E300 Elevator AC Drives

Dedicated elevator drive that are easy to set-up and optimize while providing class-leading ride comfort

Elevator Drives

Control Techniques is a leading supplier of variable speed drive technology to the elevator industry, with over 3 million elevators in operation with our control equipment worldwide. Backed by our global network of Automation Centers we provide local expertise and support, along with quick delivery of robust and dependable products.

  • Features
    Rapid set-up and adjustment
    • Simple and intuitive parameter adjustment via a bright back-lit LCD keypad
    • Set-up in familiar elevator language and units
    • Easy to use menu structure for quick and simple access to key adjustments
    • Top level menu; all your frequently needed functions in one location
    • Stationary autotune provides encoder phasing test without the need to de-rope the system or to open the motor brakes


    Optimum ride comfort
    • Direct-to-floor positioning
    • Peak curve operation
    • High resolution multi-step S-ramp for start, run, slowdown and stopping
    • Ultra-fast current loop for vibration free motor control
    • Advanced brake control management, no rollback on starting without the need of load sensor 


    Silent operation
    • EN81-20 / EN81-50 TÜV certified STO enable input removes the need for both output motor contactors
    • High switching frequencies selectable up to 16 kHz
    • Variable speed cooling fan


    Energy efficient
    • Standby sleep/wake mode, powers down unused circuitry during prolonged periods of standby
    • Easy connection to a range of regenerative modules


    Flexible integration
    • Modbus RTU communications
    • Parallel I/O interface
    • +/- 10V analog reference control
    • Direct RS485 comms control
    • DCP3 and DCP4 communication support with optional System Integration module
    • CANopen communication support with optional System Integration module
    • Tile mount for low profile shaft mounting
    • 24 Vdc backup
    • Simple UPS connection with load direction signal
    • Dynamic braking transistor fitted to all drives as standard


    • Active thermal management for tripless operation under extreme conditions
    • Advanced power circuit design using latest IGBT technology
    • Conformal coating for use in harsh environments
    • Phase loss detection on both input and output


    Enhanced elevator data logger
    • User configurable, for example speed reference, speed feedback, current and I/O sequence can all be recorded for every car journey
    • Can be stored in the event of system fault
    • Available for offline viewing to aid system diagnostics
  • Specifications
    Key data
    • Dedicated Elevator drive:


    Standard features


    Onboard comms:
    • RS485 communications port MODBUS RTU with integrated command word and built in watchdog

    • 1 x Safe Torque Off (STO) terminal
    • SIL3/PLe compliant

    • Dedicated elevator keypad supplied as standard, providing:
      • Intuitive elevator application menu structure
      • Easy click-in keypad connection
      • Easy-to-use menu and parameter structure
      • Local and remote mounting
      • Real-time clock
    Option slots:
    • 3
    Parameter cloning via:
    • PC tools
    • Smartcard
    • SD card


    380 - 480 Vac, 50-60 Hz ± 10 % Drive Ratings
      Peak Current Nominal Current
    03400062A10 11 6.2
    03400100A10 18 10
    04400150A10 27 15
    04400172A10 31 17.2
    05400220A10 39 22
    05400270A10 48 27
    05400300A10 53 30
    06400350A10 62 35
    06400420A10 74 42
    06400470A10 83 47
    07400660A10 116 66
    07400770A10 135 77
    07401000A10 175 100
    08401340A10 235 134
    08401570A10 275 157
    09402000A10 350 200
    09402240A10 385 220
    10402700E 473 270
    10403200E 543 310
    For all above
    Switching frequency 8 KHz (selectable 3 to 16 kHz @ 50 % ED)
    Braking transistor built in as standard
    200 - 240 Vac, 50-60 Hz ± 10 % Drive Ratings
      Peak Current Nominal Current
    03200106A10 21.2 10.6
    04200185A10 37 18.5
    05200250A10 50 25
    06200330A10 66 33
    06200440A10 88 44
    07200610A10 122 61
    07200750A10 150 75
    07200830A10 166 83
    08201160A10 232 116
    08201320A10 264 132
    09201760A10 352 176
    09202190A10 438 219
    10202830A 566 283
    10203000A 600 300
    For all above
    Switching frequency KHz (selectable 3 to 16 kHz @ 50 % ED)
    Braking transistor built in as standard

    Further information from your supplier is available on the following features:

    • UPS operation - all drives have a dedicated rescue mode allowing operation from 200 V UPS

    • DC supply - all drives have the possibility of being supplied from a DC source from 24 V to the maximum voltage rating of the product

    • 500 V, 525 V, 575 V and 690 V units are also available 

  • Options
    Remote Keypad RTC
    Remote mountable keypad, allowing flexible mounting on the outside of a panel (meets IP54/NEMA 12). The keypad offers a four line plain text, multi-language LCD display for rapid set-up and helpful diagnostics. A battery operated real-time clock allows accurate time stamping of events, aiding diagnostics.

    System Integration Modules - Communications


    CANopen interface module supporting various profiles, including several drive profile


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


    DCP interface module

    System Integration Modules - Feedback

    SI-Universal Encoder
    Encoder input and output interface supporting Quadrature, SinCos, EnDat and SSI encoders

     System Integration Modules - Applications

    SI-Applications Plus
    SI-Applications Plus modules allow SyPTPro application programs to be recompiled and executed to enable rapid and simple upgrade for existing elevator drive users
    Second processor, providing advanced customization using industry standard IEC61131-3 programming languages
    Extended advanced machine control, provides MCi200 functionality with additional ports and simultaneous connectivity to 2 separate Ethernet networks

     System Integration Modules - Additional 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 - Back-up

    Smartcard memory device to back-up and copy parameter sets and basic programs
    SD Card Adaptor
    Allows an SD card to be inserted into the Smartcard slot, for parameter backup cloning and application programs

      Drive interface units - Communications


    KI-485 Adaptor
    This allows the drive to communicate via RS485. This is commonly used for programming if the drive has no keypad

    CT USB Comms cable
    The USB Comms cable allows the drive to connect to a PC for use with PC tools
  • Software

    Commissioning and monitoring software

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

Further Information

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