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AKD® BASIC Programmable Drives

The AKD® BASIC Series provides all the performance features of our AKD Series, along with built-in machine and motion control that can be programmed in BASIC using Kollmorgen’s integrated development environment. With control functions on the drive itself, there’s no need for a separate PLC—reducing design time, wiring requirements and panel space while enabling more complex processes and higher performance.

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AKD BASIC
AKD BASIC
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Features

Features

  • Machine control and high-performance motion controller built in to the drive for 1.5-axis control (1 real, 1 virtual axis)
  • Standard version:
    • 7 configurable digital inputs (+1 dedicated to enable)
    • 2 configurable digital outputs (+1 fault relay)
    • 1 analog input and 1 analog output
    • Service port for commissioning, programming and Modbus TCP/IP
  • Expanded I/O version:
    • 20 digital inputs (1 dedicated to enable)
    • 12 digital outputs (1 dedicated fault relay)
    • 2 analog inputs and 2 analog outputs
    • SD memory card for program and parameter storage
    • Service port for commissioning, programming and Modbus TCP/IP
  • Available in the same power and voltage levels as our AKD® Series
  • BASIC programming language, including the ability to use conditional statements
  • Programming interface is a standard feature of AKD WorkBench, and includes ease-of-use features such as automatic syntax highlighting, auto-complete, auto-format and code templates
  • Source code lockout feature with password protection

Benefits

  • With the addition of an on-drive BASIC-programmable drive/controller, the AKD® Series achieves a new milestone for versatility and ease of use
  • AKD BASIC allows single-axis applications to be handled in the same package sizes as the standard AKD drive, without the need for a separate controller
  • The Expanded I/O version integrates additional digital and analog inputs/outputs, eliminating the need for remote I/O and providing even greater capability to serve as a complete machine/motion control package
  • Eliminating the need for a separate PLC substantially reduces design time, wiring requirements, panel space and overall cost
  • BASIC programming language is widely used, easy to learn, and enables quicker programming of more complex motion processes
  • BASIC supports conditional statements, camming, S-curve, limitless motion profiles and other techniques for more advanced motion
  • Menu-driven programming within AKD WorkBench offers intelligent formatting, templates and debugging capabilities to speed development and assist in code documentation
  • Expanded I/O version supports SD memory card for easy program transfer and maintenance, without the need for a PC
  • Source code lockout protects your intellectual property and your machine’s differentiating features

Specifications

120/240 VAC
1 & 3 Phase (85-265 V)
Continuous
Current (A RMS)
Peak Current
(A RMS)
Drive Continuous
Output Power (Watts)
AKD-x00306 3 9 1100
AKD-x00606 6 18 2000
AKD-x01206 12 30 4000
AKD-x02406 24 48 8000
240/480 Vac
3 Phase (187-528 V)
Continuous
Current (A RMS)
Peak Current
(A RMS)
Drive Continuous
Output Power (Watts)
AKD-x00307 3 9 2000
AKD-x00607 6 18 4000
AKD-x01207 12 30 8000
AKD-x02407 24 48 16,000

Safety

KSM SmallOur modular safety solutions interface with AKD drives and Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ to provide seamless access to all important safe motion functions – including a complete range of PLe and SIL3 safe stop, velocity, position, direction and brake functions. Complete the motion safety chain, from sensor to drive, with our KSM-compact Safety Module or KSM-modular Safety PLC.

KSM Safety Solutions  

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Count on Kollmorgen support to help you design and build a successful machine and keep it reliably productive, anywhere in the world. Our co-engineering experts will work with you to tailor a perfect-fit solution for your motion requirements.

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Documentation
Title Language(s) Date Size
pdfAKD Fault Card EN (REV U) English 12 Nov 2020 2.79 MB Copy URL
pdfAKD Installation Manual EN (REV AE) English 31 Aug 2021 28.42 MB Copy URL
pdfAKD Quick Start EN (REV F) English 01 Feb 2016 1.5 MB Copy URL
pdfAKD Safety Notes EN DE FR IT PT ES RU ZH (REV D) Chinese, Simplified, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Brazil, Russian, Spanish 07 Sep 2021 948.47 KB Copy URL
AKD WorkBench Online Help/User Guide English 10 Dec 2019 Copy URL
pdfAKD2G, AKD Accessories Guide Europe EN (REV 08-2021) English 07 Sep 2021 7.02 MB Copy URL
pdfAKD2G, AKD and S700 Accessories Guide North America EN (REV K) English 29 Sep 2020 5.36 MB Copy URL
pdfPart Number Scheme AKD-B/P/T/M English 15 Sep 2021 366.98 KB Copy URL
Brochure
Title Language(s) Date Size
AKD Scalability Brochure EN RevC English 20 Oct 2014 5.32 MB Copy URL
AKD-BASIC Brochure RevA EN English 20 Oct 2014 708.73 KB Copy URL
Kollmorgen AKD BASIC Flyer en-gb revA English 22 Nov 2012 1.33 MB Copy URL
Kollmorgen Motion Components Brochure EN RevB English 14 Oct 2011 1.81 MB Copy URL
Catalog
Title Language(s) Date Size
Kollmorgen Automation and Motion Control English 14 Jun 2021 15.53 MB Copy URL
Kollmorgen Automation Solutions and Product Catalog EMEA English 21 Jun 2018 15.99 MB Copy URL

