Range 0,1 - 18,5 kW

More than 100 years of experience with driving electric motors have led Yaskawa to develop products which perfectly combine technical superiority with easy handling. The latest result of this evolution is the new GA500 microdrive. Compact in size and flexible in terms of motor type and connectivity, the GA500 is designed to easily master nearly any application. Learn more on the GA500 Microsite


The GA500 drive comes with valuable functions and smart features to provide benefits through the whole life cycle of a machine or installation. From drive selection, through design, installation, start up or troubleshooting, the GA500 makes life easy

- Temperature controlled fans

- Embedded braking chopper

- 24 VDC power input for controller

- Built-in EMC filter for easy compliance with global standards and simplified machine design by a reduced number of parts


The GA500 comes with built-in functions and new services for a simple and time saving startup and troubleshooting without the need of studying manuals

- Tactile keypad with multi-lingual graphical display, auto-backup, real-time clock, copy function and data logger, optional Bluetooth

- Built-in Setup Wizard for guided parameter setup without manuals

- „DriveWizard Mobile smartphone app for drive setup, monitoring, guided trouble shooting with connection to Yaskawa Drive Cloud service for data backup and online documentation

- Built-in Setup Wizard for guided parameter setup without manuals

- GA500 can be programmed without any power supply connected, even while the drive is still in the box. Simply plug into one of your PC’s USB ports or any USB on-the-go device, start programming and enjoy the ease of commissioning


- Access to latest GA500 manuals

- Manuals for upcoming drive models when these are released

- Download of manuals for offline use

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Install and forget - As all Yaskawa products the GA500 AC drives are designed for a hassle free long time operation in any application

- GA500 can be operated in up to 4000 m altitude and 60 °C hot environment

- Coated PCBs make the drive robust against dust and mist

- Designed for 10 years of maintenance free operation

- Built-in functional safety features, EMC filter, braking chopper and more to save space and cost for external components while improving the application reliability