Optidrive E3 AC Variable Frequency Drive

High performance variable frequency drive for both induction and permanent magnet motors.

Focused on ease of use, Optidrive E3 provides unrivaled simplicity of installation, connection, and commissioning, allowing the user to benefit from the precise motor control within minutes.

Sensorless Vector Control for all Motor Types

Precise and reliable control for standard, premium, and super-premium efficiency motors.

  • Induction Motors (IM)
  • Permanent Magnet Motors (PM)
  • Brushless DC Motors (BLDC)
  • Synchronous Reluctance Motors (SynRM)

Compact, robust and reliable general-purpose drive.

Simply power on and Optidrive E3 is up and running, providing precise motor control and energy savings using the factory settings.

    IP66/NEMA 4X Outdoor

    Outdoor rated enclosed drives also suitable for direct machine mounting, dust tight and ready for washdown duty

    • Outdoor rated tough polycarbonate enclosure
    • Sizes 2-4 up to 7.5 kW/10 HP
    • Dust tight and washdown ready
    • Conformally coated PCBAs as standard

    Key Facts & Features

    Simple Commissioning
    With just 14 basic parameters and application macro functions providing rapid set up, Optidrive E3 minimizes start-up time.
    Intuitive Keypad Control
    Precise digital control at the touch of a button.
    Application Macros
    Switch between Industrial, Pump & Fan modes to optimize Optidrive E3 for your application.
    Industrial | Pump | Fan
    Bluetooth Connectivity
    Option for Control of Single Phase Motors
    Operates up to 50°C
    Internal Category C1 EMC filter
    Internal Brake Chopper
    Internal PI Control
    ModBus & CAN Onboard as Standard
    Dual Analogue Inputs

    Optidrive Options & Accessories

    Customize Your Drive Installation

    Peripherals, installation and network options designed to complement the Optidrive range

    OptiTools Studio

    Powerful PC Software
    • Powerful PC based commissioning and programming software
    • Multi Drive Network Support
    Supports Two Key Functions

    Drive Programming & Commissioning

    • Parameter Upload, Download & Storage
    • Changed Parameter Highlighting
    • Parameter List Printing

    Provides Access to Optidrive PLC programming function

    • Function Blocked Based PLC Logic Programming
    • Advanced Drive Control Functions
    • Multiple Functions can be easily combined to produce powerful solutions
    • Program protection to prevent unauthorized copying

    Compatible with:

    Windows 7 SP1 | Windows 8.1 | Windows 10 | Windows 11

    OptiStick Smart

    Rapid Commissioning Tool

    • Allows copying, backup and restore of drive parameters
    • Provides Bluetooth interface to a PC running OptiTools Studio or the OptiTools Mobile app on a smartphone
    • Onboard NFC (Near Field Communication) for rapid data transfer

    Case Studies

    E3 CS 1

    World-class Brazilian training academy chooses Optidrive E3s for training.  The project involved the installation of 187 Optidrive E3 VFDs for the kits on 35 training units.

    E3 CS 2

    Mixing it up with VFD technology to create environmentally friendly renewable energy. Processes are made easier using the Optidrive E3 VFDs.  

    E3 CS 3

    Sanitary conveyor manufacturer opts for Optidrive NEMA 4X VFDs for improved motion, control and communication.

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    0.75 kW - 250.00 kW
    1.00 HP - 350.00 HP