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  Question Posted Date

When running into hardware limits, motion is disabled in both directions. How can the axis be jogged off the limit switch?

07/13/2004

When replacing the motor for the application and the heat sink cooling fans. How do I reset Cumulative Motor Operation Time U1-13 and Heat Sink Cooling Fan Operation Time U1-40?

09/16/2013

When reading 42h it does not match U1-03? Using Ethernet or Modbus protocols.

08/31/2012

When moving away from a overtravel condition, the Sigma V servo system seems to prevent torque or rapidly enable/disable as the axis is moving out of the overtravel region. Can this situation be prevented?

10/06/2011

When is it necessary to connect an external regen resistor to the SGDG LEGEND amplifier?

01/21/2002

When I install my serial communications option board onto the Z1000 drive in the Z1B cabinet, I recieve alarm OFA00. What am I doing wrong?

02/28/2013

When entering Motor Rated Current (parameter E2-01) into an E7 drive, an OPE02 fault appears on the display. What can cause this, and how is the fault cleared?

06/08/2007

When dealing with harmonic noise, which is better-- an AC or a DC reactor?

06/20/2013

When configuring an IP address in the resource settings of MotionWorks IEC, what are the -TO and -P attributes?

11/10/2017

When an MP940 with a 17-bit encoder is being operated, does the encoder resolution need to be reduced?

04/27/2001

What Z1000 enclosure types are available?

11/29/2011

What would cause an "06" communications error code in an HMI when talking to one or more NS600(s)?

11/21/2001

What will happen to the P7?

06/29/2012

What will happen to the E7?

11/29/2011

What will happen if there is only .5'' clearance from either top or bottom of the drive to an enclosure?

03/14/2006

What web browser technology is supported by the MPiec Series Controllers?

01/02/2018

What web browsers are compatible with the MPiec controller's web server?

01/23/2018

What voltage levels will cause an overvoltage or undervoltage alarm?

03/02/2015

What voltage levels will cause an overvoltage or undervoltage alarm?

02/06/2009

What version of Sigma II fimware is required if using an option card such as the MP940?

04/04/2002

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