SubDrive Connect Plus

SubDrive Connect Plus

Constant Pressure Variable Frequency Drives (VFD)

Franklin Electric’s SubDrive Connect Plus™ Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) is engineered to provide a simple, powerful constant pressure solution for water pumping systems in an array of submersible and aboveground applications that utilize three-phase motors up to 30 horsepower (hp).

Applications

  • Landscape irrigation systems
  • Agriculture and livestock
  • Dewatering
  • Pressure boosting systems
  • Community well
  • Deep Residential
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  • Features and Benefits

    • Eliminate Complexity: Easy-to-install platform helps you save time during installation and servicing using an array of setup, monitoring, and troubleshooting solutions:
    • LCD graphic display for comprehensive system status
    • Single-level menu and DIP switches for basic drive configuration
    • Bluetooth connectivity and smartphone app for monitoring, assisted setup and troubleshooting
    • Optimized & Trusted For Water Systems: Designed by a pump manufacturer specifically for constant pressure water pumping applications, including distinct features:
    • Soft-start and pump protection to maximize system life
    • Pipe fill mode to reduce water hammer
    • Customizable underload sensitivity and off time
    • Dual set point and adjustable drawdown for exact pressure control
    • Built-in lead/lag and alternation capacity for up to 8 drives
    • Run/stop and hand/auto control
    • Broken pipe detection
    • Moisture sensor input
    • Run and fault relays
    • Phase Conversion Versatility: Allows for single-phase or 3-phase input in 230 V models.
    • Multiple Applications: Ideal for new construction and retrofitting, optimizing submersible and surface systems up to 30 HP.
    • Smaller Footprint, All-inclusive Solution: Self-contained NEMA 3R rated drive is compact and ideal for indoor and outdoor installations.
    • Cost Effective: Provides a cost-effective solution when compared to high-horsepower systems that use starters or VFD panel packages.
    • Fully Supported: Comes fully supported by the industry’s leading Technical Support professionals and Field Service Engineers.

    Family Drive Comparison

    Submersible Motors
    PhaseVoltsHorsepowerQD
    Pumptec
    PumptecPumptec
    Plus
    SubDrive
    Utility
    UT2W
    SubDrive
    Utility
    UT3P
    MonoDrive/
    MonoDriveXT
    NEMA 4
    SubDrive
    75/100/150/300
    NEMA 4
    SubDrive
    15/20/30/50
    Connect
    SubDrive
    Connect Plus
    1-Phase
    2-Wire
    115 V1/3 - 1/2 hpxx
    230 V1/3 - 1.5 hpxxx
    1-Phase
    3-Wire
    115 V1/3 - 1/2 hpxx
    230 V1/3 hpxxx
    1/2 - 1 hpxxxxxx
    1.5 hpxxxxx
    2 hpxxxx
    3 - 5 hpx
    3-Phase230 V1/2 hpx
    1 - 2 hpxxx
    1.5 - 5 hpxxx
    5 - 15 hpx
    460 V1/2 - 30 hpx
    Surface Pumps
    PhaseVoltsHorsepowerQD
    Pumptec
    PumptecPumptec
    Plus
    SubDrive
    Utility
    UT2W
    SubDrive
    Utility
    UT3P
    MonoDrive/
    MonoDriveXT
    NEMA 4
    SubDrive
    75/100/150/300
    NEMA 4
    SubDrive
    15/20/30/50
    Connect
    SubDrive
    Connect Plus
    1-Phase
    2-Wire
    115 V1/3 - 1 hpx
    230 V1/3 - 2 hpx
    3-Phase230 V1/2 - 2 hpxxx
    3 - 5 hpxx
    5 - 15 hpx
    460 V1/2 - 30 hpx
    Features and Protection
    SpecificationsQD
    Pumptec
    PumptecPumptec
    Plus
    SubDrive
    Utility
    UT2W
    SubDrive
    Utility
    UT3P
    MonoDrive/
    MonoDriveXT
    NEMA 4
    SubDrive
    75/100/150/300
    NEMA 4
    SubDrive
    15/20/30/50
    Connect
    SubDrive
    Connect Plus
    FeaturesConstant Pressurexxxxxx
    ProtectionRatingNEMA 3RNEMA 3RNEMA 3RNEMA 3RNEMA 4NEMA 4NEMA 3RNEMA 3R
    Underloadxxxxxxxxx
    Under/Over Voltagexxxxxxxxx
    Rapid CyclexxSoft StartSoft StartSoft StartSoft StartSoft Start
    Overload/
    Locked Pump
    xxxxxxxxx
    Open Circuitxxxxxx
    Short Circuitxxxxxx
    Phase Imbalancexxx
    Input/
    Output/
    Control
    Pressure Sensor
    (Hobbs)
    xxxxxx
    Pressure Transducer
    (4-20mA)
    xxxx
    Run Relay OutputAccessoryAccessory or
    SubDrive300
    xx
    Fault Relay Outputxx
    Broken Pipexxxx
    Pressure Sensor Errorxxxx
    Auxilliary ControlxRun/Stop
    Hand/Auto
    Wet Floor Sensorxxxx
    Lead/Lag/AlternateAccessory,
    2 Drives
    Accessory,
    2 Drives
    Accessory,
    2 Drives
    Accessory,
    2 Drives
    Built-in,
    2 Drives
    Built-in,
    up to 8 Drives
    Mobile Appxx
  • SubDrive Connect Plus

