About the Parameter and Command Reference Guide

This reference guide provides descriptive information about each parameter and command used in the drive firmware. Parameters and commands are used to configure the drive or to return status information from the drive using the WorkBench terminal screen. The use of these parameters and commands to perform various drive functions is detailed in related sections of the AKD User Guide.

For each parameter or command, this reference guide presents the following tables of information, followed by a description of the command, examples, and links to related information in the User Guide, as appropriate.

General Information

Type

One of four types:

  • Command: Action or W/O command.
  • NV Parameter: R/W and stored in nonvolatile (NV) memory
  • R/W Parameter: Can be either read from or written to the drive.
  • R/O Parameter. Can only be read from the drive

Description

Brief description of the parameter or command and notes if the parameter or command is not active in all opmodes.

Units

Appropriate units

Range

Permissible range; multiple ranges are sometimes present.

Default Value

Determined at setup process  time or motor ID; otherwise set to 0.010.

Data Type

Integer, Boolean, Float, or String

See Also

Links to related information such as other parameters, block diagrams, schematics, or other sections of the product manual.

Start Version

The minimum firmware version number required to use the parameter or command

Fieldbus

Index/Subindex

Object Start Version

Fieldbus type, such as EtherCAT COE and CANopen or Modbus.

Index/subindex values for the parameter or command. The index value may be linked to the Object Dictionary for each fieldbus, if the object dictionary contains more detailed information about the object.

The minimum firmware version number required to use the fieldbus.

 

Additional data types may include the following:

Type

Description

Error

Illegal type=0

b

Boolean

U8

8 x unsigned numbers

S8

8 x signed numbers

U16

16 x unsigned numbers

S16

16 x signed numbers

U32

32 x unsigned numbers

S32

32 x signed numbers

U64

64 x unsigned numbers

S64

64 x signed numbers

Parameter and Command Naming Conventions

Abbreviation Term

ACC

Acceleration

APP

Apply

CLR

Clear

CS

Controlled Stop

I

Current

D

Current d-component

DEC

Deceleration

DIR

Direction

DIS

Disable

DIST

Distance

EMUE

Emulated encoder

EN

Enable

ERR

Error

F

Fault

FB

Feedback

FF

Feedforward

K

Gain

INT

Integrator

LIM

Limit

L

Loop

MAX

Maximum

MIN

Minimum

N

Negative

NV

Nonvolatile

P

Position, Proportional, Positive

RLS

Release

R

Resistance

STATE

Status, State, Stat

THRESH

Threshold

T

Time

TMAX

Timeout

U

User

V

Velocity, Volt

W

Warning