High Performance Vector Control A1000

200 V CLASS, 0.4 to 110 kW

400 V CLASS, 0.4 to 630 kW


The Birth of Yaskawa’s Ace Drive

Offering limitless possibilities....

A top quality drive:silent, beautiful, and incredibly powerful. Perfectly designed functions open a new field with A1000. A product only possible from Yaskawa, knowing everything there is to know about the world of drive technology to create the most efficient operation possible with an inverter drive. You just have to try it to know how easy it is to use. High level, Yaskawa quality. Integrating the latest vector control technology in a general purpose drive with the performance of a higher order demanded by the drives industry.

A1000 is the answer to user needs, carrying on the Yaskawa traditions of absolute quality in this next generation product line. 

Common Specifications

Rated Voltage

Rated Frequency

Rated Output Capacity

Three-phase AC power supply: 200 to 240V

50 – 60 Hz

0.4 – 110 Kw

Three-phase AC power supply: 380to 480V

50 – 60 Hz

0.2 – 630 Kw

-           Overload Tolerance: Normal Duty Rating: 120% of rated output current for 60s.

Heavy Duty Rating: 150% of rated output current for 60s.

-          Carrier Frequency: 1 to 15kHz

-          Output Frequency: 0 ~ 400 Hz

Control Characterists:

-          Control Methods: V/f Control, V/f Control with PG, Open Loop Vector Control, Closed Loop Vector Control, Open Loop Vector Control for PM, Advanced Open Loop Vector Control for PM, Closed Loop Vector Control for PM

-          Starting Torque: 150%/3Hz (V/f Control and V/f Control with PG), 200%/0.3Hz (Open Loop Vector Control), 200%/0r/min (Closed Loop Vector Control, Closed Loop Vector Control for PM, and Advanced Open Loop Vector Control for PM), 100%/5% speed (Open Loop Vector Control for PM)

-          Speed Control Range:

1:1500 (Closed Loop Vector Control and Closed Loop Vector Control for PM)

1:200 (Open Loop Vector Control) 1:40 (V/f Control and V/f Control with PG)

1:20 (Open Loop Vector Control for PM) 1:100 (Advanced Open Loop Vector Control for PM)

-          Main Control Functions: Torque Control, Droop Control, Speed/Torque Control switch, Feed Forward Control, Zero Servo Control, Momentary Power Loss Ride-Thru, Speed Search, Overtorque detection, torque limit, 17Step Speed (max.), accel/decel time switch, S-curve accel/decel, 3-wire sequence, Auto-Tuning (rotational, stationary), Online Tuning, Dwell, cooling fan on/off switch, slip compensation, torque compensation, Frequency Jump, Upper/lower limits for frequency reference, DC Injection Braking at start and stop, Overexcitation Deceleration, High Slip Braking, PID control (with Sleep function), Energy Saving Control, MEMOBUS comm. (RS-485/422, max. 115.2kbps), Fault Restart, Application Presets, DriveWorksEZ (customized functions), Removable Terminal Block with Parameter Backup...

Protection Function: Motor Protection, Momentary Overcurrent Protection, Overload Protection, Overvoltage Protection, Undervoltage Protection, Momentary Power Loss Ride-Thru, Heatsink Overheat Protection Protection by thermistor, Braking Resistance, Stall Prevention, Ground Fault Protection Protection by electronic circuit, Charge LED Electronic reversing

Protection Design: IP00 open-chassis, IP20, IP54 (NEMA Type 1 enclosure)


Wide Range of Options Available!

-          Communications Option Card: MECHATROLINK-2 Interface, MECHATROLINK-3 Interface, CC-Link Interface, DeviceNet Interface, LONWORKS Interface, PROFIBUS-DP Interface, CANopen Interface

-          Monitor Option Cards

-          Speed Reference Card: Analog Input, Digital Input

-         PG Speed Controller Card: Complimentary Type PG, Line Driver PG Built-in EMC Filter


-  Normal Duty Applications: HVAC, Fan, Pump

-  Heavy Duty Applications: Compressor, Conveyor, Hoist, Crane, Extruder, Punching Press, Winder, Machine Tool, Food & Beverage