MVE IP00 Soft Starter

The MVE soft starter is a powerful and reliable solution for your medium voltage starting requirements.

An easy-to-use graphical interface and comprehensive built-in motor/load protection make this a well balanced solution for your medium voltage needs. MVE brings together sophisticated soft start motor control functionality in a robust yet compact physical configuration.

MVE IP00 Soft Starter

A medium voltage solution you can trust

The MVE soft starter is a powerful and reliable solution for your medium voltage starting requirements.

An easy-to-use graphical interface and comprehensive built-in motor/load protection make this a well balanced solution for your medium voltage needs. MVE brings together sophisticated soft start motor control functionality in a robust yet compact physical configuration.

Features

Motor Control
  • Dual motor set
  • Constant current and current
    ramp start
  • Current based torque control
  • TVR start
  • Kickstart
  • Coast to stop and TVR stop
  • Slip-ring motor control
  • Emergency run
Protection
  • Motor thermal model
  • Motor thermistor
  • Current imbalance
  • Under/Overcurrent
  • Under/over voltage
  • Phase sequence
  • Phase loss
  • Power loss
  • And more…
Human Interface
  • Multi-language graphical display
  • Starter status LEDs
  • Date & time stamped event logging
  • Real time performance graph
  • Operational counters
  • User programmable monitoring screen
  • Fully customisable protections
  • Customisable I/O operation
  • Programmable start/stop
  • User programmable metering screen
  • Multi-level password protection
  • Plug-in control terminal blocks
  • Remote HMI
Advanced Diagnostics
  • Internal wave form oscilloscope data logging
  • Detailed event and trip logs
  • Simulation modes
Input and Output Options
  • Remote control inputs
    (3 fixed, 2 programmable)
  • Relay outputs
    (3 fixed, 3 programmable)
  • Analog output
    (1 programmable)
  • Serial port (via comms module)

Accessories

Communication Options
  • Modbus RTU
  • Profibus
  • DeviceNet
  • Modbus TCP
  • Profinet
  • Ethernet/IP
  • USB

General

Current Range 70 – 1700 A

Supply

Mains Voltage
MVE-xxxx-V02 2.3 kV Phase-phase
MVE-xxxx-V04 4.2 kV Phase-phase
MVE-xxxx-V06 6.6 kV Phase-phase
MVE-xxxx-V11 10/11 kV Phase-phase
MVE-xxxx-V13 13.2-13.8 kV Phase-phase
Control voltage 85 ~ 264 VAC or 90 ~ 350 VDC*
Rated Frequency 50/60 Hz
Rated lightning impulse withstand voltage (Up)
2.3 – 6.6 kV
60 kV
10/11 kV
75 kV
13.2/13.8 kV
95 KV
Rated short-time withstand current
(symmetrical RMS) (lk) 50 kA**

Inputs on Controller

Start (C23, C24) 24 VDC, 8 mA approx
Stop (C31, C32) 24 VDC, 8 mA approx
Reset (C41, C42) 24 VDC, 8 mA approx
Input A (C53, C54) 24 VDC, 8 mA approx
Input B (C63, C64) 24 VDC, 8 mA approx
Motor thermistor (B4, B5) Trip point > 2.4 kΩ

NOTE: All control inputs are potential free. Do not apply external voltage to these inputs.

Outputs

Ratings of output relays on Controller
10 A @ 250 VAC resistive
6 A @ 250 VAC 15 p.f. 0.3
10 A @ 30 VDC resistive
Outputs

Output Relay A (43, 44)
Normally Open
Output Relay B (51, 52, 54)
Changeover
Output Relay C (61, 62, 64)
Changeover
Analog output (B10, B11)
0-20 mA or 4-20 mA

Environmental

Degree of Protection
Power Assembly IP00
Controller IP54 / NEM12
Operating Temperature -10 °C to +60 °C, above 50 °C with derating
Humidity
5% to 95% Relative Humidity
Storage Temperature -25 °C to +70 °C
Humidity
5% to 95% Relative Humidity
Operating Altitude 1000 m ASL, higher with derating
Polution Degree Pollution Degree 3
Vibration Designed to IEC 60068
Equipment Class (EMC) Class A
EMC Emission IEC 60947-4-2
EMC Immunity IEC 60947-4-2

* Control voltage input range using an approved switch mode power supply with 24 VDC, 10 A (minimum) output capacity. ** Short circuit current, with appropriate R rated fuses.

ANSI Protection Codes
Code
Description
Built-in Protection
48 Maximum start time Excess start time
66 Too many starts Restart delay and dynamic thermal model
37 Undercurrent Undercurrent
51L Load Increase (alarm) High current frequency output
51R Overcurrent – jam Excess start time, electronic shearpin
50 Overcurrent – short Shorted SCR, electronic shearpin
49/51 Thermal overload Thermal overload – dynamic model
46 Current imbalance Current imbalance
27 Undervoltage Undervoltage
59 Overvoltage Overvoltage
47 Phase loss Phase loss
47 Phase sequence Phase sequence
50G Ground fault Ground fault
85 Communications failure Communications failure
85 Internal failure Internal failure
94/95 Ext. fault 1/code – 1 Auxiliary trip A
Ext. fault 1/code – 2 Auxiliary trip B
23 Motor overtemperature Thermistor protection*
49 Stator winding overtemperature Thermistor protection*
32 Under power Power Loss

* Optional RTD relay

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