Unidrive HS30

Flexible integration with safety and communications

Unidrive HS30

0 – 3,000 Hz Open Loop
0.25 kW – 7.5 kW (0.33 hp – 10 hp)
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 1.5 kW
  • Specifications

    Key data

    • Heavy Duty rating: 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

    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-Smart Back Up
    • 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%)



    Open loop vector or V/Hz induction motor control

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












    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
    Remote Keypad
    Remote mountable, intuitive plain text, multilingual LCD keypad for rapid set-up and superior diagnostics (using the AI-485 adaptor along with a comms lead). Rapid and secure panel fit with 1 x 32mm hole rated to IP66 (NEMA 4).

    ORDER CODE: 82500000000001

    System Integration Modules - Communications

    SI-Profibus Communication System Integration Modules

    SI-PROFIBUS interface module enables follower connectivity. It is possible to use multiple SI-PROFIBUS modules or a combination of SI-PROFIBUS and other option module types to add additional functionality such as extended I/O, gateway functionality or additional PLC features.

    ORDER CODE: 82400000017500

    SI-Devicenet Communications System Integration Module

    SI-DeviceNet enables follower connectivity. It is possible to use multiple SI-DeviceNet modules to provide additional functionality.

    ORDER CODE: 82400000017700

    SI-CANopen Communication System Integration Module

    SI-CANopen interface module supports various profiles, offering optimum flexibility.

    ORDER CODE: 82400000017600

    SI-Ethernet Communication System Integration Module

    SI-Ethernet can be used to provide high speed drive access, global connectivity and integration with IT network technologies. 

    ORDER CODE: 82400000017900

    SI-EtherCAT Communications System Integration Module

    SI-EtherCAT allows Commander C general purpose drive to connect and interface with EtherCAT networks.

    ORDER CODE: 82400000018000

    SI-Profinet Communications System Integration Module  SI-PROFINET RT
    PROFINET interface module.

    ORDER CODE: 82500000018200

    System Integration Modules - Additional I/O

    SI-IO System Integration Module

    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.

    ORDER CODE: 82400000017800

    Optional Accessories
    AI-Backup-Adaptor AI-Back-up Adaptor
    Port adaptor for SD card parameter cloning, and an input for 24 V back-up.

    ORDER CODE: 82500000000004

    AI-Smart-Adaptor AI-Smart Adaptor
    Has a built-in memory for parameter cloning and an input for 24 V back-up.

    ORDER CODE: 82500000018500

    AI-485-Adaptor AI-485 24 V Adaptor
    Adaptor with 24 V input.  

    ORDER CODE: 82500000019700

    RS485 USB Communication Cable RS485 Cable
    The USB comms cable allows the drive to connect to a PC for use with Commander's PC tools.

    ORDER CODE: 4500-0096

    * Also requires an adaptor.

  • Software & Support
    We make it quick and easy
    Connect - Intuitive Commissioning Software

    Connect is our latest drive configuration tool for commissioning, optimising and monitoring drive/system performance.



    Machine Control Studio - Programming Tool

    Control Techniques' Machine Control Studio provides a flexible and intuitive environment for programming new automation and motion control features.



    Diagnostics Tool

    Diagnostic Tool is a fast and simple tool, which allows users of Control Techniques' drives to quickly solve any error codes that the drive may show.



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Product Literature & Resources

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