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AKD® Series Servo Drives

The Kollmorgen AKD® Series includes a complete range of Ethernet-based servo drives that are fast, feature-rich, flexible and easy to integrate into any application. These next-generation drives offer plug-and-play commissioning for instant, seamless access to everything in your machine. Paired with our best-in-class servo components, AKD drives offer industry-leading performance, communication options and power levels—all in a smaller footprint.

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AKD Servo Drive
Industry 4.0 Ready

Quick Commissioning and Optimization

Use our WorkBench software's fast auto-tuning, multi-function bode plots for performance optimization, and one-click capture and sharing of program plots and parameter settings to quickly get your machine up and running.

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  • Can be embedded with our innovative Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ for high-performance single- and multi-axis systems
  • Kollmorgen WorkBench graphical user interface for easy set-up and programming
  • Plug-and-play compatibility with Kollmorgen motors
  • Optically isolated I/O with screw terminal I/O connectors
  • Highest bandwidth torque-and-velocity loops.  Fastest digital current loop in the market.
  • Full-frequency, wizard-based autotuning
  • Fast data acquisition with PC-compatible TCP/IP Ethernet service channel
  • Real-time performance feedback
  • Feedback Devices: Smart Feedback Devices (SFD), EnDat2.2 & 2.1, BiSS, Analog Sine/Cos encoder, incremental encoder, HIPERFACE®, and resolver 
  • Multiple bus choices for system optimization, including EtherCAT®, EtherNet/IP, PROFINET RT, Modbus/TCP, CANopen®, and SynqNet™.
  • SIL-qualified, over-voltage, current, and temperature detection provided for added dependability
  • Option cards available to increase I/O, add NVRAM and boost processing power


  • Easy to use, with plug-and-play motor setup, advanced autotuning, and an intuitive graphical interface for programming and troubleshooting
  • The fastest drive in its class for the most precise motion and highest throughput
  • Versatile, with support for multiple Ethernet connectivity options, feedback devices, bus choices and additional options
  • Robust, compact design with industry-leading power density
  • Available in power ranges to suit virtually any application requirement


120/240 VAC - 1 & 3 Phase (85-265 V)

Rated Data Units AKD-x00306 AKD-x00606 AKD-x01206 AKD-x02406
Drive Continuous Output Power Watts 1100 2000 4000 8000
Rated supply voltage V 120/240
Control logic, supply voltage V 24
Rated output current (RMS value ±3%) A 3 6 12 24
Peak output current (±3%) A 9 18 30 48
Peak time s 5
Current loop Bandwidth max. kHz 2.5 to 4 2 to 3
Velocity loop Bandwidth max. Hz 0 to 1000 0 to 800 0 to 600
Position loop Bandwidth max. Hz 1 to 250
Update rate MHz 1.5
Weight (standard width) kg 1.1 2 3.7
Weight (extended width) kg 1.3 2.2 4
Height, without connectors mm 168 196 248
Height, with connector mm 200 225 280
Standard Width front/back mm 54/59 72/78.4 96/100
Extended Width front/back mm 84/89 91/96 96/100
Depth, without connectors mm 156 187 228
Depth, with connectors mm 185 < 215 < 265

240/480 Vac - 3 Phase (187-528 V)

Rated Data Units AKD-x00307 AKD-x00607 AKD-x01207 AKD-x02407 AKD-x04807
Drive Continuous Output Power Watts 2000 4000 8000 16,000 32,000
Rated supply voltage V 240/480
Control logic, supply voltage V 24
Rated output current (RMS value ±3%) A 3 6 12 24 48
Peak output current (±3%) A 9 18 30 48 96
Peak time s 5
Current loop Bandwidth max. kHz 2.5 to 4 2 to 3
Velocity loop Bandwidth max. Hz 0 to 800 0 to 600
Position loop Bandwidth max. Hz 1 to 250
Update rate MHz 1.5
Weight (standard width) kg 2.7 5.3 11.5
Weight (extended width) kg 2.9 5.5 11.7
Height, without connectors mm 256 306 385
Height, with connector mm 290 340 526
Standard Width front/back mm 65/70 99/105 185/185
Extended Width front/back mm 95/100 99/105 -
Depth, without connectors mm 185 228 225
Depth, with connectors mm < 225 < 265 < 265

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AKD Components Brochure EN revB English 06 Oct 2011 1.81 MB Copy URL
AKD Demonstation Unit Flyer RevB EN English 28 Feb 2013 894.29 KB Copy URL
AKD Scalability Brochure EN RevC English 20 Oct 2014 5.32 MB Copy URL
Kollmorgen Motion Components Brochure EN RevB English 14 Oct 2011 1.81 MB Copy URL
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Kollmorgen 2G Cable Guide English 14 Mar 2019 21.67 MB Copy URL
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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

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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 English 24 Sep 2018 Copy URL
pdf6 AMP Power Cable English 13 Nov 2012 48.16 KB Copy URL
pdfEtherCAT Coupler DRW English 21 Aug 2015 97.96 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
Fieldbus Support
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pdfAKD Profinet Parameter Access Byte Descriptions
Release: –
English 05 Sep 2017 34.56 KB Copy URL
pptAKD Profinet Training Rev. D
Release: D
English 10 May 2018 1.07 MB Copy URL
Release: 6
English 13 Dec 2017 75.75 KB Copy URL
pptxWireshark Training for EtherCAT and Profinet
Release: B
English 04 Jan 2021 6.63 MB Copy URL
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