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This "Communications" step is used to get an initial connection to the drive with MotionLab3 so that the configuration process can be started.

This step can be skipped if you have connected to the drive already: Example of a basic connection to a drive.

The first thing that is required is to properly select the network adapter that is being used for the Ethernet port in the computer connected to the drive, the transmission protocol (TCP or UDP) and the IP that has been assigned to the drive:

If the adapter and IP settings are set correctly, the software should detect the drive after clicking the "SCAN" button and it should start to load all its categories of the firmware dictionary:

After the loading process is finished, the end result is the following window, where the user can select the axis of the Drive to apply the Wizard:

After this, you are ready to proceed to the next step.

EtherCAT EoE (using external Master)



Monitoring is not supported by Everest (EVE) drives through CANopen communications. Therefore, in order to carry out Electrical Tuning and Mechanical Tuning as well as Brake Tuning in Current Mode please connect to the drive via EthernetThe feature is supported on EVS.

EtherCAT EoE (using EoE service) - BETA

Drive connected

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