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Altivar 78

Variable speed drives - 525 to 690 V

This Product is Obsolete

Frequency inverters for 3-phase asynchronous motors / 525... 690 V

Altivar 78
  • Features

    From 2 to 1 500 HP / 2,2 to 1 500 kW 50/60 Hz

    » Speed regulation by flux vector control with or without sensor
    » Speed range:
    - from 1 to 100 (high torque),
    - from 1 to 1000 (flux vector control with sensor)
    » Standard or high torque operation
    » Energy savings, PI regulator (flow rate, pressure, etc.)
    » Protection of motor and of drive
    » Increase speed/decrease speed, pre-selectable speeds, jog operation
    » Integrated EMC filter and built-in line choke
    » Customization for special purpose applications with macro-configurations and I/O cards
    » Modbus, PROFIBUS DP, Lonworks, CANopen, DeviceNet: with simultaneous operation possible on two networks
    » Numerous options available.

    Sales discontinued: planned end of 2009


    Adapt exceptionally to the environment!


    Wide power range, high performance, simplicity, openness, flexibility... so many qualities for an easier integration of Altivar 78 in the majority of automation systems. Robust and reliable, it helps to improve the availability of your machines.


    • Mechanical handling
    • Mixers, crushers
    • Pumps and fans
    • Compressors