Optidrive E3 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 Easy-to-use 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
Option for Control of Single Phase Motors
Operates up to 50°C
Internal Category C1 EMC filter
Internal Brake Chopper
Frame Size 1 and 2 only
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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Power range
0.75 kW - 250 kW
1 HP - 350 HP