Posts in category Nanospark: CNC Machine Monitor App

Smart Lights (or Lights Made Smart)

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Many who’ve seen the Nanospark Machine Monitor sense it’s value immediately. However, most are reluctant to interrupt production and access the machine’s terminal blocks to install even such a useful tool. Well, we heard you! And in response, we developed Nanospark Machine Monitor: Smart Lights. Nanospark Machine Monitor lets you know of important changes in […]

Line graph vs. Bar graph

Line graph vs. Bar graph

Nanospark: CNC Machine Monitor can send you an efficiency report from your machine, displayed as a line graph or bar graph. Which option should you choose? Do you need to know what or why? Each display type will show the time frame monitored, which input(s) were monitored and the % on for each input. A […]

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Often we’re asked, ‘Can the monitor do this …?’ In most cases the answer is, “Yes! Just setup a notification (or report) like this …” Of course, one idea leads to another. So, we thought it would be helpful to you if there were a way to take the monitor app for a test drive. […]

Naming the Inputs

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  We often talk of Nanospark: CNC Machine Monitor watching the stack lights (or report lights) of the CNC machine. But since the CNC machine monitor has 8 discrete inputs, you may choose to connect more machine components and you can wire all components in the inputs of your choice.   To help keep things simple, we’ve […]

Contacts

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Contacts are a key component for Nanospark: CNC Machine Monitor and we’ve made provision for you to manage your contacts within the app. When you purchase your Nanospark: CNC Machine Monitor we invite you to send us a list of the contacts in your organization that will be receiving reports and notifications. We’ll populate your […]

Report Details

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The Nanospark: CNC Machine Monitor app makes creating and editing reports intuitive. Nevertheless we thought you may find it helpful to have a closer look at the report event details. To see report details, go to the Reports screen by selecting the reports icon from the menu bar. At the bottom of the screen you’ll […]

Notifications Details

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The Nanospark: CNC Machine Monitor app makes creating and editing notifications intuitive. Nonetheless we thought you may find it helpful to have a closer look at the notification details. First, go to the Notifications screen by selecting the notification icon from the menu bar. At the bottom of the screen you’ll see a “New” button, […]

What are Reports and Notifications?

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The main function of Nanospark: CNC Machine Monitor is sending machine owners reports and notifications relating to the status of their CNC machines. Since reports and notifications track what’s happening with the machine- machine events, if you will- we refer to them collectively as events. In this post we’ll give an overview of each event […]