SCR Power Controllers

Thyro-A Series 3

Digital Thyristor Power Controller Supports ±3.0% Operating Resolution and Loads Up to 1500 A

Strike the perfect balance between price and performance. The Thyro-A SCR power controller delivers flexible application capabilities and industry-proven reliability. It is ideally suited for general heating applications.

  • Compact footprint with wide range of operating voltages and current ranges
  • Low total harmonic distortion (THD) for improved power utilization
  • Fully digital communications with optional fieldbus communication options
  • Overview
  • Technical Specs
  • Service & Support

Overview

Precisely and reliably control power in an expansive range of applications. The Thyro-A® series showcases a highly flexible interface for the load and power-supply side. For standard processes, make adjustments on the unit itself to ease handling and speed commissioning. You can also use a remote digital connection. All measurement, status, and set point communication may be processed via SPS or the process computer. Stand-alone operations or direct combination with process controls are possible.

Benefits

  • Save space and simplify installation with a compact unit footprint and a DIN-rail mountable design (up to 60 A system rating)
  • Precisely regulate power, including load management, for optimal control and energy consumption
  • Easily integrate with existing control systems; customize faults, alarms, status, limits, and set points
  • Increase process efficiency; optimize load control with five control types and three operating modes
  • Reduce costs for metering and eliminate the need for external components or monitoring hardware

Features

  • Scalable PLC/PAC integration for closed-loop control; optional system interface connects to bus module (PROFIBUS DPV1, Modbus RTU, DeviceNet, CANopen, PROFINET, Modbus TCP/IP, EtherNet/IP)
  • Securely separate control and power units and optimize load control; use up to five control methods and three operating modes
  • Mains-load optimization using optional dASM bus module; support digital and dynamic mains-load optimization (up to eight Thyro-A SCR power controllers)
  • Optional external network load optimization wavelength with Thyro-Power Manager
  • Seamless integration to Rockwell Automation® Studio5000® automation software via add-on profiles (AOPs): simplify setup and commissioning using predefined tags
  • 1-, 2-, or 3-phase versions (2-phase version for 3-phase load without deploying neutral conductor)
  • Rated Voltages

    Up to 600 V

  • Rated Currents

    Up to 1500 A

  • Frequency

    47 to 63 Hz

  • Fuses

    Integrated semiconductor fuses

  • Interface

    USB interface

  • Operating Modes

    TAKT, VAR, QTM, and with optional Thyro-Power Manager

  • Safety Certifications

    CE, UL 508 (8 – 350A), Canadian C22.2 No. 14

Specifications are subject to change without notice. Not all options and accessories are available for all models and configurations. Dimensions listed generally refer to standard configurations and module bodies only. Please confirm technical specifications and customizations with a sales representative. Advanced Energy is not responsible for errors or omissions.

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Compare Products

Model

Thyro-A

Voltage Range

230 to 600 V

230, 400, or 500 V

24 to 600 V

230 to 690 V

Current Range

8 to 1500 A

8 to 350 A

16 to 1500 A

5 to 2900 A

Operating Resolution

±3.0 %

±3.0 %

±1.5%

±0.5%

Display Screen

-

-

Full-graphic LED

2.8 in (71.1 mm) LED

Power Mains & Load Monitoring

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-

-

Yes

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