Archive for July 2011

Yaskawa AC Drives

July 18, 2011

Yaskawa J1000 Drive Family

1/8 to 7.5 HP
Basic Protected Chassis Microdrive

The Yaskawa J1000 drive is a basic protected chassis microdrive optimized for variable speed needs in compact applications. Yaskawa drives have earned a reputation for high performance, high functionality, and high quality. With the Yaskawa J1000 drive, you enjoy network communications, feedback and expandable I/O to control anything from simple fans and pumps to complex machines. For new installations or retrofits, the Yaskawa J1000 drive provides a single robust solution, regardless of your application. Innovative-IDM is a Yaskawa distributor authorized by Yaskawa Electric.

Contact Innovative-IDM, Yaskawa Distributor

Innovative-IDM is a Yaskawa AC drive distributor and is authorized for drive commission and warranty work by Yaskawa. Call us at 214.574.9500 or email us at Innovative-IDM knows Yaskawa – let our highly trained customer service and engineered solutions teams help you find the right product for your application. Our well-managed local inventory allows the flexibility to order the quality parts you need when you need them.


Yaskawa J1000 Drive Primary Features and Benefits

  • Open loop V/f control
  • RoHS compliance
  • Dual ratting: Normal Duty and Heavy Duty
  • Starting torque of 150% at 3 Hz
  • Side-by-side installation due to patented hybrid heatsink
  • Preferred parameter feature
  • “One-touch” copy function with verify with 5-digit LED keypad
  • Increased vibration resistance, from 20 Hz to 50 Hz (0.65G)
  • 1 in 10,000 failure rate
  • Swing PWM function to decrease noise at low carrier frequencies
  • Pre-maintenance function
  • Modbus communication
  • Reduction in mechanical parts to increase MTBF
  • Cooling fan replacement without tools
  • MTBF: 28 years
  • Short Circuit Current Rating (SCCR): 30kA rms symmetrical
  • Built-in dynamic braking transistor
  • Common programming with all other Yaskawa drives

Enjoy peace of mind by knowing that you are considering a product from Yaskawa, the factory automation controls company with the highest reputation for quality and reliability. Historically, Yaskawa drives have demonstrated extremely high reliability with an average MTBF (mean time between failure) of 28 years or more. The new 1000 series products take reliability to the next level with a calculated design life that is twice as long as previous generations.


Yaskawa is the world’s largest manufacturer of AC drives and motion control products, including adjustable frequency drives (VFDs), servo amplifiers, servomotors, machine controllers and motion controllers. Through product focus and obsession with quality, Yaskawa has earned the reputation for the most reliable, most technically advanced, and longest lasting products. Yaskawa customers enjoy low ownership costs and increased performance, productivity and profitability of their equipment and automated processes.

Yaskawa is the world’s largest manufacturer of AC drives for industrial automation and OEM equipment. Yaskawa drives cover every automation application need in the industrial plant. These AC drives incorporate the latest technological advancements in AC motor speed control, made possible by experience and dedication to quality in design and manufacturing. These adjustable frequency drives offer the greatest selection of size and performance available, with power ranges from fractional HP to 7.5 HP. Yaskawa AC Drives provide the benefits of network communications, support by software tools for parameter management, custom software options, and new ease of installation. Because all adjustable frequency drives are rigorously tested, Yaskawa ensures that quality and reliability are designed in and built in.

Contact Innovative-IDM, Yaskawa Distributor

Order your Yaskawa J1000 drive today! Call us at 214.574.9500 or send us an email at Innovative-IDM offers Pre-engineered Solutions & Products, Contract Manufacturing, and Industrial Electronics Repair. Our Industrial Field Service is on call 24/7 for plant shutdown servicing, AC/DC emergency drive repair, motor controls troubleshooting, machine control troubleshooting, as well as preventative and predictive maintenance.

Our warehouse in Dallas Fort Worth and Houston USA stocks many Yaskawa Electric industrial AC drive products which helps us find the correct Yaskawa drive for your application in the USA ( Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington Washington D.C. West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming ), Canada and Mexico.

If Yaskawa drives are in not in stock in Dallas Fort Worth and Houston USA or we will order them for you from Yaskawa Electric and ship to any USA cities, usually within 5 business days in most cases (New York Los Angeles Chicago Houston Philadelphia Phoenix San Diego Dallas San Antonio Detroit San Jose Indianapolis San Francisco Columbus Austin Baltimore Milwaukee Boston Washington El Paso Seattle Denver Charlotte Fort Worth Portland Oklahoma City Tucson New Orleans Las Vegas Cleveland Long Beach Albuquerque Kansas City Fresno Virginia Beach Atlanta Sacramento Oakland Mesa Tulsa Omaha Minneapolis Honolulu Colorado Springs St. Louis Wichita Santa Ana Pittsburgh Arlington Cincinnati Anaheim Toledo Buffalo St. Paul Corpus Christi Aurora Raleigh Newark Lexington Fayette Anchorage Louisville Riverside Bakersfield Stockton Birmingham Jersey City Norfolk Baton Rouge Hialeah Lincoln Greensboro Plano Rochester Glendale Akron Garland Madison Fort Wayne Fremont Scottsdale Montgomery Shreveport Lubbock Chesapeake Mobile Des Moines Grand Rapids Richmond Yonkers Spokane Augusta Glendale Tacoma Irving Huntington Beach Arlington Modesto Durham Boise Winston Salem); Innovative-IDM is a Yaskawa drive distributor and will ship Yaskawa AC industrial inverters to you quickly!




Notice: WAGO Plastic Housing Ethernet Switches – End of Life

July 15, 2011

Older WAGO Plastic Housing Ethernet Switches are approaching End of Life due to the discontinuation of some internal components.  The products that are affected are as follows:

51190894 – 5 Port RJ45 Unmanaged Ethernet Switch
51190895 – 4 Port RJ45 / 1 Fiber Port Unmanaged Ethernet Switch
51191018 – 8 Port RJ45 Unmanaged Ethernet Switch
758-500 – 5 Port RJ45 Low Profile Unmanaged Ethernet Switch

 WAGO will continue to sell these products up to November 15th 2011 and will offer a last time buy for the products provided the PO is received by November 15th 2011 with a final delivery date of February 15th 2012.  Orders are non-returnable after November 15th 2011.

WAGO offers several options for alternative Unmanaged Ethernet Switches with a variety of port configurations.  Possible alternatives for the products mentioned above include the following:


 Please review the specifications of WAGO’s alternative 852 series of Managed and Unmanaged switches and use these part numbers for future orders.    

Please contact Innovative-IDM at 877.906.2100 if you have any questions regarding your Ethernet Switch requirements.

Storm Causes Power Outage at Yaskawa Midwest Facilities

July 14, 2011

A series of violent storms swept through the Chicago area on Monday leaving a record 868,000 homes and businesses without power, including Yaskawa’s Buffalo Grove (BG) manufacturing and Waukegan headquarters facilities. Yaskawa expects to be fully operational by tomorrow, but still can accept faxes, orders, etc.

Innovative-IDM has an arrayof Yaskawa VFD and motion products on the shelf in inventory for immediate shipment. If you are down and need a drive, call us at 877.906.2100 or go to