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FAQ Which hardware and functions of SINAMICS G130, G150, S120, S150 and SINAMICS MV are supported by SINAMICS Startdrive V15?

Overview of the supported hardware and functions of SINAMICS drives based on the CU320-2 by SINAMICS Startdrive V15

ID: 109761180
FAQ SINUMERIK/Heidenhain: Sporadic encoder fault after a warm restart

When using Heidenhain DQI encoders with SINUMERIK, after an NCK power on reset, fault messages are sporadically output. As a consequence, motors equipped with these encoders are not accepted in the actual topology of the drives, which represents an error condition.

ID: 109760710
FAQ The ferrite core in the line cable for G120C FSAA 2.2kW filtered is removed

With the new design, the supplied ferrite core in the line cable is removed from G120C FSAA 2.2kW filtered variants (USS/DP/PN) supplied box.

ID: 109760715
FAQ SINAMICS S120: How to enter a License Key in Startdrive V15.0

In Startdrive V15.0 a license key has to be entered in the parameter list, in parameter p9920 using ASCII coding.

For products: 6SL3040-1LA01-0AA0, 6SL3040-1MA01-0AA0
ID: 109760009
FAQ SINAMICS G120C: Swapping out G120C FSA for FSAA in Starter

Motor related parameters have reverted back to default when the uploaded from a G120C and loaded back into the G120C FSAA. This is because the MLFB has changed with the last digit changing from a 1 to a 2.

ID: 109758277
FAQ How can you efficiently collect diagnostics and system information?

The SIMATIC Assessment Suite - Data Collector (SAS-DC) - formerly known as SIMATIC Diagnostics Tool (SDT) - enables you to simply and easily collect diagnostics and system information from computers or other devices.

ID: 65976201
FAQ SINAMICS G120C/CU240B-2/CU240E-2/CU250S-2/CU230P-2 with firmware V4.7 SP9 HF1: Firmware upgrade using MMC/SD card

This FAQ applies to SINAMICS G120C/CU240B-2/CU240E-2/CU250S-2/CU230P-2 delivered with firmware V4.7 SP9 HF1 (all communication protocol and safety variants).

ID: 109760219
FAQ Compatibility Tool for Automation and Drive Technology

The Compatibility Tool is a function provided by the Industry Online Support with which you can select compatible software products or check the compatibility of existing configurations.

ID: 64847781
FAQ SINAMICS S: S120 web server – Access problems to user defined web sites after firmware update to V5.1 SP1 HF1

Guidance to resolve access problems to user defined web sites after updating the firmware to V5.1 SP1 HF1.

For products: 6SL3054-0FB10-1BA0, 6SL3054-0FB11-1BA0
ID: 109760218
FAQ How do you switch on the line module of the SINAMICS S120?

There are prepared function blocks in the "SINAMICS DriveLib" library for triggering various functions of the SINAMICS S120. Also located in the library is the function block "SINA_INFEED" via which the SINAMICS S120 line module can be triggered.

ID: 109759490
FAQ SIMOGEAR, 2KJ1/2KJ3: Reasons why bearings fail

Bearing failures – identifying causes & avoiding failures

ID: 109759489
FAQ SINAMICS G: Currently available firmware releases and the upgrade/downgrade options

Summary SINAMICS G inverters are supplied ready to use. The functionality of the devices offered depends on the installed firmware version. Most of the inverters have loadable firmware versions and can be upgraded as required.

ID: 67364620
FAQ Why, with GSDML files for SINAMICS drives, is the "Hardware interrupt triggers" field displayed with the selection box for hardware interrupt OBs?

The SINAMICS drives do not support hardware interrupts. The "Hardware interrupt triggers" field is displayed by STEP 7 also with SINAMICS drives, but it has no function.

ID: 109758575
FAQ Placement of Siemens Eplan macros with placeholder objects

This FAQ describes how to use Siemens Eplan macros with placeholder objects in Eplan electric P8.

ID: 109758230
FAQ SINAMICS PM240-2: Connecting a 3AC line choke to a 1AC 230 V inverter

Line reactors are used to smooth voltage peaks and to bridge commutating dips. In addition to that line reactors reduce the effects of harmonics on the inverter and the line supply.

ID: 109486005
FAQ SINAMICS S120: Use of the Web License Manager

Certain function expansions of the SINAMICS converter family are covered by licenses. If you have one of these functions but have not activated the relevant license, this is requested via alarm or fault numbers (A….; F….).

ID: 92993394
FAQ SINAMICS PM240-2/PM240P-2/SINAMICS G120C: Advantages of an integrated DC link reactor

The new PM240-2 Power Modules – in frame sizes FSD … FSF replace the previous PM240 Power Modules, they replace the PM340 Power Modules – and therefore also extend the power range of the SINAMICS S120 AC/AC. The PM240P-2 Power Modules replace the PM230 Power Modules in IP20 of the SINAMICS G120P – and therefore also extend the power range here.

ID: 109749021
FAQ Where do you procure the current trial software for the products in the TIA Portal STEP 7 V14, WinCC V14 and Startdrive V14 including the respective SP1?

Free trial versions of TIA Portal components V14 and V14 SP1 are available from this web page.

ID: 109740201
FAQ The Servo On (SON) work flow of a SINAMICS V90 PTI

Information on the Servo On (SON) function in SINAMICS V90 PTI

ID: 109758376
FAQ DriveES: Compatibility lists

Contents Compatibility lists regarding DriveES products

ID: 18495518
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