MASSO Software Update – v3.41 #

Release date: 29th May 2019

Whats New: 

  • Mill version – Umbrella Tool changer support added, for more details please CLICK HERE
  • Lathe version – Added option in threading conversational programming to select between “Right Hand” or “Left Hand” threading.



  • Plasma version – New improved THC control logic for PROMA 150 for smooth and accurate Z axis height adjustment.
  • Lathe version – Threading logic improvements.
  • All versions – On power up the F3 default JOG step is set to smallest value.


  • Plasma Version – PROMA 150 THC bug fixes.
  • Plasma Version – F2 screen Plasma ON/OFF buttons not working bug fixed.

How to update the MASSO controller:

  • Power off MASSO
  • Copy the serial number.htg file and Data1.htg files that were emailed to the USB pen drive and do not copy these files to a folder
  • Check that the above file names are not renamed by your browser when saving to the USB pen drive
  • Unplug all USB devices from MASSO and only plug in the USB pen drive with the above two files to the USB pen drive connector of MASSO
  • Power up the MASSO and wait for the yellow progress bar to go all the way to 100%
  • Power off the controller and leave the USB pen drive plugged in, after about 5 seconds power up the unit
  • Initially you will see a black screen for a few seconds while the update finishes
  • Finally you will see the MASSO main screen and now you can connect USB hubs, keyboard and mouse to the system
  • If you require you can delete the update files from the USB pen drive as they are not required anymore

Things to check after updating:

  • After updating FIRST CHECK all settings in the F1-Setup screen and make sure all the settings are correct.
  • Check Homing settings.
  • Check Spindle settings.
  • Check General settings, make sure “Limit maximum feedrate” is disabled if not being used.
  • Check Lubrication settings.
  • Check Tool Changer settings and also check the settings inside the tool changer settings.
  • Check all axis settings.
  • Check Auto Tool Zero settings and if not required then please disable it.
  • Check all inputs and outputs, check that the right input shows the right function.
  • Check that all inputs and outputs have the invert set as required.
  • Check your tool calibration and work offset data.
  • Finally before doing any cutting with the machine please do a few dry runs to make sure everything is working fine.
  • You might see a “Backup battery fail detected” alarm, please DO NOT remove the battery on the controller and simply power cycle the controller and the message will automatically go away.
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Last updated on May 29, 2019
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