This application provides data transfer between machine control system and your Android phone or tablet via serial line. Typical usage is transfer of CNC main programs for machining, but it can be used for transfer of PLC and machine parameters too. Application support FTP server and Google Drive as data storage. So data can be shared with other users and devices
Supported control systems are Siemens Sinumerik, Fanuc, Heidenhain, Yaskawa, Mitsubishi, Mazak and many others. It is important that the machine must be equipped by serial interface.
- Android phone or tablet with USB OTG support
- USB Serial adapter with FTDI or PL2303 chipset
- USB type A to Micro USB type adapter or USB type A to USB type C. It deppend to your Android device usb socket type.
- DB9 F to DB25 M adapter, if your CNC machine is equiped by DB25 serial connector
- null modem adapter DB9 F to DB9 F or null modem cable DB9 F to DB9 F, if your CNC machine is equiped DB9 serial connector
You can find pictures of each component below.
OTG USB type A to Micro USB type adapter
OTG USB type A to USB type C adapter
USB - serial adapter
DB9 F to DB25 M adapter + wiring
Wiring for Siemens Sinumerik
Wiring for Fanuc - Hardware Handshaking
Wiring for Fanuc - Software Handshaking