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Retrofit KAS EtherCAT Backups with AKD2G Firmware >

The AKD2G drives with firmware versions 02-12-00-001 (and later) do not support downgrading the firmware to the versions 02-12-00-000 (or earlier). The KAS EtherCAT backups created using AKD2G firmware 02-12-00-000 (or earlier) are not capable of…

AKD2G EtherCAT W7011 Warning and F7011 Fault Synchronization Error Support >

This article provides details related to cause and remedy of the W7011 warning and F7011 Fault in the AKD2G EtherCAT drive.

AKD EtherCAT Scaling for Velocity, Acceleration, and Deceleration >

This article discusses AKD EtherCAT scaling for velocity, acceleration, and deceleration commands and actual velocity.  For the position modes, FBUS.PARAM05 applies to position scaling and the scaling for velocity, acceleration, and…

AKD EtherCAT Flexible PDO Mapping Size Limitations and Padding >

The AKD drive supports flexible EtherCAT PDO mapping.  The 4 available flexible RxPDO’s (PDO data for receive direction, commands from master to drive) are mapped using objects 1600h, 1601h, 1602h, and 1603h.  Each one of these RxPDOs is…

Migration from AKD EtherCAT IP mode to AKD2G CSP mode >

When migrating from AKD EtherCAT IP mode (Interpolated Position) to AKD2G EtherCAT CSP mode (Cyclic Synchronous Position), the only thing that needs to be changed is the target position object (change from 60C1h sub1 to 607Ah). IP mode is supposed…

KAS v3.07 is now available!! >

New Features Modular EtherCAT Topology AKT2G-BRC-000-000 - Brake chopper terminal Modify PLCopen axis user units from a program IDE Improvements For more details, please see the attached release note.

AKD2G Touchprobes Application Note >

The following application note demonstrates several examples of using the Touchprobes feature over EtherCAT.

AKD2G EtherCAT and CANopen Landing Page >

Landing Page for AKD2G EtherCAT and CANopen supplementary application notes and other support documents and files.

AKD Command Source for EtherCAT/CANopen >

The AKD command source (DRV.CMDSOURCE) is set automatically by the EtherCAT/CANopen master controller.  There is no need to set this in Workbench when using the fieldbus.  And there is no need to read DRV.CMDSOURCE to verify that it's set…
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