Kollmorgen S300 Series Drive


S300 Specifications

S300 Quick Start Guide  
S300 Series User Manual
pdf SynqNet Expansion Card

The S300 is supported in the MPI 03.04.00 and later releases. Support for a 1kHz controller sample rate was added in the 03.04.01. See the Release Notes section for the latest drive support information.

Type Version
MPI Software
03.04.01 or later*
Drive Firmware
* A controller sample rate limitation in the 03.04.00 release was fixed in the 03.04.01 and later versions. (MPI 1919) See the Release Notes for details.


See the SynqNet Expansion Card for more information.


Drive FPGA Table

Node Type Option Valid FPGAs Name
Kollmorgen S300

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Unable to communicate with the S300 drive over SynqNet

If an S300 drive has an incorrect version of drive firmware, you will not be able to communicate with the drive over SynqNet. To fix the problem, you must download the correct drive firmware to the S300 drive by using the Drive Download Utility. To download correct drive firmware to the S300 drive, please follow the steps below.

Name Version Description
Drive Download Utility - LPT
2.16lpt Utility to download drive firmware.
Drive Firmware* 2.00

Firmware version.

* Check the Downloads section for the most recent version.

  1. Download the Drive Download Utility and latest Drive Firmware. See table above.

  2. Follow the instructions described in the Serial Upgrade Procedure (pdf).

Wire Diagram for Serial Download

Serial PC Interface (COM1-4) with standard serial (nullmodem) cable.



Drive Monitor

Value Description

Actual Current:

The maximum value of the actual current is ±3280. At the S600 the maximum current is 2*DICONT.



The station indicates the status of every digital input and output:

Bit 0: Digital output 2
Bit 1: Digital output 1
Bit 2: Hardware enable
Bit 3: Digital input 4
Bit 4: Digital input 3
Bit 5: Digital input 2
Bit 6: Digital input 1



The voltage of the analog input 1 in mV.



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