ATV21 / ATV212 : How is the drive control switched between Local and Remote modes?
28 September 2021
Issue:ATV21 / ATV212 drives can run in Remote or Local modes. How is control switched between the two modes?
Altivar ATV21 and ATV212
All models, all serial numbers
Pressing the LOC/REM button on the integral keypad will switch between Local and Remote modes.
In Local mode, RUN/STOP and speed is controlled by the keypad buttons.
In Remote mode, control is determined by the settings for FMOD (Frequency Mode Select) and CMOD (Command Mode Select).
When the green LED on the LOC/REM button is ON, the drive is in Local mode.