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Can the G5 GPD515 drive in flux vector mode can run above 1750 RPM/60 Hz. If so what parameters would need to be changed to accomplish this. We only want to go to 2100 RPM/72 Hz.

10/26/2005

Can the EtherCAT module report a modulo value?

06/11/2018

Can the E7 keypad display cooling fan operating hours? (for maintenance purposes)

06/08/2007

Can the DriveWizard .PARMS files be viewed without running the DriveWizard program?

09/13/2012

Can the default forward direction of the linear motor be changed?

12/22/2011

Can the decimal or binary value of multiple inputs be read and compared?

07/13/2004

Can the CN-8 Jumper plug from the SGDV SERVOPACK be used to bypass the CN-21 or CN-22 advanced safety module input?

03/02/2015

Can the CN8 connection be used with the Sigma-7 400V Safety Option Module (SGDV-OSA01A000FT900)?

01/30/2020

Can the brake coil of a brake-motor be put directly across the motor winding when the motor is run by a VFD?

10/27/2005

Can the 600V models of the A1000 and P1000 be used with a 690VAC input voltage?

01/03/2011

Can the 'run' contact output of the GPD 515/G5 be used to release a mechanical brake?

07/13/2004

Can subroutines be called from "L" or "H" drawings?

03/05/2002

Can SigmaWin+ be used to find the EtherCAT firmware version of an SGD7 EtherCAT SERVOPACK?

11/10/2017

Can SigmaSize be used to select motors for rotary tables or other applications with loads which don't rotate about the center of the motor shaft?

09/21/2004

Can PLCs and controllers from different manufacturers communicate to the same HMI unit?

05/04/2001

Can output current be monitored via Analog Output?

06/20/2013

Can multiple motors be used with a single inverter?

06/20/2013

Can multiple HMI units be wired together in a network to communicate with each other?

05/03/2001

Can MotionWorks IEC Versions 1.x or 2.x be installed on a virtual machine?

12/15/2014

Can MotionWorks IEC Versions 1.x or 2.x be installed on a computer running Windows Server?

12/15/2014

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