we have 2 older mazak slant 50 lathes with t-2 controls.
i am trying to get programs (g-code) into the control. i am using cncpc software. i can send files from the control to the laptop, but i cannot send the same file (unaltered) right back to the control. i have played with the pc parameters to the point of getting the "tape reader error" right at the beginning or to where the pc tells me the transmission is finished and 30 seconds later the control gives the tape reader error. a strange quirk i have found is if i open the file in notepad and save the encoding as "unicode" the file transfers to the control fine except it is double spaced. then if i send THAT same file to the pc and try to send it back to the control it will not go.
any ideas? i also am having trouble sending out of the control mazak files, but that is for a latter time.