Published Date :  06/25/2013

Question: What are the options for providing Sigma III (SGDS-***12A) Mechatrolink II ServoPack units with absolute encoder battery back-up techniques?
Unlike Sigma II (SGDH) ServoPacks units, there are no provisions for the battery to be placed in the ServoPack. This leaves three basic options. See the attached .PDF file for information and diagrams detailing the three options.

Product Information

Product Group: Controllers, Servo Products
Product Line: MotionWorks Software, MP2000 Series (MP2300-MP2200), MP2200, MP2300, SGDS
Application: Automotive, Conveyor, Electronics, Food and Beverage, General Machinery, Machine Tool, Material Handling, Metal Forming, Packaging, Pharmaceutical, Printing, Punch Press, Semiconductor, Textile, Transportation, Washdown, Winder, Woodworking, Rubber and Plastics
Topic/Sub Topic: Ask a Technical Question, Applications, Document Clarification, Hardware, Instructions, Integration, Maintenance, Operation, Start Up - Installation, Troubleshooting

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