Siemens Answers with SINAMICS V20 - The Cost-Effective, Reliable and Easy-to-Use Drive for Basic Applications

SINAMICS V20 Standard Drive

Just because it's Easy...

As more and more applications in plant and machinery construction require custom solutions to automate simple motion sequences with minimal requirements, Siemens answers with the compact SINAMICS V20 drive.

  • Easy to install

  • Easy to use

  • Easy to save money

... doesn't mean it's not Powerful.

The SINAMICS V20 is surprisingly versatile, features quick commissioning times, robustness, and energy efficiency. With four frame sizes, it covers a power range extending from 0.16 to 20 HP.

Technical Information

Voltage range

1AC 200 V - 240 V, ±10 %; 3AC 380 V - 480 V +10 % / -15 %

Power range

1/6 to 20 HP (0.12 - 15 kW)

Control Types

V/Hz, V2/Hz, FCC, V/Hz multi-point


UL, cUL, CE, c-tick

Operating Temperature

32° to 140°F (104°-140°F with derating)
0° to 60°C (40°C to 60°C with derating)

Degree of Protection



Easy to Install

  • Push-through and wall mounting – side-by-side possible for both

  • USS and MODBUS RTU at terminals

  • Integrated braking chopper from 7.5 kW to 15 kW

Easy to Use

  • Parameter loading without power supply

  • Integrated application and connection macros

  • Keep Running Mode for uninterrupted operation

  • Wide voltage range, advanced cooling design and coated PCBs increase robustness

Easy to Save Money

  • ECO mode for V/f, V2/f

  • Hibernation mode

  • DC coupling

Typical Applications

SINAMICS V20 has a compact design, and can be individually adapted to the particular application or user requirements using various options - for example, an external BOP, connecting cable, filter, braking resistors, shielding.. The rugged construction is ideal for operating pumps, fans, compressors and conveyor belts, as well as for basic drive applications in the process and manufacturing industries.


Hands-On Demo of the SINAMICS V20

From the PROMAT 2013 show, Siemens Industry's Dave Kirklen gives an overview of the easy SINAMICS V20 Drive.

SINAMICS V20 - The Perfect Solution for Basic Applications

SINAMICS V20 - Basic Drive Expands the SINAMICS Portfolio

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