Power Supplies

Advantages and disadvantages of using ac line reactors and dc link reactors

Source: Control Design

By Boima Morray, Vacon

May 06, 2015

Prior to selecting an ac line reactor or a dc link reactor for mitigating the impact of harmonics in variable frequency drive (VFD) applications, it is prudent to carefully review the advantages and shortcomings of both and select the one that is better for that particular application.

Our sister publication Control Design, published the article "When to use an ac or dc choke and why" to help visitors determine the pros and cons of ac line and dc link reactors.

Check the table below to see the pros an cons and read the full article to learn more.