How to get past the IoLIB IoOpen message when launching CNC Professional

Please raise your hand if you’ve ever been confronted by the cryptic IoLIB IoOpen message during a launch of CNC Professional software which left you pulling your hair out. This happens rarely but when it does, it usually happens during initial installation of the software. This occurs when Windows does not install the IoLIB drivers […]... Read More

Camsoft hosts CNC Professional Seminar 2014

%%wppa%% %%slideonly=7%% %%size=300%% %%align=center%% Camsoft hosts CNC Professional training seminar. The seminar consisted of two days of instruction regarding the specifics of using Camsoft’s PC based CNC Professional Controller software. The first day consisted of a general overview of the settings that are available to configure the software. Important settings where focused on. The general […]... Read More

Camsoft Hosts Ayce Training

%%wppa%% %%slideonly=6%% %%size=300%% %%align=center%% This week Camsoft hosts CNC Professional training for Ayce Systems.  James and Ron from Ayce Systems have traveled all the way from England.  Their applications consists of Camsoft CNC Professional CNC system to control a lathe type machine which will be used to manufacture automobile wheels.   The system will also use […]... Read More
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How to remove Rockey4USB and Rockey4 drivers from Windows XP

Camsoft’s USB dongle key security uses older RockUSB drivers.  On occasion, the driver that the Camsoft installation installs, gets updated by windows automatically or by the user unintentionally.  The newer RockeyUSB4 and Rockey4 drivers that windows installs, can cause problems for the software security feature.   Sometimes, the new drivers do work with the software and […]... Read More

Solution provided for a CNC Router when an axis on the motion controller stopped working

%%wppa%% %%slideonly=4%% %%size=450%% %%align=center%% Recently, a customer in South Africa, with our PC Based CNC Professional retrofit conversion, was in dire straights.  The Y axis on his Galil motion controller board went bad.  The cause is unknown and unusual as Galil motion controllers are very reliable.  The customer could have sent in the motion controller […]... Read More

Adding A Decelerated Stop To A Standard G1 G-Code

The main standardized version of G01 defines a cutting move with no automatic velocity change or deceleration based on a look ahead algorithm. However, many extensions and variations have been added independently by control manufacturers and machine tool manufacturers. The methods and algorithms implemented by other commercial organizations are often proprietary. Camsoft’s CNC Professional PC […]... Read More

Precision Wire Components hosts two days of private training for CNC Professional Software

%%wppa%% %%photo=29%% %%size=450%% %%align=center%% This week, Precision Wire Components hosted two days of private training for for CNC Professional Software.  Precision Wire Components manufactures medical wire components medical applications such as surgery.  From what I gathered from their descriptions, the applications for medical wire are growing. To manufacture these wires, PWC has developed a proprietary […]... Read More

How to use the QUESTION command to prompt the operator for information in CNC Professional

The question command can be used in logic to prompt the operator for information or confirmation. The command will display a dialog window centered on the operator screen with a user defined message, a text box for data entry, and an OK and CANCEL button. The question command has three parameters which must be separated […]... Read More

Solution to WIN7 and Rockey4 USB key, key not found message with CNC Professional

Recently, with newer copies of Windows 7, the message Key Not Found is appearing when trying to launch our CNC Professional Software.  Through further research into the issue, I discovered that some WIN7 installation come with newer drivers for the rockey4 usb key already pre installed in windows or perhaps installed through a windows update.  […]... Read More