With the Rockwell Allen-Bradley compact PowerFlex 523 AC drive, a standard USB connection can be used to upload and download drive-configuration files; the drive also can be programmed through its built-in HMI. AppView and CustomView tools provide groups of parameters for common applications and allow users to save their settings to new parameter groups. The drive has a power range of 0.25hp (0.2kW) to 15hp (11kW) and motor-control options including volts per hertz and sensorless vector control. It is rated up to 140°F.

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