GS-EDRV100, GS-EDRV Updated: 08/05/2014
Specifications Firmware Documentation FAQs  

The GS-EDRV100 adapter provides an Ethernet connection between a control system and AutomationDirect's GS/DURApulse series of AC drives. The control system can be any of the following:

  • a Do-more CPU with an onboard Ethernet port (H2-DM1E or T1H-DM1E) which has the GS-EDRV100 configured as an Ethernet I/O Slave
  • a DL205 CPU or DL405 CPU with the network connection to the GS-EDRV100 provided by an Ethernet Remote Master module (H2-ERM100 or H4-ERM100)
  • a Productivity3000 which can connect to either adapter over its onboard Ethernet port
  •  PC using a custom device driver that was developed using our Ethernet SDK
  • a PC running the KEPDirect EBC I/O server
  • any independent I/O controller with a Modbus TCP/IP driver

The GS-EDRV100 is DIN rail mounted devices (mounting hardware provided). The user provides a 10/100Mb Ethernet connection to the GS-EDRV100, then uses the provided serial cable to connect the adapter to the AC drive's programming port.

One GS-EDRV100 adapter is required for each GS Series AC drive. The adapter provides communications watchdog timeout indications for both the serial and the Ethernet interfaces.


Obsolete - replacement is GS-EDRV100
GS/DURApulse Series Drives Supported GS1, GS2, GS3/DURApulse
4.55" High x 4.69" Long x 0.90" Wide 2.7" High x 4" Long x 2.1" Wide
Mounting Style Integral DIN rail clamp
or can be panel mounted
DIN Rail using SNAP-TRACK with 2 DIN Clips
External Power Requirement 220mA @ 10VDC / 70mA @ 24VDC / 50mA @ 36VDC
Use Class 2 power supply.
Use conductors rated 60/75C.
10-33v DC @ 90 - 135mA
Ethernet Port RJ45 (female connector)
Ethernet Protocol Support IPX, TCP/IP: when used with H2-ERM, H4-ERM, or Entivity ThinknDo software, or KEPDirect EBC IO Server

Modbus TCP/IP: when used with Productivity3000, or 3rd party I/O controller

Serial port RJ12 (6p6c female connector)
Serial Protocol Support

RS-485 connection to the programming port on the drive

LED Indicators

STA - GS-EDRV / GS-EDRV100 Status
ON = serial connection to AC drive has been established
OFF = no serial connection to AC drive

ERR - Error
ON = critical failure
OFF = Ok
FLASHING (once per second) = Firmware Upgrade in progress

SPD - Ethernet Speed
ON = 100Mbps
OFF = 10Mbps

LK/A - Link Good / Activity
OFF = Ethernet Connection Problem
FLASHING = Ethernet Activity

TXD - Serial Port Transmit Data
FLASHING = Sending Serial Data to Drive

RXD - Serial Port Receive Data
FLASHING = Receiving Serial Data from Drive

ON = critical failure
OFF = Ok
FLASHING (once per second) = Firmware Upgrade in progress

Link Good
Ethernet connection is OK

Link Active
OFF = Module Failure
FLASHING = Ethernet Activity

FLASHING = Sending Serial Data to Drive

FLASHING = Receiving Serial Data from Drive

ON = serial connection to AC drive has been established
OFF = no serial connection to AC drive
Operating Environment 0 60 C (32 140 F)
5% to 95% humidity (non-condensing)

no corrosive gases, pollution level=2

Vibration: MIL STD 810C 514.2
Shock: MIL STD 810C 516.2
Storage Temperature -20 C 70 C  (-4 F 158 F)
Manufacturer Host Automation Products, LLC

each GS-EDRV100 includes a 1 meter 6p6c serial cable for connecting to the drive's programming port



Upgrading the firmware in the GS-EDRV100 is done through our free Ethernet Module Configuration utility NetEdit3.
If you don't already have a copy of the utility, you can use this link to download NetEdit3 from our web site.

Once you have NetEdit3 installed on your PC, use the File->Live Update feature to download the latest version of the firmware files from the Host Engineering website. Follow the instructions in NetEdit3 to perform the actual update.

Last Update    : 14 October 2008
F/W Version   : v1.1.354
Boot Version   : v3.0.154
View the GS-EDRV Revision History


Last Update    : 23 May 2018

F/W Version   : v6.0.3
Boot Version   : v5.0.78

View the GS-EDRV100 Revision History



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