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Frequently Asked Questions

  Question Posted Date

Yaskawa recommends using a Renishaw RGH-22B linear read head when implementing linear motor applications. Where is more information available?

06/24/2013

Yaskawa offers a great MP940 / MotionWorks+ (MW+) template program, but it is fairly complex. Is there a simplified version of the template program without all of the bells and whistles?

06/24/2013

Will this drive be part of the configured drive program?

07/27/2007

Will the Z1000 improve startup times in the field?

11/29/2011

Will there be other enclosure types available, and if so, when?

02/13/2015

Will there be more features added to MotionWorks IEC 1.x after version 2.x is released?

09/21/2011

Will there be a stainless steel version?

06/21/2010

Will there be a replacement for the VS mini?

04/21/2014

Will there be a remote keypad option?

01/04/2011

Will there be a remote keypad option?

07/15/2015

Will there be a remote keypad option?

07/15/2015

Will there be a remote keypad option?

06/29/2012

Will there be a remote keypad option?

11/29/2011

Will the price of the smaller ratings be honored?

04/21/2014

Will the P1000 have embedded Siemens and Johnson Metasys protocols?

10/03/2012

Will the P1000 drive be part of the configured drive program?

08/17/2012

Will the motor stay enabled (Hold Position) after the abort input is activated?

03/28/2002

Will non-Renishaw or non-Heidenhain encoders work with Yaskawa serial converters?

03/17/2016

Will MotionWorks IEC 2 run on Windows XP?

09/21/2011

Will I pay for freight on my return?

05/22/2014

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