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Enclosed Soft Starters

Our Enclosed SMC-3, SMC Flex, and SMC-50 soft starters are available as non-combination, combination fused disconnect, or combination circuit breaker starters. Enclosed soft starters may be fully customized with a wide variety of factory-installed options and are pre-engineered for quick factory lead times.

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Bulletin 150, 152, & 153 Enclosed Smart Motor Controllers Product Profile Enclosed Starters with Snap-together Wiring Selection Guide SMC-3, SMC Flex, and SMC-50 Smart Motor Controllers Technical Data

Overview

Product Comparison

Features
SMC-50
SMC Flex
SMC-3
True 3-phase control
Bypass External or internal Internal Internal
Protection and Diagnostics Industry leading Advanced Basic
Start/stop modes 17 9 5
Enclosure Type 1/12/4 or 3R 1/12/4 or 3R 1/12/4 or 3R
Factory-installed communication modules (optional) RS-485, DeviceNet™, Ethernet/IP, ControlNet™, ProfiBUS RS-485, DeviceNet™, Ethernet/IP, ControlNet™, ProfiBUS None
Voltage range 200...575V AC 200...575V AC 200...575V AC
Control voltage 100...240V AC 100...240V AC 100...240V AC
Option offering and customization Extensive Extensive Moderate
Customization through modified standards
Programming via Connected Components Workbench™ software
Additional Information
  • Enhancements to Industrial Control Panels — We offer a wide range of packaged components, from high-availability standard enclosed motor starters to full customized industrial control panels. Watch Jeff Kilburn, Rockwell Automation, share some of the latest enhancements that include snap-together wiring technology and custom solutions to meet the unique challenges of OEMs and end users.
  • Our Industrial Automation and Control solutions help you build the most efficient industrial automation system to meet your needs.

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Specifications

Certifications
  • cULus Listed (Open Type) (File No. E96956, Guides NMFT, NMFT7)
  • CSA Certified (File No. LR 1234)
  • CE Marked (Open Type) per EMC and Low Voltage Directive
  • CCC Certified
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Documentation

Resource Publication Number Language
Bulletin 150, 152, & 153 Enclosed Smart Motor Controllers Product Profile 150-PP007
Enclosed Starters with Snap-together Wiring Selection Guide CMPNTS-SG001
SMC-3, SMC Flex, and SMC-50 Smart Motor Controllers Technical Data 150-TD009
Enclosed SMC-3, SMC Flex, and SMC-50 Smart Motor Controllers Technical Data 150-TD010
Western Regional Configuration Center Flyer CMPNTS-QR003
Central Regional Configuration Center Flyer CMPNTS-QR004
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Resources

  • Firmware — Obtain firmware for your SMC Soft Starters from the Product Compatibility & Download Center.
  • Procurement Specifications — Visit our online resource to find the procurement specifications for this product.
  • SMC Estimation Wizard — Obtain a more advanced analysis of both the device and the system.
  • SMC Thermal Wizard — Conduct simple thermal analysis and selection of an SMC product for a given application.
  • Knowledgebase — Visit our online resource for technical information, support chat and forums, software updates, and product safety advisories/notices.