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Toshiba AS3 AC Drives from AutomationDirect

Toshiba AS3 AC drives

June 19, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added Toshiba AS3 AC drives. Toshiba is a trusted name in power electronics with a proven track record in the industry. Their products are built with high-quality construction and offer long-lasting durability.

Toshiba drives are a prominent VFD brand and the AS3 series adjustable speed drives are packed with features that, on competing products, require additional components and cost. The AS3 drives are designed to emphasize built-in communication, access to real-time data, and are available with 460 VAC rating in sizes from ½ to 300hp.

Ethernet using EtherNet/IP and Modbus TCP protocols is standard, with options to add EtherCAT communication. Closed-loop vector control and 120 VAC control can also be added with the addition of an encoder module and needed I/O module.

The new Toshiba AS3 drives start at $545.00 and come with a 1-year warranty which can be extended up to 3 years when paired with a Toshiba brand motor.

About AutomationDirect:

In business since 1994, AutomationDirect is a distributor offering thousands of industrial automation products for electrical control systems, including PLCs, operator interfaces, AC drives, motors, stepper systems, sensors, motor controls, enclosures and more. Their prices are typically well below the list price of more traditional automation companies because of their business model and focus on efficiency, and the majority of their products are stocked for fast shipping. Plus, get free two-day delivery on orders over $49; some limitations apply. For more information and the most current pricing on products contact them at 800-633-0405 or visit

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