Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) 101

This basic 1/2-day Introduction to Variable Frequency Drives class is designed for those who need to use, implement or purchase VFDs, and would like to learn more about what they are and how they work.

Date Location Register
May 30, 2019 Salinas, CA Register Details
August 8, 2019 San Leandro, CA Register Details
October 3rd, 2019 San Leandro, CA Register Details
December 5, 2019 Fresno, CA Register Details
Cost: $395.00 (includes PowerFlex 525 Drive, USB Cable and Programming Software)

Seminar Agenda (2019):

8:30 - 12:20p
  • Basic Overview: AC Motor and VFD theory
  • Design & Installation considerations and issues
  • Application Issues
  • Basic Programming on PowerFlex 525 VFD
12:15 - 12:30p Lunch
12:30 - 1:30p Marathon Overview
1:30 - 3:00p Optional Session
  • Optional: Hands-on Programing Labs

**Schedule and pricing subject to change. Reserve your seat with us today by emailing

Buckles-Smith and Rockwell Automation - Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) 101