Variable Frequency Drives

SubDrive Connect

Variable Frequency Drives

SubDrive Connect

Franklin Electric’s selection of SubDrive Connect Variable Frequency Drives use state-of-the-art technology to provide an easy-to-install constant pressure solution and built-in protection for three-phase motors. Enhanced with connectivity, they enable advanced monitoring, setup and troubleshooting through FE Connect mobile app.

SubDrive Connect offers an array of sleek NEMA 3R (Type 3) enclosure drives to solve constant pressure challenges with three-phase performance using single-phase input power.



Available on FE Connect

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Features & Benefits

  • Designed for Water Systems, Optimized for Constant Pressure: Designed specifically for water pumping applications, SubDrive Connect delivers unique features:
    • Provides consistent water pressure across a system, eliminating fluctuations
    • Soft start maximizes system life
    • Advanced filtering to remove radio frequency interference
    • Power Factor Correction that optimizes the system for a wider performance range
    • Additional built-in protections include:
      • Underload (Dry-run) with customizable sensitivity and off time
      • Overload / Locked pump
      • Broken pipe detection
      • Output short circuit and open circuit
      • Undervoltage
      • Electrical surge
      • Overheated controller
      • Moisture sensor input
      • Run and fault relays
  • Simple Installation, Made Easier Through Connectivity: The easy-to-install platform uses an array of setup, local monitoring, and assisted troubleshooting solutions to help you save time during installation and servicing:
    • LCD display provides immediate feedback and read-outs on pressure and system status
    • No programming is required with easy DIP switches for basic drive configuration
    • Integrated connectivity and compatibility with our FE Connect mobile app for real-time data and monitoring; access to advanced features such as motor frequency range, lead/lag/alternation, broken pipe detection, and fault log retrieval
  • Versatility for Multiple Applications:
    • Ideal for new construction or retrofitting and optimizing submersible and surface systems from 1/2 – 5 hp
    • Built-in lead/lag and alternation capability for duplex systems
    • Comes standard with various input/output (I/O) ports for streamlined compatibility with adjacent systems
  • Smaller Footprint, Smarter Use of Space:
    • Compact design, that is ideal for wall-mounting, works with small pressure tanks or existing larger tanks
    • Can be used indoors or outside since the self-contained NEMA 3R-rated drive provides a degree of protection against falling rain or sleet
  • Fully Supported: Comes fully supported by the industry-leading technical support professionals and field service engineers

Order Information

SubDrive Connect Variable Frequency Drive

Item Description
5870205313C SubDrive20 Connect with 100 PSI Analog Pressure Transducer
5870205403C SubDrive30 Connect with 100 PSI Analog Pressure Transducer
5870205503C SubDrive50 Connect with 100 PSI Analog Pressure Transducer