Power control for vehicles, machines and marine applications

Danfoss Editron electric drivetrains are specially designed for controlling the flow of hybrid and electric power in vehicle, machine and marine applications.

Main product groups

Electric converters including inverters and frequency converters

Electric DC-to-DC converters

The software for all products supports a variety of the communication protocols. These are most widely used in vehicles e.g. SAE–J1939 and CANopen. As a Danfoss customer, you can further customize the operation of the inverters. Additionally, create your own applications with the license-free CODESYS IEC61131-3 programming tool.

Power range 100-2,000 kW

EC-C1200 is built with components that can handle double the number of load cycles. Which is compared to components used in standard industrial inverters. The standard lifespan of EC-C1200 products is up to 20 years. The high-performance vector control of Danfoss EC-C1200 drives the motors accurately and smoothly. It can control induction motors (IM) and permanent magnet (PM) motors Additionally, Danfoss reluctance-assisted permanent magnet (SRPM) motors with or without sensors. The EC-C1200 can be selected with different software options. This allows it to work as active front end, microgrid, motor control (inverter) and as a DC-to-DC converter.

Product range

EC-C1200-450

Current up to 350 Arms continuous as AC-converter and up to 400 ADC continuous as a DC/DC-converter.

The EC-C1200-450 is a heavy-duty converter. It is specifically developed for electric or hybrid drive trains in mobile work machines, buses or marine vessels. Our electric converter can act as motor inverter, active front end, DC/DC-converter, or to create a microgrid.

Features and benefits

  • Extremely compact design weighing 15 kg
  • High enclosure class IP67, sealed from moisture and dust
  • Ambient temperature up to +105C and down to -40C
  • Coolant temperature up to +65C
  • Robust design withstanding high levels of mechanical vibrations and shocks
  • Designed specifically for the highly cyclical loads typical in heavy mobile work machines
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EDITRON

Danfoss Editron specializes in hybrid and electric powertrain systems for off-highway and marine markets, as a business division of Danfoss. It develops and manufactures high-performance EDITRON power systems for heavy duty vehicles, machines and marine vessels. These are based on its unique synchronous reluctance assisted permanent magnet (SRPM) technology.

Documents

Type Name Language Valid for Updated Download File type
User guide EC-C1200 Electric Converter User Guide Chinese (CN) Multiple 02 May, 2019 15.0 MB .pdf
User guide EC-C1200 Electric Converter User Guide Portuguese Multiple 23 May, 2019 15.2 MB .pdf
User guide EC-C1200 Electric Converter User Guide German Multiple 02 May, 2019 14.4 MB .pdf
User guide EC-C1200 Electric Converter User Guide English Multiple 02 May, 2019 14.5 MB .pdf
Data sheet EC-C1200-450 Electric Converter Data Sheet English Multiple 02 May, 2019 491.9 KB .pdf

Drawings

Type Name Language Updated Download File type
Engineering sheet EC-C1200-450 Layout English 02 May, 2019 630.4 KB .pdf
Engineering sheet EC-C1200-450+CE1 Layout English 02 May, 2019 649.0 KB .pdf
Engineering sheet EC-C1200-450+CE2+DCE Layout English 02 May, 2019 638.3 KB .pdf

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Case studies

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News

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  • The future is even more electric
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    New opportunities in system electrification: Danfoss Drives extends its product portfolio to include Danfoss electric machines.

  • World’s most powerful fully-electric ferry got her name and is getting ready for Danish waters
    Monday, June 3, 2019

    ÆRØ, DENMARK – The Ellen E-ferry, the world’s most powerful fully-electric ferry, is closer to entering passenger operations. Covering a 22-nautical mile crossing between the Danish islands of Ærø and Fynshav, the vessel will travel seven times further than any other electric ferry currently in operation anywhere in the world.