Bulletin 25A PowerFlex 523 Low-voltage AC Drives

PowerFlex 523 AC Drives

PowerFlex® 523 AC Drives are cost-effective and ideal for standalone machines. These drives provide an innovative, modular design that supports fast and easy installation and configuration. In addition, they offer USB programming, application-specific configuration, and flexible mounting options. PowerFlex 523 AC drives offer a power rating of 0.2...22 kW (0.25...30 Hp) with global voltage classes of 100...600V. They support a wide range of motor control, offer a compact footprint, and operate at temperatures as high as 70 °C (158 °F).

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  • Software
  • Documentation
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Features

  • Power ratings:
    • 100...120V: 0.2…1.1 kW / 0.25…1.5 Hp / 1.6…6 A
    • 200...240V: 0.2…15 kW / 0.25…20 Hp / 1.6…62.1 A
    • 380...480V: 0.4…22 kW / 0.5…30 Hp / 1.4…43 A
    • 525...600V: 0.4…22 kW / 0.5…30 Hp / 0.9…32 A
  • Modular design features an innovative, removable control module that allows simultaneous wiring, installation and software configuration
  • Offers a wide range of motor control, including volts per hertz, sensorless vector control, and sensorless vector control with Economizer mode
  • Supports low-cost networking through an integrated RS485/DSI port
  • Lets you upload and download configuration files quickly and easily through a USB connection
  • Integral LCD human interface module (HIM) supports multiple languages and features descriptive QuickView™ scrolling text
  • Helps you reduce energy costs with Economizer mode and energy monitoring features
  • IP20 NEMA/UL Type Open, IP30 NEMA/UL Type 1 (with optional kit), DIN rail (frames A,B and C)
  • Helps simplify configuration through parameter groups in the AppView™ for applications like conveyors, mixers, pumps and fans
  • CustomView™ configuration helps speed machine commissioning with your own defined group of parameters
  • Drives operate in ambient temperature range of -20…50°C (-4…122°F), or as high as 70°C (158°F) with current derating when using a control module fan kit
  • Offers side-by-side mounting with 50mm (1.96 in) air-flow gap at the top and bottom of the drive

Additional Information


Specifications

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PowerFlex 520-Series AC Drive Technical Data520-TD001

Certifications


  • ACS 156
  • CE
  • C-Tick
  • cUL
  • UL
  • GOST-R
  • KCC
  • RoHs
  • SEMI F47

Certifications apply when product is marked. See our Product Certification site for Declarations of Conformity, certificates and other certification details.

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Software

  • Premier integration of Studio 5000 Logix Designer and PowerFlex® Drives
    • Reduces drive system development time by as much as 70%
    • Allows you to configure controller and drive network connections at the same time
    • Allows you to dynamically select drive parameters transmitted as network I/O
    • Offers continued use of Drive Tools™ SP software via import and export functionality
    • Includes built-in drive diagnostic, fault, alarm, and event information
    • Provides one package to configure your entire Logix system
    • Offers integrated drive profiles that reduce system development time
  • Use Connected Components Workbench software with Microsoft Visual Studio® technology to program your PowerFlex® Drives.

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Additional software products are available from Rockwell Software.

Documentation

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PowerFlex 520-Series AC Drives Brochure520-BR001
PowerFlex Family of Low Voltage AC Drives BrochurePFLEX-BR008
PowerFlex Low Voltage Selection GuidePFLEX-SG002
PowerFlex 520-Series AC Drive Technical Data520-TD001
PowerFlex 520-Series Quick Start Manual520-QS001
PowerFlex 520-Series Adjustable Frequency AC Drive User Manual520-UM001
PowerFlex 525 DeviceNet Adapter User Manual520COM-UM002
PowerFlex 25-COMM-E2P Dual-Port EtherNet/IP Adapter User Manual520COM-UM003
PowerFlex 520-Series Adjustable Frequency AC Drive Quick Start Guide520-QS001
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Product Certifications

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Configuration & Selection Tools

Firmware Updates

You can flash update the firmware for the PowerFlex® 523 AC Drive by using a standard USB cable. Visit the Drives Support section to download PowerFlex 523 AC Drive Firmware.

Other Resources

  • Drives Support — Support resources for all drive products.
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