[Oeva-list] DC to 3 phase AC inverter/controller

Rick Barnes barnes.rick at verizon.net
Fri Sep 19 17:44:47 PDT 2008


I have successfully used a Telemechanique/Square-D Altivar drive controller
to run a standard 3-phase motor from 240VDC. Even though the controller is
not rated for DC input.

Rick Barnes
Aloha, OR

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From: oeva-list-bounces at oeva.org [mailto:oeva-list-bounces at oeva.org] On
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Sent: Friday, September 19, 2008 10:50 AM
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Subject: Re: [Oeva-list] DC to 3 phase AC inverter/controller

SynkroMotive has options in this category ....
see: www.SynkroMotive.com
--Tony

Nev Okyay wrote:
> >From the evalbum I could see only two such systems:
> azure and siemens.  In each case you have to purchase
> the inverter/motor combo together.
>
> Is there any other options for DC to 3 phase
> inverter?  In particular something that is generic
> enough to be connected to any 3 phase motor.
>
> I ask this question because for a comparable power
> rating, AC motors are obtainable easily and at much
> lower cost.  I am guessing that the
> inverter/controllers
> is probably more expensive than the DC controllers
> such as Curtis.
>
> As in the two manufacturers above (Siemens and Azure),
> if the 3 phase motor is packaged together with the
> controller, then there is no price advantage on the
> motor anyways..
>
> any thoughts on this?
> thanks
>
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Tony McCormick
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