VLT® Soft Starter MCD 500

The MCD 500 has reached the Limited phase of its life cycle and is no longer in active production. Danfoss helps you select the optimal replacement with correct features to bring the advantages of the newest technology to your soft starter application.

Limited: A soft starter entering the Limited phase has limited service options. A limited selection of spare parts, maintenance and repair services are available as long as materials can be obtained. No new service contracts can be offered. Only existing service contracts with our customers will be supported.

Successor product: VLT® Soft Starter MCD 600

Successor product: VLT® Soft Starter MCD 600

The VLT® Soft Starter MCD 600 combines the latest in advanced controls and protections with an increased level of intelligence for superior performance in fixed-speed applications.

The MCD 600 is more flexible than ever to install and operate. Three enclosure sizes S1, S2 and S3 with operating modes Internal Bypass, Non-Bypass and External Bypass ensure both extremely high efficiency and harmonic-free operation at full speed, reducing energy consumed and required cooling capacity. More extensive motor and starter protections ensure more uptime.

Supply voltages and power range

Mains voltage range

3 x 200-525 VAC (T5)

3 x 380-690 VAC (T7)

Current range and enclosure

IP20: 20-129 A (nominal)

IP00: 144-1250 A (nominal)