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  Question Posted Date

What is the most common solution to communication errors in a Mechatrolink Network?

06/24/2013

What is the memory capacity for the MP2000 IEC Controllers?

01/05/2011

What is the memory allocation for the MPiec Controllers?

01/17/2018

What is the meaning of CAL or CALL on the keypad display?.

10/28/2005

What is the maximum value of pLimit_PositioningError?

12/21/2001

What is the maximum setting for parameter Pn281 (PG Divider) given the linear scale pitch and maximum speed of the linear motor?

07/13/2004

What is the maximum sample rate used in the trending graphic on current Drivewizard software?

12/10/2013

What is the maximum number of cam data points that can be stored in a cam table?

07/13/2004

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

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