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AKD and EPIC? | 13 Apr 2017 | |


A costumer wants to couple an AKD CAN / ETHERCAT using EPIC. EPIC is an open source project "Experimental Physics and Industrial Control System" (

Is there any experience with Kollmorgen AKD drives ?

Thank you very much in advance.


Comments & Answers

Joerg Muslewski | Wed, 04/26/2017 - 07:53

it seems to be, that nobody from the Kollmorgen team has experience with EPIC. But if the customer is able to implement a CAN or Ethercat master into the software/hardware, he can communicate with the AKD via standard DS402 protocol. Another idea might be to use ModbusTCP in order to control the AKD and for data exchange. A ModbusTCP software solution might be available for EPIC.

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