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  Question Posted Date

Can a single HMI be used to communicate to multiple controllers?

05/22/2001

Can a SGD7S Analog SERVOPACK in speed control with an analog voltage reference use a sequence input to change the running Servomotor direction?

02/15/2017

Can a servomotor be energized while it is moving?

07/31/2001

Can a remote Hand/Off/Auto switch be connected to the E7B product?

06/08/2007

Can an SGMJV-08A motor be driven by SGDV-2R8F 100V drive?

03/03/2015

Can an MPiec Series Controller be programmed to measure the length a product passing on a conveyor?

03/10/2014

Can an external 24V power supply be used with the GPD515/G5 Logic Inputs?

07/13/2004

Can an EtherCAT Master monitor the external incremental encoder position of an SGD7 EtherCAT SERVOPACK with a Fully-closed Module (SGDV-OFA01A)?

08/12/2019

Can a negative speed reference be used to command the drive to reverse direction when using the Profibus option?

01/10/2003

Can a motor with less capacity than the capacity of the V7 Drive be used?

06/20/2013

Can a MCCB rated higher than the recommended rating, be installed ahead of a drive to supply the 3 phase power?

06/12/2014

Can a J7 Drove fault be indicated by a drive relay output signal?

06/20/2013

Can a Dynamic Braking resistor be installed on a J7 Drive?

10/11/2004

CALL SI-F/G ComCall -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

CALL -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

CAL -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

C21 unit is connected and runs in Hand and Auto fine. But, the input circuit breaker is tripping while attempting to run in Bypass mode. Why?

06/20/2013

BUS -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

BUS -- Fault Code Description

11/16/2009

BB -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

bb -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

At what uplink speeds is the MP2600iec controller capable of communicating?

09/22/2016

A Siemens Apogee FLN option board is installed on GPD506 bypass drive so a run command can be initiated through network communications. After a safety circuit fault has been reset, the drive will not run again even though it has been commanded to. Why is this happening?

06/12/2014

Are V7 Options compatible with V1000? Can V1000 Options be used with V7?

07/27/2007

Are V74X Options compatible with V1000-4X?

06/21/2010

Are V1000 Options compatible with V1000-4X?

06/21/2010

Are the V1000 network communications full function Modbus or Yaskawa standard?

07/27/2007

Are the V1000 and V1000-4X the same physical size as the V7?

07/27/2007

Are the SMC-2000 and LEGEND-MC controllers capable of performing S-Curve profiling?

08/03/2001

Are there plans for a dedicated 600V micro-drive?

01/03/2011

Are there plans for a 600V Z1000U drive?

01/21/2015

Are there plans for 600V versions of D1000 and R1000?

07/15/2015

Are there any troubleshooting guides for the NS300 Devicenet Indexer Card?

07/13/2004

Are there any tools to monitor or troubleshoot MP920 and MP940 function blocks operation?

02/22/2005

Are there any third party HMI Manufacturers that have written Memobus Drivers for the Yaskawa MP9xx products?

04/11/2006

Are there any special setup considerations concerning machine vibration when using Junma?

08/15/2011

Are there any special considerations when using an absolute encoder?

06/05/2002

Are there any settings to improve the performance of the MPiec Machine Operations webpage? I get varoius error messages when attempting to view this page.

05/22/2013

Are there any Quick References or documents to help out on a Sigma II Startup?

07/11/2003

Are there any known remedies to stop a vertical axis from dropping when the DP (Define Position) command is used?

07/13/2004

Are there any integration tips available for Linear Motors?

07/13/2004

Are there any guidelines on how to read and write NS300 or NS500 Parameters using the basic Master-Slave I/O operation?

07/25/2005

Are there any examples showing NS600 Indexer Application Module(s) integrated with an HMI?

02/22/2005

Are there any examples of servo sizing for rotary motors?

12/20/2001

Are there any examples of a "flying shear" or "rotary placer" program using MW+?

07/22/2002

Are there any documents available to help with an EXOR/Yaskawa system start-up?

06/24/2013

Are there any compatibility issues between SMC2000 and SMC4000?

06/25/2013

Are there any CIMR-XCBMA0P10s left in stock? Are there any CIMR-XCBMA0P40s left in stock?

04/21/2014

Are there any CAD drawings for the LEGEND-MC Controller?

10/12/2001

Are there a document that shows the type of digital I/O for legend MC whether they are sinking or sourcing?

07/25/2005

Are the line numbers on the YTerm's programming screen the same as the controller line numbers?

04/19/2001

Are the inputs on Sigma II amplifiers sinking or sourcing (NPN or PNP)?

10/24/2002

Are the inputs and outputs on a LEGEND-MC (SMC-3010) configurable as sinking orsourcing?

01/30/2003

Are the external fans rated NEMA 4X?

06/21/2010

Are the digital outputs able to be inverted?

06/21/2013

Are the A1000 network communications full function Modbus or Yaskawa standard?

01/04/2011

Are RC5 Options compatible with R1000? Can R1000 Options be used with the RC5?

07/15/2015

Are programs created for an SMC-2000 single-axis controller (model #SMC20001) compatible with the LEGEND-MC?

07/13/2004

Are programs created for an SMC-2000-1 controller compatible with the LEGEND-MC?

07/13/2004

Are parameter files created using Sigma Win Beta (or Sigma Win Lite) compatible with Sigma Win 100?

07/13/2004

Are motor power and encoder cables for Sigma II interchangable with the cables for Sigma I?

07/13/2004

Are J7 Options compatible with J1000?

09/13/2012

Are F7 Options compatible with A1000? Can A1000 Options be used with F7?

01/04/2011

Are example application programs available for the EXOR HMI when using an MP940 Machine Controller?

02/13/2014

Are end caps (NEMA 1 kits) available for the protected chassis versions?

06/29/2012

Are end caps (NEMA 1 kits) available for the protected chassis versions?

05/31/2012

Are E7 Options compatible with Z1000? Can Z1000 Options be used with E7?

09/13/2012

Are common multimeters able to measure the correct output voltage of the VFD?

04/01/2014

Are color code charts available for breakout cables used with MP2000 series I/O connectors?

04/01/2009

Are any plug-in options available for the VS mini?

04/21/2014

Are adaptor plates available for mechanical mount retrofitting of F7?

08/17/2012

Are adapter plates available for mechanical mount retrofitting of P7?

06/29/2012

Are adapter plates available for mechanical mount retrofitting of A1000?

01/11/2019

Are A1000 options compatible with GA800? Can GA800 options be used with A1000?

01/11/2019

Are A1000 accessories compatible with P1000?

06/29/2012

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