VACON® 1000

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Configurable, versatile, reliable MV solution for industrial applications

Danfoss’ unsurpassed experience in advanced AC drive technologies makes the VACON® 1000 air-cooled MV drive the preferred choice for industrial medium-voltage general purpose applications, especially for variable torque loads such as pumps and fans in the low and mid-power range. The standalone version, available at 215 A and below, is one of the most compact and versatile multi-level MV drives in its class.

Supply voltage and power range

  • 2400-3000 VAC: 150-3530 kVA
  • 3300-4160 VAC: 210-4900 kVA
  • 6000-6900 VAC: 375-8130 kVA
  • 10000-11000 VAC: 625-12960 kVA

Features and benefits


High MTBF with up to 200,000 hours of non-stop operation

100% full-load burn-in tested before shipping for fast commissioning and start-up

Detailed fault monitoring for reduced downtime

Redundant cooling fan enables non-stop operation in case of fan failure

Safe and user-friendly

Simple, easy selections for a wide variety of flexible configurations

Front access only allows for easy installation, service and maintenance

Complies with international MV drive safety requirements according to applicable IEC and UL

Space saving

Smallest footprint in the market available at 215 A and below (≤6.9 kV)

Stand-alone design for fast, simple installation

Simple cable installation with top and bottom cabling entry  


For detailed technical data and product availability, please contact your local Danfoss medium-voltage specialist. Find your contact here:


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Case story Los Gatos Mine, Mexico English Multiple 01 Nov, 2021 590.0 KB PDF
Case story Los Gatos Mine, Mexico English United States 01 Mar, 2022 7.8 MB PDF
Certificate UL Product iQ Certificate E517540 English Multiple 07 Mar, 2023 1.1 MB PDF
Application guide VACON 1000 Application Guide English Multiple 01 Jul, 2021 4.2 MB PDF
Operating guide VACON 1000 Operating Guide English Multiple 01 Jun, 2021 19.7 MB PDF
Operating guide VACON 1000 Operating Guide English Multiple 01 Jul, 2021 20.0 MB PDF
Fact sheet VACON® 1000 English Multiple 01 Aug, 2021 1.1 MB PDF
Fact sheet VACON® 1000 US English United States 01 Jun, 2021 455.1 KB PDF

Related applications

Use VACON® 1000 medium-voltage drive in the following industrial applications:

  • Pumps
  • Fans
  • Compressors
  • Conveyors
  • Mills, Drums, Kilns
  • Mixers
  • Extruders

Case studies

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    VACON® 1000 MV drives power deep pumping at Los Gatos mine

    MEXICO: Faced with the challenge of pumping stagnant water from depths of more than 400 meters, the Cerro Los Gatos mine opted for medium-voltage variable speed pump control using the VACON® 1000 drive from Danfoss. Drives were delivered and installed in the record time of 14 weeks from factory acceptance test.

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