A variable frequency drive is an electronic device that allows you to start, stop, and control the speed of a three phase motor. It is also a motor starter as it is equipped with overload protection. Read more »
What is the difference between a 'new surplus' motor and a 'factory new' motor?
Our New Surplus electric motors and drives are new and unused overstock or discontinued items offered at lower prices and come with our 90-day warranty.
Factory New products are competitively priced and come with a manufacturers warranty.
Variable frequency drives (VFDs or inverters) now play an important part in major industry.
Within the last 10 years they have been perfected to control and vary the speed of 3 phase electric motors. They serve many purposes, besides speed control. Homeowners and hobbyist alike, who have lathes or milling machines with a 3 phase motor, usually don't have 3 phase power to operate. These VFDs (instead of using a rotary phase converter) can now be used to convert single phase power to 3 phase power. Read more »
Developed by automation experts at Nidec, the versatile and reliable AD1000 is designed for optimum performance and reliability with minimal maintenance. While virtually ‘plug and play’ for standard applications, the AD1000’s flexible, modular design can also be easily configured to meet the most challenging applications.
Model #: AD1000
Input Voltage: 460 Volts; 3-Phase
Output Voltage: 460 Volts; 3-Phase
Constant Torque Horsepower: 450
Constant Torque Amps: 530
Variable Torque Horsepower: 600
Variable Torque Amps: 690
Dimensions (HxWxD): 58.7" x 11.4" x 20.7"
NEMA 1 kit part number: NOT AVAILABLE
New Surplus with 90 day Dealers Industrial warranty
Input Voltage Range: 380-480 Volt 3 Phase
Output Voltage Range: 0-480V Volt 3 Phase
Requires additional 230V single phase aux supply for fans
Dynamic Braking Switch: Not installed
RFI Filter: Installed
Easy to program and use
Set up is simple when you use the AD1000’s easy-to-read keypad. Short-cut options, simple navigation, and a large backlight graphic LCD display help make the set up process quick and straightforward.
Quick Start available for simple applications
Auto-tuning menu offers a wide range of easy-to-set parameters
Remote or onsite setup, monitoring and troubleshooting
Parameters can be stored and transferred with keypad to other drives
Password security options to prevent tampering
Comprehensive, easy-to-understand alerts and alarms
The AD1000 can be configured remotely using Drive Manager, a powerful, Windows-based tool that enables you to configure advanced control options directly from your PC. Drive Manager can also be used to monitor and troubleshoot operations remotely. USB adapter is included for PC connection.
For those requiring advanced configurations or who want to use the drive to control pump operations, the AD1000 offers many advanced customization options. The Pump-Ready menu gives users access to the complete list of operating parameters for special applications. See the brochure in the documents tab for more information.