Yaskawa Sigma 7 Ethercat RapidPath Absolute Encoders Homing

For setting initial 0 positions on Yaskawa absolute encoders

Sigma7 SigmaWin Homing, Zeroing

  1. Move machine to where you want 0 to be
    1. Jog till hit limit switch then manually turn screw back 1/4 turn
    2. Set Torque to as low as you can and still get motion and jog into the hard stops and then manually turn ballscrew back 1/4 turn.
    3. Jog to middle of travel and scribe a line across the axis slide
  1. Click “Reset Absolute Encoder”

    Reset-absolute-encoders.jpg
    • If grayed out try:
      1. clear hbb
      2. set encoder as absolute
      3. unplug and replug encoder
      4. cycle power to drive
      5. restart app
  1. Cycle power to drives

 

  1. Open monitor

    Open-monitor.jpg
  2. Read “Position actual internal value”

    Position-actual-internal-value.jpg
  3. Set the negative of that value to home offset

    Set-negative-of-that-value-to-home-offset.jpg
  4. Cycle power to drive

 


Revision #4
Created Mon, Nov 5, 2018 9:32 AM by Aaron
Updated Mon, Jul 29, 2019 4:00 PM by Carl