Variable-speed inverter scroll compressors

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Unparalleled part-load and seasonal efficiency

Danfoss VZH, VSH, and VRJ inverter scroll compressors for commercial air conditioning deliver the highest possible cooling capacity using variable-speed technology. These compressors provide step-less modulation and are qualified and pre-equipped for tandem configurations.

Variable-speed technology offered in Danfoss inverter scroll compressors, with its high part-load and seasonal efficiencies, is one of the best ways to address the challenges posed by ever-changing energy regulations. Inverter scroll compressors also offer precise cooling and humidity management, low start-up current, and more.

Features and benefits

Capacity modulation adapts motor speed to vary load continuously, quickly, and smoothly for great comfort and reliability

Accurate temperature control, low starting current, high energy efficiency, and low acoustic level with variable-speed technology

Short-cycling is limited by user-defined minimum run times.

Lead-free polymer bearing with excellent performance under diverse loads and speeds

Permanent magnet motor maintains efficiency at all speeds

Driver-managed motor protection

Range: 4–52 TR (including hybrid tandem); 15–184 kW

Patents

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blueprint of inverter technology in Danfoss A/C systems

Inverter technology in A/C systems

Watch an introduction to variable speed technology that enables sustainable air conditioning.

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VZH datasheets

Find datasheets for various VZH compressor code numbers. 

Product range

  • Danfoss VRJ inverter scroll compressor
    VRJ inverter scrolls

    VRJ—Danfoss' first high-tier residential inverter scroll compressor with frequency converter. 

  • Danfoss VSH inverter scroll compressor
    VSH inverter scroll compressors

    Danfoss' VSH inverter scroll compressor is a first-generation offering with variable-speed technology for commercial applications in air conditioning and process cooling.

Documents

Documents
Type Name Language Valid for Updated Download File type
Brochure Brochure Danfoss Inverter Scrolls VZH series - EN English Multiple 20 Aug, 2020 1.4 MB .pdf
Installation guide Crankcase heaters instructions German; English; French Multiple 359.4 KB .pdf
Data sheet Datasheets VZH028CJ English Multiple 04 Jun, 2019 1.9 MB .pdf
Data sheet Datasheets VZH028CJ English Multiple 04 Jun, 2019 1.0 MB .pdf
Data sheet Datasheets VZH065CJ US English United States 22 Oct, 2019 1.5 MB .PDF
Installation guide Discharge thermostat kit German; English; French Multiple 101.0 KB .pdf
Application guide Guideline - Inverter scroll compressors VZH088-117-170 single and manifold serie - US English United States 28 Mar, 2019 4.9 MB .pdf
Application guide Guideline - Inverter scroll compressors VZH088-117-170 single- GB - SI English Multiple 10 Nov, 2019 5.0 MB .pdf
Application guide Guideline Danfoss scroll tandem VSH with SH - GB - SI English Multiple 28 Mar, 2019 2.8 MB .pdf
Application guide Guideline Danfoss scroll VSH serie - GB - SI English Multiple 28 Mar, 2019 2.8 MB .pdf
Application guide Guideline Danfoss scroll VSH serie - GB - US English Multiple 28 Mar, 2019 2.7 MB .pdf
Installation guide Instructions VSH compressors English Multiple 28 Mar, 2019 1.0 MB .pdf
Application guide Inverter scroll compressors VZH052-065-single-R410A English Multiple 16 Oct, 2019 3.0 MB .pdf
Data sheet Inverter scroll compressors, type VZH052CG English United States 22 Oct, 2019 1.5 MB .PDF
Data sheet Inverter scroll compressors, type VZH052CG English Multiple 22 Oct, 2019 2.6 MB .pdf
Data sheet Scroll compressors, type VZH052CH English United States 22 Oct, 2019 1.5 MB .PDF
Data sheet Scroll compressors, type VZH052CH English Multiple 22 Oct, 2019 2.5 MB .pdf
Data sheet Scroll compressors, type VZH052CJ English United States 22 Oct, 2019 1.5 MB .PDF
Data sheet Scroll compressors, type VZH052CJ English Multiple 22 Oct, 2019 2.6 MB .pdf
Data sheet Scroll compressors, type VZH065CG English United States 22 Oct, 2019 1.5 MB .PDF
Data sheet Scroll compressors, type VZH065CG English Multiple 22 Oct, 2019 2.6 MB .pdf
Data sheet Scroll compressors, type VZH065CH English United States 22 Oct, 2019 1.5 MB .PDF
Data sheet Scroll compressors, type VZH065CH English Multiple 22 Oct, 2019 2.6 MB .pdf
Data sheet Scroll compressors, type VZH065CJ English Multiple 22 Oct, 2019 2.6 MB .pdf
Catalog Spare parts and accessories Danfoss Commercial Compressors for hermetic reciprocating and scroll compressors (AC/HP & REF) English Multiple 13 Sep, 2020 1.9 MB .pdf
Installation guide Surface Sump Heaters - Instructions English; French; Italian Multiple 26 Aug, 2018 337.7 KB .pdf
Installation guide TREORACHA COMHBHRÚITEOIRÍ VSH English Multiple 1.0 MB .pdf
Installation guide VZH088-117-170 Compressor English Multiple 19 Feb, 2019 821.6 KB .pdf

Software

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The truth is Cool(selector®2)

Coolselector®2 features unbiased calculations for the selection of refrigeration and air conditioning components based on the user’s requirements or based on standard operating conditions.

Related solutions

  • A blueprint with compressor technology laid out and hands manipulating the image to represent variable speed technology by Danfoss
    Variable speed

    Explore all facets of variable-speed technology for efficient commercial air conditioning and precision cooling. Find system descriptions, cases, training, and more.