Save energy and extend the lifetime of refrigeration applications

The VLT® Refrigeration Drive FC 103 is designed to help significantly reduce the lifecycle costs of your refrigeration systems. It offers efficiency- and reliability-enhancing features, integrated process control functions and a commissioning environment specially designed to meet the needs of refrigeration applications. It also features a setup Wizard which uses common refrigeration terms. This makes installation and commissioning easy and safe for refrigeration technicians and installers.

The continuous variable speed control provided by the VLT Refrigeration Drive makes intelligent capacity control possible. By creating stability while balancing the capacity to the actual load, system-wide coefficient of performance improves providing significant energy savings in a wide range of applications.

The drive contains all modules necessary for compliance with EMC standards. The integrated, scalable RFI filter minimizes electromagnetic interference, and the integral DC link chokes reduce harmonic distortion in the mains network. As these features are built in to the drive in the factory, cabinet space can be reduced. Efficient EMC mitigation also enables the use of cables with small cross sections which reduces installation costs.

Supply voltages and power range

  • 3 x 200-240 V...1.1-45 kW
  • 3 x 380-480 V...1.1-560 kW
  • 3 x 525-600 V...1.1-7.5 kW
  • 3 x 525-690 V...75-800 kW

Features and benefits

Energy consumption and maintenance requirements are reduced thanks to a range of pump features such as the pump cascade controller and flow compensation

Optimum system efficiency is achieved by taking advantage of the drive’s software features

Challenging environments are no problem due to the drive’s coated electronics

The need for external cooling or oversizing is avoided as the drive operates efficiently in a maximum ambient temperature of 50°C without derating

There are no EMC concerns as a result of integrated DC link harmonic and EMC filters

