Servo Basics with Kinetix 5500 Drives

Date Tuesday, March 5th - Wednesday, March 6th, 2024
Time 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Cost $1350

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Class Details

  • Basics of Open/Closed loop servo systems
  • Position vs Velocity Control
  • CIP Motion Ethernet/IP philosophy
  • Wiring the system: Servo Amplifier, Motor, Feedback cable, I/O
  • Start project: Project K5500
  • Setting up the servo amplifier as an Ethernet Node
  • Creating a motion group
  • Adding a CIP servo axis
  • Adding a motor
  • Configure the system scaling (motor revs/distance units)
  • Associate the CIP axis with its related Servo Amplifier
  • Set voltage, bus power, and universal time clock
  • Download program
  • Hookup Tests: Assign direction/polarity
  • Homing
  • Motion Direct Commands: MSO, MAH, MAM, MAJ, MAS
  • Basic Motion Commands: Jog, Move, Stop, Home
  • Feedback from Servo Drive Error! Bookmark not defined.
  • Virtual Axis and its importance Error! Bookmark not defined.
  • Electronic Gearing Error! Bookmark not defined.
  • Appendix A: Manual Tuning
  • Appendix B: Motion Analyzer
  • Appendix C: Motion related Physics
  • Appendix D: Setting Up RSLinx for Ethernet/IP
  • Troubleshooting issues with the hardware and software