D. MEMORY CARD INTERFACE
The flash ATA card has the advantage that data input/output can be
performed on a personal computer equipped with the PCMCIA interface
without using a special PC card reader/writer.
Flash ATA cards that satisfy the standard and size defined below must be
Note, however, that FANUC does not guarantee the normal operation of
all flash ATA cards that satisfy the standard. For those cards the normal
operation of which has been confirmed by FANUC, see Item 3)–5.
PCMCIA (Personal Computer Memory Card International
Association) PC Card standard Release 2.1, PCMCIA PC Card ATA
3)–2 Card size
PCMCIA TYPE 1 to TYPE II
3)–3 Card operation mode
3)–4 Card operation voltage
Cards operating from 5 V (single voltage) and 5 V/3.3 V
(automatically switchable) can be used.
Cards dedicated to 3.3 V cannot be used. (Those cards
cannot be inserted physically.)
3)–5 Flash ATA cards the normal operation of which is confirmed by
As of July 2000, FANUC has confirmed the normal operation of the
Manufacturer Model Capacity Remarks
Hitachi, Ltd. HB289016A4 16MB Under volume
Matsushita Electric BN–012AB 12MB
Industrial Co., Ltd.
SanDisk SDP3B–20 20MB
1 FANUC cannot guarantee the normal operation of cards not
2 The cards listed above operate from 5 V/3.3 V
(automatically switchable), and can be used with CNCs of
With CNCs of other than 0i, a card listed above can be
inserted into the memory card slot physically, but the card
or CNC control unit is electrically damaged when the power
is turned on. Be careful when handling these cards.
Flash ATA Card