Generic Questions

Do you support Windows XP?
Our support for Windows XP has ended at the end of 2019. The final version that supports windows XP is 4.03.46 and can be found on the download page.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2020 at 8:35 AM
What is difference between limit switch and home switch?
We consider a limit switch to be something else than a homing switch. Although this sounds logical it's important to understand the difference as we as...
Mon, 6 Dec, 2021 at 9:12 AM
How can I configure feed speed override
[FEEDSPEEDOVERRIDE] feedOverideSource = 1 adaptiveSpindlePowerFeedOv = 0 analogFeedOvAtMaxVoltage = 0.000 analogFeedOvAtMinVoltage = 0.000 analogStopOn...
Tue, 7 Dec, 2021 at 11:47 AM
How can I modify the 0-10V behavior for controlling the spindle?
The 0-10V signal is generated by using a PWM signal. Sometimes there are non linearities in the spindle speed or a different output range is required. The s...
Wed, 24 Nov, 2021 at 2:55 AM
Setting up profiles
If you have a number of machines controlled from the same computer, you can make a copy of the software ICON and then rename them. Then open the pr...
Tue, 21 Jul, 2020 at 9:52 AM
Why is my machine feed limited to safety feed?
There can be a number of reason. Safety used in special case. Please check: - Is the machine homed ? This can be checked by looking at the DRO, ...
Wed, 24 Nov, 2021 at 3:03 AM
Fifo underruns on DELL PC
In some cases it turns out that the application 'Dell SupportAssist Remediation' is causing these buffer underruns. Try to disable this a...
Tue, 27 Oct, 2020 at 8:21 PM
What means QStop ?
Qstop means 'Quick Stop'. The machine is controlled stopped with the maximum deceleration that was indicated in the machine setup. Therefore, afte...
Wed, 24 Nov, 2021 at 2:57 AM
What is the difference between Starter and Full software ?
The starter software is missing the following functionality. No automatic tool change Macro starter Auto start after pause (cnc.ini) always off Z-up...
Mon, 15 Mar, 2021 at 10:47 PM
After homing my machine coordinates are not zero
When the homing procedure has finished the machine will have moved a certain amount of distance from the home sensor so it is no longer activated. If you pr...
Tue, 14 Dec, 2021 at 11:50 AM