    Rated Voltage1-Phase Input3-Phase InputModel No. / Order No.
    Rated Output HPRated Output AmpsRated Output HPRated Output AmpsSubmersible Applications*Centrifugal Applications
    2303117.528SDCP-SUB0723SDCP-CEN0723
    5181037SDCP-SUB1023SDCP-CEN1023
    7.5271548SDCP-SUB1523SDCP-CEN1523
    460--1018SDCP-SUB1043SDCP-CEN1043
    --1526SDCP-SUB1543SDCP-CEN1543
    --2031SDCP-SUB2043SDCP-CEN2043
    --2539SDCP-SUB2543SDCP-CEN2543
    --3046SDCP-SUB3043SDCP-CEN3043
    • *All Submersible models include DV/DT filter
  • SubDrive Connect Plus Accessories

    AccessoriesDetailUsed WithPart No.
    Conduit Plate KitBlank Kit: Replacement blank conduit plate without knockouts. May be used to customize conduit hole size and location.All SubDrive Connect Plus Frame 2 units with model numbers ending in -0723, -1023, -1043, -1543, -2043224759908
    All SubDrive Connect Plus Frame 3 units with model numbers ending in -1523, -2543, and -3043224759909
    Replacement Kit: Conduit plate with knockouts. Contains the same knockout sizes and locations as the standard conduit plate preinstalled on the drive.All SubDrive Connect Plus Frame 2 units with model numbers ending in -0723, -1023, -1043, -1543, -2043224759906
    All SubDrive Connect Plus Frame 3 units with model numbers ending with -1523, -2543, and -3043224759907
    Control Board Replacement KitReplacement control coard for drives with a damaged display, buttons, or terminal blocks.All SD Connect Plus models224759901
    FilterInput: Filter used on the input side of the drive to help eliminate interferenceAll models225198901
    Input AMR: Filter used on the input side of the drive to help eliminate interference with automated meter reading systems.All models (excluding SubDrive30/50, SubDrive150, and SubDrive300)226030901
    Input IGF: Filter used in the input side of the drive to help eliminate interference on the ground wireAll models226035901
    Output: Filter used on the output side of the drive to help eliminate interferenceAll Models (excluding SubDrive300)225300901
    Surge Capacitor (3-lead): Capacitor used on the service panel to help eliminate interferenceAll Models225199901
    Surge Capacitor (4-lead): Capacitor used on the service panel to help eliminate interference. Additional ground lead suitable for subpanel installation and effective against LED lighting interference.All Models225199902
    SD Connect Plus Fan Replacement KitInternal: Contains replacement fans for both the internal stirring fan and output filter cooling fanAll SubDrive Connect Plus Frame 2 units with model numbers ending in -0723, -1023, -1043, -1543, -2043224759902
    External: Contains two replacement external cooling fans224759904
    Internal: Contains replacement fans for both the internal stirring fan and output filter cooling fanAll SubDrive Connect Plus Frame 3 units with model numbers ending in -1523, -2543, and -3043224759903
