How to turn off a spindle and change the datum tool.|
Using the 'Spindle Setup' menu box, select the spindle to be turned off. Using the drop down arrow circled, change the spindle 'Tool' to <Empty>
If the changed spindle is the datum spindle, this message will appear. A different spindle must be selected in the machines parameters.
Find the parameter 'Datum Spindle Number' Click to highlight this field.
Change the spindle using the drop down box under 'Edit'. Change the datum spindle to a working tool that has not been turned off. Then Press 'Save'
The Parameter will now update.