Documents

Type Name Language Valid for Updated Download File type
Installation guide - AN 300 A Current Sensor Kit, D1h/D3h/D5h/D6 English Multiple 01 Jul, 2018 576.8 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN 300 A/500 A Current Sensor Kit English Multiple 01 Jul, 2018 537.5 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN 500 A Current Sensor Kit, E1/E2 Enclos. English Multiple 01 Oct, 2016 594.0 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Back-channel Cooling, Bottom/Top D3h-D4h English Multiple 12 Aug, 2015 854.9 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Cable Clamp Kit for E3h/E4h Drives English Multiple 01 Apr, 2018 528.4 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Certificate of Conformity, LCP 101 English Multiple 01 Oct, 2017 348.0 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Certificate of Conformity, LCP 102 English Multiple 01 Oct, 2017 337.8 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Certificate of Conformity, LCP 103 English Multiple 01 Nov, 2017 688.9 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Control Card VLT® FC Series English Multiple 01 Sep, 2018 827.7 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Current Sensor Cylinder Busbar Kit English Multiple 01 Aug, 2018 196.8 KB PDF
Brochure - AD Danfoss Drives Fieldbus Solutions English Multiple 16 Feb, 2017 804.4 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Disposal Declaration A-frame English Multiple 23 Nov, 2016 632.5 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Disposal Declaration B-frame English Multiple 23 Nov, 2016 667.7 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Disposal Declaration C-frame English Multiple 23 Nov, 2016 831.1 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Disposal Declaration D-frame English Multiple 23 Nov, 2016 2.9 MB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Disposal Declaration E-frame English Multiple 23 Nov, 2016 1.4 MB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Disposal Declaration F-frame English Multiple 23 Nov, 2016 1.4 MB PDF
Installation guide - AN Door Fan Kit for D1h–D2h/D5h–D8h Drives English Multiple 01 Mar, 2018 263.8 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Door Fan Replacement for E1h/E2h Drives English Multiple 01 Jun, 2017 217.6 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
Approval: Certificate - BG El. Safety, EMC/Low Voltage Directive English Multiple 01 Jun, 2018 841.2 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Electrical Safety ANSI/UL 508C English Multiple 01 Nov, 2017 85.5 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Electrical Safety CCC English Multiple 17 Aug, 2016 12.9 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Electrical Safety SASO English Multiple 01 Apr, 2015 468.3 KB PDF
Application guide - AB Encoder-less Safety using DOLD Module English Multiple 01 Apr, 2017 5.9 MB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG EU Declaration of Conformity AHF 005/010 English Multiple 01 Mar, 2017 655.8 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Fan Wire Harness Kit, AAF/LHD, E1-E9 English Multiple 01 Oct, 2016 201.1 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG FC102 FC202 FC30x ABS 06-HS192435-3-PDA English Multiple 01 Aug, 2018 16.1 MB PDF
Installation guide - AN Ground Bar Kit for E1h/E2h Drives English Multiple 01 Oct, 2017 284.4 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Heat Sink Fan Kit for D1h-D8h Drives English Multiple 01 Apr, 2018 701.8 KB PDF
Brochure - AD HVAC & Refrigeration - Engineering Guide English Multiple 06 May, 2016 3.0 MB PDF
Installation guide - AN In-back/Out-back Cooling Kit E1h/E2h English Multiple 01 Sep, 2017 451.4 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN In-back/Out-back Cooling Kit, E3h/E4h English Multiple 01 Dec, 2017 514.8 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN In-back/Out-top Cooling Kit, E3h/E4h English Multiple 01 Dec, 2017 501.6 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN In-bottom/Out-back Cooling Kit, E3h English Multiple 01 Dec, 2017 567.6 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN In-bottom/Out-back Cooling Kit, E4hThis English Multiple 01 Dec, 2017 526.8 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN In-bottom/Out-top Cooling Duct Kit English Multiple 01 Apr, 2018 650.8 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN In-bottom/Out-top Cooling Kit, E3h English Multiple 01 Dec, 2017 580.2 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN In-bottom/Out-top Cooling Kit, E4h English Multiple 01 Dec, 2017 573.1 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Internal Mains Fuse Replacement English Multiple 01 Oct, 2018 782.9 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG ISO 9001 Drives BV 500F1065en English Multiple 23 Jan, 2019 278.5 