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

Documents

Type Name Language Valid for Updated Download File type
Brochure - AD Danfoss Drives Product Overview English (US) Multiple 21 Dec, 2018 2.2 MB PDF
Brochure - AD DrivePro® Stay calm English Multiple 28 Dec, 2018 2.5 MB PDF
Case story - AE Drives for grape destemming English Multiple 19 Feb, 2019 751.8 KB PDF
Brochure - AD Ecodesign. We meet the strictest require English Multiple 06 May, 2016 1.3 MB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG El. Safety, EMC/Low Voltage Directive English Multiple 01 Nov, 2016 415.6 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Electrical Safety ANSI/UL 508C English Multiple 17 Aug, 2016 87.9 KB PDF
Brochure - AD Energy efficiency? It's a question English Multiple 10 May, 2016 253.6 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN EtherNet/IP Module English Multiple 01 May, 2017 10.2 MB PDF
Operating guide - AQ EtherNet/IP Module English Multiple 01 May, 2017 8.0 MB PDF
Brochure - AD Facts worth knowing, Frequency Converter English Multiple 10 May, 2016 3.8 MB PDF
Installation guide - AN Finger Guards English Multiple 20 Apr, 2016 544.7 KB PDF
Brochure - AD Industry 4.0 English Multiple 10 May, 2016 269.9 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG ISO 9001 Drives BV 500F1065en English Multiple 01 Jan, 2019 278.5 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Manufacturers Declaration English Multiple 16 Aug, 2016 103.1 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Manufacturers Declaration MTBF English Multiple 09 Aug, 2016 407.6 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG MCD 200 LR 05-10059(E2) English Multiple 01 Aug, 2018 1.0 MB PDF
Installation guide - AN Modbus TCP Module English Multiple 01 Oct, 2017 7.3 MB PDF
Brochure - AD Motor technologies for higher efficiency English Multiple 10 May, 2016 877.6 KB PDF
Brochure - AD Product Overview English Multiple 21 Dec, 2018 3.4 MB PDF
Installation guide - AN PROFINET Modulet English Multiple 01 Nov, 2017 6.2 MB PDF
Brochure - AD Ten things need to know about Ecodesign English Multiple 27 Nov, 2017 728.6 KB PDF
Operating guide - AQ VLT Compact Starter MCD 201 No language Multiple 12 Apr, 2012 745.4 KB PDF
Case story - AE VLT drive has delivered reliable, low-en English Multiple 27 May, 2016 365.1 KB PDF
Fact sheet - AM VLT® Compact Starter MCD 200 English Multiple 21 Jun, 2016 166.2 KB PDF
Operating guide - AQ VLT® Compact Starter MCD 202 English Multiple 05 Apr, 2005 977.5 KB PDF
Instruction VLT® Compress Start MCD 203 Install Inst No language Multiple 01 Feb, 2019 2.8 MB PDF
Operating guide - AQ VLT® MCD DeviceNet Module English Multiple 24 Jan, 2012 442.8 KB PDF
Operating guide - AQ VLT® MCD Modbus Module English Multiple 14 Mar, 2012 1.7 MB PDF
Operating guide - AQ VLT® MCD Profibus Module English Multiple 01 Sep, 2009 538.0 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN VLT® MCD USB Modules English Multiple 20 Feb, 2018 1.0 MB PDF
Design guide - AJ VLT® Soft Starter MCD 200 English (US) Multiple 28 Feb, 2005 1.2 MB PDF
Design guide - AJ VLT® Soft Starter MCD 200 English Multiple 28 Feb, 2005 1.3 MB PDF
Brochure - AD VLT® Soft Starter Selection Guide English Multiple 29 Jun, 2016 1.0 MB PDF

Drawings

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