Drive Communication: Setting VFD Parameters
Use the tabs below for instructions on updating your Drive Communication VFD Parameters
A800 (Stagehand Pro)
A700 (Stagehand Pro)
D700 (Stagehand Apprentice)
On the VFD Keypad:
  1. 1.
    Press
    until P.0 is displayed
  2. 2.
    Use the scroll wheel
    to select each parameter to set
    1. 1.
      For Drive Communication, scroll to parameter 118
  3. 3.
    Press the
    button and change the value to 384 with the wheel
  4. 4.
    Once you are set to the correct value, press
    -- the display will flash between the parameter number and the new value.
  5. 5.
    Use the wheel
    to scroll to the next parameter
    1. 1.
      For Drive Communication, scroll to parameter 332
  6. 6.
    Press the
    button and change the value to 384 with the wheel
  7. 7.
    Repeat the steps above and make sure all the parameters listed below are set to the correct value too.
  8. 8.
    Lastly, cycle power to your Stagehand
On the VFD Keypad:
  1. 1.
    Press
    until P.0 is displayed
  2. 2.
    Use the scroll wheel
    to select each parameter to set
    1. 1.
      For Drive Communication, scroll to parameter 118
  3. 3.
    Press the
    button and change the value to 384 with the wheel
  4. 4.
    Once you are set to the correct value, press
    -- the display will flash between the parameter number and the new value.
  5. 5.
    Use the wheel
    to scroll to the next parameter
    1. 1.
      For Drive Communication, scroll to parameter 332
  6. 6.
    Press the
    button and change the value to 384 with the wheel
  7. 7.
    Repeat the steps above and make sure all the parameters listed below are set to the correct value too.
  8. 8.
    Lastly, cycle power to your Stagehand
On the VFD Keypad:
  1. 1.
    Press
    until P.0 is displayed
  2. 2.
    Use the scroll wheel
    to select each parameter to set
    1. 1.
      For Drive Communication, scroll to parameter 118
  3. 3.
    Press the
    button and change the value to 384 with the wheel
  4. 4.
    Once you are set to the correct value, press
    -- the display will flash between the parameter number and the new value.
  5. 5.
    Use the wheel
    to scroll to the next parameter
  6. 6.
    Repeat the steps above and make sure all the parameters listed below are set to the correct value too.
  7. 7.
    Lastly, cycle power to your Stagehand

Drive Communication VFD Parameter Values

Spikemark 5.x
Spikemark 4.x
Parameters for compatibility with Spikemark 5
Parameter
Description
Pro
Apprentice
79
Operation mode selection
0
0
117
PU communication station number
1
1
118
PU communication speed
384
384
119
PU communication stop bit length
0
0
120
PU communication parity check
0
0
331
RS-485 communication station number
1
N/A
332
RS-485 communication speed
384
N/A
334
RS-485 communication parity check selection
0
N/A
338
Communication operation command source
0
0
339
Communication speed command source
0
0
340
Communication startup mode selection
0
0
549
Protocol selection
1
1
550
NET mode operation command source selection
1
1
551
PU mode operation command source selection
9999
9999
Parameters for compatibility with Spikemark 4.0.0
Parameter
Description
Pro
Apprentice
79
Operation mode selection
0
0
117
PU communication station number
1
1
118
PU communication speed
48
48
119
PU communication stop bit length
0
0
120
PU communication parity check
0
0
331
RS-485 communication station number
1
N/A
332
RS-485 communication speed
48
N/A
334
RS-485 communication parity check selection
0
N/A
338
Communication operation command source
0
0
339
Communication speed command source
0
0
340
Communication startup mode selection
0
0
549
Protocol selection
1
1
550
NET mode operation command source selection
1
1
551
PU mode operation command source selection
9999
9999
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