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How do I set up basic programming on an ATV61/71 drive?

Issue:
How do I set up basic programming on an ATV61/71 drive?

Product Line:
Altivar 61, Altivar 71

Environment:
All

Cause:
Basic programming to operate an ATV61 or ATV71 drive

Resolution:

Menu 1.1 Simply start
tCC= 2/3 wire control (set to 2 wire control for most installations)
bFr= Standard motor frequency - typically 60hz
nPr= Rated motor power= HP size of the motor
UnS= Rated motor voltage =  motor voltage
nCr= Rated motor current= motor amps
FrS= Rated motor Frequency= typically 60hz
NSP= Rated motor speed= motor speed in rpm
fFr= Max Frequency= Hz
ItH= Motor Thermal Current= Amps (provides overload protection to the motor)
ACC= Ramp up time acceleration
DEC= Ramp down time deceleration
LSP= Low speed setting
HSP=High speed setting

Menu 1.3 Settings Menu.
CLi= Motor current limit (Typically set to 120% (ATV61) or 150% (ATV71) of the motor nameplate full load amps, FLA.)

Menu 1.6 Command Menu
Ref.1 channel= AI1 for 0-10VDC control (possibly from a potentiometer)
                      = AI2 for analog input 4-20mA control
                      = HMI for Graphic display terminal (keypad)
                      = (See the ATV61 programming manual for other options)
Profile= Not separate- Reference and command, not separate
          = Separate- Separate reference and command
          = I/O Profile
Ref. 2 switching= [ch1 active] (Fr1): No switching, [Ref.1 channel] (Fr1) active
                         = [ch2 active] (Fr2): No switching, [Ref.2 channel] (Fr2) active
                         = [LI1] (LI1)
                         = (See the ATV61 programming manual for other options)

ATV61 Quick Start manual is available for download here:  https://www.schneider-electric.us/en/download/document/S1B86974/
ATV61 Programming Manual is availalbe for download here: https://www.schneider-electric.us/en/download/document/1760649/

ATV71 Quick Start Guide is available for download here:  https://www.schneider-electric.us/en/download/document/S1B86982/
ATV71 Programming Manual is available for download here: https://www.schneider-electric.us/en/download/document/1755855/

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