Make SmartMotor™ Troubleshooting Fast & Easy with Status Bits and SMI Tools
Today’s electromechanical systems are complex pieces of industrial machinery that use a variety of components, each of which has hours of engineering design work behind it. When problems arise, it can be difficult to isolate the root cause of the issue due to the overall complexity of the machine.
The SmartMotor™ Troubleshooting with Status Bits and SMI Tools Application Note was created with this in mind. The document provides SmartMotor™ troubleshooting strategies using its advanced data features along with tools provided in the free SmartMotor™ Interface (SMI) software. Through the onboard diagnostics and data collection capabilities of the SmartMotor™ integrated servo, the machine designer has several ways to help isolate and troubleshoot many issues associated with motion control and machine operation.
The document covers:
- Basic troubleshooting first steps and flow chart
- Four Status Words that contain a variety of information regarding SmartMotor health and operation
- An overview of the SMI troubleshooting tools
- A list and description of relevant SmartMotor™ troubleshooting commands
The SmartMotor™ Troubleshooting with Status Bits and SMI Tools Application Note is available now.
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