Course

Using CCW with VFDs

In this course you'll learn to use CCW to upload & download parameters to A-B PowerFlex VFDs, including:
- How to setup RSLinx Classic's Ethernet IP and Ethernet Devices Drivers
- How to setup RSLinx Classic's Driver for the 1203-USB cable
- How to download PowerFlex manuals and update files
- How to connect to the PowerFlex 520 using USB on Windows 10 and 7
- How to use the PowerFlex USB utility to up and download to 520 Series
- How to import, edit, and export PowerFlex USB utility parameter files in CCW
- How to use CCW to up/download parameters over Ethernet
- How to use CCW & 1203-USB to up/download over DSI
- And much more! (see below for details)
Pricing

15 Lessons

Overview

In this course you'll learn everything you need to know to upload and download parameters to Allen-Bradley PowerFlex Drives over Ethernet, USB, and using the A-B 1203-USB cable, all with the free Connected Components Workbench (CCW) software.


Online Course Advantage:

All our online courses come with No Expiration Date and include Instructor Lead "Q & A" Support in the lesson discussion area. Online Course Completion Certificates are also available to students who complete all of the course's lessons and quizzes.


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Details

This course is designed for those who need to learn to backup A-B PowerFlex Drives using Connected Components Workbench (CCW) over Ethernet, USB, and using the 1203-USB cable.

The course includes how to download and install a free copy of CCW, how to setup RSLinx Classic Drivers to communicate to A-B VFDs, and how to upload and download parameters to and from PowerFlex drives.


What you will learn:

  • Where you can download a free copy of CCW
  • How to install CCW, including how to work around the .NET issue
  • How to download and install drivers and firmware for the 1203-USB cable
  • How to setup RSLinx Classic's Ethernet IP and Ethernet Devices Drivers
  • How to setup RSLinx Classic's Driver for the 1203-USB cable
  • How to download PowerFlex manuals and update files
  • How to connect to the PowerFlex 520 series using USB on Windows 10 and 7
  • How to use the PowerFlex USB utility to up and download parameters from 520 series VFDs
  • How to import, edit, and export PowerFlex USB utility parameter files in CCW
  • How to use CCW to upload and download drive parameters over Ethernet
  • How to use CCW and the 1203-USB to upload and download drive parameters over DSI
  • Free Bonus 1! How to set Powerflex 525's Ethernet Address using its Keypad
  • Free Bonus 2! How to set PowerFlex 525's Ethernet Address using BOOTP

Who should take this course:

Anyone who needs to learn how to backup and restore A-B VFD parameters using CCW over Ethernet, USB, and using the 1203-USB cable.


Requirements to complete optional exercises or follow along:

If you would like to follow along with the instructor you will need a PowerFlex drive that supports Ethernet, DSI, and/or USB (and associated cables,) a personal computer running Microsoft Windows 7 or 10, and internet access to download the free software from Rockwell's website.


What is included with the course:

To see what is included with this course please see the enrollment options


Online Course Advantage:

All our online courses come with No Expiration Date and include Instructor Lead "Q & A" Support in the lesson discussion area. Online Course Completion Certificates are also available to students who complete all of the course's lessons and quizzes.


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Online Course Advantage:

All our online courses come with No Expiration Date and include Instructor Lead "Q & A" Support in the lesson discussion area. Online Course Completion Certificates are also available to students who complete all of the course's lessons and quizzes.


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