Precise and powerful performance

VACON® NXP Air Cooled drives offer precision and power to applications that require a robust and dynamic performance. Available in a complete power range up to 2 MW, they are provided as wall-mounted, standalone enclosed and IP00 modules.

The drives provide optimized motor control for both induction and permanent magnet motors, and gearless drive applications and paralleling solutions for high-power motors. Fast fieldbus options and exceptional programming flexibility ensure the drives are easily integrated into any plant’s automation system. Engineering time and costs can be saved due to the high number of standardized options and reduced system complexity.

Supply voltages and power range

  • 3 x 208-240 V...0.55-90 kW
  • 3 x 380-500 V...1.5-1200 kW
    with DriveSynch 1.5-4000 kW
  • 3 x 525-690 V...2.0-2000 kW
    with DriveSynch 2.0-4500 kW

Features and benefits

Easy integration into any plant’s automation system thanks to fast fieldbus options and exceptional programming flexibility

Investment costs are minimized as no additional external modules are needed and the drives are supplied with five built-in expansion slots for additional I/O, fieldbus and functional safety boards

Fast response to changes due to dynamic open- and closed-loop vector control

The drive’s DC fans fulfill the ERP2015 directive on decreasing fan losses and significantly increase the reliability and lifetime of the fan

The lifetime of the drive and critical components are extended as a result of coated printed circuit boards that offer reliable protection against dust and moisture

