SGDV EtherCAT

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What are the details of CoE objects 2217h and 2216h? Are these parameters used to achieve an S-curve (jerk) motion? I see the descriptions in my controller after importing the Yaskawa ESI file, but in the Yaskawa CoE user's manual, these are not described.

02/09/2015

What are some tips for operating a single load with multiple servo motors?

03/12/2014

What are some of the potential causes of the A.E72 alarm?

02/06/2009

Sometimes my machine power-up position is incorrect even though I have an absolute encoder on the motor. What is causing this issue?

05/19/2015

I’m using a third-party EtherCAT master. What do I need to know in regards to the Yaskawa drive interface?

03/16/2015

Is there more information available on installing the SigmaWin+ USB driver for Sigma-5 amplifiers?

06/03/2014

Is there information available file types / extensions associated with Yaskawa motion software products?

05/19/2017

Is there any information available about a free software to use for opening Yaskawa 2D drawings such as dwg and dxf?

05/15/2014

Is there a list of FAQs covering Sigma-5 CoE?

06/26/2013

Is the C-phase marker pulse visible though EtherCAT on the SGDV EtherCAT amplifier?

01/03/2020

Is heat sink (thermal paste/grease) compound required for SERVOPACK installation?

06/04/2019

Is a serial converter required when using a Renishaw RESOLUTE encoder?

05/02/2017

In SigmaWin+ Trace what is the difference between Position Error and Position Amplifier Error?

11/30/2010

In SigmaWin+ Trace, what is the difference between position error, position amplifier error, and motor-load position error?

05/23/2018

I am beginning EtherCAT master development. What do I need to know in regards to the Yaskawa drive interface?

03/16/2015

How long will the absolute encoder battery last on a Sigma-5 or Sigma-7 servo system?

03/17/2016

How do I solve the problem where the Yaskawa EtherCAT drive runs a motor that has poor motion (jumps, hiccups, shudders, stutters, spontaneous vibrations, jerks, grinding, noisy, etc.) or sometimes I get A.A12 or A.A11? (0A11h, 0A12h)

02/08/2017

How do I run a Yaskawa linear motor without hall sensors?

03/07/2014

How do I prevent alarm A.E02 (also seen as 0E02h, 0E02, E02, E02h)?

01/05/2016

How can one read the actual position error larger than 16384 using SigmaWin+?

03/06/2014

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