FAQ for all versions of WinPC-NC
FAQ for all versions of WinPC-NC
Both updates and upgrades require license registration.
Of course, it is possible to replace all versions of WinPC-NC with improved and innovated ones. When ordering or returning used or outdated versions we always credit for almost the complete prior purchase price.
Upgrades are always subject to registration of the current licence.
Any required assistance concerning the upgrade can be obtained here.
Contact us by mail, to firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating your serial number and ask for an update. If you are not registered by now, please complete the mail by indicating your name and address. We will reply by a download link for the latest version.
Actually and as at January 2015 our WinPC-NC versions require for operation the following systems:
|WinPC-NC Starter||XP (32+64), Vista (32+64), W7(32+64), W8(32+64), W10(32+64)|
|WinPC-NC Light LPT||XP (only 32-bit), Vista(only 32-bit), W7(only 32-bit)|
|WinPC-NC Light with nc100||XP(32+64), Vista(32+64), W7(32+64), W8(32+64), W10(32+64)|
|WinPC-NC Economy||XP (only32-bit), Vista(only 32-bit), W7(only 32-bit)|
|WinPC-NC USB||XP(32+64), Vista(32+64), W7(32+64), W8(32+64), W10(32+64)|
|WinPC-NC Professional||W98,W2000, XP(32+64), Vista(32+64), W7(32+64), W8(32+64), W10(32+64)|
Some of our customers report that are able to use WinPC-NC USB and WinPC-NC Professional in virtual machines running Windows.
VMware Fusion and Parallels Desktop are both reported to work well on Apple machines. KVM is reported to work well on Linux machines.
WinPC-NC is available in various versions, which are differing in price and functionality. In this way we can provide an individual and suitable version according to any applicability and budget.
WinPC-NC Starter and WinPC-NC Light are providing a ny required functions for engraving and milling two-dimensional and extensive workpieces or for drilling prototype boards. Please note, that WinPC-NC Starter is only available in combination with particular model-making machines or assembly kits, it is not possible to order separately.
WinPC-NC Economy and WinPC-NC USB are equipped wi th much more functions and besides controlling a 4th axis they master any 3D operation. Other significant functions are: tangential section, tool changer, tool length measuring and tool length compensation, stop, restarting and continuing the job and much more besides...
Deciding for WinPC-NC Professional means deciding for the best solution for any professional and industrial use. It provides a great variety of additional options, e.g. 24V signals suitable for being integrated into the control cabinet, a monitored tool changer, several technical functions for dosing, flame cutting and plasma arc cutting as well as extensive safety functions. Furthermore, it can easily be connected to o ther machine components and PLCs. WinPC-NC Light and WinPC-NC Economy are controll ing the connected machine by the LPT printer ports of the computer. With the other versions, the connection is effected by USB port.
LPT ports are no longer included in today's PCs. PCIe LPT port cards are hard to find and do not work well. We recommend upgrading to WinPC-NC USB.
Your existing cables can be connected to an nc100 or ncUSB . Be sure to use the USB cable that comes with WinPC-NC USB.