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Example for AKD with TwinCAT3 PLC/C++ code | 15 Jun 2023 | |

Example for AKD with TwinCAT3 PLC/C++ code

I am attempting to control the AKD-P motor using TwinCAT3 through EtherCAT communication. I have successfully configured the motor driver using the provided .xml files, following the instructions outlined in the "Setup Instructions for TwinCAT3 with the AKD" guide.

However, I have encountered difficulties while developing the PLC code in TwinCAT3 to control the AKD motor driver. I have primarily relied on the "AKD etherCAT manual English" as a reference, but I require additional guidance to overcome the challenges I am facing.

I am seeking examples or sample code that demonstrate how to drive the AKD motor driver using TwinCAT3 in either PLC or C++ programming languages, is there any example about driving AKD motor driver with TwinCAT3 based PLC/C++ codes?


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toddevans01 | Thu, 06/15/2023 - 13:55

Unfortunately we do not have TwinCAT3 sample code or projects on the Beckhoff controller side.

We can support questions about the drive, objects in the COE library, EtherCAT scaling, and PDO mapping but can't support the Beckhoff controller or programming the application.

I recommend you engage with your local Kollmorgen supplier and Beckhoff as well.


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