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Can I issue a command to a drive from a communication network that will cause it to save its program into the attached keypad?

Published date: 13 November 2018

Customer is an OEM that is trying to automate their process to program our drives in their equipment.  They want to use a PLC to program the drive and then issue a command from the PLC that will cause the drive to save a backup copy of its program into the attached keypad.

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All Altivar products.

All models, All serial numbers.

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This is not possible on any drive via any serial communication network.  For the drives that have the feature allowing a backup copy of the program to be stored in the attached keypad, the command to initiate the save function must be triggered manually from the keypad itself.

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