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cbrannam
10-07-2011, 10:09 PM
Hello,

I need to find some software for my tree cnc mill i just bought. the seller said it was running when he last shut it off but the batteries did not hold a charge so he lost the program for the mill.

i got a great deal $750 but now i have to find the software. i did see video of the mill running which was about 1 mth ago.

i trust the seller since the shop is in the same town i live in.

so is there a speical place i need to look for the software
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jagardner4
10-08-2011, 11:00 AM
What kind of control (CNC) has been installed on the machine?

cbrannam
10-08-2011, 02:16 PM
the tree is a vmc 840.

autocon name is on the control cabinet. and dynapath delta cnc.

chris

underthetire
10-08-2011, 06:40 PM
The control software on a dynapath should be on prom, think the battery only saved the part program. Call zps, bob norman is the guy you want. Parts and smarts was another good one, but I was told Julius there passed away, so not sure where they stand.

cbrannam
10-08-2011, 08:41 PM
what is prom

bobsch
10-08-2011, 09:46 PM
what is prom

A PROM is Programmable Read-Only Memory which doesn't loose it's data when the power is off, so your control software should still be there.

cbrannam
10-09-2011, 03:04 PM
ok.

then how do i get the controller to work? what steps do i need to do to make sure everything is still in good working order?

T0DD
10-12-2011, 06:37 PM
What does the control do when you turn it on? I'm assuming you powered up the machine first, then the control. Exactly what you do and what does/does not happen is helpful to get you up and going. Let us know step by step.
Todd

cbrannam
10-12-2011, 09:54 PM
Todd

ok i will get the step by step when i get back to the shop and reply back.