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Mains Shield Kit for E1h/E2h Drives English Multiple 01 Sep, 2017 525.7 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Manufacturers decl., aircraft shipping English Multiple 01 Dec, 2018 404.9 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Manufacturers Declaration, FC Series English Multiple 01 Jan, 2018 693.2 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Manufacturers Declaration, PCB Free English Multiple 10 Aug, 2016 15.4 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Mixing Fan Kit for D1h–D8h Drives English Multiple 01 Mar, 2018 399.9 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN NEMA-3R Cover Kit for D1h-D2h English Multiple 24 Jun, 2015 555.0 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Pedestal Kit for F-size Enclosures English Multiple 05 Nov, 2015 464.8 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG PELV Manufacturers Declaration English Multiple 01 Aug, 2018 369.2 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG PLV 103 EU Declaration English Multiple 01 Jan, 2019 595.5 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Power Conversion Equipment, UL English Multiple 01 Nov, 2017 78.2 KB PDF
Brochure - AD Product Overview English Multiple 21 Dec, 2018 3.4 MB PDF
Case story - AE Reindl Kältetechnik English Multiple 27 May, 2016 227.6 KB PDF
Operating guide - AQ Safe Torque Off English Multiple 01 Nov, 2018 1.2 MB PDF
Installation guide - AN Space Heater Kit for E1h/E2h Drives English Multiple 01 Sep, 2017 476.9 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Tall Pedestal Kit for E1h/E2h Drives English Multiple 01 Apr, 2018 553.2 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Top Fan Replacement for E3h/E4h Drives English Multiple 01 Apr, 2018 293.2 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Top-entry Kit for D1h–D8h English Multiple 09 Oct, 2015 403.3 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Top-entry Sub D9 Kit for D/E Enclosures English Multiple 01 Oct, 2017 325.5 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG TÜV Z10 18 05 82282 007 FC 103 English Multiple 05 Dec, 2018 282.9 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN USB Cable Extender Kit English Multiple 01 Oct, 2017 322.6 KB PDF
Design guide - AJ VLT Advanced Harmonic Filter AHF 005/010 English Multiple 01 Oct, 2016 9.2 MB PDF
Brochure - AD VLT drives for 690 V English Multiple 11 May, 2016 432.5 KB PDF
Fact sheet - AM VLT dU/dt Filter MCC 102 English Multiple 30 Mar, 2017 210.3 KB PDF
Programming guide - AU VLT PROFINET MCA 120 English Multiple 24 Oct, 2014 1.6 MB PDF
Operating guide - AQ VLT Refrigeration Drive FC 103 75-630 kW English Multiple 01 May, 2014 5.9 MB PDF
Operating guide - AQ VLT Refrigeration Drive FC103 110-800kW English Multiple 01 Oct, 2018 14.4 MB PDF
Installation guide - AN VLT Side Fixture Kit/A4Enclosure Sizes English Multiple 12 Aug, 2015 1.2 MB PDF
Fact sheet - AM VLT Sine-wave filter MCC 101 English Multiple 24 Mar, 2017 502.0 KB PDF
Fact sheet - AM VLT® Advanced Harmonic Filter English Multiple 30 Mar, 2017 105.0 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN VLT® Analog I/O MCB 109 English Multiple 20 Apr, 2015 488.6 KB PDF
Fact sheet - AM VLT® Common Mode Filter English Multiple 30 Mar, 2017 111.0 KB PDF
Fact sheet - AM VLT® E-enclosure English Multiple 09 Dec, 2016 121.3 KB PDF
Operating guide - AQ VLT® FC 103 Low Harmonic Drive English Multiple 06 Jul, 2015 22.0 MB PDF
Design guide - AJ VLT® FC-Serie Output Filter Design Guide English Multiple 22 Feb, 2011 4.8 MB PDF
Programming guide - AU VLT® PROFIBUS DP MCA 101 English Multiple 13 Jan, 2016 2.0 MB PDF
Installation guide - AN VLT® Profibus DP V1 MCA 101 English Multiple 10 Jul, 2015 5.5 MB PDF
Operating guide - AQ VLT® Profinet MCA 120 English Multiple 09 Jul, 2014 3.5 MB PDF
Fact sheet - AM VLT® PROFINET MCA 120 English Multiple 05 May, 2016 267.5 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN VLT® Real-time Clock MCB 117 Inst. Guide English Multiple 01 Nov, 2018 441.4 KB PDF
Fact sheet - AM VLT® Refrigeration Drive FC 103 English Multiple 11 May, 2016 118.6 KB PDF
Operating guide - AQ VLT® Refrigeration Drive FC 103 1.1-90kW English Multiple 06 Feb, 2014 2.2 MB PDF
Design guide - AJ VLT® Refrigeration Drive FC 103 1.1-90kW English Multiple 31 Aug, 2015 4.1 MB PDF
Brochure - AD VLT® Refrigeration Drive FC 103 slct.gui English Multiple 12 Oct, 2016 2.7 MB PDF
Programming guide - AU VLT® Refrigeration Drive FC 103 SW 1.5x English Multiple 10 May, 2016 5.8 MB PDF
Operating guide - AQ VLT® Refrigeration Drive FC103 355-800 English Multiple 01 Apr, 2018 13.5 MB PDF
Operating guide - AQ VLT® Refrigeration Drive FC103, 75-400kW English Multiple 01 Feb, 2017 5.7 MB PDF
Installation guide - AN VLT® Wireless Com. Panel LCP 103 English Multiple 01 Aug, 2018 1.1 MB PDF