Documents

Type Name Language Valid for Updated Download File type
Case story - AE Astrid_Helene English Multiple 20 Mar, 2019 439.1 KB PDF
Case story - AE Baltika Icebreaker English Multiple 27 May, 2016 298.2 KB PDF
Case story - AE Bore Sea RoFlex freight vessel English Multiple 27 May, 2016 369.7 KB PDF
Case story - AE CB Tunnel English Multiple 27 May, 2016 443.6 KB PDF
Case story - AE CCB Bergen shore power supply English Multiple 16 Jun, 2016 483.3 KB PDF
Brochure - AD Danfoss Drives Fieldbus Solutions English Multiple 16 Feb, 2017 804.4 KB PDF
Brochure - AD Danfoss Drives Product Overview English Multiple 21 Dec, 2018 2.2 MB PDF
Brochure - AD Danfoss Drives Product Overview English Multiple 20 Mar, 2019 1.7 MB PDF
Fact sheet - AM DrivePro® Coverage English Multiple 13 Jul, 2017 322.4 KB PDF
Fact sheet - AM DrivePro® Exchange English Multiple 04 Jan, 2018 995.9 KB PDF
Fact sheet - AM DrivePro® Preventive Maintenance English Multiple 10 Jul, 2018 1.0 MB PDF
Fact sheet - AM DrivePro® Remote Monitoring English Multiple 12 Feb, 2018 769.6 KB PDF
Fact sheet - AM DrivePro® Replacement English Multiple 13 Jul, 2017 322.0 KB PDF
Fact sheet - AM DrivePro® Service English Multiple 13 Jul, 2017 322.7 KB PDF
Fact sheet - AM DrivePro® Start-up English Multiple 12 Jan, 2018 941.9 KB PDF
Brochure - AD Ecodesign - meet requirements English Multiple 06 May, 2016 1.3 MB PDF
Case story - AE Energy from waste in Edinburgh English Multiple 22 Apr, 2019 459.9 KB PDF
Brochure - AD Facts Worth Knowing about AC Drives English Multiple 08 May, 2019 13.7 MB PDF
Case story - AE Future of the Fjords catamaran English Multiple 09 Apr, 2019 482.1 KB PDF
Case story - AE Gestamp Biomass Spain English Multiple 27 May, 2016 328.3 KB PDF
Fact sheet - AM Hybridization English Multiple 17 Mar, 2017 1.6 MB PDF
Case story - AE IJ hybrid passenger ferries English Multiple 05 Apr, 2018 725.5 KB PDF
Brochure - AD Marine - Certified for plain sailing English Multiple 29 May, 2018 9.1 MB PDF
Brochure - AD Mining & minerals applications English Multiple 20 Sep, 2016 2.0 MB PDF
Brochure - AD Mining & minerals applications English Multiple 19 Feb, 2019 6.2 MB PDF
Case story - AE Northern Leader fishing vessel English Multiple 22 Mar, 2019 301.0 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN NX Cable accessories FR4-8, MF4-6 English Multiple 20 Dec, 2017 961.1 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN NX DC Fan Retrofit Kit with ext supply English Multiple 23 May, 2017 9.9 MB PDF
Operating guide - AQ NXN NFE User manual English Multiple 21 Feb, 2019 2.1 MB PDF
Application guide - AB NXS/P Mech Brake Contr ASFIFF17V226 AppM English Multiple 08 Aug, 2016 1.5 MB PDF
Case story - AE Paper Machine BRA English Multiple 27 May, 2016 304.9 KB PDF
Case story - AE Pumping oil Fujairah English Multiple 27 May, 2016 299.9 KB PDF
Case story - AE Steel Rails English Multiple 27 May, 2016 304.3 KB PDF
Case story - AE Telstar hybrid tugboat English Multiple 02 Jun, 2017 715.6 KB PDF
Design guide - AJ VACON Hybridization Design Guide English Multiple 13 Jan, 2017 3.8 MB PDF
Application guide - AB Vacon NX All in One Application Guide English Multiple 28 Feb, 2019 10.3 MB PDF
Application guide - AB Vacon NX BCU ABFIFF01V122 Appl. Man English Multiple 29 Apr, 2019 1.8 MB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon NX Brake Resistor User Manual English Multiple 09 Dec, 2016 4.2 MB PDF
Installation guide - AN Vacon NX Door Keypad Mounting Instr. English Multiple 07 Jul, 2014 566.5 KB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon NX Filters User Manual English Multiple 25 May, 2016 3.6 MB PDF
Application guide - AB Vacon NX Heat Exchanger Application Man English Multiple 12 Aug, 2016 432.8 KB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon NX IO Boards User Manual English Multiple 25 Jan, 2017 4.0 MB PDF
Installation guide - AN Vacon NX IP54 Kit Inst. Manual English Multiple 16 Nov, 2016 1.0 MB PDF
Installation guide - AN Vacon NX IP54 Kit Inst. Manual FR7 English Multiple 06 Mar, 2017 855.6 KB PDF
Application guide - AB Vacon NX Lift ASFIFF08V206 Appl. Man English Multiple 16 Dec, 2015 2.7 MB PDF
Application guide - AB Vacon NX Marine APFIFF09V202 Appl. Man English Multiple 15 Apr, 2019 3.0 MB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon NX OPTAF STO Board Manual English Multiple 22 Aug, 2017 3.0 MB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon NX OPTAK-OPTAR-OPTBE Board Man English Multiple 02 Jul, 2018 1.7 MB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon NX OPTBC Resolver Board Manual English Multiple 23 Feb, 2018 741.1 KB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon NX OPTC2 C8 Modb. N2 Board Manual English Multiple 11 Dec, 2013 1.0 MB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon NX OPTC3 C5 Profib.Board Manual English Multiple 27 Nov, 2015 1.8 MB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon NX OPTC4 LonWorks Board Manual English Multiple 10 Dec, 2013 442.6 KB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon NX OPTC6 CanOpen Board Manual English Multiple 07 Sep, 2017 1.1 MB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon NX OPTC7 DeviceNet Board Manual English Multiple 10 Dec, 2013 971.1 KB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon NX OPTCG S2 Selma Board Manual English Multiple 11 Dec, 2013 1.5 MB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon NX OPTCI Modbus TCP Board Manual English Multiple 30 Sep, 2015 3.8 MB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon NX OPTCJ BACnet Board User Manual English Multiple 19 Nov, 2013 1.0 MB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon NX OPTCP Profinet IO Board Manual English Multiple 11 Dec, 2013 1.0 MB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon NX OPTCQ Ethernet IP Board Manual English Multiple 07 Sep, 2017 953.8 KB PDF
