Getting to know your V1000 Drive

The Yaskawa V1000 is a premier compact current vector drive that has changed the game for drives of its kind. Yaskawa drives are known for their high performance, functionality, and quality. The V1000 is no exception to this high reputation, providing a tremendous value to its users. The main drive of the series, as you may have guessed it, is the V1000. However, the V1000-4X drives are also encompassed in this series. The Yaskawa V1000 is the 1st compact current vector Microdrive drive equipped with these world-class features:



  • Performance:
    • Ratings:
      • 1/8 to 5 HP at 240 VAC 1-ph
      • 1/8 to 25 HP (ND) at 240 VAC 3-ph
      • 1/2 to 25 HP (ND) at 480 VAC 3-ph
    • Overload Capacity:
      • 150% for 60 sec. (Heavy Duty)
      • 120% for 60 sec. (Normal Duty)
    • Adjustable accel/decel: 0.01 to 6000 seconds
    • Control Methods:
      • V/f control
      • Open Loop Current Vector Control
      • PM Open Loop Current Vector Control
      • Simple Closed Loop Speed Control
    • DC Injection braking, ramp to stop
    • Output frequency: 0 to 400 Hz
  • Protection:
    • Current limit, stall prevention during accel, decel, and run
    • Motor and drive overload
    • Over voltage prevention function
    • Ground fault protection
    • Heatsink overheat
    • Ground fault protection
    • Over/under torque
  • Service Conditions:
    • Ambient Service Temperatures:
      • 10° to 40°C (14° to 105°F) NEMA 1
      • -10° to 50°C (14° to 122°F) Open Chassis
    • Ambient Storage Temperature:
      • -20° to 60°C (-4° to 140°F)
    • Input Voltage: -15% to +10%. 200 to 240 VAC, 380 to 480 VAC
    • Input frequency: +/-5%; 50/60 Hz


Below is a diagram of the meaning of model numbers for the series:

Note: The V1000-4X drives are denoted with a “G” in place of the “F” in the models above.


MRO Drives has the Yaskawa V1000 series available. For more information or to request a quote, please call 800-691-8511 or email

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