    External: Contains two replacement external cooling fans224759905
    Lightning ArrestorProvides additional surge suppression on the single-phase input power side of the driveAll models150814902
    Moisture Sensor KitExternal sensor device that shuts down the drive when water is detectedAll Connect and Connect Plus models226770901
    Multidrive Cable KitCommunication cable kit required to use the built-in MultiDrive functionSubDrive Connect Plus - 10 ft226895901
    SubDrive Connect Plus - 50 ft226895902
    SubDrive Connect Plus - 100 ft226895903
    Pressure SensorHigh Pressure: 75-150 PSI, NSF Rated; adjusts pressure in the water system from 75-150 PSI (2-leaded 10 ft cable included)All Models225970901
    Standard Pressure: 25-90 PSI, NSF Rated; adjusts pressure in the water system from 25-80 PSI (2-leaded 10 ft cable included)All Models226941901
    Sensor Cable KitOutdoor: 100 feet of 22 AWG cable (2-leaded)All models (excluding SubDrive300)223995902
    Direct Burial Cable: Designed to run in an underground trench without conduitAll models - 10 ft (3 m)225800901
    All models - 30 ft (9 m)225800902
    All models - 100 ft (30 m)225800903
    • N3R = NEMA 3R (Indoor/Outdoor)

    SubDrive Connect Plus Specifications

    SubDrive Connect Plus (NEMA 3R)
    SDCP-XXXXXXX
    Input from Power SourceVoltage208/230 ± 10% VAC or 460 ± 10% VAC, depending on model
    Phase InSingle-Phase or Three-Phase (208/230 VAC) or Three-Phase (460 VAC), depending on model
    Frequency60 Hz
    Current (max)Model dependent, refer to “Input Wire Sizing” on Owner's Manual
    Power Factor~ 0.75
    Power (idle)230V Frame 2/Frame 3: 25W 460V Frame 2/Frame 3: 32W
    Power (max)Model dependent, refer to “Input Wire Sizing” on Owner's Manual
    Wire Gauge Size(s)Refer to “Input Wire Sizing” on Owner's Manual
    Output to MotorVoltage208/230VAC or 460VAC depending on model
    Phase OutThree-Phase
    Frequency Range30-60 Hz: Submersible Pump (Three-Phase)
    15-60 Hz: Centrifugal Pump (Three-Phase)
    Current (max)Model-dependent, refer to “Applications” on Owner's Manual
    Wire Gauge Size(s)Refer to “Centrifugal Pump Motors” on Owner's Manual
    Pressure SettingFactory Preset0 PSI for Setpoint 1 and Setpoint 2
    Transducer RangeTransducer: 0 to 5PSI below Transducer maximum. The programmed drive Transducer range is selectable from 100 to 300 PSI in 10 PSI increments.
    Operating Conditions*Temperature–13 °F to 104 °F (–25 °C to 40 °C)
    Relative Humidity20-95%, non-condensing
    EnvironmentPollution Degree 2
    Storage**Temperature–13 °F to 149 °F (–25 °C to 65 °C)
    Shelf Life1.5 Years
    • *Operating temperature is specified at full output power when installed as recommended. Refer to “Over Temperature Foldback” on Owner's Manual.
    • **Shelf life can be extended for one year by powering the drive for 60 minutes with no load.