ABB Variable Frequency Drive ACS580 General Purpose Drive

ABB Variable Frequency Drive ACS580 general-purpose drives simplify your processes and motor control with effortless process automation. The ACS580 is a good choice for a wide range of applications, making it easy to comprehensively manage your plant. The ACS580 is part of ABB’s all-compatible drives portfolio, sharing the same architecture and user interfaces for easy usability. The ACS580 is plug-in ready to control your compressors, conveyors, mixers, pumps, centrifuges, fans and many other variable and constant torque applications in different industries.

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  • Easy to select, install and use
  • All essential features built into the drive for minimized number of external components
  • Many built-in control functions for simplified automation and process control
  • Straightforward settings menu and assistants for fast commissioning
  • Energy efficiency features for optimal energy use
  • Connect to any automation system or use stand-alone
  • Wide availability and support
  • Designed for reliability and consistent high quality


  • Machine tools
  • Textile machines
  • Woodworking machines
  • Packaging machines
  • Electronics
  • Fans
  • Pumps
  • Air compressors


Input ratings Input voltage range 208-240 V; 380-500 V; 525-600 V
Input voltage tolerance +10%/-15%
Phase Three phase
Frequency 47 to 63 Hz
Short circuit rating (UL 508c) 100,000 rms symmetrical amperes up to 600 V when input cables protected by

class T

or similar type fuses

Output ratings Horsepower 0.75 – 100 HP @ 230 VAC

0.75 – 350 HP @ 480 VAC

1.5 – 300 HP @ 575/600 VAC

Overload capacity Heavy duty = 150% for 60 seconds every 5 minutes Light duty = 110% for 60 seconds every 5 minutes
Frequency 0-500 Hz
Voltage 0 to maximum input voltage (RMS)
Motor types Asynchronous AC induction motors, permanent magnet synchronous motors and synchronous reluctance motors
Protective Overcurrent Excessive output current
features DC overvoltage High DC bus
Overtemp Drive heatsink above operating temperature, max ambient temperature exceeded
Short circuit Short on motor output terminals
Undervoltage Low voltage on drive input
Loss of reference Analog input programmed for 4-20 ma but signal less than 4 ma
Motor overtemp Excessive estimated motor temperature
Loss of keypad Drive will trip if under keypad control and keypad communication is lost
Motor stall Motor cannot achieve commanded speed due to excessive load
Ground fault Ground fault detected in motor or motor cabling
Motor phase fault Loss at one of the motor phases
Environmental Temperature 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F). 0 to 55°C (32 to 131°F) w/ derate. No frost allowed.
Cooling Forced air
Enclosure UL type 1 (IP21), UL type 12 (IP55)
Altitude Sea level to 3300 ft. (1000 m) Derate 1% per 330 ft. (100 m) up to 13,128 ft. (4000


Humidity 0 to 95% RH non-condensing
Vibration Max. 1 mm (0.04 in.) (5 to 13.2 Hz), max. 7 m/s2 (23 ft/s2) (13.2 to 100 Hz)


Keypad display Display LCD graphical
Keys 8 key keypad with tactile response
Functions Output status monitoring, digital speed control, parameter setting and display, diagnostic and fault log display, motor run, local/remote toggle, graphical monitoring
Remote mount Keypad may be mounted up to 9 ft. using appropriate cable (see Options for kit)
Trip Last three faults stored in fault history
Control Switching frequency 1, 4, 8, 12kHz (up to 150hp): 1 or 4kHz (over 150hp)
specifications Accel/decel 0-1800 seconds
Speed control accuracy 20% of motor slip
Skip frequencies Three configurable bands 0-max speed
PC setup software Drive composer, drive composer pro
Maximum output frequency 500 Hz
Selectable operating modes 2-Wire, 3-Wire, Motor Potentiometer, Hand/Auto, PID
Analog inputs Two single ended 0 (2) to 10 V, Rin > 312kÙ single-ended

0 (4) to 20mA, Rin = 100 Ù single-ended

Resolution ± 1%
Analog outputs Two current outputs 0 to 20 mA, load < 500 Ù
Resolution ± 3%
Digital inputs Six digital inputs 15 V…24 VDC with internal or external supply
Input impedance Pull-up or pull-down (PNP or NPN) (DI1 to DI5); NPN (DI6)

2.4 kÙ

Digital outputs Three relay outputs Form C
Maximum switching voltage 250 VAC/30 VDC
Maximum continuous current 2 A/30 VDC or 250 VAC
Safety Safe torque off (STO) STO standard input; 17…30 VDC, 55 mA