Unidrive M400 Setup

Step by Step Guides and Resources

Unidrive M400 Step by Step

Unidrive M400 is complete with resources to assist you with rapid installation and commissioning, fast diagnostics and easy option module selection. Please refer to the user guides, software downloads and apps displayed below.

  • User Guides

    If you require a different user guide relating to Unidrive M400, Option Module User Guides, Issue Guides, Installation Sheets, EMC Drawings, CMD/XML Files, GSD/GSDML Files, EDS Files, Application Notes, Software & Firmware Archive, please click here.

    Easy Guides

    What you'll find:

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    Intermediate Guides

    What you'll find:

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    Unidrive M400 Control Quick Start Guide

    Advanced Guides

    What you'll find:

    Unidrive M400 Control User Guide
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    Unidrive M400 Parameter Reference Guide

  • Unidrive M400 Software
    To download other software for Unidrive M400, please click here.
    Machine Control Studio

    A flexible and intuitive environment for programming Unidrive M’s new automation and motion control features.

    Unidrive M Connect

    Drive configuration tool for commissioning, optimizing and monitoring drive/system performance.

  • Support
    Contact Control Techniques

    If you're unable to download the diagnostics tool, our global support team can help. You can find your local Automation Center or Distributor or submit a question through our enquiry form.

    Contact Us
    Diagnostic App

    Diagnostic Tool is a fast and simple tool, which allows users of Control Techniques' drives to quickly solve any error codes that the drive may show. Built within the app are easy to locate wiring diagrams for first time setup and fault finding with links to the relevant comprehensive manuals.

  • Unidrive M400 Options

    Remote Keypad RTC
    The keypad is remote mountable, allowing flexible mounting on the outside of a panel (meets IP54/NEMA 12). Three line plain text, multi-language LCD keypad for rapid set-up and helpful diagnostics. Battery operated real-time clock allows accurate time stamping of events, aiding diagnostics.

    ORDER CODE: 82400000019600

    Remote Keypad
    Remote mountable, intuitive plain text, multilingual LCD keypad for rapid set-up and superior diagnostics (using the AI-485 adaptor along with a comms lead). Rapid and secure panel fit with 1 x 32mm hole rated to IP66 (NEMA 4).

    ORDER CODE: 82500000000001

    CI Keypad
    Three line plain text, multi language LCD keypad for rapid set-up and helpful diagnostics maximizes machine up-time.

    ORDER CODE: 82500000000000

    Operator Interface (HMI)
    The MCh040 & MCh070 panels and MChMobile Software have been designed for the easy development of HMI applications including factory and building automation.



    System Integration Modules - Communications

    SI-Profibus Communication System Integration Modules

    SI-PROFIBUS interface module enables follower connectivity. It is possible to use multiple SI-PROFIBUS modules or a combination of SI-PROFIBUS and other option module types to add additional functionality such as extended I/O, gateway functionality or additional PLC features.

    ORDER CODE: 82400000017500


    SI-POWERLINK serves applications ranging from simple open-loop systems through to those demanding precise motion control.

    ORDER CODE: 82400000021600

    SI-Devicenet Communications System Integration Module

    SI-DeviceNet enables follower connectivity. It is possible to use multiple SI-DeviceNet modules to provide additional functionality.

    ORDER CODE: 82400000017700

    SI-CANopen Communication System Integration Module

    SI-CANopen interface module supports various profiles, offering optimum flexibility.

    ORDER CODE: 82400000017600

    SI-Ethernet Communication System Integration Module

    SI-Ethernet can be used to provide high speed drive access, global connectivity and integration with IT network technologies. 

    ORDER CODE: 82400000017900

    SI-EtherCAT Communications System Integration Module

    SI-EtherCAT allows Commander C general purpose drive to connect and interface with EtherCAT networks.

    ORDER CODE: 82400000018000

    SI-Profinet Communications System Integration Module  SI-PROFINET
    SI-PROFINET allows Commander C to communicate and interface with PROFINET PLCs and networks.

    ORDER CODE: 82500000018200

    SI-Interbus 500kBd

    ORDER CODE: 82400000021220

    SI-Interbus 2MBb             

    ORDER CODE: 82400000021230

    SI-INTERBUS for easy integration to the Interbus fieldbus in applications that use or drives

    System Integration Modules - Additional I/O

    SI-IO System Integration Module

    Extended I/O interface module to increase the number of I/O points on a drive. Provides additional: 4 x Digital I/O, 3 x Analog inputs (default)/Digital inputs, 1 x Analog output (default)/Digital input, 2 x Relays.

    ORDER CODE: 82400000017800

    Optional Accessories
    AI-Backup-Adaptor AI-Back-up Adaptor
    Port adaptor for SD card parameter cloning, and an input for 24 V back-up.

    ORDER CODE: 82500000000004

    AI-Smart-Adaptor AI-Smart Adaptor
    Has a built-in memory for parameter cloning and an input for 24 V back-up.

    ORDER CODE: 82500000018500

    AI-485-Adaptor AI-485 Adaptor
    Adaptor that allows the drive to communicate via RS485.

    ORDER CODE: 82500000000003

    AI-485-Adaptor AI-485 24 V Adaptor
    Adaptor with 24 V input.  

    ORDER CODE: 82500000019700

    RS485 USB Communication Cable RS485 Cable
    The USB comms cable allows the drive to connect to a PC for use with Commander's PC tools.

    ORDER CODE: 4500-0096

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