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P series Drives - 1.2.0 (Red Triangle) - Added to 1.2.1

The P series drives descriptor files were added to Parker Automation Manager 1.2.1

The P series is compatible with 1.2.0 but as this is a new product, users can install the EtherCAT device descriptor file (.xml). These are available on the website product page.

If this file isn't installed, the PD-xxC will be in error (Red Triangle icon) in the EtherCAT network and the Status will be No driver found:

After downloading these files, they can be installed in Parker Automation Manager through Tools > Device Repository. Set Location to System Repository and then use Install...  Set Files of Type: to All supported description files and then navigate to the file and click Open.

 

Note that there are descriptor files in 1.2.1 for the EtherCAT drive and the Indexing(step/dir) drive. Only the EtherCAT drive is compatible with the PAC.

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