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What is the maximum distance the motor can be from the drive?


Issue:
What is the maximum  distance you can run the motor cables between the drive and motor?

Product Line:
Altivar ATV61 and ATV71

Environment:
All

Cause:
Application notes on motor cable distance.

Resolution:
1 to 20HP CT using shield cables  up to 164 feet with no output filter,  164 feet to 492 feet with an 3% load reactor, 492 feet to 1968 feet with an dv/dt motor protection filter.
1 to 25HP VT using unshielded cables up to 328 feet with no output filter,  238 feet to 984 feet use an 3% load reactor, 984 feet  to 1968 feet with an dv/dt motor protection filter.

25HP to 100HP CT using shielded cable up to 328 feet with no output filter,  328 feet to 492 feet use an 3% load reactor, 492 feet to 1968 feet use an dv/dt motor protection filter.
30HP to 125HP VT using unshielded cable up to 492 feet with no output filter,  492 feet to 984 feet use an 3% load reactor, 984 feet to 1968 feet use an dv/d/t motor protection filter.

125HP to 450HP CT using shielded cable up to 328 feet with no output filter,  328 feet to 656 feet use  an 3% load reactor, 656 feet to 1968 feet use an dv/dt motor protection filter.
150HP to 500HP VT using unshielded cable  up to 328 feet with no output filter,  328 feet to 984 feet use an 3% load reactor, 984 feet to 1968 feet use an dv/dt motor protection filter.


 

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