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Part NumberUD74
ManufacturerControl Techniques
TypeOption Modules
Warranty2 Year
CategoryLarge option module
DescriptionInterbus application coprocessor
DestinationVariable frequency drive

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MRO can restore your failed UD74 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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If you are interested in getting credit for your faulty UD74, just let us know, and we can issue you an RMA to send it in as an exchange. Our exchange program provides you with savings and keeps us stocked for the next time you need anything.

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Control Techniques UD74 Overview

Control Techniques UD74: Enhancing Unidrive with Interbus Connectivity

Introduction to Control Techniques UD74:

The Control Techniques UD74 is a large option module designed to augment the functionality of the Unidrive series of variable frequency drives. Specifically, it serves as an Interbus application coprocessor, facilitating seamless connectivity and communication within industrial automation systems.

Unidrive Compatibility and Integration:

As part of the Unidrive product line, the UD74 module is engineered to seamlessly integrate with Unidrive variable frequency drives, enhancing their capabilities with Interbus connectivity. This integration ensures compatibility and interoperability, allowing for streamlined system setup and operation.

Interbus Connectivity and Communication:

The UD74 module serves as an interface between the Unidrive variable frequency drive and Interbus communication networks. Interbus is a Fieldbus communication protocol commonly used in industrial automation applications to connect various devices and components within a control system. With the UD74 module, Unidrive becomes part of the Interbus network, enabling efficient data exchange and control.

Large Option Module Design:

The UD74 module features a large form factor to accommodate its advanced functionality and connectivity capabilities. Its robust design ensures reliability and durability in demanding industrial environments, making it suitable for use in various applications where reliable communication is essential.

Enhanced Control and Monitoring:

By incorporating the UD74 module into the Unidrive system, users gain access to enhanced control and monitoring capabilities. The module facilitates real-time data exchange between the Unidrive and other devices on the Interbus network, enabling precise control and monitoring of industrial processes.

Application Coprocessor with Interbus-S:

The UD74 module acts as an application coprocessor specifically designed for Interbus-S networks. Interbus-S is a variant of the Interbus protocol optimized for high-speed communication and deterministic data transfer in industrial automation systems. With the UD74 module, Unidrive gains the ability to participate in Interbus-S networks, ensuring reliable and efficient operation.

Nidec Corp Manufacturing:

Manufactured by Nidec Corp, a renowned leader in the field of industrial automation, the UD74 module benefits from Nidec's expertise and reputation for quality and reliability. Nidec Corp's commitment to innovation and excellence ensures that the UD74 module meets the highest standards of performance and durability.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Control Techniques UD74:

What is the Control Techniques UD74 module?

The Control Techniques UD74 is a large option module designed to enhance the functionality of Unidrive variable frequency drives by providing Interbus connectivity.

What is Interbus, and why is it important?

Interbus is a Fieldbus communication protocol commonly used in industrial automation to connect various devices and components within a control system. It enables efficient data exchange and control, contributing to seamless operation and monitoring of industrial processes.

What are the main features of the UD74 module?

The UD74 module serves as an application coprocessor with Interbus-S connectivity, enabling real-time data exchange between Unidrive variable frequency drives and other devices on the Interbus network. It features a large option module design for robustness and reliability.

How does the UD74 module benefit industrial automation applications?

By incorporating the UD74 module into Unidrive systems, users gain access to enhanced control and monitoring capabilities. The module facilitates precise control, efficient data exchange, and seamless integration within Interbus networks, contributing to improved efficiency and productivity.

Is the UD74 module compatible with other Control Techniques products?

Yes, the UD74 module is specifically designed for integration with Unidrive variable frequency drives. It ensures compatibility and interoperability within Control Techniques' product ecosystem, allowing for seamless setup and operation.

What industries or applications can benefit from the UD74 module?

The UD74 module is suitable for a wide range of industrial automation applications, including manufacturing, processing, packaging, and more. It is particularly valuable in applications where precise control, efficient communication, and reliable operation are critical.

Control Techniques products are manufactured in United Kingdom and are designed for Metal production, paper processing, and material conveying usage. They come with a 2-year warranty from MRO Electric. We also carry Option Modules from other manufacturers such as Siemens and Yaskawa.

Contact Us Today For More Information About Control Techniques Products

Check out the rest of our Control Techniques product line. Whether it's using our online instant quote feature, giving us a call at (800) 691-8511, or emailing us at, we strive for customer satisfaction first. This means lower prices and better service for you. For more products like UD74, take a look at more from our Option Modules line. If your current unit has gone bad, take advantage of our Core Exchange program for the most inexpensive route. You can learn more about this program on our FAQ page here. We offer a repair service on all of our UD74 products that keep your downtime to a minimum. To stay up to date on manufacturer news, as well as access any of our datasheets, manuals, or other documentation, we suggest you take a look at our blog.

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