LCD Retrofitting Benefits
Part 1: CRT to LCD Retrofits
Many professionals in the automation space that have a CNC Machine (such as FANUC CNC parts found here) in their shop deal with pesky issues from time-to-time. One common issue for those who use CNC machines would be CRT monitors that begin showing their age. Several of our customers have been in this situation, feel as though they’re left with two choices: repair their CRT monitors, or replace them.
To be clear, those are not the only two options. The main reasons:
1.) it’s often time-consuming to pinpoint a CRT Replacement part.
2.) It is not cost-effective to have the CRT monitor repaired.
The advantages of retrofitting or upgrading a CRT monitor with an LCD retrofit are:
- Improved screen visibility
- Increased life of CNC Machine
- Decrease amount of electricity used during operation
Part 2: Floppy Disk to USB Drive Retrofits
Another outdated piece we have encountered in the machine automation space? a floppy disk.
Floppy disks are still in use today for some, often causing issues. By implementing an updated, customized USB flash drive, several issues can likely be avoided. What is now a slow and obsolete tool, the floppy disk is still in use with some of our clients and causing problems. Our recommendation is a new custom-built USB flash drive solution.
Upgrading to a USB drive is usually a straightforward process. No changes or system configurations are necessary during this process, and yes, it will work on CNC machines and other devices that still use the floppy drive.
Nobody likes the costs of downtime including those in the machine automation space.
MRO Electric and Supply has new and refurbished FANUC CNC products available, including LCD Retrofit products. We also offer repair pricing. For more information, please call 800-691-8511 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.