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by Ade Taplin
Sat 20 Jan , 2018 19:16 pm
Forum: Denford Classifieds
Topic: Wanted. Baldor Flex Drive
Replies: 0
Views: 719

Wanted. Baldor Flex Drive

Hi all I need a baldor Flex Drive model. FD2AO2TR-RN23

Contact number 07852 976908
Many thanks :lolol:
by Ade Taplin
Thu 24 Aug , 2017 16:34 pm
Forum: Triac
Topic: Denford Triac VMC mill boot disc
Replies: 7
Views: 1427

Re: Denford Triac VMC mill boot disc

Hi all

I have tried everything I can to copy the files to a floppy, we are doing this via windows XP but the Denford is still only showing 'No system on disc'. not to sure which way to go now, do you all think its about time I starting to retro fit a CS Labs system??
by Ade Taplin
Thu 24 Aug , 2017 7:25 am
Forum: Triac
Topic: Mach4 Conversation - Gecko G540 - Smoothstepper
Replies: 43
Views: 5783

Re: Mach4 Conversation - Gecko G540 - Smoothstepper

Hi again,

I have tried everything I can to copy the files to a floppy, we are doing this via windows XP but the Denford is still only showing 'No system on disc'. not to sure which way to go now, do you all think its about time I starting to retro fit a CS Labs system??
by Ade Taplin
Mon 21 Aug , 2017 22:15 pm
Forum: Triac
Topic: Mach4 Conversation - Gecko G540 - Smoothstepper
Replies: 43
Views: 5783

Re: Mach4 Conversation - Gecko G540 - Smoothstepper

Hi Dave, All fantastic help I mentioned to our IT guys from one of your posts about formatting and IIRC they looked at me as if I had 2 heads! Bless them. We are reading up on your suggestions and going to try tomorrow. Hopefully it will work but if not I will retro fit the CS LABS option. I won't g...
by Ade Taplin
Mon 21 Aug , 2017 19:49 pm
Forum: Triac
Topic: Mach4 Conversation - Gecko G540 - Smoothstepper
Replies: 43
Views: 5783

Re: Mach4 Conversation - Gecko G540 - Smoothstepper

Hi David

Many thanks I'm reading up on it now and have our IT people looking into it, but they are youngsters !

Many thanks
by Ade Taplin
Mon 21 Aug , 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Triac
Topic: Mach4 Conversation - Gecko G540 - Smoothstepper
Replies: 43
Views: 5783

Re: Mach4 Conversation - Gecko G540 - Smoothstepper

Hi Rob Many thanks for your reply, I have downloaded the software from Denford but the monitor still displays 'NO SYSTEM ON DISK' so my guess is its buggered, so I will start to look into the CS Labs option that you recommend. its such a shame as the machine has done no work at all there isn't even ...
by Ade Taplin
Thu 17 Aug , 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Triac
Topic: Mach4 Conversation - Gecko G540 - Smoothstepper
Replies: 43
Views: 5783

Re: Mach4 Conversation - Gecko G540 - Smoothstepper

Hi all, I have obtained a Triac VMC with ATC I cannot get the onboard computer to go passed displaying 'NO SYSTEM ON DISC' so I think I need to retro fit a new system, looking on this thread it appears most are using the Gecko board to drive the steppers, my mill has servos with Baldor drivers does ...
by Ade Taplin
Sun 13 Aug , 2017 19:33 pm
Forum: Triac
Topic: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001
Replies: 29
Views: 3239

Re: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001

Hi the monitor still only displays 'no system on disk' any ideas on what this problem is.

Cheers Ade
by Ade Taplin
Fri 11 Aug , 2017 15:15 pm
Forum: Triac
Topic: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001
Replies: 29
Views: 3239

Re: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001

Hi I tried the ribbon cable the other way round and I had smoke coming from the cable. The display still shows No system on disk.
by Ade Taplin
Thu 10 Aug , 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Triac
Topic: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001
Replies: 29
Views: 3239

Re: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001

The green LED on the front of the floppy drive is on all the while the power to the Mill is on.
by Ade Taplin
Wed 09 Aug , 2017 20:27 pm
Forum: Triac
Topic: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001
Replies: 29
Views: 3239

Re: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001

I have checked the ribbon cable and it doesn't look as if it can be plugged in the wrong way. Any idea's

Cheers Ade
by Ade Taplin
Wed 09 Aug , 2017 18:19 pm
Forum: Triac
Topic: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001
Replies: 29
Views: 3239

Re: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001

Yes the light is on from the time I turn the isolator on. I will check the ribbon cable this evening.

Thank you
by Ade Taplin
Wed 09 Aug , 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Triac
Topic: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001
Replies: 29
Views: 3239

Re: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001

Hi yes they made a boot up disc and downloaded the required software onto it. Should the boot disc be separate from the software?
by Ade Taplin
Wed 09 Aug , 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Triac
Topic: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001
Replies: 29
Views: 3239

Re: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001

Hi Martin
I had our IT department make me up a disc with all the drivers that you recommended, when I load this up the monitor is displaying 'No system on disk'  do you have any ideas what I can do now.

 

 
by Ade Taplin
Sun 06 Aug , 2017 19:41 pm
Forum: Triac
Topic: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001
Replies: 29
Views: 3239

Re: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001

Really appreciate the advice I will try tomorrow
by Ade Taplin
Sun 06 Aug , 2017 17:29 pm
Forum: Triac
Topic: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001
Replies: 29
Views: 3239

Re: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001

Hi yes I've managed to change that do I need to download .Opt and .goon 1 disc or is there something else i need to download.
by Ade Taplin
Sat 05 Aug , 2017 18:37 pm
Forum: Triac
Topic: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001
Replies: 29
Views: 3239

Re: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001

Hi thanks for the advice but I only have the one that came with the mill. I am still battling to get the os loaded.
by Ade Taplin
Fri 04 Aug , 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Triac
Topic: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001
Replies: 29
Views: 3239

Re: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001

Hi Martin

Looking at the first picture in this thread, would you say it is Fanuc or Hedinhaine?
by Ade Taplin
Thu 03 Aug , 2017 18:59 pm
Forum: Triac
Topic: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001
Replies: 29
Views: 3239

Re: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001

Hi should it boot from drive C or A
by Ade Taplin
Wed 02 Aug , 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Triac
Topic: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001
Replies: 29
Views: 3239

Re: Denford Triac VMC mill 2000 - 2001

I have now soldered in a new battery to the DSP board and now the monitor has come to life :D I inserted a MS DOS start up floppy in the drive but im still seeing the text in the photo, not sure where to go now. any ideas

cheers Ade