CONTEC Announces the Launch of New Firmware of a CONPROSYS™ M2M Controller

2017/05/18


New Firmware of a CONPROSYS™ M2M Controller, CPS-MC341-ADSC1-931,
Supports Data Communication with FANUC CNC Machines



Osaka, Japan - May 18, 2017

  Contec Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 6639) is pleased to announce an updated firmware version of the CONPROSYS™ M2M controller, CPS-MC341-ADSC1-931, that supports the FANUC's machine tool operation management software, MT-LINKi, that is available from April 11, 2017. The new firmware supports data communication with FANUC CNC devices that makes the CPS-MC341-ADSC1-931 be able to collect more detailed data from FANUC CNC devices for future maintenance purpose and other system applications.


M2M Controller CPS-MC341-ADSC1-931

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CONPROSYS™ M2M Controller
Built-In OPC UA Server Multi Input and Output type

CPS-MC341-ADSC1-931
    FANUC MT-Linki enabled

  The CONPROSYS M2M controller, CPS-MC341-ADSC1-931 is compatible with FANUC's machine tool operation management software MT - LINKi and can be used as an Ethernet I/O converter device.

  This newly developed firmware supports data communication with the FANUC CNC (Computer Numerical Control) devices. For those FANUC CNC devices that have not equipped an Ethernet communication function, in addition to the signal inputs of indicator light and motor current, the newly announced firmware makes this COMPROSYS M2M controller be able to communicate with those legacy CNC devices. By adding NC program of output function to the CNC device, the M2M controller can collect the CNC’s data such as command modes, offset amounts of tool correction, and operating conditions of the machine from the CNC device, and the collected data can be sent to the MT-LINKi system, an OPC UA client system.

  Contec will supply cable products for FANUC CNC connection (1m cable, 3m cable and 5m cable, shipped since June 2017). Customers who have purchased the CONPROSYS M2M controller, CPS-MC341-ADSC1-931 can download and apply the new firmware from our website.


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Contec was founded in April 1975 as a subsidiary of DAIFUKU, a global leader in the material handling industry. As a comprehensive manufacturer of industrial devices, Contec provides a wide range of services related to controllers, peripheral devices, and network devices: development, manufacturing, sales, and support. From the start of the computer era, Contec has focused on applying PC technology to industrial fields and has continually developed cutting-edge products such as industrial-use computers, measurement control interface boards, and network devices. Contec has made contributions as a global pioneering company in this field. Contec continues to use the core technology it has developed in order to advance into new fields such as the environment, energy, medical care, rail transport, transportation facilities, and M2M and IoT solutions. Contec's original technology and products continue to improve the quality of daily life for everyone on this planet. Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, Contec has built a global network with offices and facilities in the United States, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, and the Netherlands. For more information, visit www.contec.com.

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