CANopen – Profile velocity mode

Example Program

CANopen – Profile velocity mode


Profile Velocity Mode – demonstrates the ability to move at constant velocity using Service Data Objects (SDOs).

SEM CANopen products support the ability to move in velocity mode. Once in Profile Velocity Mode, any new target velocity will be executed immediately.


  • CANopen

Applicable Product

  • Lexium MDrive
  • Lexium MDrive Linears
  • MDrive Linear Actuator
  • MDrive Plus
  • MForce

Resource Files

Program Example

The below example sets typical motion profile commands a system would configure1, enabling the motor power2 and sending a new target velocity using SDOs with Node ID 41h.

1 Typical motion profile commands could be set each time on power up from host or set using a configuration file and stored to NVM once.
2 Enabling the motor power only has to be done once on power up.