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toddevans01's picture
toddevans01
12 hours 32 min ago

The following video covers important topics such as ESI (XML)  file acquisition and importation into TwinCAT 3.

Basic setup and motion from the TwinCAT 3 console is also demonstrated.

Finally how to recognize and resolve a mismatch between the Device Description ( ESI ) and the physical AKD2G hardware/firmware revisions when scanning for boxes

is covered.

 

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JohnKeesee
3 weeks 15 hours ago
Summary of Juran's Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) for AKD & AKM.  Data up through 2014.
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C Wontrop
1 month 13 hours ago

AKD-PDMM controller/drive, AKD, AKD2G, and S700 drives, and PCMM standalone controller all contain hardware I/O that can be used in an application to interface to other control elements on the machine. Typically, to minimize overall system cost, IO point on these products are used first before the AKT Remote I/O is incorporated. AKT Remote I/O will also be used if a signal type not supported by Kollmorgen drives and controllers is needed in the application. This lesson reviews how to put together a remote AKT Remote I/O Block.

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Stefano Giacomelli
1 month 1 week ago

This example shows how to exchange data between a PCMM or AKD PDMM and a PC using UDP.

The attached KAS program works with the target controller and 2 AKD drives. 

The PC-based program is written in C# and receives the axis positions from the controller. It is also possible to send text to the PC.