Tools

Please read the License Agreement before using the tools. Use of these online tools is conditional to the terms of this license agreement.

Fault Codes

Use this handy tool to diagnose an issue with a SD series VSD or V series soft starter. It covers every fault for every one of our products (excluding medium voltage) complete with fault message, description, possible cause and likely remedy.

How many times do you get a customer call or attend site and you don’t have access to a manual? To make life easy you can save this Faults Codes tool to your smart phone or tablet device for use offline.

To learn how to add this tool to your Iphone or Ipad homescreen as a Web App click here.
or for your Android device click here.

 Use Fault Code Tool »

Centrifugal Pump Energy Estimator

Use this online tool to estimate the energy usage, potential savings and payback when adding a VSD to control your pump. Enter your project details, costs and flow rates. This tool will produce a report showing an operational cost comparison between VSD and fixed speed, how much energy you can save with a VSD and payback period.

 Use the Centrifugal Pump Energy Estimator »

Centrifugal Fan Energy Estimator

Use this online tool to estimate the energy usage, potential savings and payback when adding a VSD to control your fan. Enter your project details, costs and flow rates. This tool will produce a report showing operational cost comparison between VSD and fixed speed, how much energy you can save with a VSD and payback period.

 Use the Centrifugal Fan Energy Estimator »

Cabinet Sizing Guide

Got to mount one of our VSDs or soft starters in a cabinet but not sure what size cabinet to purchase? Use this tool to calculate the heat output of the VSD or soft starter and what sized enclosure or airflow is required to keep the device cool.

 View the Cabinet Sizing Guide »

Dynamic Brake Resistor Selection

Some applications require resistors to be fitted to a VSD to absorb regenerated energy when decelerating or stopping. Use this tool to select the required dynamic brake resistor size for any of our SD series VSD models.

 Use the Dynamic Brake Resistor Selection »

PDL Electronics VSD and Soft Starter Conversion Tool

This tool allows you to convert your existing PDL Electronics VSD or soft starter parameters across to the appropriate Power Electronics SD series VSD or V5 series soft starter. Simply enter your existing PDL parameters and this tool will produce you the correct SD series or V5 series parameter list along with an I/O connection diagram.

To assist with selecting the correct Power Electronics product visit the PDL Replacement page on our website. Click on your series of PDL Electronics product and it will take you to the correct Power Electronics product page where you can read more and download brochures, manuals etc.

UD3 and UDi series to SD700
UD3 and UDi series to SD500 
ME and UE Series to SD700
ME and UE Series to SD500 (coming soon)
Xtravert series to SD500 (coming soon)
Xtravert Series to SD250 (coming soon)
RVSx Series to V5 (coming soon)

If you need further assistance with selection or programming then call us on 0800 VSD HELP (873 4357).