Unidrive M200 - Limitless connectivity

Integration through flexible communications

Unidrive M200

0.25 kW – 132 kW Heavy Duty (0.33 hp - 179 hp)

100 V / 200 V / 400 V / 575 V / 690 V

Being tied into one system can be restrictive. It can leave you trapped with one supplier even when there’s a better option available on the market. We provide a viable alternative. 

Freedom to connect

Unidrive M200 connects with many of the common fieldbuses using the modular ‘SI’ interface port. It can communicate with SI-Ethernet, SI-EtherCAT, SI-PROFINET, SI-PROFIBUS, SI-CANopen and SI-DeviceNet. The AI-485 Adaptor option can also connect to RS485 networks using Modbus RTU.

The RFC-A mode means you’ll benefit from consistent running speeds, at current loop rates as low as 125μs. The inclusion of an onboard PLC gives more control, at no extra cost. Additionally, the Unidrive M200 provides the most convenient upgrade path for Commander SK users. 

As with all Unidrive M General Purpose drives, fit for purpose is our key priority. That means they are easy to install and built to last.

  • Features

    Flexible system integration with SI communications options

    • SI interface enables integration with a wide range of available industry standard fieldbuses and I/O.
    • AI-485 Adaptor option permits connection to RS485 networks using Modbus RTU.

    Improve throughput with advanced open-loop motor control algorithms 

    • Rotor Flux Control (RFC-A) gives maximum stability and control of induction motors at all powers. 
    • 180% motor overload suitable for heavy industrial machinery applications.

    Integrated PLC 

    • Removes the need for additional PLC and cabling.


    Easy to set-up

    • Designed to make set-up as simple as possible. 
    • Many applications require changing just a few settings.
    • Adjustments are easy with the keypad and clear step-by-step guide.
    • Useful parameter guide located on the front of the drive.
    • Concise parameter set for ease of use.
    • For fast, batch production, parameters can be transferred to new drives using standard SD card with AI-Backup module or AI-Smart adaptor. 

    Reduced application size and cost 

    • Unidrive M drives are amongst the smallest in their class. 
    • Drives can be fitted side-by-side to save even more space.
    • Designed for easy assembly in or out of a cabinet. 
    • DIN rail mounting supported below 1.5kW.

    Save energy

    • Low power standby mode – drives can sit idle for significant periods.
    • Automatic 3-speed cooling fan –intelligently responds to load.
    • Square law V/F mode - optimized for quadratic loads like pumps and fans.
    • Dynamic V/F mode - keeps energy usage and motor losses to a minimum. 
    • Unidrive M is 98% efficient – only 2% energy is lost in the conversion process across the drive.

    Minimize downtime with robust and reliable drives

    • Conformal coated PCBs – for increased resilience to moisture, dust, chemicals and temperature extremes. 
    • Patented air flow system – efficiently cools while protecting internal components.
    • Ingress protection up to IP21 – UL open class (NEMA 1) compliant.

  • Specifications
    Key data
    • 0.25 - 132 kW (0.33 - 179 hp)
    • Supply phases:
      • Size 1 to 4: 110 V drives – 1 phase, 230 and 400 V drives - 1 or 3 phase
      • Size 5 upwards: 3 phase

    Standard features

    Option slots:

    • 1 (size 2 and above)

    Parameter cloning via:

    • PC tools
    • SD card with AI-Smart Back Up
    • AI-Smart Adaptor

    VOLTAGE RATINGS

    100 V (100 V - 120 V ± 10%)

    200 V (200 V - 240 V ± 10%)

    400 V (380 V - 480 V ± 10%)

    575 V (500 V - 575 V ± 10%)

    690 V (500 V - 690 V ± 10%)

     

    CONTROL MODE

    Open loop vector or V/Hz induction motor control

    Open loop Rotor Flux Control for induction motors (RFC-A)

    Open loop permanent magnet motor control (RFC-S)

     

    Closed loop Rotor Flux Control for induction motors (RFC-A)

     

    Closed loop permanent magnet motor control (RFC-S)

     

    Active Front End (AFE) power quality convertor

     

     

    FRAME SIZE

    DIMENSIONS (H X W X D)

    WEIGHT

     

    mm

    in

    kg

    lb

    1

    160 x 75 x 130
    DIN rail mounting*
    137 x 75 x 130
    6.3 x 3.0 x 5.1
    DIN rail mounting*
    5.4 x 3.0 x 5.1
    0.75 1.65

    2

    205 x 75 x 150
    DIN rail mounting*
    180 x 75 x 150
    8.1 x 3.0 x 5.9
    DIN rail mounting*
    7.1 x 3.0 x 5.9
    1.0 2.2

    3

    226 x 90 x 160 8.9 x 3.5 x 6.3 1.5 3.3

    4

    277 x 115 x 175 10.9 x 4.5 x 6.9 3.13 6.9

    5

    391 x 143 x 192

    15.4 x 5.6 x 7.6

    7.4

    16.3

    6

    391 x 210 x 221 15.4 x 8.3 x 8.7 14 30.9

    7

    557 x 270 x 280 21.9 x 10.6 x 11.0 28 61.7

    8

    803 x 310 x 290 31.6 x 12.2 x 11.4 52 114.6

    9A

    1108 x 310 x 290 43.6 x 12.2 x 11.4 66.5 146.6
    9E 1069 x 310 x 288 42.1 x 12.2 x 11.3 46 101.4

     

     All dimensions include mounting brackets except for the DIN rail alternatives for frame size 1 and 2.

    *Additional fixings required to maximize security

  • Options

    Keypad

      

    Remote keypad
    All the features of the CI-Keypad LCD, but remote mountable. This allows flexible mounting on the outside of a panel and meets IP66 (NEMA 4)

    System Integration Modules - Communications

     

    SI-PROFIBUS
    PROFIBUS interface module

     

    SI-DeviceNet
    DeviceNet interface module

     

    SI-CANopen
    CANopen interface module.

     

    SI-Ethernet
    External Ethernet module that supports EtherNet/IP and Modbus TCP/IP

     

    SI-EtherCAT
    EtherCAT interface module

      SI-PROFINET RT
    PROFINET interface module

    System Integration Modules - Additional I/O

     

    SI-I/O
    Extended I/O interface module to increase the number of I/O points on a drive

    Drive interface units - Back-up

     

    AI-Back-up Adaptor
    Port adaptor for SD card parameter cloning, and an input for 24 V back-up
      AI-Smart Adaptor
    Has a built-in memory for parameter cloning, and an input for 24 V back-up

    Drive interface units - Communications

     

    AI-485 Adaptor 24 V
    Port adaptor that allows the drive to communicate via RS485. Includes an input for 24V
     
    CT USB Comms Cable
    The USB Comms cable allows the drive to connect to a PC for use with Unidrive M's PC tools*

     

    * Also requires an adaptor.

  • Software

    Commissioning and monitoring software

    Unidrive M Connect - Commissioning tool
    Based on Control Techniques’ 25 years' experience, Unidrive M Connect is our latest drive configuration tool for commissioning, optimizing and monitoring drive/system performance

     Automation and motion programming software

    Machine Control Studio - Programming tool
    Control Techniques' Machine Control Studio provides a flexible and intuitive environment for programming Unidrive M’s new automation and motion control features.
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