Nidec Motor Corporation Unveils Revolutionary Mobile App at AHR Expo

Speed Modulation Provides Lower Energy Costs, Longer Motor Life

St. Louis, MO (January 28, 2013)Nidec Motor Corporation introduced today its new 56 Frame Variable Speed Condenser Motor at the AHR ExpoThe condenser was developed for the Supermarket/Commercial Refrigeration markets and is designed to work with both split-system and self-contained refrigeration systems.

The key feature of the 56 Frame Variable Speed Condenser Motor is its built-in integrated motor and drive system featuring ECM technology (permanent brushless magnet).  “Nidec Motor Corporation has become the first-mover in ECM technology, and this new condenser motor is a perfect example of how it meets the demands of the HVAC industry,” said Scott Asperheim, VP Marketing, Nidec Motor Corporation.  “The 56 Frame Condenser is more compact, easy to install, and its variable speed feature means higher efficiency, lower energy costs, and greater precision in controlling refrigeration systems.”

Other features/benefits of the 56 Frame Variable Speed Condenser Motor include:

  • Integrated electronics for quick retrofit
  • Active Power Factor Correction (PFC)
  • Active thermal protection
  • Dip switches allow easy set-up on factory floor or in field
  • Sensorless feedback gives precise rpm without encoder
  • 6 KV surge protection
  • Rigid base or belly band mount
  • Sine wave and ball bearings ensuring less noise and vibration

Customers of the 56 Frame Variable Speed Condenser Motor include OEM’s, as well as OEM retrofit and aftermarket retrofit customers.

To learn more, stop by Booth #1719 for a demonstration.


About Nidec Motor Corporation:  Nidec Motor Corporation (NMC) is a leading manufacturer of commercial, industrial, and appliance motors and controls.  The NMC product line features a full line of high efficiency motors, large and small, which serve industrial, residential and commercial markets in applications ranging from water treatment, mining, oil and gas, and power generation to pool and spa motors, air conditioning condensers, rooftop cooling towers, and commercial refrigeration.  It also makes motors, controls, and switches for automotive and commercial markets.   Brands include U.S. Motors®, SR Drives®, Hurst®, Rescue®, ECOTECH EZ®.

Parent company Nidec Corporation (NYSE:  NJ) is the world's leading manufacturer of small precision motors, including motors used in hard and optical disk drives.  The company has extended its focus beyond the information storage motor market to the home appliance and automotive markets, where it sees high future growth potential.  For more information, visit

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