On the top of Siemens Simodrive UE and I/R modules there is a series of 6 dipswitches that need to be set correctly before starting up your drive. Below is the table showing the switch settings along with info on the specific switches so you know what the correct Simodrive Dipswitch Settings for your system are.
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When installing a new Sinumerik or Simodrive unit, there is a specific set of checks that you should go through to make sure that everything is functioning properly. Siemens issues the following check list, and we always recommend that people go through the list to avoid any possible issues with a new installation.
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For troubleshooting your Siemens Sinumerik system, here is a list of the Siemens Sinumerik Drive and I/O Alarms directly from the Sinumerik manual. For more info, give us a call at 800-691-8511 or email sales@mroelectric. Our full Sinumerik series is listed here.
Drive and I/O alarms
334 Diagnostics Manual, 03/2011, 6FC5398-2CP10-3BA0
300411 Axis %1 drive %2 error when reading a file (%3, %4)
Parameters: %1 = NC axis number
%2 = Drive number
%3 = Error code 1
%4 = Error code 2
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The Siemens Simodrive series is one of their best selling lines and their most reliable, but that doesn’t mean that the drives will last forever. We’ve been been repairing customers drives for years and pride ourselves on a fast turnaround which is cost effective as well. Customers always want to keep these drives around, as they are a workhorse in the manufacturing industry. The AC drives are used in a range of applications from use in natural gas facilities to pipeline manufacturers around the world, and we’ve been perfecting our Siemens Simodrive repair process to keep these lines running.
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SY/MAX Ethernet transaction function error codes for Modbus Plus appear as Mmss, where M is the high code, m is the low code, and ss is the subcode. Read below for information regarding possible Schneider Module Modbus Plus and SY MAX Ethernet Network Errors.
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For customers interested in learning more about the Siemens Sinumerik 840D Application here is an excerpt of the catalog from Siemens.
SINUMERIK® 840D sl provides an open, flexible and powerful CNC system with the SINAMICS S120 design for up to 93 axes. With characteristics that describe it as decentralized, scalable, open, inter-connectable and with a wide range of functionality, the SINUMERIK 840D sl is suitable for use in almost every machining technology and it sets
the standard in dynamics, precision and network integration. The SINUMERIK 840D sl offers you uniformity in its programming, operation and machining cycles. With its efficiency in programming, installation and commissioning, this CNC system platform is characterized by its optimum design, innovative NC functionality, communication
and openness. The SINUMERIK 840D sl, available in several performance variants, can be perfectly customized to the practically every machine and machining technology in the manufacturing industry.
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