NEW VLT® Midi Drive FC 280 – the Evolution of the VLT® 2800

Product by: Danfoss

Reach new levels of performance and access the true high-efficiency potential of applications with the VLT® Midi Drive FC 280, the evolution of the popular VLT® 2800 drive. The drive will be available for sale October 2016 for applications requiring more performance in a compact product, and as a migration path from the VLT® 2800.

Unlock valuable savings, with a wide range of features designed to make installing, using, and maintaining the drive as simple and as easy as possible to use.  The drive offers software features like sleep mode with boost, integrated PID, flying start, broken belt, compressor start, and the ability to do positioning (Positioning reference for absolute or relative applications with homing).

The VLT® Midi Drive is ideal for precise and efficient motor control for users in the food and beverage, material handling, processing industries, water/waste water, and general industrial applications.

Choose the best high-efficiency motor for your application.
The VLT® Midi Drive FC 280 allows you to use a highly efficient permanent magnet (PM) motor or induction motor to meet the application need.  This drive is strong on performance, functional safety (STO standard), and flexible fieldbus communication.  With Modbus RTU standard on all products and the dual port EtherNet/IP™, PROFINET, PROIFBUS, and CANopen choices designed as part of the control card, this drive will reduce the cost of your system, communicate faster, and more efficiency.

The VLT® Midi Drive FC 280 has a robust design with coated printed circuit boards, can operate in a 45 degrees C (113F) ambient climate at full load with no derating, a built in brake chopper and a DC choke for improved harmonic performance, reduced input currents, and better protection against line fluctuations and voltage spikes. This drive is designed to handle the hard life of an industrial drive all in a compact package without breaking the bank.

The VLT® Midi Drive is easy to use and there are no hidden extras allowing you the freedom to achieve the system performance for your application, your business goals and budget.

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