Setting External Auto Mode RC7

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External Auto Mode in the RC7 allows an external device (such as a PLC through System I/O) to start and stop programs, and issue other System I/O commands. 

Video Tutorial

Step by Step Guide

To switch to External Auto Mode, follow the steps outlined below:
From the main (topmost level) RC7 teach pendant screen, and with the Teach Pendant in Manual Mode:

Step 1

Press [F4: I/O]

Step 2:

Press [F6: AUX]

Step 3:

Press Int/Ext

Step 4:

Select External Automatic Mode

Step 5:

Press OK.

Step 6:

Press Cancel until you return to the main Teach Pendant Screen.

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