Yaskawa's A1000 Variable Speed Drive

The Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. announces the release of the A1000 variable speed drive, a full featured drive, providing outstanding quality, performance, flexibility, and environmental friendliness through 1000HP. For new installations or retrofits, the A1000 provides a single robust solution, regardless of your application. It has a calculated design life that is twice as long as previous generations. Compatibility with interior and surface permanent magnet motors provides efficient, precision control with performance, producing up to 200% torque with or without feedback. User-friendly configuration tools, including a multi-language LCD display, parameter storage, application presets, and a portable USB copy unit make programming and configuration simple. DriveWizard computer software delivers configuration, monitoring, and trending functions enhanced by direct connectivity through the A1000’s standard USB port. The A1000 drive is available in 200-240VAC Three Phase 50/60 Hz (up to 175 HP), 380-480VAC Three Phase 50/60 Hz (up to 1000 HP), and 500-600VAC Three Phase 50/60Hz  (up to 250 HP) ratings. In addition, the A1000 is designed for use around the world, and carries agency certifications for all major geographical regions.

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