Article number 60396

  • Output power 7.5 kW
  • Output 3x230 VAC, 30 A
  • Input voltage 3x200-240 VAC
  • IP66
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General description

Article number 60396
Warranty 2 year


IP class IP66
Physical size Size 4
Measurements (H x W x D) 360 mm x 240 mm x 275 mm
Weight 11 kg
Typical power loss at rated power 2 % of rated power
Main switch Yes
Built in Main switch, control switch and potentiometer Yes
Conformal coated PCBs Yes, IEC 60721-3-3, 3S3/3C3

Output ratings

Output voltage 3 x 230 VAC
Rated motor current 30 A
Overload capacity 150% for 60 seconds, 200% for 4 seconds
Motor power 7.5 kW
Output frequency 0 – 500Hz, 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 Yes
Regenerative capacity 100 % ED

Input ratings

Supply voltage 200 – 240VAC ± 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

Control specification

Control modes V/F Voltage Vector, Energy Optimised V/F, Sensorless Vector Speed Control, Sensorless Vector Torque Control, Synchronous Reluctance Motor Control, Brushless DC Motor Control, Closed Loop (Encoder) Speed Control, Closed Loop (Encoder) Torque 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 0.01 – 600 seconds, Fast stop, Coast to Stop
Braking Motor Flux Braking, Built-in Braking Transistor
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, CANopen, Optional: PROFIBUS DP, DeviceNet, EtherNet/IP, EtherCat, PROFINET, Modbus TCP, CC-Link


Modbus RTU Yes, 9.6 - 115.2 kbps (8N1, 8N2, 8E1, 8O1)
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 Yes, 125-1000 kbps


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 No
Pump prime and burst protection No
Stir function No
Motor pre-heat No
Broken impeller and broken belt detection No
Automatic cleaning for pumps No
Bypass control Yes
Fire mode No

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: 5A 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 Yes
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
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 40 °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



File name Date
​​Alarm, Excessive DC rippel 2022-09-20 08:42:32
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Application note BFI-P2, Programming the Drive User Relays 2023-01-26 14:30:36
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​​Application note BFI-P2, Master Slave Network Operation 2023-01-26 14:30:43
​​Application note BFI-P2, Hoist Applications 2023-01-26 14:30:43
​​Application note BFI-P2, High Frequency Firmware 2023-01-26 14:30:43
​​Application note BFI-P2, Fan components in Drive construction 2023-01-26 14:30:42
Application note BFI-P2, Encoder-less Vector Control for 3 Phase Induction Motors 2023-01-26 14:30:36
​​Application note BFI-P2, Displaying Motor Speed in rpm 2023-01-26 14:30:38
​​Application note BFI-P2, Setting Required Stopping Mode 2023-01-26 14:30:38
​​Application note BFI-P2, Locking Parameters to Prevent Changes 2023-01-26 14:30:38
​​Application note BFI-P2, Setting Motor nameplate Details 2023-01-26 14:30:37
Application note BFI-P2, Skip Frequency function 2023-01-26 14:30:35
​​Application note BFI-P2, Using Multiple Motor in Parallel 2023-01-26 14:30:43
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File name Date
​​Brochure Performance Inverter BFI-P2 (english) 2024-02-26 10:58:46
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