MPiec and Sigma-5 Maintenance

Class Name/Number: MPiec and Sigma-5 Maintenance / TRM010-MPiecSig5-Maint
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Class Cost: $980

Class Topics:
MPiec and Sigma-5 Maintenance is designed for technicians and engineers that need to know how to maintain and troubleshoot an existing system with Yaskawa MPiec Series controllers and Sigma-5 servos.

The user will analyze, monitor, and troubleshoot the MP2300Siec controller using the built-in web server and MotionWorks IEC 2 - Pro software. Sigma-5 troubleshooting, configuration, and tuning will be explored using Yaskawa’s SigmaWin+ software with the MECHATROLINK style servo amplifier.

Class topics include but are not limited to:

MPiec Maintenance (1.5 days $345 / 1.1 CEUs)

  • Orientation to hardware, software, and help system
  • Backup and restore from Project Archive
  • Maintenance, Analysis
  • Program Data Transfer
  • Alarm Diagnosis, troubleshooting
  • Monitoring the code
  • Cross reference, watch window, logic analyzer
  • Component replacement procedures (Controller, Amplifier, Motor)

Sigma-5 Maintenance (2.25 days $515 / 1.6 CEUs)
  • Control System Overview
  • Product Overview
  • Basic Installation & Connection
  • SigmaWin+ Software Basics
  • Holding Brake
  • Regeneration Resistor
  • I/O Wiring & Configuration
  • Parameter Configuration
  • SigmaWin+ Startup & Troubleshooting
  • SigmaWin+ Trace Function
  • SigmaWin+ Tuning

A custom on-site class can include other topics not listed. Please see the Motion On-Site Training Questionnaire.

Class Materials:
Students will receive a copy of the class training manual, as well as selected product user and instruction materials in paper and/or electronic format.

COVID Policies During Training Classes:

Yaskawa America, Technical Training Services follows the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC’s) recommendation of social distancing at least six feet during factory training classes held at the Yaskawa America facility in Waukegan, IL. To meet these recommendations, we’ve physically rearranged the classrooms and limited the number of students enrolled in the class.

Students and instructors must adhere to Yaskawa's safety protocol for mask or face shield utilization in all Yaskawa training facilities, which follow local, state or federal mask orders or revised CDC guidelines. Students should bring with them and may wear during the class, a facemask or face shield approved by the CDC for COVID-19 face protection based on Yaskawa’s safety protocol level at the time of their scheduled class.

Yaskawa TTS provides a number of training classes for its customers that require the use of low level voltages (120vac, 208vac and 460vac). To ensure a level of safety for the student while working with training class equipment using these voltages, TTS follows an Arch Flash Policy that is consistent with NFPA 70E.
Each student attending class must wear non-melting, untreated, natural fiber long pants.

Yaskawa maintains a continually growing eLearning Curriculum. It’s online and it’s free. Navigate to the product page, or search YouTube for training videos applicable to this product. Subscribe to Yaskawa's YouTube Channel for the latest training videos. The eLearning Curriculum is a valuable resource both before and after attending this training class.

If you’re not sure if this class is right for you, call the Technical Training Services at 1-800-YASKAWA (927-5292) dial 41.

Class Format:
The class consists of approximately 40% lecture and 60% hands-on exercises.

Class Cost:
Contact Yaskawa for pricing at 1-800-YASKAWA (927-5292) dial 41 or The fee that you will be charged includes all training documents, a light snack each morning, and a lunch each day. Costs associated with travel, lodging, and evening meals are not included and are the student's responsibility.

Continuing Education Units:
Continuing Education Units will be awarded to those students that attend this training class in its entirety and pass the certification test with a score of 100% Yaskawa does not provide partial CEU credits for less than 100% attendance. As an IACET Accredited Provider, Yaskawa America Inc. offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. Yaskawa America, Inc. is accredited by IACET to offer 2.7 CEUs for this program. 

To Enroll:
To enroll in any scheduled class, go to Request Training or call 1-800-YASKAWA (927-5292), dial 41. Class sizes are limited, so call early to reserve your seat.

Cancellation Policy:
Yaskawa reserves the right to cancel a scheduled class at any time due to low enrollment. In this situation, the student will be asked to reschedule or the tuition cost will be refunded. Yaskawa is not liable for any charges incurred by the customer (i.e.-airline, hotel, and rental car) due to cancellation.

  • Cancellation fee for customers: if canceling within 1 week of the scheduled class is 50% of the total.
  • Cancellation fee for ASC/Partners: if canceling within 1 week of the scheduled class is 100% of the total.