NOTE: This is procedure should only be performed by a Haas certified service technician.
This procedure tells you how to download and update the software for machines that have the Next Generation Control.
Important: The Next Generation Control software file size is about 2.5 GB. The download time is slower for USB 2.0 than for USB 3.0 memory devices. If possible, use a USB 3.0 memory device with a computer that has a USB 3.0 port.
Note: For a updating the software on a simulator use Next Generation Control - Simulator - Multiboot procedure. If you replace the main processor or if you cannot put the machine back into operation refer to: Software - NGC - Troubleshooting Guide.
Note: Do not upgrade to the current software from software version 100.16.000.1020 or lower. You need to upgrade to 100.16.000.1021 first then you can upgrade to the current software version. For any issues during the installation refer to Software - NGC - Troubleshooting Guide.
IMPORTANT: PALLET POOL MACHINES: Before you update the software, Go to the Pallet Schedule Table and manually record the values on the table.
NOTE: Take note of the following when replacing a Main Processor PCB:
Software releases before 100.17.000.2040 must NOT be loaded to main boards with part numbers ending in the following:
Software releases before 100.20.000.1200 must NOT be loaded to main boards with part numbers ending in the following:
Verify machine operation:
Important: When this procedure is completed , make sure that the correct optional functions are enabled.
Important: After you complete work on the machine, make sure you remove your Haas Control Key.
Note: For all SS machines, you must set the T-Axis Grid Offset when you update software from 100.15.xxx.xxxx to 100.16.xxx.xxxx. Refer to Next Generation Control - Servo-Driven SMTC - Grid Offset and Tool Changer Offset.