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Drive Composer

Drive Composer is a start-up and maintenance tool for ABB's common architecture drives. The tool is used to view and set drive parameters, and to monitor and tune process performance.

The entry version of Drive Composer provides basic functionality for setting parameters, basic monitoring, taking local control of the drive from the PC, and event logger handling. The entry version is available for free, and can be downloaded from below.

Drive Composer pro is the full-fledged commissioning and troubleshooting tool. Order Drive Composer pro through ABB sales channels. Existing license holders can upgrade to latest version of Drive Composer pro by downloading the installation package from below. 

Drive Composer software Features Entry version
Pro version

Online, offline and demo modes available 
  Use the USB port of an Assistant control panel for PC tool communication
  Use Ethernet-based fieldbus adapter module or Panel bus network connection
  Control, monitor and display status of the connected drive 
  Work simultaneously with multiple drives (networked drives)
 Parameters Management
  Management of connected drive parameters (Display & modification)
  Edit parameter files in offline mode
  Copy/download parameters to a drive
  Customization of parameter windows
   Save and export parameters to a parameter file 
   Compare parameters between parameter lists or drives
   Drive parameter conversion tool (for ACS800/ACS600)
   User parameter set functionality (only ACS880 drives)
   Monitor signals in numerical and graphical format Max 8 signals
Max 26 signals
   Monitor signals simultaneously from multiple drives connected
   Save and Export monitored data to a computer
   Open and analyze the saved or monitored files
 Additional features
   Adaptive programming feature (Create and edit programs)
   Control diagrams for parameter setting and diagnostic purposes
   Creation, configuration and execution of Macro scripts
   Configure the optional safety functions modules (FSO)
   Firmware loader (Update drive, FSO safety module)
   Drive text editor (manage user editable texts in a drive)
   Create EDS export files of a connected drive
   Display contents of an event logger (faults and warnings) partly
   Display and analyze of data logged in a drive

 Display of System info (basic information about the drive and its options)
   Connect to Drive installed base (DIB) service portal (register, search, report)
   Backup/restore functions
   Advance restore (restore a set of components/parameter settings)
   Create backup of all connected drives in a computer network
   User interface available in different languages
   Virtual drive launcher available
   Use an OPC-based commissioning and maintenance tool



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