How to Check for Fanuc FOCAS

How to Check for Fanuc FOCAS

Overview

This article will help identify if your control has Fanuc FOCAS.

Check for Ethernet Port

  1. We are looking for the CD38A port, this is typically located in the main electrical cabinet or behind the LCD screen
    1. Electrical Cabinet location, common on 16i, 18i, 21i, 30i, 31i, & 32i controls

    2. Behind the LCD location, common on 16i, 18i, 21i, 0i controls

Check for FOCAS2 - 2004 and Newer

This section applies to the following controls:
  1. Fanuc 0i-MD, 0i-TD, 0i-MF, 0i-TF
  2. Fanuc 30i Model A, Model A5, Model B, Model B5
  3. Fanuc 31i Model A, Model A5, Model B, Model B5
  4. Fanuc 32i Model A, Model A5, Model B, Model B5
  5. Essentially any Fanuc control manufactured after 2004
  1. Press SYSTEM button
  2. Press the right arrow soft key until you see the EMBED PORT or EMBEDD softkeys
  3. If you only see the PCMCIA softkey and no EMBED PORT softkey, the machine does not have a network card and will not support FOCAS
  4. Press EMBED PORT softkey
  5. Confirm you have the FOCAS2 softkey
  6. Congratulations, your control has FOCAS

Check for FOCAS1 - 2010 and Older

This section applies to the following controls:
  1. Fanuc 16i-MB, 160i-MB, 160is-MB, 16i-TB, 160i-TB, 160is-TB
  2. Fanuc 18i-MB, 180i-MB, 180is-MB, 18i-TB, 180i-TB, 180is-TB
  3. Fanuc 21i-MB, 210i-MB, 210is-MB, 21i-TB, 210i-TB, 210is-TB
  1. Press SYSTEM button
  2. Press the right arrow soft key until you see the ETHPRM softkey
  3. Press ETHPRM softkey
  4. Press (OPRT) softkey
  5. Press EMBEDD softkey
  6. If you only see the PCMCIA softkey and no EMBEDD softkey, the machine does not have a network card and will not support FOCAS
  7. Press PAGE DOWN button to get to page 2
  8. Confirm you see FOCAS1/ETHERNET
  9. Congratulations, your control has FOCAS

Some Fanuc controls have a Data Server addon, (also know as Fast Ethernet). This addon may include FOCAS and has similar steps as above to confirm FOCAS is available. 



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