Unidrive M400 AC Drives

Fast setup and diagnosis with real-text display, integrated PLC and safety inputs

Unidrive M400

0.33 hp – 200 hp (0.25 kW – 132 kW) Normal Duty
0.33 hp – 150 hp (0.25 kW – 110 kW) Heavy Duty

115 V | 230 V | 460 V | 575 V | 690 V

Control Techniques AC Drive Unidrive M400 minimizes downtime with an intuitive LCD display for rapid setup and clear diagnostic help. The integrated PLC can execute a substantial range of sequencing and logic programs. Coupled with an impressive I/O count complete with two STO inputs and an SI interface for a fieldbus option or extended I/O, the feature set ensures Unidrive M400's flexible integration with any system.

Unidrive M400 provides an upgrade path for existing Commander SK users who use LogicStick.

  • Features

    Minimize downtime and system setup time with advanced keypad options

    • Informative, multi-language, 3 line display aids setup and provides diagnostic information.
    • 4 navigation buttons facilitate intuitive navigation and programming
    • Keypad options available:
      • CI-Keypad LCD – Drive mounted LCD keypad
      • Remote-Keypad – IP66 (NEMA 4) rapid panel mount (1 x 32mm dia hole)
      • No Keypad (Standard) – Control/programming performed by PC or fieldbus

    Reduced system costs by directly integrating with applications

    • Unidrive M400 incorporates an onboard PLC which can execute Machine Control Studio (IEC61131-3) programs for logic and sequencing with real-time tasks - removing the need for additional PLC's
    • Fit an SI module to add a fieldbus communications option or additional I/O

    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
    • Precise frequency following is possible form an encoder or frequency/direction inputs

    Conform to safety standards, maximize uptime and reduce costs by integrating directly with safety systems

    • M400 has integrated dual STO inputs for SIL3 / PLe conformity, eliminating the need for external safety components.
  • Specifications
    Key data
    • Heavy Duty rating: 0.33 hp - 150 hp (0.25 kW - 110 kW)
    • Normal Duty rating: 0.33 hp – 200 hp (0.25 kW – 132 kW)
    • 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

    Intelligence:

    • Onboard PLC

     

    Feedback:

    • Encoder input – Speed follower

     

    Machine safety:

    • 2 x Safe Torque Off terminals
      SIL3/PLe compliant

     

    Keypad:

    • No keypad as standard

     

    Option slots:

    • 1 (Size 2 and above)

     

    Parameter cloning via:

    • PC tools
    • SD card with AI-Backup Adapter
    • 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 kg(lb)

    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 alternative for frames 1 and 2.

  • Options
    Keypads
    CI-KEYPAD-LCD
    CI-Keypad LCD
    Three line plain text, multi-language LCD keypad for rapid setup and helpful diagnostics maximizes machine up-time.
    AC Drives Option Remote 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 ac drives option module
    SI-PROFIBUS
    PROFIBUS interface module
    SI-DeviceNet
    SI-DeviceNet
    DeviceNet interface module
    SI-CANopen
    SI-CANopen
    CANopen interface module supporting various profiles, including several drive profiles.
    SI-Ethernet
    SI-Ethernet
    Ethernet module that supports EtherNet/IP and Modbus TCP/IP
    SI-PROFINET
    SI-PROFINET V2
    PROFINET RT interface module
    SI-EtherCAT
    SI-EtherCAT
    EtherCAT interface module
    System Integration Modules - Additional I/O
     SI-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
    AI-Backup Adaptor

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

    AI-Smart-Adaptor
    AI-Smart Adaptor

    Built-in memory for parameter cloning and 24 V backup

    Drive interface units - Communications
    AI-485-Adaptor
    AI-485 Adaptor

    Adaptor that allows the drive to communicate via RS485

    CI-485-Adaptor
    CI-485 Adaptor

    Adaptor that allows the drive to communicate via RS485


    CT USB Comms Cable

    The USB Comms cable allows the drive to connect to a PC for use with Unidrive M's PC tools*

    CTVue
    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

     Control Techniques Unidrive M Connect 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


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    Automation and motion programming software

    Control Techniques Machine Control Studio 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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    HMI software
    Control Techniques HMI Software
    CTVue HMI Software

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


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