Up & Running

In this Chapter, you will learn how to run the RapidValve GUI and how to connect the RapidValve GUI to the AKD BASIC Drive.

You must complete all steps prior to this section to continue

GUI = Graphical User Interface

Opening RapidValve GUI

NOTE: These following steps are applicable for every RapidValve assembly version.

  • Open the Rapid Valve Folder.

Running RapidValve GUI

  • Open your RapidValve folder & double click on the RapidValve.exe file.

  • Once open you should see the following window.

Connecting to the Drive

  • Notice in the picture that the status is DISCONNECTED.

    • This means that there is currently no communication between the RapidValve GUI and the AKD BASIC Drive.

  • Click Connect and make sure the status changes to:

  • When the status is CONNECTED it means that the RapidValve GUI and the AKD BASIC Drive are sending information to each other and receiving information from each other.

NOTE: NOTHING will work if you are not CONNECTED to the Drive.