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Smart Encoder Compatibility

The Smart Encoder option (Q) for the MPP/MPJ (order code 3E), SM/SE, BE, NeoMetric/J series motors will only work with the Aries drive. The Smart Encoder uses the Hall output lines as means of communication with the drive to tell it all the pertinent motor settings. This means that the Hall outputs of the Smart Encoder are not used in the traditional fashion and therefore not compatible with any other drives.

Note: The transfer of motor settings from the Smart Encoder to the Aries drive takes about 3 seconds every time the drive powers up.