What communication protocols are available for the ATV61 and ATV71 drives?


17 August 2022

Communication protocols available on ATV61 and ATV71

Product Line:
Altivar 71, Altivar 61

All models, All serial numbers

Network options for the ATV61 and ATV71 drives

The Altivar 61 and Altivar 71 series Variable Frequency Drives are equipped with Canopen and Modbus RTU from the factory.
Other options are available as follows:
  • Modbus Plus VW3A3302 (Limited availability)
  • Modbus / Uni-Telway VW3A3303 (Limited availability)
  • Modbus TCP/IP Daisy chain VW3A3310D
  • Interbus S VW3A3304 (Limited availability)
  • Profibus DP VW3A3307
  • Profibus DPv1 VW3A3307S371
  • Devicenet VW3A3309
  • Ethernet/IP VW3A3316

In addition, the following option cards are available for the Altivar 61 series only:
  • Lonworks VW3A3312
  • Metasys N2 VW3A3313
  • Apogee FLN P1 VW3A3314
  • Bacnet VW3A3315 (limited availability)
  • Bacnet VW3A3319

The new BACnet option card (VW3A3319) is equipped with a 4 position, removable connector in place of the female sub D 9 pin connector on the old option card. This change has been requested by the market place and will make network connections easier, allow installers to daisy chain network wiring and reduce installation time.