US Patent No. 10,832,295

AMPLIFIER SELECTION DEVICE COMPRISING ACCESSORY SELECTING FUNCTION


Patent No. 10,832,295
Issue Date November 10, 2020
Title Amplifier Selection Device Comprising Accessory Selecting Function
Inventorship Jianzhou Chen, Yamanashi (JP)
Assignee FANUC CORPORATION, Yamanashi (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,832,295

1. An amplifier selection device, for selecting a motor, an amplifier, and an accessory for the amplifier, the amplifier selection device comprising:a display device; and
a control device configured to
store (i) information relating to motor identification information and motor specifications and (ii) information relating to amplifier identification information and amplifier specifications to drive the motor,
display on the display device a motor selection command input section for selecting a motor and a motor list comprising the motor identification information and motor specifications,
select a motor in accordance with a selection command input to the motor selection command input section,
select an amplifier that satisfies motor specifications-of the selected motor on a basis of amplifier specifications,
store identification information of an accessory, motor identification information or amplifier identification information of an amplifier compatible with the accessory, and supplementary information,
select an accessory compatible with the selected amplifier,
display on the display device an accessory list of the selected accessory, and
display on the display device a wiring diagram including the selected accessory, the amplifier compatible with the selected accessory, and the selected motor connected together,
wherein the control device is configured to display on the display device the accessory list including at least the identification information of the accessory, the motor identification information of the selected motor or the amplifier identification information of the amplifier compatible with the accessory, and the supplementary information,
information relating to the accessory includes information indicating whether the accessory is a required accessory or a function-adding accessory, and
the control device is configured to
display on the display device, on a basis of the information relating to the accessory, the accessory list split into a required accessory list of required accessories and a function-adding accessory list of function-adding accessories,
display on the display device an order selection command input section configured to accept an order selection command for selecting whether to place an order,
select, as a target order, an accessory for which an order selection command is input at the order selection command input section, and
in response to not selecting a required accessory as the target order, display on the display device a wiring diagram including the required accessory and the selected motor or the selected amplifier compatible with the required accessory connected together and display a warning message requesting for a substitute for the required accessory to be used.