DRIVE_STATUS issue (EtherCAT CoE status word)
DRIVE_STATUS is the value of the CoE status word. Object number 0x6041. If bit 11 is set in the status in the drive then we must see the same in DRIVE_STATUS. If not then the drive is not setting the bit in Object 0x6041. You can check the object 0x6041 by redaing as an SDO value. Use CO_READ_AXIS.
?CO_READ_AXIS(axis_number, $6041, 0, 4, -1) as typed in the terminal. The result will be displayed as a Decimal number.
Ingenia drive (JUP 40-80) needs a long time to start
Issue: It seems that the Ingenia drive (JUP 40-80) needs a long time before it can be enabled. Do you know about this symptom? Or do you have a any advice? Suggestion and resolution: If the drives that do not enable show that they are not ready in ...
Axis Status Error
Just picked up my Flex-6 Nano again to do some testing with movelink, for some reason my FLEX-3AX is throwing errors. pressing the error reset button is not changing anything. All 3 axis are the same: Answer: The Fault bit in the CoE status will be ...
Changing EtherCAT drive address
There are 3 methods to set the address in the servo-drive; 1 . If there are rotary address switches on the front of the drive, then they may be used to select the address. 2. The address may be set in memory, either via a front panel keypad or ...
AN-315 EtherCAT setup for Panasonic A5B Drive
The recommendations within this document applies to the Trio MC464+P876 EtherCAT master and the Trio MC4N-ECAT EtherCAT Master used with the Panasonic Minas A5B EtherCAT servo drive. When delivered, the Panasonic A5B has 2 features set; the Positive ...
Ethercat drive disable problem with Panasonic A6B
Panasonic A6B EtherCAT servo drives have a ramp down to stop feature that is enabled by default. This means when the Master sets the control word to $06 (Disable) the drive will ramp down the speed to zero and only then disable the drive. This takes ...