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AKD® Advanced Kollmorgen Drives

The Kollmorgen AKD® Series includes a complete range of Ethernet-based servo drives that are fast, feature-rich, flexible and easy to integrate into any application. These next-generation drives offer plug-and-play commissioning for instant, seamless access to everything in your machine. Paired with Kollmorgen´s best-in-class servo components, AKD drives offer industry-leading performance, communication options and power levels - all in a smaller footprint.


  • Can be embedded with our innovative Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ for high-performance single- and multi-axis systems
  • Kollmorgen WorkBench graphical user interface for easy set-up and programming
  • Plug-and-play compatibility with Kollmorgen motors
  • Digital signal processor control supports reliable, repeatable steps
  • Optically isolated I/O with screw terminal I/O connectors
  • Highest bandwidth torque-and-velocity loops. Fastest digital current loop in the market.
  • Full-frequency, wizard-based autotuning
  • Fast data acquisition with PC-compatible TCP/IP Ethernet service channel
  • Real-time performance feedback
  • Feedback Devices: Smart Feedback Devices (SFD), EnDat2.2, 01, BiSS, Analog Sine/Cos encoder, incremental encoder, HIPERFACE®, and resolver, Ethernet/IP and Profinet
  • Multiple bus choices for system optimization, including EtherCAT®, SynqNet™, Modbus/TCP, CANopen®, EtherNet/IP and PROFINET.
  • SIL-qualified, over-voltage, current, and temperature detection provided for added dependability
  • Option cards available to increase I/O, add NVRAM and boost processing power


  • Easy to use, with plug-and-play motor setup, advanced autotuning, and an intuitive graphical interface for programming and troubleshooting
  • The fastest drive in its class for the most precise motion and highest throughput
  • Versatile, with support for multiple Ethernet connectivity options, feedback devices, bus choices and additional options
  • Robust, compact design with industry-leading power density
  • Available in power ranges to suit virtually any application requirement