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October 12, 2009

Danfoss FC-51 VLT Micro Drive highlights

Filed under: GET FC-51 series — Ralf @ 3:22 AM

Danfoss VLT Micro Dive FC-51

The VLT Micro Drive is also known as the FC-51, it is a small Drive, actually the smallest in our portfolio but still delivers maximum strength and maximum reliability. It is really amazing how powerful and how well featured this little baby is and exactly this very compact quality makes it to a bestseller to the smaller and medium sized industries in the Philippines and here in Mindanao, the playground of Gingoog Electric Trading, your friendly dealer and expert in all automation related concerns.

The VLT Micro Drive is a genuine VLT Variable Frequency Drive (VFD), a Frequency Converter with unsurpassed reliability, user-friendliness, condensed functionality and just like it is the case with all other Danfoss VFD’s also his latest release of the Danfoss Drive family is likewise very easy to commission and totally simple to operate. All terminal numbers are named in the same manner as in the rest of the VLT world. It is developed and manufactud by Danfoss Drives, the leading experts since 1968 and the very creators of the VLT, the real Drive!


The VLT Micro Drive shares the same user-friendliness of the entire VLT model arsenal.

Plug and play for minimum effort and minimum time

Minimum commissioning to save even more time

Copy settings via local control pane for easy set-ups of multiple Drives

Intuitive parameter structure for minimal manual reading (just as if you go over your cell phone menu)

Complies with VLT software to save even much more commissioning time especially for larger projects


The VLT-Micro is a full member of the VLT family, sharing the overall design, reliability and yes, we really cannot say it often enough, the user friendliness, something all our customers without a single exception do confirm and even underscore!

High quality components and genuine VLT solutions make the VLT Micro Drive so extremely reliable.

Optimum heat dissipation for a longer life time

High quality electronics/capacitors for a low lifetime cost

All Drives are full load tested from the factory to ensure the highest reliability

Earth fault, temperature and short circuit protection for a lean operation

Circuit boards are well protected and coated to increase robustness, reliability and durability

Small Drive – High performance

Despite the very compact size indeed and the very easy commissioning, more especially so with the so called Quick Menu, the VLT Micro Drive can be set up to perform perfectly even in very complex applications and requirements. Approximately 100 parameters can be set to optimize energy efficiency and operation.

Process PI controller to eliminate the need for external controllers

Automatic Motor Adaption (AMA) to exploit the motor’s full potential

150% motor torque up to 1 minute to eliminate the need for bigger Drives

Flying start (catch spinning motor) for a leaner operation and more up-time

Electronic Thermal Relay (ETR) replaces the need for additional external motor protection

Smart Logic Controller often makes additional external PLC’s ommissable

Built-in RFI filter to save cost and space and to ensure an operation without RFI disturbances

In- and outputs

5 programmable digital inputs

PNP/NPN selections

Pulse input 20 to 5000Hz

1 analogue input 0-10V or 4-20mA

1 analogue input 0-20mA

Thermistor input (analogue/digital)

1 analogue output 0-20mA

1 relay 240VAC, 2A

RS-485 FC-bus serial communication

ModBus RTU serial communication

Compact general purpose Drive

The VLT Micro Drive is a low cost general purpose Drive that can control AC motors of meanwhile up to 22.0KW/30.0HP, are available for 220VAC and 440VAC applications and even for single phase input supplies, it is the prime choice of a variety of our customers.

GET it done the better way… GET it done today.

Please find also much much more on the general Drive subject in the

GET Drives Category

GET Savings Category

GET Applications Category

GET to know VFD’s Category

It is precisely there where you will find much more information to the general subject plus much more specific referrals to very much related downloads.

When you prefer to view directly all the corresponding file folders you may also proceed directly to the FC-51 folder in our

GET Sky Drive Section

We certainly do hope that you enjoyed again the read and that you stay with us for more upcoming technical reading pleasure.

Retrieve our GET Contact Details or send us your E-mail inquiry through the GET Contact Form.

Ralf Wabersich

Gingoog Electric Trading (G.E.T.)


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