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  Question Posted Date

Sometimes my machine power-up position is incorrect even though I have an absolute encoder on the motor. What is causing this issue?

05/19/2015

Should motor cable length be a concern when installing an AC drive?, Is it ok to have a motor 300ft from the drive?

06/12/2014

Serial communication is lost intermittently between the building automation system (BAS) and a Lonworks board on the GPD506 / P5 drive. What might be causing this?

06/12/2014

SER - Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

SC - Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

RR -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

RR -- Fault Code Description

11/16/2009

RH -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

RH -- Fault Code Description

11/16/2009

PUF -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

PUF -- Fault Code Description

11/16/2009

Product Demo Documentation: Sigma FSP

06/26/2013

Product Demo Documentation: NS300/NS500

06/26/2013

Product Demo Documentation: MP940

06/26/2013

Product Demo Documentation: MP2300

06/26/2013

Power Line Harmonics and Installation Considerations for AC and DC Drives

06/22/2006

PGO -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

PF -- Fault Code Description

11/16/2009

PF - Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

OV -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

OV -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

OV -- Fault Code Description

11/16/2009

OV - Fault Code Description

06/20/2013

Other than OLV/PM parameters, is there other causes of OPE08?

11/27/2012

OS -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

OPR -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

OPR - Fault Code Description

02/17/2016

OPE -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

OPE11 -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

OPE10 -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

OPE08 -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

OPE07 - Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

OPE06 -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

OPE05 -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

OPE03 -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

OPE02 -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

oPA - Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

On what applications should the GPD 506/P5 be used?

11/29/2005

On the V7 Drive are the Logic inputs and the Logic Common terminal (SC) electrically isolated from the Frequency Reference Common (FC)?

07/13/2004

On the V1000 series drive, should the H1, HC circuit be used with an external 24V supply?

10/21/2013

On the J7 drive, can the input reference terminal FR still be used when the drive is programmed for Up/Down control?

06/20/2013

On the GPD 515/G5, If Terminal 1 to 11 are closed, but the GPD515/G5 inverter still does not run. What is wrong?

07/13/2004

On the GPD 515/G5, can the 15V at pin-15 power a proximity sensor?

07/13/2004

On the GPD503, why does the Stop LED continue to flash after the drive has stopped runnning?

06/20/2013

On the A1000 series, if a unidirectional 3-wire control is desired, can the directional digital input (H1-0X = 0) be disabled?

11/13/2013

On an MPiec Series Controller, what information is cleared when the "Initialize SRAM" feature is executed?

08/16/2013

On an MP2600iec, is it possible to use the CN-13 latch input instead of the CN-1 latch input?

02/28/2017

On a linear motor x-x'-y gantry system, what is the best method to control the two x-axes?

06/06/2003

On a GPD 506/P5 Bypass unit, what is the Normal/Test switch used for and when would it be needed in an operation?

07/13/2004

OL4 -- Fault Code Description

09/13/2012

OL3 -- Fault Code Description

06/21/2010

OL3 -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

OL3 -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

OL3 -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

OH -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

OH -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

OH4 -- Fault Code Description

11/16/2009

OH3 -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

OH3 -- Fault Code Description

11/16/2009

Off -- Fault Code Description

09/19/2013

My drive has a CPF25 fault on it, my V1000 manual has no information on this alarm. What are some troubleshooting techniques to apply?

10/29/2012

Must the data type be the same for every variable in a calculation? I get a compile error when I try (REAL := REAL * INT).

05/26/2009

Many new computers do not offer serial communication ports. How is communication possible to Yaskawa products if no serial port is available?

06/25/2013

Many HMI products have a battery compartment. What is the battery used for?

05/22/2001

LF -- Fault Code Description

06/08/2007

I’m using a third-party EtherCAT master. What do I need to know in regards to the Yaskawa drive interface?

03/16/2015

I want the motor never to run below a certain speed and I am using PID, but there may be times when this low speed will be "too much". Is there a solution for this?

11/29/2005

It is possible to install a single licensed copy of MotionWorks IEC on multiple computers and move the license from computer to computer?

01/26/2016

I there a list of troubleshooting items to follow when using the SMC4000 and a Sigma Absolute Encoder?

12/21/2011

Is upgrading from Sigma to Sigma II the best option?

04/13/2006

Is the Z1000 the same physical size as E7

11/29/2011

Is the V1000-4X rated for outdoor use?

06/21/2010

Is the V1000-4X corrosion-resistant?

06/21/2010

Is the V1000-4X coated with food-grade paint?

06/21/2010

Is there more information available on installing the SigmaWin+ USB driver for Sigma-5 amplifiers?

06/03/2014

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