After the reboot, make sure serial port is good and start over with RSLinx. Posted 1 Nov It has been a while sense I used the KFD but could something else using the serial port? Check com port and data rate, amended data rate baud until serial KFD’s RS indicator flashed Green correct baud rate driver would still not show up in “Configured Drivers”. Hey – I got some life from my kfd! Register a new account.

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This prompted me to think that there was something seriously wrong with the DNet network itself and that was corrupting the KFD, but the other nodes on the network appear to be comming with each other, so I don’t think that is the case. Close RSLinx, then close programs and reboot.

Posted 19 Oct Can the KFD units “lock up and need some sort of reset to get them going again.

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It has been a while sense I used the KFD but could something else using the serial port? Sometimes something grabs the port deivcenet you won’t know it. Sign up for a new account in our community.

Posted 1 Nov edited. Tried Different comm ports, baud rates, DNet data rates, laptop reboots, but to no avail. Today I returned to the site and have not been able to establish comms again, following are devicente of the highlights of my day. Has anyone had a dveicenet situation or know of a fix??? So I am also looking for help. A DF1 driver or other program perhaps? Sign In Sign Up. I’ve had a look in the AB knowledge base and through these forums but have not found a similar case or fix.

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After the reboot, make sure serial port is good and start over with RSLinx. Sign in Already have an account? Make sure service isn’t running.

DeviceNet & 1770-KFD Serial coms problem

Then I tried loading the DF1 driver – the lite blinked for it too. Hi, I have managed to get this sorted, the core issue I had was the serial cable to the KFD, I had used a null modem cable and that had worked initially, but when it all turned pear shaped Kcd used the correct KFD serial cable I made mine up from the pin config in the KFD documentation – search the Rockwell literature library for KFD it all worked fine.

Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. Although last night, I couldn’t load the kfd driver even after doing the above – I also couldn’t get the RS light on the kfd to blink.

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Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. Register devicene new account. I’ve had this same problem and here is what I did and it worked even though I not sure why.

I’ve had the same problem in the past – which I normally fixed by setting all my Rockwell services devicfnet Manual startup and making sure that RSLinx was running as a service. Check com port and data rate, amended data rate baud until serial KFD’s RS indicator flashed Green correct baud rate driver would still not show up in “Configured Drivers”.

Hey – I got some life from my kfd!

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Then I retried the kfd driver, and the lite blinks for it too!! Posted 18 Devienet Posted 1 Nov You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. Hi all, Firstly sorry this is so long winded, but at least you get a solid background.