Frequency converters

In ghv’s product range, you can find an extensive portfolio of frequency converters from ABB. Some significant advantages of a frequency converter include improved process efficiency, a reduction in energy consumption and increased productivity.

Our product range covers your entire spectrum of needs, since we offer ABB frequency converters, from microdrives that are used in mechanical engineering to industrial drives that control production lines. Frequency converters are directly deliverable ex works or can be made to order to meet your individual needs, including complex ones.

Integrated functions such as direct speed regulation ensure precise motor control without feedback. The frequency converters support connections to automation networks and processes via several communications and IO options. Many ABB drives offer integrated safety features such as safe torque-off. The safety functionality can furthermore be expanded with optional safety modules.

You can find the right frequency converters for your application in our product range. The following ABB models are available.

Vertimo  frequency converter - The VERTIMO decentralized drive controller is a wall-mounted device and suitable for basic industrial applications without fieldbus communication. The Vertimo is characterized by both quick and easy commissioning and intuitive key control with LED display. The optional extension of potentiometer, direction of rotation switch, mains disconnector and Bluetooth connection offers the right operating option for every customer.

Vertimo E frequency converter - The Vertimo E for pure wall mounting is a decentralised drive controller optimised for wide applications in the pump and fan sector with high motor power. The Vertimo is characterised by quick and easy commissioning as well as intuitive key control with plain text OLED display. Thanks to the numerous functions specific to pumps, the Vertimo E offers the right application for every customer. 

ACS380 frequency converter – You focus on designing machines that work precisely and improve application productivity. The preconfigured ACS380 machinery drive comes in several variants ensuring seamless integration into machines and connecting perfectly to automation system. Drive usability is enhanced with the built-in icon based user interface and other optional control panels. Adaptive programming offers an easy alternative for simple programming needs. The drive is suitable for industries such as food and beverage, material handling and textile. Typical applications include mixers, conveyors, cranes and other constant-torque applications.

ACS480 frequency converter – Some applications need only the essentials from their drives: simplicity and efficiency in a small package, delivered as effortlessly as possible. The ACS480 general purpose drive is exactly that: it brings all the essentials effortlessly together for you to run your conveyors, compressors, fans, pumps and many other basic applications.
The ACS480 low voltage AC drive is part of ABB’s all-compatible drives portfolio and features a wide range of useful built-in features in a compact design. This gives users high dependability and simplified operation for numerous applications in various industries, including food & beverage, logistics & warehousing and water & wastewater.

ACS580 frequency converter – standard frequency converter for wall installation
With a power range from 0.75 to 160 kW, the ACS580 frequency converter offers easy selection, installation and operation. Its optimum energy consumption allows for usage as a component of an automation system or in standalone operation. The essential functions of the ACS580 are integrated as standard, therefore making additional hardware unnecessary. The ACS580 is ready to connect and immediately regulates your conveyors, mixers, pumps, fans and other applications with variable or constant torque.

ACS880-01 frequency converter – single-drive frequency converter for wall installation
Compatibility, flexibility and user-friendliness. Within a power range from 0.55 to 250 kW, you can control nearly any AC motor type, including permanent magnet motors and synchronous reluctance motors, using the ACS880-01’s direct torque control (DTC). These compact frequency converters are equipped with all the essential functions, offer comprehensive connectivity and a multitude of internal and external options.

We provide advice on your frequency converter needs or on other components for your application. While doing so, experienced ghv advisers support you in your project from the start. We always procure the best products for you at the best terms. Many variants are available for immediate ex works delivery, or we deliver precisely when you need your products. We also offer you our assistance during commissioning and for after-sales.

You can very easily find the right frequency converter in our configurator. Try it out now.

Hubert Hausjell

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Our product range for frequency converters

Kostal Inveor

Kostal Inveor

  • Communication: CANopen, EtherCAT, Modbus, Profibus, Profinet and Sercos
  • Motor adaptation: standard and motor-specific plates 0.25 to 22.0 kW
  • Optional STO (Safe Torque Off function)
  • Control procedure: From asynchronous to synchronous machine

Kostal Vertimo

Kostal Vertimo

  • IP66
  • LED display
  • Modbus
  • CANopen
  • EMC filter 
  • Switch
  • Poti



  • 0.25 to 22 kW, 200 to 480 V
  • Unified height and depth of the IP20 product family simplifies wiring in cabinet installations
  • Preconfigured drive variants for connecting the drive quickly to the customers automation system


  • 0.75 to 22 kW, 380 to 480 V
  • Cabinet-optimized, IP20 as standard
  • Simple to select, install, and use


  • Standard frequency converter for wall installation
  • Easy to select, install and use
  • Scalable offering
  • All essential features built into the drive
ABB ACS880-01


  • Power range 0.55 to 250 kW 
  • Built on ABB’s common drives architecture
  • IP20, IP21 and IP55 enclosure classes
  • Direct torque control (DTC) as standard