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What is the maximum cable distance from an ATV312 drive to the motor?

FA239545

23 January 2021

Issue:
Max. cable distance from an ATV312 to the motor

Product line:
ATV312, Altivar 312, ATV320, Altivar 320

Environment:
All models

Cause:
n/a

Resolution:
The ATV312 shows that an output filter or choke is required for any cable distance between the drive and motor exceeding 164 feet (50 meters).  Above 164 feet, there is a change with shielded vs non-shielded.

Shielded cables
From 164 feet to 330 feet (100 meters) you can use the LR filter cell or a motor choke.

Unshielded cables
From 164 feet to 660 feet (200 meters) you can use the LR filter cell or a motor choke.