elevator ac drives
Elevator Drive E300
Specialist AC Drive
2.2 kW – 250 kW (3 - 400 hp) 
200 V | 400 V | 575 V | 690 V
  • Overview
  • Specifications
  • Options
  • Downloads

Dedicated drives for class-leading ride comfort

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 Drive Centres we provide local expertise and support, along with quick delivery of robust and dependable products.

Our elevator drive solutions work for any size of building. Whether it’s a small residential building or a luxury high rise, new build or modernization projects, we make every step of the process as easy as possible from product selection to installation, setup and service.

Adding value at every stage of your project 


Freedom to design

  • Broad power range, compact form factor
  • Match any control interface, any protocol
  • Work with any motor, any feedback device
  • Multiple mounting options
  • Dynamic braking and regen solutions
  • Back-up power and rescue modes
 

Effortless installation and commissioning

  • Elevator specific menu structure
  • Stationary autotune
  • Pluggable drive terminals
  • Robust cable management
  • Parameter storage, cloning and security
  • Keypad with backlit LCD display
  • Virtual terminal for access through the lift controller
  • PC tools for set-up and tuning
 

Class-leading performance

  • Creep-to-floor and Direct-to-floor operation
  • Selectable start, run, stop gains
  • Load cell compensation and start locking
  • Start optimiser to overcome stiction
  • Fast start mode
  • Floor sensor correction
  • Short floor landing operation 
 

Maintenance and diagnostics support

  • Selectable status display parameters
  • Diagnostics with timestamping
  • Built-in data logger
  • Normal Terminal Stopping Device support
  • Low voltage rescue mode
  • Blocked elevator car release
  • Travel counter to help keep track the lifetime of plastic ropes

 

 

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

Robust

  • 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

 

Software

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

Standard features

 

Onboard comms:

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

 

Safety:

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

 

Keypad:

  • 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

 

200 - 240 Vac, 50-60 Hz ± 10 % Drive Ratings

PART NUMBER CURRENT (A)
Peak Current Nominal Current
03200106A10 21.2 10.6
04200137A10
27.4
13.7
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

 

380 - 480 Vac, 50-60 Hz ± 10 % Drive Ratings

PART NUMBER CURRENT (A)
  Peak Current Nominal Current
03400062A10 11 6.2
03400078A10
14
7.8
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
 

500 – 575 Vac, 50-60 Hz ± 10 % Drive Ratings

PART NUMBER CURRENT (A)
  Peak Current Nominal Current
05500030A10 5.5 3
05500040A10
7
4
05500069A10 12
6.9
06500100A10
17.5
10
06500150A10
26.5
15
06500190A10
33.5
19
06500230A10
40.5
23
06500290A10
51
29
06500350A10
54.5
31
07500440A10
77
44
07500550A10
96.5
55
08500630A10
110.5
63
08500860A10 150.5
86
09501040A10 182
104
09501310A10 229.5
131
10501520E10 266
152
10501900E10 332.5
190
 
For all above
Switching frequency KHz (selectable 3 to 16 kHz @ 50 % ED)
Braking transistor built in as standard

 

690 Vac, 50-60 Hz ± 10 % Drive Ratings

PART NUMBER CURRENT (A)
Peak Current Nominal Current
07600190A10 33.5 19
07600240A10 42 24
07600290A10
51 29
07600380A10
66.5 38
07600440A10
77 44
07600540A10
84 48
08600630A10
110.5 63
08600860A10
150.5 86
09601040A10
182 104
09601310A10
229.5 131
10601500E10
262.5 150
10601780E10
311.5 178
 
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 

Keypads

 

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

 

SI-CANopen
CANopen interface module supporting various profiles, including several drive profile

 

SI-DCP
DCP interface module

System Integration Modules - Feedback

 

SI-Encoder
Quadrature encoder input interface module

 

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

MCi200
Second processor, providing advanced customization using industry standard IEC61131-3 programming languages

MCi210
Extended advanced machine control, provides MCi200 functionality with additional ports and simultaneous connectivity to 2 separate Ethernet networks

 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 - Back-up

 Smartcard
Smartcard
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

Brochures


Case Studies


Datasheets


Flyers


Product Catalogue


Technical Documents and Software


Videos


White Papers