Danfoss Drives software tools allow you to empower your AC drive by providing easy operation and the highest level of customization. To make it easier for you to identify the relevant tool, they have been grouped under different categories according to the purpose for which you will be using them or related to specific benefits.
The offering also includes energy calculation software and PC tools for motor sizing or calculation of harmonic distortion.
Some of the tools are web-based; others are standalone programs that will need to be installed to your PC. To find out how to get access to the tools, please contact your local Danfoss Drives office.
Enables configuration of a VLT® drive or softstarter from a PC and offers drive updates.
To install MCT 10 Basic:Open the downloaded file Enter CD keycode 12314500 Do not enter a licence key Tick the box “Install basic version with limited functionality”
To install MCT 10 Advanced:Contact your local Danfoss Drives representative
Enables pre-calculation of the best staging and de-staging speeds of pumps in applications with multiple pumps (cascade controller).
For commissioning and diagnostics of the VLT® Integrated Servo Drive ISD® 510 and the VLT® Servo Access Box (SAB®). Sub-tools include a CAM editor for designing CAM profiles, and scope for visualization of trace signals. More information can be found in the VLT® Integrated Servo Drive ISD® 510 System Programming Guide.
Enables configuration and monitoring of VLT® Soft Starter MCD 500 and VLT® Compact Starter MCD 201 and MCD 202 products connected to a single communication network.
A software tool used for commissioning, parameterization, monitoring and diagnosing VACON® 100 family and VACON® 20 family drive products. Included is VACON® Loader for updating drive firmware.
Included in the full VACON® Live installation package, VACON® Loader is used to update drive firmware for the VACON® 100 family and VACON® 20 family drive products.
A software tool used for commissioning, parameterization, monitoring and diagnosing VACON® NXP family drive products.
A software tool used to update drive firmware and install software applications for the VACON® NXP family drive products.
A software tool used for managing Ethernet-based network options for the VACON® NXP communication option cards and for updating option card software.
VACON® drives have built-in PLC capability which can run application logic created by this tool. It supports programming languages which are based on the IEC61131-3 standard and can be used to modify drive functionality for customer processes without the need for additional PLC hardware. By creating new or by modifying existing logic, it can be used, for example, to create control, monitoring and diagnostic functionalities for the process. All interfaces can be modified to suit specific needs. I/O, fieldbus, parameter/monitoring signals, fault/warning indications are all customizable. Training is required to use this tool. Contact your local Danfoss Drives office for more information.
To freely customize the operation of an AC drive. VACON® Customizer is part of the VACON® Live tool.
Manage and handle VACON® NXP Grid Converter licenses. Contact your local Danfoss Drives office to access this tool.
Enables quick evaluation of whether harmonic mitigation is required and determines optimal solution to avoid unnecessary and costly over-engineering.
This harmonic calculation software enables you to easily calculate the harmonic loads of the mains voltage with a free choice of the mains configuration. For basic plant configuration, click below. For more complex plant configuration, contact your local Danfoss Drives office.
Calculates the energy consumption of HVAC applications controlled by VLT® drives and compares it with alternative methods of air flow control.
For generic motor sizing in different industrial applications.
To calculate IE and IES efficiency classes for VLT® and VACON® drives according to EN 50598-2.
Calculate energy savings when using an AC drive with pumps, fans and compressors.
Helps you select the best VLT® Soft Starter for your application.
Provides developers and testers of safety-related machine controls with comprehensive support in the evaluation of safety in the context of ISO 13849-1.