PowerFlex 700 AC Drives

Our PowerFlex® 700 AC Drives are available in a wide range of horsepower ratings. These drives control three-phase induction motors in applications with requirements ranging from the simplest speed control to the most demanding torque control. The PowerFlex 700 drives offers application-specific features and parameters for lifting, oil wells, and speed and positioning applications.

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PowerFlex Family of Low Voltage AC Drives Brochure PowerFlex 700 Drives to PowerFlex 750-Series Drives Migration Guide PowerFlex 700 AC Drives to PowerFlex 755 AC Drives Migration Profile


  • Includes power ratings:
    • 200…240V: 0.37…66 kW / 0.5…100 Hp / 2.2…260 A
    • 380…480V: 0.37…132 kW / 0.5…200 Hp / 1.1…260 A
    • 500…600V: 1…150 Hp / 1.7…144 A
    • 690V: 45…132 kW / 52…142 A
  • Includes IP20 NEMA/UL Type 1, Open/Flange, IP54 NEMA 12
  • Provides V/Hz control, sensorless vector control, and vector control with FORCE™ Technology
  • Offers CIP™ (Common Industrial Protocol) communications including DeviceNet™, ControlNet™, and EtherNet/IP™
  • Meets demands for space, flexibility, and reliability
  • Provides excellent torque production, tight torque regulation, and fast update times of torque inputs
  • Offers a control cassette which houses all control, I/O, and encoder options and is interchangeable with all PowerFlex® 700 drive ratings
  • Offers configuration and programming via optional integral LCD keypad, remote keypad, or software
  • Offers Premier Integration with PowerFlex® AC drives which uses the Logix control platform to simplify parameter and tag programming and reduce development time
  • Our industry expertise in Drives Systems Solutions can help you maximize machine availability and minimize project risk.

Rockwell Automation announces that as of April 30, 2017, the PowerFlex® 700 AC high power drives (250…700 Hp, 160…500 kW) will be discontinued and no longer available for sale. The following PowerFlex 700 AC drives will remain in the Active Mature product lifecycle stage.

  • 200…240V: 0.37…66 kW / 0.5…100 Hp / 2.2…260A
  • 380…480V: 0.37…132 kW / 0.5…200 Hp / 1.1…260A
  • 500…600V: 1…150 Hp / 1.7…144A
  • 690V: 45…132 kW / 52…142A

To support your transition, we recommend migrating to the PowerFlex 755 AC Drives. As the latest PowerFlex offering in this power range, PowerFlex 755 AC drives offer many new features designed to help improve your operations. For more information, see:

Migration Solutions

Demanding market conditions pose significant challenges. Across the enterprise and throughout the lifecycle, you must continuously strive for ways to leverage your existing automation investment. Let Rockwell Automation help you determine your migration options and show you the benefits, including better performance, more informed business decisions, reduced maintenance costs, and quicker response to changing market demands.

Use the Product Lifecycle Status search tool to find specific lifecycle information by catalog number.

Learn more about our Migration Solutions.


PowerFlex 700 AC Drives

Product Selection

  • ABS (Frames 0…6)
  • ATEX Certified
  • CE  Marked (600V class drives below 77 Amps (Frames 0-4) are declared to meet the Low Voltage Directive)
  • C-Tick
  • cUL
  • IEC (Designed to Meet)
  • UL
  • KCC
  • Lloyd's Register (Frames 0…6)
  • SEMI F47 (Frames 0…6) 
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  • Premier integration of Studio 5000 Logix Designer and PowerFlex® Drives
    • Reduces drive system development time by as much as 70%
    • Allows you to configure controller and drive network connections at the same time
    • Allows you to dynamically select drive parameters transmitted as network I/O
    • Offers continued use of Drive Tools™ SP software via import and export functionality
    • Includes built-in drive diagnostic, fault, alarm, and event information
    • Provides one package to configure your entire Logix system
    • Offers integrated drive profiles that reduce system development time
  • DriveTools SP Software
    • Family of software tools
    • Easy online and offline programming
    • RSLinx® connectivity
    • Includes DriveExecutive™ and DriveObserver™ software
  • Use Connected Components Workbench software with Microsoft Visual Studio® technology to program your PowerFlex® Drives.

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Resource Publication Number Language
PowerFlex Family of Low Voltage AC Drives Brochure PFLEX-BR008
PowerFlex 700 Drives to PowerFlex 750-Series Drives Migration Guide PFLEX-AP005
PowerFlex 700 AC Drives to PowerFlex 755 AC Drives Migration Profile MIGRAT-PP0014
PowerFlex Low Voltage Drives Selection Guide PFLEX-SG002
PowerFlex 700 AC Drive Technical Data 20B-TD001
PowerFlex 700 AC Drive, Frames 0...6, Installation Instructions 20B-IN019
PowerFlex 700 AC Drive, Frames 7…10, Installation Instructions 20B-IN014
PowerFlex 700 AC Drive Vector Control User Manual 20B-UM002
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