The VLT® 5000 has reached the Inactive phase of its lifecycle, which means it is discontinued and no longer in production. Spare parts and service options are no longer available. Operating a drive in this phase may result in unpredictable process downtime due to wear or failure.

Danfoss recommends replacement using the DrivePro® Retrofit service to optimize lifetime and circular value in your installation.

We will help you select the best replacement product with the correct features for your application. Our intelligent products can optimize your system for many years to come.


Find technical documentation on VLT® 5000

Successor product: VLT® Automation Drive FC 302

The VLT® AutomationDrive FC 302 represents a single drive concept that controls the entire range of operations from ordinary to servo-like applications on any machine or production line. The modular open-technology platform on which the VLT® AutomationDrive is built makes it exceptionally adaptable and easy to program.

Power range

3 x 200-240 V..............0.25-37 kW
3 x 380-500 V...........0.37-1100 kW
3 x 525-600 V..............0.75-75 kW
3 x 525-690 V............1.1-1400 kW

Power range - Low harmonic drive

3 x 380-480 V .............132-710 kW

Power range - 12-pulse drive

3 x 380-500 V........... 250-1000 kW
3 x 525-690 V ...........250-1400 kW

Read more about VLT® AutomationDrive FC 302

Danfoss employee performing a DrivePro® Site Assessment

How much easier can it get?

We can also support you with the DrivePro® Site Assessment service, which makes managing your installed base of AC drives and planning for the future easier than ever. A Danfoss expert provides you with a detailed survey of all your AC drives, delivering a clear picture of current and future maintenance needs.