The following NC commands serves to start and wait for execution of SERCOS commands. The original SERCOS format [4] is used to simplify programming.

Additional information, such as axis name or logical axis number and code, is required for correct processing of the IDENT number command in the drive. This information is programmed together with the IDENT number in the same NC command.



"Non-synchronous” means execution of the command in the decoding context.

"Synchronous” means execution of the command synchronously with processing, i.e. at interpolator level.