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Are you looking to get the most out of your AKD BASIC drive? The AKD BASIC drive combines the performance features of our leading AKD series along with built-in machine and motion control to deliver exactly what you're looking for. Using the programming language BASIC (Beginner’s All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) from within the Workbench software, learn how to program motion commands and create complex motion loops and interrupts. After completing this interactive class, you will be able to program a full motion program.

In this session you’ll learn:

  • Set up Workbench variables to streamline programming
  • Review looping structure and the best practices for creating layered loops and interrupt routines
  • Create subroutines and functions to produce homing programs and position capture

Suggested preparatory course: Introduction to the Advanced Kollmorgen Drive

This self-paced online course is presented through the Kollmorgen Learning Center.
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About the Presenter(s)

Emily Blanchard
Emily Blanchard

Emily, Senior Training Specialist, has over 17 years of experience with Kollmorgen. Starting as an inside sales associate and progressing through various roles in the company, Emily found her passion for training due to her joy for learning – absorbing the plethora of educational insight provided by Kollmorgen’s blend of technical, sales, and product teams. Emily earned a BA in communications from Virginia Tech and chose to earn a MSEd in adult education and training to enhance her training speciality.