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How to Download Firmware to the Kollmorgen CD Series Servo Drive

The software for downloading firmware to the Servostar CD series drives is called "Ignite."

The drive must be put into "Ember mode" prior to downloading the firmware into the drive.

Although the Ignite software should automatically put the drive into ember mode and download the firmware, it is recommended to force the drive into ember mode with the dip switches on the drive.  Make note of the original positions of each dip switch.  To force the drive into ember mode, remove power, set all the dip switches to ON except 5 and 9, and re-apply power.  The led readout on the drive should display an "E"; then proceed with the firmware tool. Once the download is complete, remove power, return the switches to their original positions, and re-apply power.