Eliminate paper tapes completely
with a paper tape emulator

E.T.I. offers a Behind the Reader (BTR) interface systems. The ease of use, flexibility, and low cost of this system makes it a practical choice for transfer of CNC programs between a PC and CNC drill or driller / router.

The emulator allows a PC or compatible to send an NC drill or route file directly to a CNC-2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or other controller. For easy migration, the existing tape reader can be used to transfer programs or software from paper tape to the fixed drive of your PC or server.

Consider the advantages:

Can be used with practically any PC
PCs can be networked for file management
Easy to install, Easy to customize and use
Avoid the high cost of paper punch or reader repair
Save space, 12,000 feet of tape
Will fit on one floppy
Save valuable production time
No fixing ripped tapes
No untangling tapes
No cleaning or adjusting lenses

System Requirements:

PC / XT / AT or compatible running MS-DOS 3.3 or higher
One available 8 or 16 bit ISA slot
No EMS or XMS required
Software will not run properly under Windows95/98/XP/NT