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 most widely used in vehicles, e.g. SAE–J1939 and CANopen. As a Danfoss customer, you can further customize the operation of the inverters and 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 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), permanent magnet (PM) motors and Danfoss reluctance-assisted permanent magnet (SRPM) motors with or without sensors. The EC-C1200 can be selected with different software options allowing it to work as active front end, microgrid, motor control (inverter) and as a DC-to-DC converter.

Product range


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 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
Software tools


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


Type Name Language Valid for Updated Download File type
User guide - BC EC-C1200 Electric Converter User Guide English Multiple 30 Jan, 2019 14.5 MB .pdf
User guide - BC EC-C1200 Electric Converter User Guide Chinese (CN) Multiple 17 Apr, 2019 15.0 MB .pdf
User guide - BC EC-C1200 Electric Converter User Guide German Multiple 04 Apr, 2019 14.4 MB .pdf
Data sheet - AI EC-C1200-450 Electric Converter Data Sheet English Multiple 15 Apr, 2019 492.0 KB .pdf


Type Name Language Updated Download File type
Engineering sheet - AL EC-C1200-450 Layout English 13 Sep, 2018 630.2 KB .pdf
Engineering sheet - AL EC-C1200-450+CE1 Layout English 14 Sep, 2018 649.3 KB .pdf
Engineering sheet - AL EC-C1200-450+CE2+DCE Layout English 14 Sep, 2018 638.5 KB .pdf

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