3D models and drawings

Type Name Language Updated Download File type
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC B2 IP21/55/66 No language 29 Jun, 2016 2.2 MB PDF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC B2 IP21/55/66 No language 29 Jun, 2016 2.4 MB JPG
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC B2 IP21/55/66 No language 29 Jun, 2016 5.0 MB DXF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC B2 IP21/55/66 No language 29 Jun, 2016 64.8 MB STP
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC B3 IP20 No language 29 Jun, 2016 1.7 MB PDF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC B3 IP20 No language 29 Jun, 2016 1.6 MB JPG
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC B3 IP20 No language 29 Jun, 2016 10.9 MB STP
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC B3 IP20 No language 29 Jun, 2016 2.8 MB DXF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC C1 IP21/55/66 with disconnector No language 29 Jun, 2016 2.2 MB PDF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC C1 IP21/55/66 with disconnector No language 29 Jun, 2016 2.4 MB JPG
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC C1 IP21/55/66 with disconnector No language 29 Jun, 2016 4.7 MB DXF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC C1 IP21/55/66 with disconnector No language 29 Jun, 2016 65.2 MB STP
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D1h 177r0374 No language 01 Nov, 2017 489.0 KB PDF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D1h 177r0374 No language 01 Nov, 2017 1.6 MB DXF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D1h 177r0374 No language 01 Nov, 2017 1.2 MB DXF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D1h 177r0374 No language 01 Nov, 2017 144.6 KB DXF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D2h 177r0375 No language 01 Jun, 2011 675.1 KB PDF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D2h 177r0375 No language 01 Jun, 2011 2.1 MB DXF
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M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D2h 177r0375 No language 01 Jun, 2011 125.2 KB DXF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D3h 177r0339 No language 01 Jun, 2011 1.1 MB PDF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D3h 177r0339 No language 01 Jun, 2011 1.2 MB DXF
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M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D3h 177r0339 No language 01 Jun, 2011 129.3 KB DXF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D3h 177r0339 No language 01 Jun, 2011 26.9 MB STP
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D4h 177r0340 No language 01 Jun, 2011 1.0 MB PDF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D4h 177r0340 No language 01 Jun, 2011 34.9 MB STP
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D4h 177r0340 No language 01 Jun, 2011 1.7 MB DXF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D4h 177r0340 No language 01 Jun, 2011 2.6 MB DXF
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M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D4h 177r0340 No language 01 Jun, 2011 127.0 KB DXF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D5h 177r0490 No language 01 Sep, 2012 1.4 MB PDF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D5h 177r0490 No language 01 Sep, 2012 2.2 MB DXF
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M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D5h 177r0490 No language 01 Sep, 2012 48.5 MB STP
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D5h 177r0490 No language 01 Sep, 2012 2.2 MB DXF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D5h 177r0490 No language 01 Sep, 2012 130.4 KB DXF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D6h 177r0491 No language 11 Apr, 2018 42.3 MB STP
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D6h 177r0491 No language 11 Apr, 2018 42.4 MB STP
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M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D6h 177r0491 No language 11 Apr, 2018 1.1 MB PDF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D6h 177r0491 No language 11 Apr, 2018 1.8 MB DXF
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M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D7h 177r0492 No language 01 Aug, 2016 2.8 MB PDF
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M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D7h 177r0492 No language 01 Aug, 2016 135.4 KB DXF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D7h 177r0492 No language 01 Aug, 2016 40.7 MB STP
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D7h 177r0492 No language 01 Aug, 2016 3.0 MB DXF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D7h 177r0492 No language 01 Aug, 2016 2.8 MB DXF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D8h 177r0493 No language 01 Aug, 2016 44.8 MB STP
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M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D8h 177r0493 No language 01 Aug, 2016 46.5 MB STP
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC D8h 177r0493 No language 01 Aug, 2016 2.3 MB PDF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC E1h IP54 No language 01 Jan, 2017 5.6 MB DXF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC E1h IP54 No language 01 Jan, 2017 1.5 MB PDF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC E1h IP54 No language 01 Jan, 2017 47.1 MB STP
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC E2h IP54 No language 01 Jan, 2017 5.7 MB DXF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC E2h IP54 No language 01 Jan, 2017 1.6 MB PDF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC E2h IP54 No language 01 Jan, 2017 47.6 MB STP
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC E3h IP20 No language 01 Jan, 2017 6.1 MB DXF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC E3h IP20 No language 01 Jan, 2017 1.7 MB PDF
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC E3h IP20 No language 01 Jan, 2017 28.3 MB STP
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC E3h IP20 No language 01 Jan, 2017 30.0 MB STP
M-Drawing - MD MCAD FC E3h IP20 No language 01 Jan, 2017 28.8 MB STP
E-Drawing - ED Wiring Schematic FC 103 1.1-90 kW No language 01 Aug, 2014 169.4 KB PDF

Software

Type Name Language Updated Version Status Download File type
Software Tools VLT® Motion Control Tool MCT10 No language 17 Jan, 2019 4.40 RL 690.7 MB ZIP
Software Tools VLT® Motion Control Tool MCT31 No language 17 Oct, 2017 2.0.4 RL 25.2 MB ZIP
Software Tools VLT® Refrigeration Drive Simulator No language 27 Jun, 2017 02.02 RL 2.8 MB ZIP
VLT MCT 10 Support File VLT® RefrigerationDrive SupportFile V1.4 No language 11 May, 2015 1.42 RL 1.0 MB ZIP
VLT MCT 10 Support File VLT® RefrigerationDrive SupportFile V1.5 No language 25 Apr, 2016 1.51 RL 1.1 MB ZIP
VLT MCT 10 Support File VLT® RefrigerationDrive SupportFileV2.11 No language 01 Nov, 2017 2.11 RL 1.2 MB ZIP

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