ND 780


    ND 780


    Up to 3 axes from A to Z and ZO, ZS

    Encoder inputs

    3 x 1 VPP or 11 µAPP; D-sub female 15-pin (automatic interface recognition)

    Input frequency

    †≤ 100 kHz

    Signal period

    2 µm, 4 µm, 10 µm, 20 µm, 40 µm, 100 µm, 10 240 µm, 12 800 µm

    Line count


    Subdivision factor

    Max. 1024-fold

    Display step 1)

    Linear axis: 1 mm to 0.000 1 mm

    Angular axis: 1° to 0.000 1° (00° 00‘ 01'')


    Monochrome flat screen for position values, dialog and input displays, graphic functions and graphic positioning support

    Status display

    Operating mode, REF, reference-point number, tool number, inch, scale, feed-rate display, stopwatch

    For milling/drilling/boring

    Tool compensation R+, R–

    For turning

    Radius/diameter display

    Separate or sum display for Z and ZO


    • 10 datums
    • 16 tools
    • REF reference mark evaluation for distance-coded and single reference marks
    • Distance-to-go display with nominal position input in absolute or incremental values
    • Scaling factor
    • mm/inch switching
    • HELP: On-screen operating instructions
    • INFO: Stopwatch, pocket calculator, cutting data calculator (for milling), taper calculator (for turning)

    For milling/drilling/boring

    • Calculation of positions for hole patterns (circular patterns as well as linear patterns)
    • Tool radius compensation
    • Probing function for datum acquisition with the KT edge finder: "Edge," "Centerline" and "Circle center"

    For turning

    • Freezing the tool position for back-off
    • Setup functions for datum setting with the tool

    Error compensation

    Axis error: Linear and multipoint over up to 200 points

    Backlash compensation: For length measurement via ball screw and rotary encoder

    Data interface

    RS-232-C/V.24 300 to 115 200 baud

    • For output of measured values and parameters
    • For input of parameters, remote control of keys and commands

    Switching I/O

    • Two inputs (pulse or contact) for measured value output
    • 1 input for KT edge finder
    • 1 input for edge finder with contact triggering
    • Further input/outputs over the IOB 49 input/output unit


    KT edge finder (for milling) tilting base, handle, tilt/swivel mount, pivot arm

    Power connection

    100 V to 240 V AC (–15 % to +10 %), 48 Hz to 62 Hz; 30 W

    Operating temperature

    0 °C to 45 °C (storage temperature –20 °C to 70 °C)

    Protection EN 60 529

    IP 40, front panel IP 54


    Approx. 2.6 kg

    1) Depends on the signal period or line count of the connected encoder