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Hard Drive Setup Disk for  Indramat  C-Axis (080513)

This OmniTurn Hard Drive Setup Disk allows you to restore the hard drive for the oldest C-Axis drives (1995-98). This software includes support for current VGA (LCD monitor) and older monochrome (Amber monitor) displays. Not for latest "G4" CNC or for any CNC without hard drive. (Go back to Software Downloads page and re-select). NOTE: This is an SETUP disk, not an UPDATE disk. To update the exec on your hard drive go here and select appropriate UPDATE option.

If you have USB Floppy Emulator click here

To create hard drive setup floppy disk for OmniTurn CNC hard drive:

  1. Download hdsuindr.exe to your desk-top computer (must have floppy drive capability).
  2. Open hdsuindr.exe (double-click on it, or right-click on it then click OPEN): A dialog box will open, explaining that OmniTurn Hard Drive Setup Disk will be created; click OK
  3. A second box will appear, reminding you to insert floppy in drive A: of your desktop computer
  4. Put a floppy disk into drive A: of your desktop computer, then click OK to create dard drive setup disk.

To setup hard drive on your OmniTurn using floppy disk:

  1. Backup all your program files and tool offset files before starting!
  2. Put the setup disk you created (steps 1-4 above) in drive A: of your OmniTurn
  3. Power up your OmniTurn
  4. During power-up, repeatedly press the Del key to enter CMOS setup.
    (For ZF-Micro motherboards press F2 key instead).
  5. At CMOS setup screen navigate to "Boot Sequence" and set to A: C:
    (For ZF-Micro" mb, move "Removable" to top of list).
  6. Press F10 key to save and exit CMOS
  7. OmniTurn will reboot, and prompt you to setup Indramat hard drive. This disk will format your OmniTurn hard drive, then reinstall all files necessary for the Indramat C-Axis system.
  8. When installation is complete, you will be prompted to choose VGA or Monochrom monitor.
  9. When process is complete, set power OFF and remove floppy drive.
  10. Set power ON, then enter CMOS setup and change Boot Sequence back to C: A: (For
    ZF-Micro, move "Hard drive" back to top of list).

To write hard drive setup to thumb drive in USB Floppy Emulator:

NOTE: If you purchased your Floppy Emulator from OmniTurn, the update software is installed on the thumbdrive that came with your emulator. Skip to Setup the Hard Drive below.

  1. Download IMAGES.EXE to your desk-top computer. Drag it to "Images" folder on Desktop. Create new folder if necessary.
  2. Open images.exe to extract all image files to the Images folder.
  3. Run USB Floppy Manager. (If not installed, Download and install this software).
  4. Write the 4-indr.img file to disk 004 of the thumbdrive. (Complete instructions in this pdf.)
  5. Set OmniTurn power off.

To setup the hard drive on your OmniTurn from USB Emulator:

  1. Backup all your program files and tool offset files before starting!
  2. Set OmniTurn power on.
  3. During power-up, repeatedly press the Del key to enter CMOS setup.
    (For ZF-Micro motherboards press F2 key instead).
  4. At CMOS setup screen navigate to "Boot Sequence" and set to A: C:
    (For ZF-Micro mb, move "Removable" to top of list).
  5. Set floppy emulator display to 004
  6. Press F10 key to save and exit CMOS
  7. OmniTurn will reboot, and prompt you to setup Indramat hard drive. This disk will format your OmniTurn hard drive, then reinstall all files necessary for the Indramat C-Axis system.
  8. When process is complete, set power OFF, then ON, and enter CMOS setup and change Boot Sequence back to C: A:
    (For ZF-Micro, move "Hard drive" back to top of list).

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