Main features & Overview


VDI100 inverters series offer the utmost flexibility of application to modern automation systems and ensure ease of use, while guaranteeing advanced control capabilities for both asynchronous and permanent magnet SPM and IPM motors.

VDI100 inverter features an intuitive and user friendly interface to enable immediate motor start-up and system functions to implement control architectures for the most advanced application solutions, all with maximum energy efficiency.

The VDI100 series offer a perfect automation system integration with “universal” standard configuration, optional cards and accessories. All these elements offer real advantages in terms of product and system optimization and cost saving.

> Wide motor control capability
> Advanced auto-tuning
> High level sensor vector mode
> Fast computing ability
> Conformity to global standards.


  • Auto-tuning
  • Dual current rating
  • Dynamic Braking
  • Mechanical brake control
  • Simple PLC
  • PID control
  • Soft-PWM
  • Position control
  • Speed Search
  • Vector control in close loop with encoder
  • Application Presets
  • MODBUS communication


  • LCD keypad with internal memory
  • PC connection cable (RJ45/USB)
  • Braking unit
  • Encoder expansion cards
  • Fieldbus communication modules (Profibus, Canopen, Devicenet, TCPIP)
  • External EMC filters
  • Braking resistors
  • Chokes


VDI100 - General purpose full vector inverter, from 0.75kW up to 45 kW HD​

* Mains supply:

- 3 x 380…480Vac, 50/60Hz

* Motor ratings from 0.75kW (1Hp) to 45kW (60Hp) HD

* Certifications: CE, cULus


  • Motor type: Asynchronous and Synchronous Motor (Surface Permanent Magnet Motor, Interior Permanent Magnet Motor)
  • Regulation control modes: V/f, V/f+Encoder, SLV (vector control open loop), SV (vector control closed loop), PMSLV (vector control open loop for Permanent Magnet Motor, PMSV (vector control closed loop for Permanent Magnet Motor)
  • Max Output frequency 599Hz
  • EMC Filter integrated up to 45kW
  • Dynamic Braking Module integrated up to 30kW
  • Heavy duty and Light duty overload management
  • Multilanguage programming software
  • Basic PLC Integrated
  • Integrated and removable programming keypad
  • 2 Analog inputs: AI1: -10~10V / 0~10V, AI2: 0~10V / 4~20mA
  • 2 Analog outputs: AO1:0~10V, AO2:0~10v/4~20mA
  • 8 Digital Inputs (PNP / NPN)
  • Digital Outputs: 2 (size 1) / 1 (all other sizes)
  • Relay Outputs: 1 (size 1) / 2 (all other sizes)
  • Others: PTC input (AI2), Pulse input (32kHz), Pulse output (32kHz)
  • RS485 Serial Line (Modbus RTU/ASCII protocol)
  • Interfacing with the most common fieldbus through communication modules for ProfiBus, CANopen, DeviceNet, TCP-IP
  • IP20 / NEMA 1, with standard removable anti dust cover.


Drive Overview, Guide to choices
Gefran product range brochure
BU2/BU4, Braking Unit
Catalog Read Me
EXP-CAN-BDI-VDI, CanBus Module
EXP-DN-BDI-VDI, DeviceNet Module
EXP-PDP-VDI, Profibus-DP Module
KB-BDI/VDI, Copy Unit User Manual
VDI Modbus Communication Protocol
VDI100 - Instruction manual
EXP-LD-PM-VDI100, Digital incremental Line driver encoder card with Hall sensor
EXP-LD-VDI100, Digital incremental Line driver encoder card
EXP-OC-VDI100, Digital incremental open collector encoder card
EXP-RS-PM-VDI100, Resolver card for SPM / IPM Permanent Magnet motor and Asynchronous
EXP-SC-PM-VDI100, SinCos encoder card for Permanent Magnet motor
EXP-TCPIP-BDI/VDI - Quick Starting Guide
KB-BDI/VDI, Copy Unit Quick Start Guide
VDI100 Protection Cover, instructions
VDI100, Start-up and Installation Manual
Catalog ver. 2.77.0
GF_eXpress ver 2.1.33
PC Tools Configurator (V1.0)
Drivers RJ45 to USB connecting cable
GSD file, EXP-PDP-VDI100


EU Conformity declaration_VDI100
EAC Certification 2023

2D/3D Files

File 2d

VDI100 size1-F_eam2910_1.dxf
VDI100 size1_eam2910.dxf
VDI100 size2-F_eam2911_1.dxf
VDI100 size2_eam2911.dxf
VDI100 size3-F_eam2912_1.dxf
VDI100 size3_eam2912.dxf
VDI100 size4-F_eam2913_1.dxf
VDI100 size4_eam2913.dxf
VDI100 size5-F_eam2914_1.dxf
VDI100 size5_eam2914.dxf

File 3d

VDI100 size1-F_eam2910_1.stp
VDI100 size1_eam2910.stp
VDI100 size2-F_eam2911_1.stp
VDI100 size2_eam2911.stp
VDI100 size3-F_eam2912_1.stp
VDI100 size3_eam2912.stp
VDI100 size4-F_eam2913_1.stp
VDI100 size4_eam2913.stp
VDI100 size5-F_eam2914_1.stp
VDI100 size5_eam2914.stp

All files