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  Question Posted Date

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

Can MotionWorks IEC Project Archives be created Offline?

02/22/2017

Can JUSP-NS100 (Sigma II, Mechatrolink I option module) and JUSP-NS115 (Sigma II, Mechatrolink II option module) co-exist on the same network with an MP2000 series controller as the master?

12/19/2006

Can I use the single-turn absolute position of a Sigma-7 motor without a battery even though I have a multiturn absolute encoder?

02/01/2017

Can I use the Single Phase Converter (SPC) with the GA500?

09/30/2019

Can I use the Single Phase Converter (SPC) with the FP605?

03/31/2022

Can I use the R1000 with the GA500?

09/30/2019

Can I use the app on a phone or tablet running iOS or Android?

08/03/2018

Can I reuse the option card that's installed on my V1000 on the GA500? Or do I need to purchase a new card?

11/04/2019

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