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  Question Posted Date

I need access to the drive parameters on a Z1000 Bypass. What is the correct procedure to do so?

08/05/2013

In Compass, how do we abort move in auto mode?

05/21/2020

In Compass, can you add decimal variables like injection speed or pressure?

05/19/2020

In a vertical axis application, the motor trips the overtravel switch and coasts to the hard stop. What might be the cause?

07/23/2001

In "rotary shortest" mode, what direction will the motor move if the commanded index is exactly opposite of the current position?

03/18/2002

I just recently added a PG board to my F7 drive, I now have a CPF06 active on my drive and it will not clear, what did I do wrong?

08/28/2012

I have a problem printing a MotionWorks IEC project. One of the error messages I receive says "Missing Source Data." Is there a solution to this issue?

06/28/2013

I have an existing DWEZ program that was written for V1000. Can I reuse the program on the GA500?

09/27/2019

If we have our own software interface, can we implement Compass to our interface?

05/19/2020

If three LEGEND-MC controllers are on a network and each of them is doing point-to-point moves, can the I/O of all controllers be used within the program?

03/21/2002

If the Home switch (HOME) and inputs (EXT1, EXT2, EXT3) to the Sigma III Mechatrolink version Servopack are not used, and are not masked, can they be used as general purpose MP2000 inputs instead?

07/25/2005

If the drives carrier frequency is changed , is it necessary to re-autotune the drive?

04/09/2012

If a variable has both an Initial Value and is marked as Retained, which value will the IEC application use after a Warm Start? What value will be used after a Cold Start?

10/11/2013

I cannot change the V/f pattern parameters from default. Is there a parameter inhibiting my changes?

08/02/2013

I attempted to run the unit with the digital operator connected directly to the drive. I removed it and connected it back to the bypass board, now the Hand and Auto command are non-responsive. How can I fix this?

12/03/2012

I am writing to the speed reference register using MODBUS TCP/IP for my 1000 series drive, yet U1-01 does not read properly. I can write to other registers with no problem. What are my possible issues?

08/13/2013

I am using the MOP function on the 7 series drives and on my deceleration; the drive is following the speed pot instead of the deceleration time. Why is that?

02/28/2013

I am replacing my V1000 with a GA500. How can I convert the parameters quickly?

09/27/2019

I am replacing my P1000 with a FP605. How can I convert the parameters quickly?

04/07/2022

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

03/16/2015

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