Lenze EDS-files for CANopen and Systembus CAN-communication modules


By means of the EDS files, which you can download here, the Lenze communication modules for the AIF and FIF interfaces are inserted into the CANopen configuration software.

System requirements:
The single EDS files describe the implemented CANopen functionalities of the corresponding communication modules and the on board Lenze systembus CAN. For the following communication modules and drive controllers EDS-files are available:

  • 1_Servo Inverter
  • 2_Inverter_Drive
  • 3_IO Systems
  • xx_Previous Products


The current EDS file for the 9400 and 8400 device series is provided in the Engineer. In order to export the file required, click with the right-hand mouse button on the CANonBoard branch of the requested drive in the project tree and select EDS Export.

The following applies to the EDS files mentioned before:

From the file name it is not obvious for which combination of drive controller and CAN (communication module, on board CAN) the EDS file can be used. The pdf-file contains a list informing about the assignment of the EDS-files to the corresponding drive controller.

Coordination EDS files drive V3_3.pdf (10kB) coordination EDS files drive V3_3.pdf

Software installation:

Unpack the ZIP-file in any directory of your computer and insert the EDS-files and optionally the Icon-file according the used CANopen configuration software.


EDS044_V33.zip (3,3 MB): EDS-files english V3.3

Further information regarding EDS-files and differences between CANopen and the CAN systembus can be taken from article 200413971

CANopen user organisation: