The minimum connections needed to make motion in the iBE series motors are 48VDC for the bus and logic and communication for RS232. These are all located on the 7-pin connector. The software used with the iBE series motors is iWare. This software is free and can be download from our website at:
The I/Os, the 5VDC for the I/Os and additional communication channel for RS232 or can be configured for RS485 are not necessary for making simple motion. For use of the I/Os and configuring the additional communication channel, please refer to the iSeries User Guide.