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BFI-P2/E3 and Nexto Xpress by CANopen

This library file includes a function block, documentation and handles the communication between Nexto Xpress and the BFI-P2 or BFI-E3 frequency inverter using CANopen.

Update information
The library file contains the following functionality:
• Start and stop of motor
• Change Set frequency
• Normal-, fast- or coasting-stop
• Alarm Reset
• Constant monitoring of Drive Outputs, Alarms, Safety and Running Hours
• Read and Write of all parameters and data available
• Read of Drive type, Input voltage, Power, Frame size, Firmware and serial number
• Possibility to control from the PLC-program or the HMI 

The library file is also embedded in a PLC-program. This PLC-program adds additional functionality and by downloading it to the controller it is possible to run the BFI without any additional PLC code.

It also contains an iX-project to support the function block in BCS Tools. The iX-project contains one screen from which you can access all BFI:s in the network just by selecting the station number.

Version history
• Package V1.0.2 is the first released version (2021-08-03)

Developed and supported for:
• BCS Tools 3.31
• iX Developer 2.40 SP5
• Nexto Xpress, BCS-XP300, BCS-XP315, BCS-XP325 and BCS-XP340
• BFI-P2 with at least firmware 2.50
• BFI-E3 with at least firmware 3.11

Package file:
The zip file contains sample projects, a library file and a quick start guide: 
• BFI_DeviceDescription_EDS
• SER0039_V1.0.2_NextoXpress_BFI_CANopen.compiled-library
• SER0039_V1.0.2_NextoXpress_BFI_CANopen.projectarchieve (BCS Tools application)
• (iX application)
• SER0039_QS_NextoXpress_BFI_CANopen_V1.0.2-EN.pdf

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Related documents


General description

Version: 1.0.2
Release: 2021-08-03
Article: SER-0039