Video: How do you put the ATV12 drive in local mode to run off the face of the drive?


19 October 2021

Turn an ATV12 drive in local mode to run

Product Line:
Altivar ATV12


Requirement to operate the ATV12 in local mode using the wheel for speed control and the start stop buttons for starting and stopping.


  • Hold the MOD button for 3 to 4 seconds to put this drive in local mode.
  • You will see LOC displayed followed by rdY.
  • While in Local Mode, 3 LEDs will flash top to bottom on the left side of the display to indicate Local Mode is activated.
  • If you need to go back to remote mode hold the MOD button again for 3 to 5 seconds.
Please note: If you go between local and remote modes you will reset your logic inputs and CTL FR1 parameters to factory default.