QC3000 variable-speed ac motor drive for variable torque applications can be used in HVAC applications to control pumps and fans. The drive is available in a power range of 2 to 200 hp and input voltage ratings of 208, 240, 380, 415, 480, and 590V ac. QC3000 application guide examines modulation methods used to regulate air and fluid volumes: inlet guide vanes, outlet dampers, and throttling valves.
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