Welcome to the Schneider Electric corporate Website


You can choose another country to view available products or go to our Global website for company information.

Choose your country or region


    Altivar 312

    Variable speed drive for compact machines from 0.18 to 15kw

    Designed for robustness and compatibility with the control system architectures of your machines

    Altivar 312
    • Features

      Time and cost savings
      For the equipment installer and the cable technician:

      • A single, standard tool
      • Less wiring
      • Local controls on the front panel
      • Side-by-side mounting capability

      For the programmer:

      • Rapid programming in just a few clicks using the navigation button

      For the user:

      • Remote graphic display terminal for remote configuration
      • Multi Loader for storing configurations and loading them quickly
      • Simple Loader for duplicating and loading a configuration
      • SoMove software for configuring on PC and transferring the configuration via Bluetooth® or using a cable
      • SoMove Mobile software for modifying or sending a configuration remotely via mobile phone

      Increased productivity
      Energy saving:

      • Design and installation cost savings provided by the SoMove software workshop
      • Auto-tuning: Faster setup time and optimum performance levels
      • Total compatibility with the Altivar 31 in terms of both hardware and software, providing extended product replacement options

      Compact size:

      • Enclosures can be smaller (integrated EMC depending on the model and side-by-side mounting option without derating)

      Standards and certifications:

      • EC/EN 61800-5-1, IEC/EN 61800-3 (environments 1 and 2, categories C1 to C3), CE, UL, CSA, C-Tick, NOM, GOST

      *The Altivar 312 range replaces the Altivar 31 range.


      User-friendly with advanced communication features

      Ease of communication:

      • Modbus and CANopen integrated as standard
      • CANopen Daisy Chain, DeviceNet, PROFIBUS DP
      • Ethernet/Modbus and Fipio/Modbus gateways

      Simplified user interface:

      • Configuration via mobile phone (Bluetooth®)
      • Intuitive navigation
      • Local controls on the front panel
      • Numerous application-specific functions
      • Auto-tuning for optimum performance
      • Integrated EMC filter
      • Rugged for use in all environments
      • A wide choice of voltage ranges


      • Handling and packing
      • Packaging
      • Textile machines
      • Special machines
      • Pumps and fans


      • With Simple Loder
      • with Mobile 2
      • For Motor Power 1.5 kW