DC drives provide variable speed control for DC motors, ideal for applications requiring low speed control, torque and power. Speed adjustment is simple, typically using a potentiometer or analog input signal. IronHorse DC drives are available with either DC or AC input voltage input, and in open frame or NEMA 4/12 or 4X enclosed versions.
1/50 - 1 HP @ 12-48 VDC input
IronHorse GSD1 series DC drives are high-performance Pulse-Width- Modulated (PWM) controllers for 12 to 48 volt equipment providing smooth control with high-efficiency operation.
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1/50 - 1/12 HP @ 24-36 VAC; 1/50 - 2/3 HP @ 120-240 VAC input
IronHorse GSD3 series DC drives are general-purpose, economical variable speed controllers for small DC and universal motor applications, featuring DC output current rating of 2 Amps, adjustable trim pot settings, and quick-connect terminal pins.
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1/50 - 1/6 HP @ 24-36 VAC; 1/50 - 2 HP @ 120-240 VAC input
IronHorse GSD4(A) series DC drives provide cost efficient, reliable control for permanent magnet, shunt wound, and universal motors. Installation and field adjustments are simplified using a barrier type terminal strip and large, easily adjustable trim pots to adjust horsepower ranges.
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1/8 - 2 HP @ 120-240 VAC input
IronHorse GSD5 series DC drives offer superb flexibility, reliability, and value. A general purpose, economical line of drives rated to 2 horsepower, it provides the ultimate in standard features and versatility.
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1/8 - 3 HP @ 120-240 VAC input
The reliable, versatile, and economical GSD6 series is the most fully-featured IronHorse analog DC drive. It provides many standard features typically offered as options by other DC drives manufacturers.
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1/50 - 1 HP @ 120 VAC input; 1/25 - 2 HP @ 240 VAC input
Instant reversing, quick stopping, rapid cycling ... The IronHorse GSD7 series DC drives outperform other dynamic braking and reversing drives by utilizing unique zero-speed detect and dynamic braking circuits. In the event of a power loss or emergency stop condition, the GSD7 Series DC drives will drop into a dynamic brake condition.
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1/2 - 1 HP @ 120 VAC input; 1 - 2 HP @ 240 VAC input
The GSD8 series DC drives are compact, microprocessor-based motor controllers capable of factory or field configurations for a variety of industrial applications. GSD8 DC drives make use of either a pulse accumulation algorithm (GDS8-240-5C) or a velocity PID algorithm (all other GSD8 drives) that can be easily configured for operation as a speed controller, time-based process controller, or follower drive in a master-follower application.
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