NEMA CENTERLINE 1500 Soft Starters

The medium voltage SMC™-50 controllers furnish, as standard, a full range of starting and stopping methods for a variety of applications. Its unique control options offer enhanced motor starting and stopping capabilities to satisfy your most demanding applications.

Popular Resources/Quicklinks
OEM Products: Medium Voltage Applications IntelliCENTER Technology with EtherNet/IP Brochure Medium Voltage Controllers Selection Guide


Standard Control Module

  • Soft start with selectable kickstart
  • Soft stop
  • Current limit start with selectable kickstart
  • Linear speed acceleration with selectable kickstart (requires motor tachometer)
  • Linear speed deceleration (requires motor tachometer)
  • Dual ramp with selectable kickstart
  • Full voltage
  • Preset slow speed

Standard Features of SMC-50 Controller

  • Electronic motor overload protection
  • Metering
  • Built-in DPI communications
  • Two-line, 16-character backlit LCD display
  • Keypad programming
  • Three programmable auxiliary contacts

Complete Package

  • Quick shipment of several standard configurations
    • Bulletin 1560F retrofit controller
    • Bulletin 1562F combination controller
  • Available with optional equipment
    • Power factor correction capacitors
    • Specialty meters, transducers and relays
  • Ready for immediate installation
  • Complete installation documentation
  • Built to Rockwell Automation quality standards and ISO9001:2000
  • Fully load tested with a three-phase MV motor
  • Learn how the information from our portfolio of Intelligent Motor Control can position you to make better operating decisions, improve system performance, and gain operation efficiencies.


  • CSA
  • ANSI
  • IEEE
  • NEC
  • OSHA
  • IEEE 519-1992
  • IEEE C37.20.7, Type 2B
  • NEMA
  • UL
  • European Directives for Safety and EMC
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Resource Publication Number Language
OEM Products: Medium Voltage Applications 1503-BR010
IntelliCENTER Technology with EtherNet/IP Brochure MCC-BR003
Medium Voltage Controllers Selection Guide 1500-SG001
CENTERLINE 1500 Motor Control Center with IntelliCENTER Technology Using an EtherNet/IP Network 1500-TD001
CENTERLINE Medium Voltage SMC Specifications 1560F-TD001
CENTERLINE Medium Voltage SMC-50 Motor Controller User Manual 1560F-UM001
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