Danfoss 1.1kW, 400...480V AC, 3-Phase VLT® Midi Drive 280 Inverter

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1.1kW, 400...480V AC, 3-Phase VLT® Midi Drive 280 Inverter

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By Danfoss
Direct replacement for the VLT 2800
VLT Midi Drive FC 280 at a glance

Built on the success and experience of more than 45 years in the drives field, the VLT Midi Drive FC 280 is the direct replacement for the popular VLT 2800 drive. VLT Midi Drive is designed for compatibility with the VLT 2800. Its exterior dimensions, connectors, cable lengths, and set-up software tools allow you to easily retrofit an established drive panel. Aside from being the perfect VLT 2800 replacement, the Midi Drive offers precise and efficient motor control for machine builders in the food and beverage, material handling and processing industries. The VLT Midi Drive provides highly efficient permanent magnet (PM) motor control in open loop under V VC+ in the whole power range.

Flexible as Standard.

The integrated USB port, as well as the VLT Memory Module, facilitates helpful implementation of factory settings for OEM and machine builders, fast installation of firmware updates, and easy commissioning of drives a first for VLT drives. To transfer predefined parameter sets, make a backup copy, or commission the drive online, simply connect the FC 280 to a PC using the handy front access USB port. Alternatively, connect via fieldbus. Clone a drive by using the VLT Memory Module or just duplicate the settings using the LCP copy function. Pluggable terminals make this the easiest wiring task imaginable for installation and service simply plug in and plug out for mains, I/O, fieldbus, and motor connections

Integrated Brake Chopper

A built-in brake chopper for 3-phase drives in the whole power range saves money and panel space.

Pulse Input as Speed Reference

FC 280 offers the capability to convert pulse input as a speed reference, avoiding the need to purchase an analog signal module for the PLC.

Integrated PID Control

The built-in PID controller ensures solid process control, such as constant pressure or constant flow operation.

Integrated RFI Filter

Built-in filters not only save space, but also eliminate extra costs for fitting, wiring and material. The integrated RFI filter improves power supply quality, avoiding malfunction and improving the reliability of surrounding components

Integrated Position Control

With the integrated encoder input, the positioning control includes features such as homing, position reference setting, position feedback and PID control. It supports both absolute positioning and relative positioning applications, such as palletizer or line conveyors.

Coated Circuit Boards

The printed circuit boards (PCB) are coated as standard according to 3C3 (IEC 60721-3-3) classification of corrosive gases. This protection provides high reliability in harsh environments, preventing failures and unnecessary downtime increasing the lifetime of the drive.


The Specs

The below specs apply to this product

Safe Torque OffDual
Bidirectional IO1
Alternative PartnumberFC-280P1K1T4E20H1BXCXXXSXXXXA0
Conformal CoatingYes
Brake chopperNo
ApplicationGeneral Purpose
Input Supply Voltage380...480V AC
Amp Rating (Constant Torque)3
Power KW (Constant Torque)1.1
IP RatingIP20
Logic (PNP/NPN)Negative (NPN) / Positive (PNP)
Pulse Input2
Relay Outputs1
No Analog Outputs1
No Analog Inputs2
No Digital Inputs5

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