WinPC-NC Starter (OEM only)
WinPC-NC Light
WinPC-NC Economy
WinPC-NC USB
WinPC-NC Professional

 

 

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Possible and Realized Technologies

  • Milling in 2.5, 3, or 4 axes
  • Circular engraving of cylindrical objects
  • Tangential cutting by circular blade or oscillating knife
  • Dispensing applications
  • 3D scanning
  • Foil cutting with swivel knife
  • Laser cutting and engraving
  • Printed circuit card milling and drilling
  • 3D printing (with suitable print head)
  • CAM position for measuring
  • Plasma and Oxy cutting
  • the list goes on...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WinPC-NC has a context sensitive, intuitive help system. The help best appropriate to your current action is always displayed.

The help system is constantly upgraded based on customer feedback and changes in technology.

Parameters and functions are closely grouped together. Setting up a machine from scratch has never been so easy!

Furthermore, the complete manual is available as a PDF file. It can also be brought up at any time from within WinPC-NC.

 

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User Friendly Machine Operation

WinPC-NC has full, precision control of the connected machine. Jogging is done in exact steps or predefined distances. A keyboard, mouse, joystick, 3D-mouse, or our hand controller can be used.

 

A job always runs at the best possible speed. There is no stuttering or wasted motion.

 

LPT Port Signal Handling

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ncUSB
module

 

nc100
module

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We can provide complete solutions with motor power stages in casings. The advantage is smooth and immediate interactions between all components. No complex setup procedure or signal procedures are required.

 

 

 

 

Windows Compatibility

 

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Function Matrix

 

Starter

Light

Economy

USB

Prof

Input/output signals and machine control

 

 

 

 

 

CNC machine control

USB 2.0
machine

USB 2.0
module

LPT
(LPT1+2)

USB 2.0
module

Controller
RS232/USB

Home and limit switch pins

5

5

10

10

up to 256

Additional outputs (spindle speed control, cooling, etc.)

2

4

8

8

up to 256

Motor current draw monitoring, Signal boosting

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Inputs/output pin definition and assignment

-

Industry standard 24V signals, optional

-

-

-

-

Optional converter/adapter support for clock/direction signals

-

-

-

-

Spindle speed control via a 0-10V analog output

PWM

-

8Bit - PWM

8Bit - PWM

0-10V PWM

Ready signal for safety control, toggle, charge pump - 12.5kHz

Windows real time responsiveness

best

best

good

best

best

Windows background process sensitivity

no

no

yes

no

no

Maximum step rate (kHz)

Mach.dep.

20

24

80

40

Axes

3 (XYZ)

3 (XYZ)

4 (XYZ
TABC)

4 (XYZ
TABC)

4 (XYZ
TABCUVW)

Hardware and operating system requirements

 

 

 

 

 

Supported Windows versions

XP – Win10

32/64-Bit

XP - Win10

32/64-Bit

XP - Win7

32-Bit

XP - Win10

32/64-Bit

W95-Win10

32/64-Bit

Minimum Intel/AMD processor clock speed

>= 2GHz

>= 2GHz

>= 2GHz

>= 2GHz

>= 500MHz

Peripheral ports (motherboard or ISA/PCI board)

USB 2

USB 2

LPT / USB 2

USB 2

RS232/USB

Parameter settings, machine adjustments

 

 

 

 

 

Individual axis resolutions, steping, and distance/revolution data

-

Speeds, acceleration and deceleration ramps for each axis

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Testing functions (mechanical, switches, motors)

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Backlash compensation

Input signals synchronization

-

-

Predefined ramp profiles

-

-

Data formats and import filters

 

 

 

 

 

HPGL, PLT

DXF (only 2D) (R12 and R14)

Postscript, vector formats, EPS/AI (version 3 and 8)

Common drilling formats including Excellon and Sieb&Meyer

G code with subroutines; abs./rel. movement

-

-

Multicam 2D and 3D, extended HPGL

-

-

ISEL NCP

-

-

Program functions

 

 

 

 

 

CAM functions for all 2D file formats (tool diameter compensation)

Intelligent look ahead for continuous, smooth movement

Automatic NC file reload after a modification

Contour smoothing function for perfect edges

Clearance and rapid planes for safe motions

Multiple language support

Graphical display; zooming, rotating, moving, mirroring

Unlimited NC file size

Machine positioning via mouse click

Jog in steps or predefined distances

Definable job zero and park positions

Maximum number of tools within a job

2

10

10

10

10

Automatic identification of NC data

Pendant (hand controller) support; integral HR-10 support

-

Integrated NC file editor

-

Switchable or simulate tool changes

-

Tool movement dwell time control

-

Signal wizard for assigning and controlling all input/output signals

-

Special display of drilling jobs

-

Machine movement button customization

-

Scaling factors for each axis

-

Metric and Imperial unit support (millimeters or inches)

-

NC program display with current line marked

-

Per tool parameter definition: characteristics, name, and color

-

Automatic Z axis feeding when following contours

-

-

Z axis touch sensor (z zero) support (surface block)

-

-

4th axis support (as U, ABC, T)

-

-

Tool measurement and compensation: automatic and manual

-

-

Tangential axis support for foil and paper cutting

-

-

Job nesting (repetition): definable rows and columns

-

-

Resume interrupted job – take off from where it stopped

-

-

Cylindric engraving: diameter definition and 4th axis

-

-

Feed rate and spindle speed override, 5% to 200%

-

-

Software limit switches and machine dimension monitoring

-

-

Macro programming

-

-

Hardware home and limit switch support

-

-

Teachin function: Manual Data Interface (MDI) for commands

-

-

Job start from line #, percentage, or prev. cancel position

-

-

Automatic tool change support; molette output signal

-

-

3D part scanning

-

-

-

-

Z zero determination macro (surface probe)

-

-

-

-

On the fly Z height correction (inputs or keys), best for
plasma or oxy cutting, surface finding probe

-

-

-

-

Dual X axis support; homing adjustment function

-

-

-

-

Dispensing application support

-

-

-

-

Automatic tool changer support, magazine monitoring sensor

-

-

-

-

Definable messages with picture display for input lines

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-

-

-

Multiple head support

-

-

-

-

Variois counters and timers, machine/spindle run time

-

-

-

-

Packaging

CD/dowload

CD, cable,
USB module

CD,USB module

CD, cable,
USB module

CD, cable,
controller

Manual: PDF / printed (optional)

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Should you have further questions, require more detailed information, or would like a quote for a custom version or integration services, please do not hesitate to contact us by email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


We are looking forward to your request.

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