

Step 2 – Installing the WiFi module:
  • Switch off the MASSO and remove the main label cover and slide out the label panel towards the left side.
  • WARNING: Please make sure to install the WiFi module in the correct direction as shown in the below photo.
  • After installing the WiFi module the label panel can be installed back and MASSO powered up.

 

Step 3 – Connecting MASSO to your WiFi network:
  • After installing MASSO software v3.34 or above, MASSO status bar on the right side will display a Wi-Fi button and clicking the button will display the below WiFi Settings window.
  • This window can be used to enter your WiFi network details, further you can also assign a static IP to the system. Please note that after entering the static IP information, click the connect button and you might have to power cycle MASSO for the IP address to be assigned to the WiFi module.

 

ESP8266 Software versions:
  • As the ESP8266 chips can have different software versions installed on them by the manufacturer, the ESP’s software version is displayed in the WiFi Settings window as shown in the above image marked in red colour.
  • The below list will have the versions of the ESP software that have been tested with MASSO, if you have a different version that is causing issues, please use this support forum: https://masso.com.au/forums/topic/wifi-connectivity/
    1. Version 0.40.0.0(Aug 8 2015 14:45:58)
    2. Version 1.2.0.0(Jul  1 2016 20:04:45)

 

Step 4 – Running the “MASSO Link” software on your PC:
  • The MASSO Link software can be download from this page: CLICK HERE
  • The MASSO Link software is designed to work on Windows.
  • Download the ZIP file of the latest version of the MASSO Link software and extract all the files in a folder.
  • Next double click MASSO Link icon to start the software.
  • Now enter the IP address that is displayed in the MASSO WiFi Settings window and click the Connect button.

 

Step 5 – Transferring gcode files to MASSO:

  • Once connected, gcode files with .txt, .nc, .cnc, .tap, .eia extensions can be dragged and dropped on to the MASSO Link software window.
  • Please note that a USB pen drive needs to be connected to MASSO to store these files.
  • A folder name can be give and all the files sent from MASSO Link will be saved on MASSO in this folder name, else keeping this blank will save the files on the root folder of the pen drive.
  • Click Send File to send the file to MASSO.

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