How to set up frequency inverter

In the FAQ section you can find additional information regarding the Sourcetronic frequency inverters

  1. ST9000 | Initial operation – What should I watch for (motor data)?

    Before a initial operation of a frequency inverter you should absolutely check that the factory settings are loaded y0.00 = 3. Then the […]

  2. ST9000 | Forward, reverse, stop with buttons

    The frequency inverter ST9000 uses the terminals DI1, DI2 and DI3 which with the inverter can be switched via control pulses or […]

  3. ST9000 | Limit starting current e.g. for fan motors

    To keep the starting current low, there are various F / V characteristics. The different characteristics must be chosen using F4.00. For […]

  4. ST9000 | Keep last frequency after resetting

    To get back the frequency, which has been adjusted by buttons, even after a power loss, you only need to change one […]

  5. ST9000 | Forward and reverse with panel potentiometer

    To control the inverter with the panel potentiometer in both directions the following parameters have to be changed. F0.03 = 4 F1.44 […]

  6. ST9000 | Power Class – Which Model Do I Need?

    Normally, the power class of the inverter should be the same as the motor’s. With heavy-duty starting motors however, it may be […]

  7. ST9000 | Minimum Frequency for External Potentiometer

    To have the external potentiometer during operation with minimun frequency in the left hand position, the parameters have to be adjusted. On […]

  8. ST9000 | Introduction to Operating: By Changing the Target Frequency

    To change the target frequency of F0.19 = 50.00Hz (the default factory setting) to e.g. F0.19 = 250.00Hz, proceed as follows: In […]

  9. ST9000 | Activate Panel Potentiometer – Control Motor Frequency via Dial

    The frequency inverter ST9000 has a potentiometer on the panel, which can be used to adjust the motor frequency. For this purpose […]

  10. ST9000 | Target frequency over 320Hz

    To set a target frequency greater than 320Hz, it is necessary to make an resolution adjustment of the target frequency F0.02 = […]

  11. ST9000 | Program Sequences – PLC Programming

    With the frequency inverter ST9000 it is possible to let run program sequences timed. A site of operation would be a grinding […]

  12. ST9000 | Multi-speed function – Simple frequency or change of rotating direction

    Multi-speed Function: Speed1=50Hz, Speed2=40Hz and Speed3=30Hz   F0.03 = 6 frequency control on multi-speed F0.11 = 1 regulator release on terminal clamps […]

  13. ST9000 | Analog output signals – for example, for motor voltage, motor current, motor power

    With the inverter ST9000, it is possible to display 15 different measured variables via the terminals DA1 and DA2, one for each […]

  14. ST9000 | Braking and acceleration times

    With ST9000 frequency inverter it is possible to retrieve various functions via the terminals DI1 to DI8. One of them is to […]

  15. ST9000 | DC braking to hold engine into position

    With the ST9000 frequency inverter, it is possible to vary the braking behaviour with a superimposed DC braking voltage, so as to […]

  16. ST9000 | Change display settings (r/min)

    To display a different value during the process on the display, the value of F6.01 must be changed. This parameter is specified […]

  17. ST9000 | Factory Settings – How do I reset the inverter?

    To reset the frequency inverter ST9000 to factory settings, the parameter must be y0.00 = 1 or y0.00 =3 . In y0.00 =1 […]

  18. ST9000 | Forward, reverse, stop – Which parameter and terminal assignment?

    The frequency inverters ST9000 have the clamps DI1, DI2 and DI3 with which the inverter can be switched via control signals or simple […]

  19. ST9000 | External Potentiometer – How to connect it and which one is compatible?

    An external potentiometer, which is connected to AI1, +10V and GND will have a resistance of 1kΩ and a power of 2W. For […]

  20. ST9000 | Pump Control

    To use the frequency inverter as a pump control, for example at a pressure sensor for the „actual pressure“, these parameters are […]

  21. First use – To what I have to pay attention?

    After powering up the inverter for the first time, it is very important to program the motor paramters which can be found […]