Unidrive M300: Step by Step

Unidrive M300 is complete with resources to assist you with rapid installation and commissioning, fast diagnostics and easy option module selection. Please refer to the user guides, software downloads and apps displayed below.

Unidrive M300 Setup & Installation Video 


Unidrive M300 User Guides


Unidrive M300 Step By Step Guide 

This short 10 step procedure guides the user through the fastest and simplest method of setting up Unidrive M using a default configuration.

The Step By Step Guide is ideal for users wanting a fast set up using default values with no changes required. 


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Unidrive M300 Software 


Unidrive M Connect - Commissioning tool
Unidrive M Connect is our latest drive configuration tool for commissioning, optimizing and monitoring drive/system performance.
Machine Control Studio - Programming tool
Machine Control Studio provides a flexible and intuitive environment for programming Unidrive M’s new automation and motion control features. To access the capability of the onboard PLC, please download the Control User Guide in the Advanced tab in the Unidrive M300/M301 User Guide section.

To download other software for Unidrive M300, please click here.



Diagnostic Tool is a fast and simple tool, which allows users of Control Techniques' drives to quickly solve any error codes that the drive may show. Built within the app are easy to locate wiring diagrams for first time setup and fault finding with links to the relevant comprehensive manuals.  

If you're unable to download the diagnostics tool, our global support team can help.


Unidrive M300 Options



Remote Keypad RTC
The keypad is remote mountable, allowing flexible mounting on the outside of a panel (meets IP54/NEMA 12). Three line plain text, multi language LCD keypad for rapid set-up and helpful diagnostics. Battery operated real-time clock allows accurate time stamping of events, aiding diagnostics.

ORDER CODE: 82400000019600


Remote keypad
All the features of the CI-Keypad LCD, but remote mountable. This allows flexible mounting on the outside of a panel and meets IP66 (NEMA 4).

ORDER CODE: 82500000000001


System Integration Modules - Communications


Unidrive M's PROFIBUS-DP interface module enables follower connectivity.

ORDER CODE: 82400000017500


SI-DeviceNet enables follower connectivity. It is possible to use multiple SI-DeviceNet modules to provide additional functionality.

ORDER CODE: 82400000017700


Unidrive M’s CANopen interface module supports various profiles, offering optimum flexibility.

ORDER CODE: 82400000017600


SI-Ethernet can be used to provide high speed drive access, global connectivity and integration with IT network technologies.

ORDER CODE: 82400000017900


SI-EtherCAT allows Unidrive M to connect and interface with EtherCAT networks.

ORDER CODE: 82400000018000

SI-PROFINET allows Unidrive M to communicate and interface with PROFINET PLCs and networks.

ORDER CODE: 82500000018200


System Integration Modules - Additional I/O

Unidrive M’s extended I/O interface module increases the number of I/O points on a drive.

ORDER CODE: 82400000017800


Drive interface units - Back-up


AI-Back-up Adaptor
Port adaptor for SD card parameter cloning, and an input for 24 V back-up.

ORDER CODE: 82500000000004

AI-Smart Adaptor
Has built in memory for parameter cloning, and an input for 24 V back-up.

ORDER CODE: 82500000018500

Drive interface units - Communications


AI-485 Adaptor
Port adaptor that allows the drive to communicate via RS485.

ORDER CODE: 82500000000003

AI-485 24V Adaptor
Port adaptor that allows the drive to communicate via RS485, with 24 V adaptor to enable parameter transfer when the main power is not provided to the drive.

ORDER CODE: 82500000019700

CT USB Comms Cable

The USB Comms cable allows the drive to connect to a PC for use with Unidrive M's PC tools*.

ORDER CODE: 82500000018500

*Also requires an adaptor

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