The VLT HVAC Drive series is an exemplary offering by Danfoss, one of the world’s leading manufacturers in the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning sector. As a chosen Danfoss distributor here in the UK, we’re proud to be able to supply these devices at the very best prices here at LED Controls – and they’ve already proven firm favourites with our customers. Designed with precision and intelligence, this drive is a true powerhouse, featuring a variety of innovations that make it perfectly suited to meet the unique needs of the HVAC industry. 

Let’s take a quick overview of exactly what makes this drive so useful!

Built-in intelligence

  • Its all-inclusive design minimises initial investment, while offering maximum flexibility for future upgrades
  • Dedicated HVAC I/O functionality eliminates the need for external conversions, helping to streamline operations while saving on costs
  • Reduces wiring expenses through its decentralised I/O control

Connectivity and protocols

  • Wide-ranging HVAC protocols facilitate the seamless integration with Building Management Systems (BMS), which minimises the requirement for additional gateway solutions
  • Multiple auto-tuned PID controllers help to eliminate the necessity for external PID controllers, which in turn can help to simplify control systems

Energy efficiency and continuous monitoring

  • Capable of optimising energy consumption through advanced energy-saving functions (such as flow compensation and sleep mode) which can achieve reduced operational costs
  • Real-time monitoring and the Automatic Energy Optimiser function can help to save up to 15% in energy usage, thereby enhancing sustainability

Reliability and user-friendliness

  • Robust build ensures minimum downtime, with an enclosed structure specifically designed to provide peerless longevity
  • Simplified commissioning and operation through user-friendly features like Smart Start and an award-winning graphical display in 27 languages, helping to minimise both time and cost

Expanded application options

  • Offers a wide array of integrated HVAC options, from general-purpose I/O to brake chopper options, enabling it to cater to various specific needs within HVAC systems
  • External power options, including advanced harmonic filters and dU/dt filters, bolster performance in critical networks and applications.

Specifications snapshot

  • Mains supply voltage and frequency specifications ensure adaptability across various power inputs
  • Offers versatile connectivity and control through diverse digital inputs, pulse inputs, analogue inputs/outputs, and programmable relay outputs 

Additional Tools and High-Power Options

  • A suite of software tools (such as the VLT® Motion Control Tool MCT 10 and Energy Box) facilitate commissioning, energy analysis, and harmonics calculation
  • High-power options including emergency stop functionalities, RFI filters, and mains shielding provide comprehensive solutions for specialised requirements

The VLT HVAC Drive series is a highly respected solution for the HVAC industry, seamlessly integrating intelligence, energy efficiency, and reliability. Its combination of powerful features, connectivity options, and unrivalled durability make it a practical option for an unparalleled range of applications, including (but not limited to) pumps, fans, compressors and more.

Whatever your own intended application for the Danfoss VLT HVAC Drive, you can always rely on getting it at the very best prices right here at LED Controls. As a trusted UK distributor of Danfoss, and with more than 20 years of experience behind us, we’re perfectly positioned to provide you with a comprehensive range of quality products, along with peerless expertise. You can explore our full range of variable speed drives right here on our website – or if you’ve got any questions