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Danfoss / Vacon VLT® Soft Starter MCD 600

Danfoss VLT Soft Starter MCD 600

Superior performance for fixed speed applications - Now available in an enclosure!

The Danfoss / Vacon VLT® MCD600 drive comes packed with functionality and possibilities to bring any machine control to a completely new level. The compact size is more flexible than ever to install, thanks to a wide variety of Ethernet and serial-based communication option cards, application-dedicated smart cards and support for eight languages. An integrated bypass ensures both extremely high efficiency and harmonic-free operation at full speed, reducing energy consumed and required cooling capacity. Ease of use is in focus with features such as the pump-clean function, Power-Through operation, and calendar or run time-based scheduling. More extensive motor and starter protections ensure more uptime.

The MCD 600 is more flexible than ever to install, thanks to a wide variety of Ethernet and serial-based communication option cards, application-dedicated smart cards and support for eight languages.

An integrated bypass ensures both extremely high efficiency and harmonic-free operation at full speed, reducing energy consumed and required cooling capacity. Ease of use is in focus with features such as the pump-clean function, Power-Through operation, and calendar or run time-based scheduling. More extensive motor and starter protections ensure more uptime. The Danfoss MCD 600 enclosed soft starter is designed to make your life easier. This prepackaged, combination soft starter includes a built-in circuit breaker and bypass contactor in a compact, NEMA 12 or NEMA 3R enclosure. Door mounted operators & pilot devices are standard, including an easy-to-use HMI/keypad with graphical display and quick setup menus. The MCD 600 offers the latest in soft start motor control and protection for superior performance in fixed-speed applications. The HMI/keypad has a graphical, multi-line display with real-time graphing of motor operating performance. An extensive event log (up to 348 individual events recorded) and dynamic QR code onscreen display provide all the data you need, when you need it. Standard and heavy-duty models are available to meet your specific application needs. Optional communication cards enable network connections and the USB port allows straightforward upload, download and storage of starter performance information are also available.

Industrial VT Applications

The VLT® AQUA Drive the perfect match for Industrial VT applications including fans, pumps, blowers, and compressors. It is a direct replacement for the FC 322. Available in a wide range of industrial enclosures from protected chassis to IP 66 (NEMA 4 X Indoor).

Supply Voltages and Power Range
  • Main Voltage Range:

  • 3 x 200-525 VAC (T5)
  • 3 x 380-690 VAC (T7)
  • 3 x 480 VAC (TX) NEMA 12 & 3R Enclosed version
  • Current Range and Enclosure:

  • IP20: 20-129 A (nominal)
  • IP00: 144-1250 A (nominal)
  • NEMA 12: 65-361 A (nominal)
  • NEMA 3R: 65-361 A (nominal)
Features and Benefits
  • Inbuilt impeller cleaning assistance with Pump clean functionality
  • Easy application analysis with up to 348 events logged, as well as QR code scan for serial number and event data
  • Easy data access and reduced startup and upgrade time thanks to integrated USB port
  • More reliability, more uptime with expanded motor and controller protections
  • Flexibility for low-speed applications, with Jog function
  • Improved uptime with Power-Through function which uses 2-phase control if one phase is damaged by shorted SCR
  • Easy connectivity for the soft starter to Ethernet-based networks, such as PROFINET and Ether Net/IP
  • Programming is quick and easy thanks to three menu systems (Quick Menu, Application Setup and Main Menu), a four-line graphical display and a logic keypad
  • Easy connectivity for the soft starter to Ethernet-based networks, such as PROFINET and Ether Net/IP
  • The best starting and stopping profile for the application is chosen using Adaptive Acceleration Control (AAC)
  • Installation costs are lower and there is less stress on the motor thanks to DC injection braking distributed evenly over three phases
  • Save space and reduce installation costs, thanks to the internal bypass contactors

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