These 3D models are intended to guide your design activities and may be used as reference information. Be sure to consult a Kollmorgen expert to ensure you have the most current and accurate information for critical aspects of design work

Drawings
Title Language(s) Date Size
pdf12 AMP Power Cable English 13 Nov 2012 87.96 KB Copy URL
pdf12 AMP Power Cable With Brake English 13 Nov 2012 53.81 KB Copy URL
pdf24 AMP Power Cable English 13 Nov 2012 48.23 KB Copy URL
pdf24 AMP Power Cable With Brake English 13 Nov 2012 72.42 KB Copy URL
2D/3D Models for AKD BASIC Servo Drive 120-240Vac, 12A English 18 Aug 2018 Copy URL
2D/3D Models for AKD BASIC Servo Drive 120-240Vac, 24A English 15 Aug 2018 Copy URL
2D/3D Models for AKD BASIC Servo Drive 120-240Vac, 3A, 6A English 15 Aug 2018 Copy URL
2D/3D Models for AKD BASIC Servo Drive 240-480Vac, 24A English 15 Aug 2018 Copy URL
2D/3D Models for AKD BASIC Servo Drive 240-480Vac, 3A, 6A, 12A English 15 Aug 2018 Copy URL
pdf6 AMP Power Cable English 13 Nov 2012 48.16 KB Copy URL
pdfFeedback Resolver Cable English 13 Nov 2012 106.14 KB Copy URL
pdfSine Encoder Feedback Cable English 13 Nov 2012 164.84 KB Copy URL
Firmware
Title Language(s) Date Size
zipAKD BASIC Servo Drive Firmware (AKD-T-ICAN-01-20-00-003)
Release: 1.20.00.003
English 29 Jul 2021 1.65 MB Copy URL
zipAKD BASIC Servo Drive Firmware (AKD-T-NBAN-01-20-00-003)
Release: 1.20.00.003
English 29 Jul 2021 1.58 MB Copy URL
pdfAKD Firmware Release Notes EN (REV 1.20.00.003)
Release: 1.20.00.003
English 29 Jul 2021 909.44 KB Copy URL
Sample Projects
Title Language(s) Date Size
zipAKD BASIC Sample Programs
Release: –
English 11 Oct 2016 11.56 KB Copy URL
zipKVB 2.40 SP3 Sample Project for AKI2G Panel and AKD BASIC
Release: 2.43
English 18 Jun 2021 391.88 KB Copy URL
Software
Title Language(s) Date Size
zipAKD Servoverstärker Drive WorkBench GUI Full Setup DE (Rev 2.9.0.6662)
Release: 2.9.0.6662
German 11 Jun 2021 370.9 MB Copy URL
zipAKD Servoverstärker WorkBench GUI Standard Setup DE (Rev 2.9.0.6222)
Release: 2.9.0.6222
German 11 Jun 2021 234.67 MB Copy URL
zipAKD Servo Drive WorkBench GUI Full Setup EN (REV 2.9.0.6662)
Release: 2.9.0.6662
English 11 Jun 2021 339.2 MB Copy URL
zipAKD Servo Drive WorkBench GUI Standard Setup EN (REV 2.9.0.6662)
Release: 2.9.0.6662
English 11 Jun 2021 339.2 MB Copy URL
zipAKD Servo Drive WorkBench GUI Full Setup ES (REV 2.9.0.6858)
Release: 2.9.0
Spanish 24 Aug 2021 345.88 MB Copy URL
zipAKD Servo Drive WorkBench GUI Standard Setup ES (REV 2.9.0.6858)
Release: 2.9.0
Spanish 24 Aug 2021 209.65 MB Copy URL
zipAKD Servo Drive WorkBench GUI Full Setup PT (REV 2.9.0.6222)
Release: 2.9.0.6222
Portuguese, Brazil 11 Jun 2021 374.42 MB Copy URL
zipAKD Servo Drive WorkBench GUI Standard Setup PT (REV 2.9.0.6222)
Release: 2.9.0.6222
Portuguese, Brazil 11 Jun 2021 238.19 MB Copy URL
zipAKD Servo Drive WorkBench GUI Full Setup ZH (REV 2.9.0.6858)
Release: 2.9.0
Chinese, Simplified 24 Aug 2021 430.24 MB Copy URL
zipAKD Servo Drive WorkBench GUI Standard Setup ZH (REV 2.9.0.6858)
Release: 2.9.0
Chinese, Simplified 24 Aug 2021 294.01 MB Copy URL
Tools
Title Language(s) Date Size
zipKollmorgen Sistema Library
Release: 11/03/2021
English, German 03 Nov 2021 4.42 MB Copy URL
zipKollmorgen Sistema Library
Release: 11/03/2021
English, German 03 Nov 2021 4.42 MB Copy URL
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