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CPF22 -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

CPF10 -- Fault Code Description

11/16/2009

CPF09 -- Fault Code Description

11/16/2009

CPF08 -- Fault Code Description

11/16/2009

CPF07 -- Fault Code Description

11/16/2009

CPF06 with Replacement Control Board

08/28/2012

CPF06 -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

CPF05 -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

CPF05 -- Fault Code Description

11/16/2009

CPF04 -- Fault Code Description

11/16/2009

CPF04 -- Fault Code Desciption

06/08/2007

CPF02 -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

CPF02 -- Fault Code Description

11/16/2009

CPF01 -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

CPF01 -- Fault Code Description

11/16/2009

CPF00 -- Fault Code Description

06/20/2013

CF -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

Can you explain the Hand/Auto Mode selection on the Z1000 series?

06/21/2013

Can we replace simple servo applications using existing PM servo motors?

01/04/2011

Can V1000-4X Options be used with V74X?

06/21/2010

Can the value of an internal parameter be used in an expression?

03/22/2001

Can the V7 provide an analog output signal programmed for motor output current?

06/20/2013

Can the V1000 be applied to HVAC applications?

07/27/2007

Can the speed reference to a V7 Drive be switched 'on the fly' between run and jog?

07/13/2004

Can the SMC-2000 and/ or SMC-3010 be switched into and out of gearing while the motor is moving?

10/12/2001

Can the Sigma SD run a legacy Yaskawa spindle motor?

02/21/2018

Can the Sigma II SGDH Servopack provide analog monitors on the 1CN connector like the Sigma I SGDB Servopack?

07/13/2004

Can the Sigma II absolute encoder data be preserved when the encoder cable is removed?

02/11/2005

Can the SGDH encoder output be used when an NS card is attached?

09/21/2004

Can the SGDG be configured to run with motors equipped with absolute encoders?

09/05/2001

Can the SD run another manufacturer’s spindle motor?

02/21/2018

Can the same hand-held digital operator panel (Yaskawa # JUSP-OP02A-1) be used in conjunction with Sigma II amplifiers as used with the Sigma I?

07/13/2004

Can the PID in the V7 Drive be used for positioning?

10/09/2014

Can the operator on the V7 Drive be removed and remotely mounted?

10/27/2005

Can the NS600 be tested using serial commands sent from a PC?

03/26/2014

Can the MP920 change the parameters in an SGDH amplifier?

08/19/2004

Can the MP2300 control a servo's position with a torque mode amplifier over MechatroLink?

07/25/2005

Can the motor brake output (/BK) on an EtherCAT SERVOPACK be controlled by the EtherCAT Master?

11/03/2017

Can the LIO-01/-02/-06 for the MPiec Controller take a single-ended encoder input?

07/08/2013

Can the linear encoder be mounted "backwards" (positive direction of linear encoder opposite to positive direction of linear motor)?

04/28/2003

Can the LEGEND amplifier accept a 5VDC input to enable the motor?

10/31/2002

Can the LCD Operator be used for programming and maintenance of the V1000-4X?

06/21/2010

Can the keypad from J7 Drive be removed and installed at a remote location? If yes what is the part no. of the cable and what is the distance it can support?

06/11/2014

Can the JP and JS commands do more than jump to a specified label?

07/13/2004

Can the J7 Drive be used with a single-phase, 100V input?

11/28/2005

Can the iQpump P7 be multiplexed with the iQpump1000

09/03/2013

Can the GPD 515/G5 do closed loop speed control?

07/13/2004

Can the GPD 506/P5 be programmed in other languages?

10/11/2004

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 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 app on a phone or tablet running iOS or Android?

08/03/2018

Can I control Start/Stop of my drive by just applying and removing input power?

07/13/2004

Can CAM profiles/recipes reside in the SMC motion controller and how many separate points of data are possible?

01/21/2005

Can cam data be imported into SigmaSelect when using Blend Mode in MotionWorks IEC Cam Editor?

12/15/2014

Can a smooth shaft Yaskawa motor be replaced with one that has keyway shaft?

01/04/2002

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