Roadtec milling machines using the Automated Control of Elevation (ACE) system need to be configured properly in order to use Topcon's 3D-MC software for automatic elevation and slope control.
- CAN capable Roadtec RX-900e (Figure A)
- *For information regarding CAN capability, contact Roadtec technical support at 1-800-272-7100.
- ACE system installed by Roadtec and ACE control box connected to the machine (Figure B)
Power on the machine, and navigate to the Roadtec display. Find and press the Grade/Slope soft key on the lower left-hand side to power on the ACE system control box.
After the soft key is pressed, the Grade/Slope button will be illuminated green, and the ACE control box is powered on.
Navigate to the ACE control box, and press the buttons on the lower left- and right-hand sides until both sides display MANUAL.
This configuration allows CAN bus signals to be sent to 3D-MC to run automatic elevation and slope control on the left and right sides.