Steps to download, install,
and run Machine Link™ Binary
by a company that knows machining...
Download a free,
fully functional trial that will install on any
Windows based PC. This is not a demo but it is
the actual software that can be used free for 45
days. You can register online or contact us for
your registration code.
Click to download
If you need help
with setup details, check out our Video Training Page for helpful hints.
Remember, you can also phone us directly at (800)
- Download and
run the installer
Link™ Binary will quickly install
on any Windows based computer (Win9x, Me,
XP, 2000, NT 4.0, Vista or higher) under
[START] [Programs] [Controlink Systems]
[Machine Link (TM) Binary]
Getting started with
your first CNC Machine:
- Run Machine
- Click [SETUP
CONTROL] and then [ADD CONTROL]
- Enter the
name of your machine and click [SAVE]
configuration information for the machine
- populate the fields (com port, baud
rate, data bits, stop bits, parity, etc.)
as best as you can and if you are not
sure just use the default value(s)
- Click [SAVE]
and then [EXIT] to return to the main
- Select the
machine tool name you entered from the
[Configured Machine Controls] list
[RECEIVE] and then punch the file out of
the machine tool control.
NOTE: It is very important to first
successfully receive a file from the CNC
machine tool before attempting to send from
the computer to the CNC machine. Machine
Link™ Binary will continue to wait
until activity is seen on the port. When data
is seen, Machine Link™ Binary will
begin to flash indicating that data is
flowing. This also indicates that both ports,
the machine's port and the computer's port
are operational and that the cable is, for
the most part, configured correctly.
If Machine Link™ Binary does not flash,
insert a null modem adaptor and resend the
file. If it still does not flash, call us at
(800) 838-3479 for some help.
If Machine Link™ Binary flashes, but
the file is garbled, then the communication
parameters need to be adjusted. If you need
help with this call (800) 838-3479 - we have
set up information on hand for many controls.
- Once you can
successfully receive a file, prepare the
machine tool to receive a file and then
click [SEND]. The contents of the Machine
Link™ Binary editor will be
transferred to the machine tool.
- Please note:
Machine Link™ Binary has built in
help - to turn it on click [Help], [Show
Context Help] from the top menu
bar. With help turned on, detailed
information will be displayed for
whatever you point at with the cursor.
installing the software, it is fully
functional and ready for immediate use. To
register, you will need to enter the correct
Click to Learn
How to Register
For help with
registration, contact Controlink Systems LLC
at (800) 838-3479.
24545 Lela Dr., Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
812.637.6800, fax 6801, or 800.838.3479