Compact but powerful soft starters

Two series of soft starters that provide a total motor starting solution for motors up to 110 kW. The MCD 201 offers efficient motor-starting features, while the extended MCD 202 version provides enhanced soft-start functionality and additional motor-protection features.

The series of soft starters offer easy DIN rail mounting for sizes up to 30 kW, 2-wire or 3-wire start/stop control and excellent starting duty (4 x le for 6 seconds; heavy starting ratings at 4 x le for 20 seconds). They are compatible with grounded delta power systems.

Supply voltages and power range

  • 3 x 200-575 V...7.5-110 kW (200 A)
  • 24 V AC or DC/110-440 V AC

Features and benefits

Easy connectivity for the soft starter to Ethernet/IP-based networks, such as Rockwell PLC systems

Panel space can be saved due to the compact size

Installation costs are minimized and power loss eliminated thanks to the built-in bypass

More starts per hour and a higher load is possible as a result of advanced SCR Control Algorithms that balance output waveform

Overall project investment is reduced due to essential motor protections

No external cooling or oversizing is necessary thanks to the maximum ambient temperature of 50°C without derating


Type Name Language Valid for Updated Download File type
Fact sheet - AM VLT® Compact Starter MCD 200 English Multiple 21 Jun, 2016 166.2 KB PDF
Design guide - AJ VLT® Soft Starter MCD 200 English Multiple 28 Feb, 2005 1.3 MB PDF
Design guide - AJ VLT® Soft Starter MCD 200 English Multiple 28 Feb, 2005 1.2 MB PDF


Type Name Language Updated Version Status Download File type

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