Nano Drive suits small machine applications.

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ALTIVAR® 11 AC drive is designed for ¼ to 3 hp motors, making it replacement for electromechanical controls in 2-speed motor or DC applications. Available in 115 and 230 V single phase and 230 V 3-phase, drive includes built-in drive motor thermal protection. It features 2- or 3-wire control and has 4 logic inputs, 1 fault relay, and 1 digital output. Switching frequency is adjustable from 2 to 16 kHz. Drive is UL listed and CE marked.

Original Press Release:

New Nano Drive From Square D / Schneider Electric Makes It Easy To Replace Electromechanical Controls In Small Machines

PALATINE, Ill. - August 29, 2002 - A new nano drive from Square D / Schneider Electric delivers the latest sensorless flux vector technology in a compact footprint for small machine applications. The ALTIVAR® 11 AC drive is designed for 1/4 to 3 HP motors, making it a competitive replacement for electromechanical controls in two-speed motor or DC applications.

Available in 115V and 230V single phase and 230V three phase, the ALTIVAR 11 drive features built-in drive motor thermal protection for maximum run time and reliability. With wiring configuration similar to a contactor's, the new drive is easy to install and start up. It features two or three wire control and has four logic inputs, one fault relay and one digital output. Switching frequency is adjustable from 2 to 16 kHz.

The latest addition to the world's best-selling family of drives, the ALTIVAR 11 is designed for many applications, including conveyors and other material handling equipment, packaging machines, commercial kitchen equipment and door control. The drive can be mounted side by side. It is UL listed and CE marked for worldwide application.

For more information about the complete line of drives and other motor control products from Schneider Electric, call 1-800-392-8781 or visit

Schneider Electric, with leading international brands such as MERLIN GERIN, MODICON, SQUARE D, and TELEMECANIQUE, provides electrical, industrial control and automation solutions for customers in the energy, buildings, industrial and infrastructure markets. Schneider Electric's 67,500 employees generated sales of approximately $8.7 billion in 2001 through 9,000 sales outlets in 130 countries. Visit Schneider Electric at,, or

Square D/Schneider Electric
1415 South Roselle Road
Palatine, IL
Tel. (1) 847-397-2600
Fax (1) 847-925-7271

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