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    PROGRAMMERSOFTWARE MANUAL

    forFSC-01 Motion ControllerFSD-01 Motion Controller/DriveFSD-02 Motion Controller/Drive

    6441-333A

  • 2SOLUTIONS FORINDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION

    (800) 624-8511Web Site: http://www.phdinc.com

    Table of ContentsGetting Started ..........................................................................................................3

    Installing the Programming Software ................................................................................................... 4Display Settings ................................................................................................................................... 4Connecting to your PC ......................................................................................................................... 5

    Programming ............................................................................................................6Which Software Version Do I Have? .................................................................................................... 7Entering Your Program ........................................................................................................................ 7Copying Instructions ............................................................................................................................ 9Inserting and Deleting Program Steps ............................................................................................... 10Setting Parameters ............................................................................................................................. 10User Defined Units ............................................................................................................................. 12

    Limit Switches ........................................................................................................ 12What Happens When You Hit a Limit Switch? .................................................................................... 12Front Panel STOP Button ................................................................................................................... 13

    Setting the Motor Current ........................................................................................... 13Idle Current Reduction ....................................................................................................................... 13

    Microstepping ......................................................................................................... 14Jogging ................................................................................................................. 15Using the Optional MMI (Man Machine Interface-part #64725) ............................................... 16

    How to display a message on the MMI .............................................................................................. 17How to pause until user presses ENTER ............................................................................................ 17How to let the user make a decision (MMI branching) ....................................................................... 18How to ask the user for a move distance ........................................................................................... 18How to get a speed from the user ...................................................................................................... 19How to get a repeat count from the user ............................................................................................ 19How to create an MMI Menu .............................................................................................................. 20

    Making Your Move .................................................................................................... 21MMI Prompt ....................................................................................................................................... 21Feed to Length ................................................................................................................................... 23Feed & Set Output .............................................................................................................................. 25Feed & Return .................................................................................................................................... 26Feed to Sensor ................................................................................................................................... 27Feed to Sensor & Return .................................................................................................................... 28Feed to Position ................................................................................................................................. 29Set Abs Position ................................................................................................................................. 30Seek Home ......................................................................................................................................... 31Wait Time ........................................................................................................................................... 32Wait Input .......................................................................................................................................... 33Hand Wheel ........................................................................................................................................ 34Go To .................................................................................................................................................. 34Repeat/End Repeat ............................................................................................................................. 35Reset Repeat Loop ............................................................................................................................. 37Set Output .......................................................................................................................................... 38If Input Go To ..................................................................................................................................... 39Change Current .................................................................................................................................. 41Comment ........................................................................................................................................... 42

    Command Buttons .................................................................................................... 43Download, Upload & Execute ............................................................................................................. 43Save, Open, Print & Quit .................................................................................................................... 44

  • 3(800) 624-8511

    Web Site: http://www.phdinc.comSOLUTIONS FORINDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION

    Getting StartedThe PHD programming software is used in several PHD products, including the FSD-01, FSD-02 Programmable Motion Controller/Drives, and the FSC-01 Programmable Motion Controller. This manual explains how to install the PHD Windows application and how toprogram your PHD product.

    For information regarding your specific PHD hardware, such as wiring and mounting, please read the hardware manual that came withthat product.

    The PHD Series FS Controls features include: Powerful, flexible, easy to use indexer. Nonvolatile program storage. Automatic, stand alone execution of stored program. Connection by a simple cable to your PC for programming (cable included). Microsoft Windows-based software for easy set up and programming (included) Programmable inputs for interacting with the user and other equipment. Programmable outputs for coordinating external equipment. Instructions for motion, triggering, branching, loops, time delays, and more. Ability to work in user defined units such as inches, degrees, gallons, etc. Optional man machine interface (MMI) allows operator to enter distances, speeds, loop counts, and more.

    To operate your PHD product, you must do the following: Connect a motor (for the FSC-01 Motion Controller, youll need a PHD FSA-01 Servo Drive). Connect power. Connect any inputs or outputs that you require. Plug into your personal computer for programming. Install our software program on your PC.

    Note: This manual was prepared for the release of drive firmware version 1.54 and Windows programmingsoftware version 1.50.03.

  • 4SOLUTIONS FORINDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION

    (800) 624-8511Web Site: http://www.phdinc.com

    Installing the Programming SoftwareThe PHD Programmer software comes on two 3.5" software diskettes. Before you can use the software, you must install it on your hard drive.

    To run the PHD Programmer software, you must have a computer with the following requirements: IBM compatible 386, 486, Pentium or better CPU. A Pentium is recommended for best performance. Microsoft Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT At least 8 MB memory (16 MB or more will make the software run much faster) 4 MB available hard drive space VGA monitor or better. 16 bit color setting recommended (65,535 colors, sometimes called High Color) Mouse or other input device 3.5" floppy disk drive A nine pin serial port must be available, preferably COM1.

    The software installation is highly automated, like most Windows programs, so the process is simple: Put Disk 1 in your 3.5" drive. From the Windows Program Manager, select Run from the File menu. (In Windows 9