Download one or more files from the PC to CNC memory. Each file may contain a single part program or a sequence of part programs.

Correct usage

C:\> cnc_edownload <ipaddr> <portnum> <pathnum> <filespec1> [<filespec2>] [<filespec3>]&ldots;

Usage defined

IP address of the CNC.
Port number of the CNC.
CNC path. Enter one of the following.
Value Path
0 None
1 First
2 Second
3 Third
4 Fourth Series 30i/31i/32i only
5 Fifth Series 30i/31i/32i only
6 Sixth Series 30i/31i/32i only
7 Seventh Series 30i/31i/32ionly
8 Eighth Series 30i/31i/32ionly
9 Ninth Series 30i/31i/32ionly
10 Tenth Series 30i/31i/32i only
If the CNC does not support multiple paths, enter 0.
File specification. Each file specification indicates a single file containing part program(s) to download. This may be a fully qualified filename or a filename in the current directory.


The contents of each file is downloaded to the CNC and displays success or failure status when it is complete:

C:\> cnc_edownload 8172 0 c:\O0001.pp c:\O0002.pp c:\O0003.pp
Beginning download:
C:\O0001.pp: Success
C:\O0002.pp: File open failed
C:\O0003.pp: Success

The O0001.pp and O0003.pp part program files have been downloaded and registered in CNC memory. The part program O0002.pp could not be opened and was not processed.

Following is a list of possible errors.

  • File not found.
  • Failed to open file for reading.
  • File contains bad program.
  • CNC write protect.
  • CNC out of memory.