Standard drive for specific marine applications up to 6 MW

With over 1,500 rugged marine-specific drives now in operation, The Switch single drive has been thoroughly certified and proven in all types of challenging AC power distribution applications.

The Switch single drives

A standard drive for specific marine applications up to 6 MW. The Switch single drives have been proven in rugged marine use for a wide range of AC power distribution applications.

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Propulsion
Drive to connect electric propulsion or other motor to AC system. Both passive and active rectifier available.
Support for tandem configuration.

Power range from 800 A to 5600 A.
Shaft generator
Drive to connect shaft generator to AC system. Both inline and geared solutions available. PTI-PTO and PTH functionality.

Power range from 800 A to 5600 A.
Battery
Drive to connect battery to AC system, enabling effective battery use for multiple purposes. Load sharing with other energy sources.

Power range from 800 A to 1600 A. Several units can be connected to the same system.
Fuel cells and solar
Drive to connect fuel cells, solar or other DC source to AC system. Configurable amount of DC outputs.
Power range from 800 A to 1600 A. Several units can be connected to the same system.

Marine-specific design advantages


No compromises in features, materials or solutions

100% built for marine

Very simple and robust cabinet structure

Ultimate protection for sensitive components 

Digital gate driver with fast measurements

Provides accurate data for condition monitoring 

No du/dt filters needed

Simplified maintenance, save costs 

Copper-based cooling system

No water station needed, can be connect to a vessel’s freshwater cooling system

Stiff pedestal and vibration dampers under cabinet

Smooth operations

IP44 enclosure for both power module and cabinet

Robust for the environment and protects sensitive components against failure