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Altivar 312 Solar

Variable speed drives for pumps with photovoltaic arrays

The first variable speed drive compatible with a wide choice of pumps and solar arrays available on the local market.

Altivar 312 Solar
  • Features

    The Altivar 312 Solar drive is designed to help provide drinking water at a lower cost for people with limited or no access to electrical grids.

    Embedded functionalities
    • Solar power regulation algorithm (tracking point) for power optimisation related to available sunshine
    • Tank control level probe
    • Under-load control for pump protection in the event of water supplies running dry
    • All-day Run-Stop-Restart mode management
    • Easy-to-use “Sun” menu for fast commissioning
    • Diagnostics and self-protection features

    Advanced capabilities

    • Adjustment to pipe length
    • Suitable for all IEC three-phase asynchronous motors
    • Full pump management and protection
    • Advanced parameters for optimized performance
    • Dedicated output for power availability
    • Compatible with grid main supply

    Flexible and easy to connect

    • Altivar 312 Solar controls any three phases pumps and motors
    • Compatible with most of existing solar panels
    • The Altivar 312 Solar Sizer wizard helps you choose the best configuration for your installation, whatever the tank volume,
      bore hole, pipe length


    Benefits

    Let the sunshine drive your pump

    • Cost-effective
    Performs with a wide choice of pumps and solar arrays
    available on the market, easy to install and maintain
    Includes all motor protections and pumping functionalities
    • Autonomous
    Simple menus for drive self-adaptation
    Regulates automatically the flow of the pump depending of
    the availability of energy
    • Reliable
    Proven technology based on Schneider Electric compact
    drive range

    Applications

    • variable speed drive for pumping solutions fed by photovoltaic units

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