VLT® Compact Starter MCD 200

VLT® Compact Starter MCD 200 from Danfoss includes two families of soft starters in the power range from 7.5–110 kW. The series offer easy DIN rail mounting for sizes up to 30 kW, 2-wire or 3-wire start/stop control and excellent starting duty (4 x Ie for 6 seconds). Heavy starting ratings at 4x Ie for 20 seconds.
Compatible with grounded delta power systems.

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Power range:
7.5–110 kW

Features Benefits
. Small footprint and compact size . Saves panel space
. Build-in bypass . Minimises installation cost and eliminates power loss
. Advanced accessories . Allows enhanced functionality
. Internal delta wiring kit . The soft starter carries only phase current, and can therefore control a motor with greater full load current
Reliable – Maximum up-time
. Essential motor protections (MCD 202) . Reduces overall project investment
. Pass word protection of parameters . Prevents unauthorized changes
. Max. ambient temperature 50°C without derating . No external cooling or oversizing necessary
User-friendly – Save commissioning and operating cost
. Easy to install and use .
. Easy DIN rail mounting for sizes up to 30kW . Saves time and space



Soft Starter for motors

mcd200_0004up to 110 kW
• Total motor starting solution
• Start, stop and protection features
• Local programming keypad and display


Modules for serial communication
• Remote operator kit
• PC software
• Pump application module


Remote operator kit

Remote Operator and display with 4–20 mA analogue output proportional to motor current (MCD 202)
Serial communication: Modbus RTU, AS-i, Profi bus and DeviceNet.
PC-based MCD set-up software.

Mains supply (L1, L2, L3)
Supply voltage 3×200 VAC-440 VAC or 3×200-575 VAC
Supply frequency 45-66Hz
Control inputs 100-240VAC 380-440VAC 24VDC/24VAC
Control inputs
Control inputs Start, Stop, Reset upsh button on the unit
Relay output
Relay output 1 x main contactor 1 x programmable* (Trip or Run)
Protections, MCD 201
Phase sequence, Supply fault and Shorted SCR
Protections, MCD 202
Motor thermistor input, Motor temperature-thermal model, Phase imbalance, Phase sequence, Excess start time, Supply fault and Shorted SCR
LED indications
Indications Ready/Fault and Run
Ambient operating temperature
Ambient temperature -5 to 60°C (above 40°C without derating)
Standards approvals
Approvals CE, UL, C-UL, CCC, C-tick


Cabinet sizes
Power range (400V) 7-30kW 37-55kW 75-110kW
Height (mm) 190 200 232
Width (mm) 96 140 280
Depth (mm) 152 176 TBA