The GA500 Industrial AC Microdrive is engineered to help you easily handle nearly any application. Sustainability, flexibility and ease of use are all designed into the drive, helping you make complicated tasks simple.

Making the Complicated Simple

Offering intuitive interaction and world-class quality, the GA500 is the drive you can count on for consistant, high quality performance.

Make your day easier and leave more time for other tasks by trusting the GA500 from Yaskawa.

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Easy-to-read LED display
Multi-directional buttons to help you intuitively navigate through drive menus and parameters. Tactile feel of the buttons lets you know when you've pressed a button
Parameter Backup / Copy
Removable keypad allows you to backup and copy parameters to other drives.
24 VDC Power Input for Controller
Simplify your wiring and keep your control system operating even during standby or power outage
USB port
Easily connect your PC or mobile device to program the drive with or without power
LED Status Ring
You can determine the drive status with a quick glance at the LED status ring and know the GA500 is ready and operating
Finger Safe Terminals
Easily access terminals to make the wiring process faster and easier. No need to remove the cover.
Power Range:
  • 1/4 to 40 HP at 480 VAC, 3-phase
  • 1/8 to 30 HP at 240 VAC, 3-phase
  • 1/8 to 5 HP at 240 VAC, 1-phase

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Learn more about the benefits of the GA500 by clicking each section of the status ring to learn more!

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    • You want a product that will last. That’s why the GA500 sustainability features will provide you the peace of mind that you’re looking for.
      • Designed to last a minimum of ten years of continuous operation.
      • Globally Certified (UL, cUL, CE, TUV and more)
      • Designed to meet RoHS2, providing an environmentally friendly drive.
      • TUV safety rating of SIL3/PLe allows our customers to meet the most stringent safety ratings for their machine and provides a long mission time for the life of their equipment.
      • Conformal coated boards that meet 3C2, 3S2 to withstand harsh environments.
    • With all the features and functions packed into the GA500, its design was intended to make it easy to use from installation to operation.
      • Programming without any power applied to the drive provides you the ability to set up the drive at your convenience – any place and any time.
      • Innovative LED status ring provides drive status quickly and easily at a glance.
      • Intuitive keypad with color-coded function keys to make navigating the drive easy.
      • Finger safe, Euro-style screw down terminals make drive installation a breeze.
      • Software tools like DriveWizard Industrial, DriveWizard Mobile, and DriveWorksEZ makes programming and customization of the drive quick and simple.
    • All applications are unique, requiring their own set of requirements. The GA500 is built with the flexibility to meet the challenge of any application and any configuration.
      • Wide power range capable of running up to a 40 HP motor.
      • Rated input voltages of 240 VAC single-phase, 240 VAC three-phase, or 480 VAC three-phase to meet the need of your plant.
      • Ability to operate nearly any motor type, including induction motor (IM), permanent magnet motor – surface (SPM) or interior (IPM), or synchronous reluctance (SynRM).
      • Industrial communication protocols to help you be part of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
      • Various installation methods to fit into your space.
      • Integrated 24 Vdc power supply for customer use eliminates the need for a separate power source to power external devices like sensors.