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Upgrading the Lexium MDrive Ethernet TCP/IP Application Firmware

Before you begin This upgrade procedure is for Lexium MDrive models with a Kinetis K64 processor using the 2.4.x.x firmware. The following prerequisite steps are required before performing a firmware upgrade on your Lexium MDrive Ethernet TCP/IP product. Download and install the Lexium MDrive Software Suite. Download and extract the Ethernet Application Firmware file. From …

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Changing the Lexium MDrive TCP/IP parameters

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Step-by-step For purposes of this example, we will change the TCP/IP settings to operate within the default network for the LMD, which is in the 192.168.33.xxx address space. Ensure your computer “Local Area Connection” port matches the IP Address structure of the motor you wish to upgrade. All Lexium MDrive motors ship from the …

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Setting up your Ethernet adapter for MDrive Ethernet TCP/IP products

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Step-by-step: setting up your PC Ensure your computer “Local Area Connection” port matches the IP Address structure of the motor you wish to upgrade. All Lexium MDrive motors ship from the factory at a default of 192.168.33.1. If you need assistance in setting up your IP settings to be able to communicate continue reading …

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Modbus/TCP vs MCode/TCP Overview

MODBUS/TCP (Connect to port 502) MODBUS/TCP is a standard protocol designed for multidrop networks based on a client-server architecture communicating over TCP/IP. MCode/TCP (Connect to port 503) MCode/TCP is a protocol based upon the MDrive programming language using 1 and two character mnemonics. Depending on the port selected (ip.address:502 or ip.address:503) the device operation will …

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Ethernet upgrade failure

Enable Telnet Client In order to recover the MDrive or LMD from this state you will need to enable your “Telnet Client” on your computer. By default, with Windows based systems, this client is disabled. Open the Widows Control Panel Select “Programs and Features”: Once in “Programs and Features”, select “Turn Windows features on or …

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Windows Firewall Configuration

Configure Windows Firewall to unblock UDP Port 69 Create an Inbound Rule Open the Windows Control Panel Open Windows Firewall Click “Advanced Settings.” On the Advanced Settings screen, select “Inbound Rules.” On the right column of the screen, select “New Rule.” The New Inbound Rule Wizard dialog will open. Select the radio selector labeled “Port” …

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