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How to communicate to a PowerFlex 525 VFD from a Magelis HMI

Published date: 18 February 2020

Issue:
Looking for a setup guide on how to communicate to a PowerFlex 525 VFD from my Magelis HMI

Product Line:
Vijeo Designer, Magelis, XBTGT, XBTGK, HMISTU, HMISTO, HMIGTO, HMIGTU, HMIGK, iPC

Resolution:
In order to communciate to a PowerFlex 525 with your Magelis HMI programmed with Vijeo Designer, you will need to follow the procedure below:

1) First create a new project
2) Add the Generic Ethernet E/IP (Explicit) driver.
3) Create 2 INT variables in the variable list.
4) For Speed Control, give one of the INTs the following settings: Class 7 instance 16(hex), attribute 4 Data Size 2, SET
5) For Start and Stop, give one of the INTs the following settings: Class 7 instance 4, attribute 4, data size 2, SET (we set bit 1 for start and set bit 0 for stop).
6) Draw displays on the screen for the two INTs to control during runtime.

 

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