VLT® HVAC Basic Drive FC 101

  • Efficient, basic control of fans and pumps in HVAC applications

    Optimized for basic operation of pumps and fans, the VLT® HVAC Basic Drive is supplied with built-in functions that reduce initial costs and increase productivity.
  • Overview

    The drive is the most compact unit in its class. Integrated DC coils reduce harmonics to an absolute minimum, and the Automatic Energy Optimizer saves 15-25% energy from the second you turn the it on. Achieve the lowest cost of ownership with a premier drive dedicated to ventilation, heating, and refrigeration applications.

    3 x 200 – 240 V............ 0.25 – 45 kW
    3 x 380 – 480 V............ 0.37 – 90 kW
    3 x 525 – 600 V............   2.2 – 90 kW

  • Features and Benefits

    Easy to configure

    • Start up with a configuration wizard 
    • Easy to program parameters 
    • Alphanumeric display 
    • Hand – Off – Auto keys 
    • Status LCDs 
    • Easy to install 
    • Easy to wire up 
    • 7 languages and numeric programming
    All built-in – low investment
    • Flying Start: Reduced mechanical wear on equipment
    • Most common HVAC protocols for BMS controller connectivity are embedded: Less extra gateway solutions needed
    • Built-in PI controller
    • Smart Logic Controller (Often makes PLC unnecessary)
    • Integrated fan, pump functionality
    • Fire Override Mode for enhanced safety
    Save energy – less operation cost
    • Automatic Energy Optimizer function Saves 5 – 15% energy
    • Sleep mode Energy saving and extends lifetime
    • Unique cooling concept with no forced air flow over electronics
    • Max ambient temp. 50˚ C: no external cooling
    Built-in DC coils – no harmonic concerns
    • Category C1 filters: meets protection class C1, C2 and C3
    • Integrated DC Choke Small power cables. Meets EN 61000-3-12
    • Thermistor input: prevents overheat of motor

    Enclosure ratings

    IP 20/Chassis
    IP 21/NEMA UL Type 1 (separate option kit)
    IP 54

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