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  Question Posted Date

What is the maximum frequency limitation of the pulse input?

07/27/2007

What is the life expectancy of a Sigma-5 motor when operating above 40 degrees Celsius (104 F)?

10/18/2010

What is the lead time if a Sigma SD unit is not in stock?

02/21/2018

What is the latest driver for the EXOR HMI connected to an SMC controller, and does it provide hardware handshaking?

06/24/2013

What is the keying of the SGMGV & SGMSV motors, and what is the keying of the SGMGV & SGMSV Yaskawa preassembled right-angle cables for motor power, brake, fan, and encoder?

03/13/2014

What is the inrush current of an SGDH amplifier?

04/16/2001

What is the format of the Floating Point data structure in the MP920, MP930, MP940 series products?

07/13/2004

What is the factory warranty for Sigma SD?

02/21/2018

What is the difference between Z registers and A registers when used in Function Blocks?

04/30/2002

What is the difference between the JVOP-183 and JVOP-183R? (or what is meant by back lit?)

07/09/2013

What is the difference between the I/O on the Sigma II and the MP940? Do both need to be used?

04/26/2001

What is the difference between the "I" and "J" extended I/O options for the SMC-2000?

07/13/2004

What is the difference between STN and TFT on an LCD HMI?

07/13/2004

What is the difference between MODBUS and Memobus?

04/26/2001

What is the difference between Manual Mode and Auto Mode on the Single Phase Converter?

09/18/2017

What is the difference between JEPMC-W6060 and JZSP-CKI01 cables?

06/25/2014

What is the difference between a YS-13 and YS-15 cable?

07/13/2004

What is the DeviceNet Network current draw from an NS300 Slave?

08/16/2001

What is the current requirement of the 24VDC control power supply for 400V Sigma II amplifiers?

01/03/2002

What is the current rating for the Run and Fault output contacts on a GPD 515/G5?

07/13/2004

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