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  Question Posted Date

What is an A.9F alarm?

09/12/2000

What is an A.09 alarm?

12/22/2011

What is a "Multi-Function Digital Input"?

09/13/2012

What is a "DWG" (drawing)?

05/02/2001

What is 2-Wire Control and 3-Wire Control?

07/13/2004

What is +P common

02/13/2013

What information is available for implementing PLCopen "Function Blocks for Motion Control" in the MP2000 series products?

07/24/2013

What if an MP2300 module needs to be replaced? Is the module configuration stored in the main CPU?

12/19/2006

What I/O cable options exist for the NS600?

07/18/2014

What I/O cable options are there for the NS500?

09/21/2004

What I/O cable options are there for the NS300?

09/21/2004

What I/O cable options are there for the MP940?

11/29/2004

What happens when switching to reverse while the motor is rotating forward (FWD=OFF, REV=ON)?

11/28/2005

What happens if the STOP button on the Digital Operator is pressed, while the drive is being controlled remotely by START/STOP circuitry connected to the drives I/O terminal block? Can the drive be restarted locally?

06/07/2007

What happens if a forward command and a reverse command are closed on the terminal block at the same time?

11/28/2005

What features does the Junma SERVOPACK have compared with other SERVOPACKS?

08/15/2011

What energizes (closes) and de-energizes (reopens) the "estop" relay in LEGEND-MC (SMC-3010)?

07/13/2004

What enclosure types are available for the V1000?

07/27/2007

What enclosure types are available for the R1000?

07/15/2015

What enclosure types are available for the J1000?

09/13/2012

What enclosure types are available for the D1000?

07/15/2015

What DriveWizard program does it use, and is it backwards compatible with E7?

09/13/2012

What do I need to Start Up a SigmaLogic motion axis?

09/12/2014

What do I do when I receive a "Selected collating sequence not supported by the operating system" error when running DriveWizard 6.2?

09/13/2012

What do I do in the case of freight damage?

04/22/2014

What do I do if I am having problems connecting to the A1000 USB port?

09/27/2011

What does the “E2005 the field offset exceeds the limit” compile error mean?

02/05/2019

What does the compiler message "Internal Error: Overflow. (Specific Code Generator)" mean and what is the remedy?

03/12/2014

What does the "-(A)" mean in the cable part number?

07/13/2004

What does it mean when the drive has a RUN command and the STOP light is flashing on the drive display?

10/27/2005

What does it mean that, "motor protection time constant for the electrical termal device is 8 minutes"?

11/28/2005

What does "with volume" and "without volume" refer to? Some V7 manuals and catalogs use this terminology.

06/20/2013

What documentation ships with the Z1000U Matrix?

01/21/2015

What documentation ships with the Z1000?

11/29/2011

What documentation ships with the V1000-4X?

06/21/2010

What documentation ships with the V1000?

07/27/2007

What documentation ships with the R1000?

07/15/2015

What documentation ships with the product?

01/14/2019

What documentation ships with the P1000?

06/29/2012

What documentation ships with the J1000?

08/01/2008

What documentation ships with the D1000?

07/15/2015

What documentation ships with the A1000?

01/03/2011

What could cause motion commands sent to an EtherCAT axis to be executed by a different axis than intended?

03/07/2014

What could cause an motor to run away when it is enabled (/S-ON goes low)?

07/13/2004

What could be the problem if a computer cannot communicate to a LEGEND-MC over Ethernet?

03/19/2002

What Control Methods does the V1000 offer?

07/27/2007

What control methods does the P1000 offer?

06/29/2012

What Control Methods does the J1000 offer?

08/01/2008

What control methods does the A1000 offer?

01/04/2011

What changes must be made in the program when switching from a 218IF-01 (JAPMC-CM2300-E) card to a 218IF-02 (JAPMC-CM2302-E) card on the MP2000 series controller platform?

03/10/2015

What causes ‘CPU Status: Stopped’ and how can it be fixed?

09/12/2014

What causes the MPiec Controller’s WebUI to report "Not a valid firmware file" when uploading a firmware?

06/13/2016

What causes the MotionWorks IEC error message "The project cannot be downloaded because it was compiled for a different device or a different version of the connected device. Please select the device version in the Resource Settings Dialog that matches the connected device."

09/13/2018

What causes FLT_BSY output to come on at a SigmaLogic AOI block?

09/15/2014

What causes an E19A alarm on the NS600 indexer and how is the error corrected?

07/13/2004

What CASE Software is available for the V1000-4X?

06/21/2010

What CASE Software is available for the J1000?

08/01/2008

What can cause a MotionWorks IEC 3.x USB license key to be unrecognized?

01/27/2017

What are the Z1000 ratings?

09/13/2012

What are the vibration specifications for Sigma II Motors?

06/30/2008

What are the V1000-4X's ratings?

06/21/2010

What are the units of the Sigma 2 Servopack (SGDH) Parameters, Pn301 (Contact Input Speed1), Pn302 (Contact Input Speed2), Pn303(Contact Input Speed3) and Pn304 (Jog Speed) when a Direct Drive motor is connected?

09/06/2004

What are the system requirements for DriveWizard Mobile?

08/03/2018

What are the steps when switching between motor types with the same Sigma-7 SERVOPACK?

02/07/2019

What are the steps to set up a Mechatrolink or DeviceNet Network on an MP940 with MotionWorks+?

07/13/2004

What are the steps to commissioning an MP930 Machine Control System?

10/26/2005

What are the similarities between MECHATROLINK-II and MECHATROLINK-III?

11/05/2013

What are the remedies when an I/O configuration error is present in MotionWorks IEC?

10/18/2010

What are the recommended programming practices when using function blocks?

09/06/2004

What are the ratings of the P1000?

06/29/2012

What are the R1000 ratings?

07/15/2015

What are the possible causes of communication failure between an HMI and a MP9xx controller?

05/03/2001

What are the pin-outs for SGDH analog monitor connector CN5?

09/21/2004

What are the options for providing Sigma III (SGDS-***12A) Mechatrolink II ServoPack units with absolute encoder battery back-up techniques?

06/25/2013

What are the operator overlay specs?

06/21/2010

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