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Can you adjust the motor speed with an ATS48 or ATS22 soft starters?

Published date: 12 March 2019

Issue:
Wants to adjust the motor speed with an ATS48 or ATS22 soft starters.
Product Line:
Altistart 22, Altistart 48, ATS22, ATS48

Environment:
All

Cause:
Soft starters do not have IGBTs which gate voltage/ frequency to the motor, allowing for different speeds or frequencies.

Resolution:
The soft starter will only ramp up voltage at 60 hz.   There is no option for speed control using a soft starter.

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