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Connect through Ethernet

Ethernet connection

In order to use Ethernet connection between the PC and the Driver we need to set the Network Card in the same subnet than the Driver. Remember that the Driver comes by default with IP  Please find a step by step guide on how to configure the Network Card here: Configuring adaptor for Ethernet connection

Please, find below a step by step guide on how to connect to the driver using MotionLab3.

  1. Open MotionLab3.

    Before starting

    This tutorial assumes that you have connected your driver an external DC power source inside the allowed voltage range and an Ethernet cable between your computer and Port ECAT0 (if you do not know which port is ECAT0, please refer to the following section of the manual).

  2. Click on "Configuration Tools" > "Configure your system through the Wizard tool

  3. Once the Wizard starts press Next to go to Communication page

  4. Select "Ethernet - Not valid for EtherCAT devices" connection, enter the IP, and press "Connect".


Your driver and your network adapter should be in the same network subnet.

  1. After that, your Drive description will appear on Drive overview page. You have been successfully connected to your drive!

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