Article number 62560

  • Output power 15 kW
  • Output 3x400 VAC, 30 A
  • Input voltage 3x380-480 VAC
  • IP20
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General description

Article number 62560
Warranty 2 year


IP class IP20
Physical size Size 4
Measurements (H x W x D) 418 mm x 160 mm x 240 mm
Weight 11 kg
Typical power loss at rated power 2 % of rated power
Main switch No
Built in Main switch, control switch and potentiometer No
Conformal coated PCBs Yes, IEC 60721-3-3, 3S2/3C2

Output ratings

Output voltage 3 x 400 VAC
Rated motor current 30 A
Overload capacity 110% for 60 seconds, 165% for 4 seconds
Motor power 15 kW
Output frequency 0 – 250Hz, 0.1Hz resolution
Supported motor types 3 phase AC induction (IM), AC permanent magnet (PM), Brushless DC (BLDC), Synchronous reluctance (SynRM)
Built-in brake transistor No
Regenerative capacity No brake transistor

Input ratings

Supply voltage 380 – 480VAC ± 10%
Voltage fluctuations +/- 10%
Phase imbalance 3% maximum allowed
Displacement factor > 0.98
Supply frequency 48 – 62Hz
Power cycles 120 per hour maximum, evenly spaced
Total harmonic current distorsion EN61000-3-12

Control specification

Control modes Variable torque V/F, Variable torque energy optimised V/F, Constant torque U/F, Sensorless Vector Speed Control, Synchronous Reluctance Motor Control, Brushless DC Motor Control, Open Loop PM Vector Control
Current/torque limitation Torque and current limitation
PWM frquency 4-32 kHz effective
Stopping mode Ramp to Stop: User Adjustable 0.1 – 6000 seconds. Fast stop. Coast to Stop
Braking Motor Flux Braking
Skip frequency Yes
Analog setpoint control 0 to 10V, 10 to 0V, −10 to 10V, 0 to 20mA, 20 to 0mA, 4 to 20mA, 20 to 4mA
Digital setpoint control 8 fixed speeds, Motorised Potentiometer, Internal PLC, Keypad, Modbus RTU, BacNet, Optional: PROFIBUS DP, DeviceNet, EtherNet/IP, EtherCat, PROFINET, Modbus TCP, CC-Link


Modbus RTU Yes, 9.6 - 115.2 kbps (8N1, 8N2, 8E1, 8O1)
BACnet MS/TP Built-in
Modbus TCP Yes, external option
Ethernet IP Yes, external option
EtherCat Yes, external option
Profinet IO Yes, external option
Profibus DP(DPV1) Yes, external option
Device Net Yes, external option
CC-Link Yes, external option
CAN open No


Programmable display Yes
Multi language OLED display TFT Display
External OLED display Yes, TFT Display
LED display No


PID-control Yes with sleep/wake up functionality
Spin start Yes
Pump dry protection Yes
Pump prime and burst protection Yes
Stir function Yes
Motor pre-heat Yes
Broken impeller and broken belt detection Yes
Automatic cleaning for pumps Yes
Bypass control Yes
Fire mode Yes

Control terminals

Power supply 100 mA @ 24 VDC, 20 mA @ 10 VDC
Inputs 5 in total, 3 Digital, 2 Analog or Digital, selectable
Digital inputs 10-30 V DC, PNP, Response time: < 4 msec, Internal or external supply
Analog inputs Resolution:12 bit, Response time: <4 msec; Accuracy: <± 2% of full scale, Adjustable scaling
Outputs 4 total, 2 relays, 2 analog or digital
Digital transistor outputs 24VDC/20 mA, Internal supply
Relay outputs Maximum Voltage: 250 VAC, 30 VDC Switching Current Capacity: 6A AC, 5A DC
Analog outputs 0 to 10 Volt, 0 to 20mA, 4 to 20mA
Safety inputs 2
Extra IOs Yes, internal option

Control features

Speed control Master/slave Yes, Master and slave
Modbus master functionality Yes, Master and slave
Advanced hoist control No
Built-in PLC Yes

Standard compliances

Low voltage directive 2014/35/EU
EMC directive 2014/30/EU
Conformance CE, UL, cUL
Machine directive 2006/42/EC
Marine approvals No
Safe torque OFF Cat 3/PL"d" According to ISO 13849-1, SIL CL 2 According to EN61800-5-2 / EN62061 / IEC61508
Restriction of hazardous substances RoHS2
Registration evaluation and authorisation of chemicals Reach
Harmonics EN 61000-3-12
Earth leakage current EN 61800-5-1: 2007. Test techniques EN 60990:2000. 1x230 VA < 2,5 mA, 3x400VAC < 4,65 during runing
DC Bus discharge time EN 61800-5-1:2007
Electrostatic discharge EN 61800-3:2004+A1-2012. Test techniques EN 61000-4-2:2009.
Dielectric strength 61800-5-1: 2007
Surge EN 61800-3: 2004+A1-2012. Test techniques EN 61000-4-5:2006.
Electrical fast transient burst EN 61800-3: 2004+A1-2012. Test techniques EN 61000-4-4:2004.

Ambient conditions

Temperature operation -10 to 50 °C
Humidity 95% max, non-condensing


Fault memory Last 4 Trips stored with time stamp
Data logging Logging of data prior to trip, Current, Temperature, DC Bus Voltage
Maintenence indicator Yes. Onboard service life monitoring
Monitoring Hours Run Meter, kWh/MWh meter



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File name Date
Brochure HVAC Inverter BFI-H3 (English) 2024-02-26 10:59:48
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