you can connect up your CNC machines for DNC or RS232 communications
tying up your serial ports! Multi-Comm can use the USB socket of your
computer to provide four or more extra RS232 connections for your
No slots, no IRQs, no worries! Of
course, if you have conventional RS232 ports, these can be used as well.
Multi-Comm has 4, 6, 9 and 12 port display options., so you
can run a mixture of Multi-Comms simultaneously - giving control of up
to sixteen CNC machines at once.
user-friendly interface makes sending and receiving programs
and trouble free. Programs can also be saved or requested remotely from
the CNC for added convenience. As each machine has it's own permanent
to the PC, no operator intervention is required. Multi-Comm includes
event logging to give you full control over your workshop comms.
picture shows one sort of suitable USB - RS232 Hub. Hubs are not supplied by CADLink)
Multi-Comm requires a P3 or higher CPU, with any 32-bit Windows operating system. For operation with USB ports, Windows 98 or 95B is required. If using Windows 2000, NT or ME, check with your hardware vendor for USB driver availability in these environments. Multi-Comm can also be used with conventional in-computer RS232 ports provided by a multi-serial port internal card.