Unidrive HS30 AC Drives

Flexible integration with safety and communications

Unidrive HS30

0 – 3,000 Hz Open-Loop

0.33 hp – 10 hp (0.25 kW – 7.5 kW) Heavy Duty

200 V | 400 V

Unidrive HS30 is designed for applications that require cost effective integration into safety systems and incorporates dual Safe Torque Off and advanced Rotor Flux Control (RFC-A) of open-loop induction motors. 

  • Features
    Conform to safety standards, maximize uptime and reduce costs by integrating directly with safety systems
    • HS30 has integrated dual STO inputs for SIL3, PLe conformity, eliminating the need for external safety components

    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

    Flexible system integration with SI communications options
    • HS30's SI interface enables integration with a wide range of available industry standard fieldbuses and I/O

    Install and configure quickly and easily
    • Simple fixed LED keypad
    • Useful parameter guide located on the front of the drive
    • Use Unidrive M Connect or an SD card with the AI-Backup Adaptor to clone and transfer parameter sets
    • DIN rail mounting is supported below 2 hp (1.5 kW)
  • Specifications
    Key data
    • Heavy Duty rating: 0.25 - 7.5 kW (0.33 - 10 hp)
    • Supply phases:
      • Size 1 to 4: 110 V drives – 1 phase, 230 and 400 V drives - 1 or 3 phase

    Standard features

    Machine safety:

    • 2 x Safe Torque Off terminals


    • Fixed LED

    Option slots:

    • 1 (Size 2 and above)

    Parameter cloning via:

    • PC tools
    • SD card with AI-Backup Adaptor
    • AI-Smart Adaptor

     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%)  


    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



    WEIGHT (kg / lb)

    mm in Kg lb


    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


    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


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


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

    *Additional fixings required to maximize security

  • Options
     CI Keypad LCD

    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 supporting various profiles, including several drive profiles



    Ethernet module that supports EtherNet/IP and Modbus TCP/IP



    PROFINET RT interface module


    EtherCAT 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. Provides additional: 4 x Digital I/O, 3 x Analog inputs (default)/Digital inputs, 1 x Analog output (default)/Digital input, 2 x Relays

    Drive Interface Units - Backup

    AI-Backup Adaptor

    Port adaptor for SD card parameter cloning, and an input for 24 V backup

    AI-Smart Adaptor

    Built-in memory for parameter cloning, and an input for 24 V backup.

    Drive interface units - Communications
    485 Adaptor

    AI-485 Adaptor

    Port adaptor that allows the drive to communicate via RS485


    This USB Communications cable allows the drive to connect to a computer for use with Control Techniques’ PC tools.


    Operator Interfaces and HMI

    The powerful CTVue HMI (Human Machine Interface) line and integrated drivers for Control Techniques drives make it easy to integrate HMI with CT drives

    Requires a drive RS485 port.*

  • 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

    HMI software

    CTVue HMI Software

    Control Techniques CTVue human interface software tool enables the operator to easily configure drive-related control variables.



  • Downloads

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