Low Voltage Soft Starters: iStart

iStart

Ratings: 17-1100A, 208-690V
The iStart is Solcon's latest, most advanced digital soft starter, with built-in bypass and 2 or 3 phase control.
It incorporates enhanced soft-start and soft-stop characteristics providing the best solution for a wide range of applications.

The comprehensive motor protection package guarantees long term reliability while the built-in bypass ensures excellent performance, all in a small, versatile design.

Solcon's Flagship Low Voltage Soft Starter

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The iStart enhanced soft-start and soft-stop characteristics provide the best solution for most applications. The comprehensive motor protection package guarantees long term reliability while the built-in bypass ensures excellent performance, all in a small footprint design.

Advanced Features

iStart
  • State of the art communication options
  • Multi-language operating system
  • Real-time, online 99 event log and trip log (including currents, voltages)
  • Optimized for high efficiency motors (IE3)
  • 2-phase mode for on-site phase fault operation
  • Plug and play fan option for increased capacity (sizes A, B, C)
  • Basic, professional and expert set-up menus
  • User defined metering and monitoring of 3-phase voltage, 3-phase current and power factor
  • Auto reset for selected faults
  • 3 Thermistor inputs available
  • Frequency autotracking 45-65 Hz
  • Inline and inside delta connection
  • Universal control voltage 110-220 V AC/DC (sizes A, B, C)
  • 3 Current transformers

Typical Applications

iStart
  • Pumps (Water utilities, Industry)
  • Compressors
  • Conveyors & monorails
  • Mixers & Agitators
  • Fans & Centrifuges
  • Hydraulic pumps
  • Starting from weak power sources

  • Protection
  • Control
  • Under voltage
  • Phase sequence
  • Shear pin current
  • Under current
  • Overload classes
  • Current imbalance
  • Ground fault
  • Excessive number of starts
  • Excessive starting time
  • Soft starter over temperature
  • Programmable external fault
  • Phase loss
  • Communication network timeout or failure
  • Inside delta wrong connection alarm

Soft start & soft stop

  • Acceleration control
  • Current limit start
  • 5 Application Adjustments: 3 pump curves, generator and torque control
  • Kick start
  • Restart delay (3 seconds)