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How do I setup the Altivar Process Drive to communicate over Modbus Serial?

Issue:
How do I setup the Altivar Process Drive to communicate over Modbus Serial?

Product Line:
Altivar Process Drive (ATV630, ATV930, ATV650, ATV950, ATV660, ATV960, ATV680, ATV980)

Environment:
All serial numbers for Altivar 600 and 900 Process Drive

Cause:
N/A

Resolution:
Basic Settings
- Programming on the Drive
  • Program Communication Settings
    • [Communication] [Comm parameters] [Modbus SL] [Modbus Fieldbus]
      • [Modbus Address] Add 
      • [Bd.RateModbus] tbr 
      • [Modbus Format] tFO 
      • [Modbus Timeout] ttO 
  • Program Command Settings:
  • Powercycle the drive
- Communicate with the Drive
  • Using IO Profile
    • [Complete Settings] [Command and Reference] [Control Mode] - Set to IO
    • Command Word - 8501
      • Speed Reference Word - 8502 (Hz) and 8602 (rpm)
    • 16 bit word (Bit 0, 1, 2..... 15)
    • Start/Stop must turn on bit 0
      • Write a 1 to start
      • Write a 0 to stop
    • Bit 1 to 15 are assignable like logic inputs
      • Example: To assign a fault reset to bit 2 - [Fault reset] - Set to C302
  • Using CIA402 (DriveCom Profile)
    • Works with all assemblies
    • [Control Mode] CHCF to [Not separ.] SIN or [Separate]
    • Command Word - 8501
      Speed Reference Word - 8502 (Hz) and 8602 (rpm)
    • No 16 bit word
    • Start/Stop
      • Sequence of values must be written to the drive
      • 6, 7 and 15
      • Toggle between 7 and 15 to start and stop

Related FAQ: How do I troubleshoot the Altivar Process Drive when it will not connect or communicate while over a Modbus Serial Network?
 
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