Application guide - AB Vacon NX Sys Interf. APFIFF10V244 Appl.M English Multiple 29 Apr, 2019 808.0 KB PDF
Brochure - AD VACON NXP & NXC Selection Guide English Multiple 30 Nov, 2018 4.8 MB PDF
Application guide - AB Vacon NXP Advanced APFIFF08V227 Appl.Man English Multiple 14 May, 2019 2.6 MB PDF
Operating guide - AQ Vacon NXP Advanced Safety Opt Oper Guide English Multiple 29 May, 2019 2.4 MB PDF
Operating guide - AQ Vacon NXP Advanced Safety Opt Quick Guid English Multiple 05 Jun, 2019 1.1 MB PDF
Application guide - AB Vacon NXP AFE II ARFIFF05V054 Appl.M English Multiple 14 May, 2019 1.3 MB PDF
Application guide - AB Vacon NXP CraneContr APFIFF33V077 Appl.M English Multiple 03 Jun, 2019 3.0 MB PDF
Application guide - AB Vacon NXP HighSpeed APFIFF41V316 Manual English Multiple 24 Apr, 2019 2.8 MB PDF
Installation guide - AN Vacon NXP IP00 Modules Inst. Manual English Multiple 17 Dec, 2015 5.7 MB PDF
Installation guide - AN Vacon NXP IP00 Modules Quick Guide English Multiple 08 Mar, 2019 821.9 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Vacon NXP IP54 Control box manual English Multiple 28 Aug, 2014 966.1 KB PDF
Application guide - AB Vacon NXP Lift APFIFF33V223 Appl. Man. English Multiple 20 Oct, 2017 15.9 MB PDF
Application guide - AB Vacon NXP Line Sync APFIF131V137 Appl M. English Multiple 17 Dec, 2015 2.5 MB PDF
Application guide - AB Vacon NXP LineSynchII APFIFF44V117 ApplM English Multiple 14 May, 2019 2.5 MB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon NXP OPT-D7 User Manual English Multiple 31 Jan, 2017 892.9 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Vacon NXP Quick Guide English Multiple 17 Dec, 2015 154.4 KB PDF
Application guide - AB Vacon NXP Shaft Sync APFIFF11 Appl Man English Multiple 17 Dec, 2015 1.1 MB PDF
Application guide - AB Vacon NXP SIA II APFIFF40V078 Appl.M English Multiple 14 May, 2019 3.3 MB PDF
Brochure - AD VACON NXP System Drive Selection Guide English Multiple 01 Mar, 2016 2.4 MB PDF
Operating guide - AQ VACON NXS NXP Air-cooled Operating Guide English Multiple 02 Jul, 2018 8.5 MB PDF
Application guide - AB Vacon NXS NXP ASFIG100 Water Sol App Man English Multiple 17 Dec, 2015 2.9 MB PDF
Installation guide - AN Vacon NXS NXP Flange Mount Kit Inst. Man English Multiple 11 Nov, 2016 617.9 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Vacon NXS NXP Flange Mounting FR7 9 Man English Multiple 30 Jan, 2018 736.7 KB PDF
Application guide - AB Vacon NXS/P ARFIFF30V100 Generator ApplM English Multiple 15 Apr, 2019 1.6 MB PDF
Application guide - AB Vacon NXS-P FireM. PID ASFIFF11V210 AppM English Multiple 17 Dec, 2015 246.5 KB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon OPTE2-E8 RS485 Board User Manual English Multiple 28 Jan, 2018 7.2 MB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon OPTE9 OPTEA Ethernet Board Manual English Multiple 30 Aug, 2018 11.9 MB PDF
User guide - BC Vacon OPTEC EtherCAT Board Manual English Multiple 02 Jul, 2018 10.3 MB PDF
Fact sheet - AM VACON® Advanced Safety Options English Multiple 24 Mar, 2017 415.8 KB PDF
Case story - AE VACON® NXP English Multiple 04 Apr, 2017 315.4 KB PDF
Fact sheet - AM VACON® NXP anti-sway function English Multiple 28 May, 2019 382.0 KB PDF
Fact sheet - AM VACON® NXP anti-sway function English Multiple 28 May, 2019 414.5 KB PDF
Fact sheet - AM VACON® OPT-E9 English Multiple 21 Jun, 2018 246.8 KB PDF
Fact sheet - AM VACON® OPTEA English Multiple 19 Jul, 2018 330.0 KB PDF

3D models and drawings

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Software

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Case studies

  •  Energy savings for Mukaishima Dock’s bulk carrier
    Energy savings for Mukaishima Dock’s bulk carrier

    The main propulsion and thruster utilize VACON® NXC cabinet drives for environmentally friendly variable speed electric propulsion.

  • Low emissions and high fuel efficiency for Northern Leader
    Low emissions and high fuel efficiency for Northern Leader

    J.M.Martinac Shipbuilding uses VACON® NXP in the diesel-electric propulsion system in one of the world’s largest longliners.

  • Reliable and effective ventilation in Ceneri Base Tunnel
    Reliable and effective ventilation in Ceneri Base Tunnel

    By controlling fan speed in the Alps tunnel, VACON® NXP drives help enhance safety and energy savings.

  • Accurate, reliable and silent steering for Baltika
    Accurate, reliable and silent steering for Baltika

    VACON® NXP drives enable multi-purpose icebreaker to efficiently move ahead, astern and obliquely.

  • Efficient brake control for Elgi foundry cranes
    Efficient brake control for Elgi foundry cranes

    VACON® NXP and VACON® NXS AC drives feature dedicated application software for mechanical braking which enables excellent speed accuracy and brake control.

Contact us

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