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Yaskawa CIMR-VU4A0018FAA

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DESCRIPTION: Drive, AC, 7.5HP, 480V, 3PH, 15A, CT, N1 10HP, 18A, VT 10.00

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Part NumberCIMR-VU4A0018FAA
TypeAC Drives
Model #CIMRVU4A0018FAA
Warranty2 Year
Phase (Input)3 Phase
AC Input380-480 V
Constant Torque7.5 HP
Variable Torque10 HP
BrakingDC Injection;Dynamic Braking Transistor
Max Frequency400 max
Dynamic BrakingStandard
Mount TypePanel

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MRO can restore your failed CIMR-VU4A0018FAA to remanufactured condition and save you up to 75% compared to buying new. We offer standard repair pricing to ensure you the best value for your repair.

Our certified technicians use rigorous testing procedures to ensure your parts are restored to fully functioning condition. Our team proudly stands behind all repairs by providing a minimum 2-year warranty.

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Yaskawa CIMR-VU4A0018FAA Overview

Yaskawa CIMR-VU4A0018F Overview 

The Yaskawa CIMR-VU4A0018FAA is a variable frequency drive designed to control the speed of AC motors. These VFDs are widely used in industrial applications to offer precise control of motor speeds and to improve efficiency and performance.

Specifications (Generic for a Yaskawa VFD)

  • Input Voltage: Typically 200-240V or 380-480V, 3-phase.
  • Output Voltage: Varies based on input and desired motor speed.
  • Frequency Range: 0-400 Hz or as specified.
  • Protection: Over-current, over-voltage, under-voltage, overheating, short-circuit, ground fault, etc.
  • Efficiency: Typically >95%
  • Control Modes: V/f control, Vector control, etc.
  • Communication: MODBUS, Ethernet, etc., based on the specific model.
  • Cooling: Fan cooling, natural convection for some models.

The CIMR-VU4A0018FAA is a versatile and advanced variable frequency drive (VFD) designed to meet the demanding requirements of industrial motor control applications. This VFD is capable of handling a wide range of input voltages, typically ranging from 200-240V or 380-480V in a 3-phase configuration, making it adaptable to various power supply scenarios.

One of its standout features is its ability to provide precise control over the output voltage, which can vary based on the input voltage and the desired motor speed. This flexibility ensures optimal performance across a broad spectrum of motor types and applications.

The frequency range of the CIMR-VU4A0018FAA extends from 0 to 400 Hz, allowing for precise speed control and compatibility with motors that require variable frequency operation. This wide frequency range ensures that it can accommodate various industrial processes and equipment.

To safeguard both the VFD and connected machinery, the CIMR-VU4A0018FAA comes equipped with comprehensive protection features. These include protection against over-current, over-voltage, under-voltage, overheating, short-circuit, ground fault, and more. These protective measures help prevent damage to the drive and connected equipment while ensuring safe and reliable operation.

In terms of efficiency, the CIMR-VU4A0018FAA typically boasts an efficiency rating of greater than 95%. This high level of efficiency minimizes energy wastage, making it an environmentally friendly and cost-effective choice for industrial applications.

The control modes available for this VFD are diverse and include V/f control and Vector control, among others. This variety of control modes ensures that it can meet the specific requirements of different motor types and applications.

Communication options for the CIMR-VU4A0018FAA are also extensive, with support for protocols such as MODBUS and Ethernet, depending on the specific model. This connectivity allows for seamless integration into industrial automation and control systems, enabling remote monitoring and control.

For effective cooling, the CIMR-VU4A0018FAA employs fan cooling in some models, ensuring efficient heat dissipation. Additionally, some models offer natural convection cooling, further enhancing flexibility and adaptability to different installation environments.


  1. Installation: Make sure to install the VFD in a clean, dry environment away from direct sunlight. Maintain proper clearance around the VFD for airflow.
  2. Wiring: Ensure that input power, output to motor, and control wiring are properly connected based on the manual's wiring diagram.
  3. Setting Parameters: Use the onboard keypad or external controller to set up motor parameters and control methods.
  4. Starting/Stopping: Start the VFD using the start button or through a control command. Similarly, stop the VFD using the stop button or a control command.
  5. Monitoring: Use the onboard display or external controller to monitor motor speed, load, current, voltage, and other parameters.

Manual FAQ

Q: Can I use this VFD for a single-phase motor? 

A: Most VFDs are designed for three-phase motors. However, some can be configured to work with single-phase motors with certain limitations.

Q: What's the maximum distance between the VFD and the motor? 

A: This varies based on cable type and motor power. Check the manual for specific guidelines.

Q: How do I reset the VFD to factory settings? 

A: Typically, there's an option in the menu system to reset to factory defaults. Refer to the manual for the exact steps.

Q: Can I control the VFD remotely? 

A: Yes, most Yaskawa VFDs support remote control via communication protocols or digital/analog signals.

Q: The VFD is showing a fault. How do I troubleshoot it? 

A: Refer to the troubleshooting section in the manual. It will list common fault codes and remedies.

In summary, the CIMR-VU4A0018FAA VFD is a high-performance motor control solution equipped with a wide range of features, protection mechanisms, and communication options. Its ability to handle varying input voltages and provide precise control over output voltage and frequency makes it a versatile choice for industrial applications across different sectors.

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