UXBRIDGE, MA – August 3, 2016 – Lenze has launched an enhanced version of its i500 frequency inverter series, equipped with a WLAN diagnostic module for easy parameter setting when commissioning and diagnosing motor inverters for a range of machine applications, including pumps and fans, conveyors, formers, winders, traveling drives, tool and hoist drives. Lenze is a global leader and manufacturer of electrical and mechanical drives, motion control and automation technologies.
A keypad, USB interface, and the new WLAN module are now standard on the entire Lenze i500 frequency inverter i500 series. Featuring a Lenze Easy Starter PC tool and WLAN diagnostics over a smart keypad app, the i500 frequency inverter optimizes programming control. The WLAN module communicates wirelessly with a PC or Lenze smart keypad app. The Android smart keypad app is available for free download over Google Playstore. A fully-fledged alternative to the functions of a hardware keypad, the smart keypad app offers numerous benefits, including intuitive user operation and display, and wireless communications.
A parameterization solution, the easy-to-use Lenze smart keypad app allows for i500 frequency inverter parameter settings to be conveniently downloaded, stored, and emailed for analysis. Adjustments to the i500 frequency inverter can be performed from a safe distance during operation, even on a traveling drive or remote machine equipment. Parameter settings are able to be diagnosed remotely and returned electronically for easy upload to the i500 frequency inverter.
The Lenze space-saving i500 frequency inverter series enables communication over EtherCAT, EtherNET/IP and PROFINET, in addition to compatibility with standard field buses. The i500 frequency inverter modules are available in the 0.33 to 100 Hp (0.25 to 75 kW) power range for scalable functionality. The wide-ranging modular system allows for various product configurations depending on machine requirements.