VMX-agility™ has been developed to exceed the exacting demands of industrial automation motor control clients. VMX-agility™ delivers stable start and stop ramps for smooth, efficient performance. Three standard frame sizes cover all typical applications from 7.5kW to 250kW at 500VAC, 15 – 350HP at 600VAC.

  • 3S advanced starting technology
  • i23 application profiles
  • single or three phase

Game Changing Soft Starters

  • i23 smart application pre-program suite
    A suite of pre‑programmed application ‘complete setup’ profiles facilitate a quick and comprehensive commission process to give freedom and independence to engineers. Typical VMX-agility™ setup takes less than 1 minute whereas a comparable competitive product commission could be 60 to 120 minutes for only a partial setup. Access to an advanced setup menu is provided as standard for special application requirements.
  • 3S Technology
    Automatic ramp control profiles ensure smooth start and stop performance, delivering stable acceleration and deceleration in all operating conditions.
  • OLED Display
    Full text messages enabling fast programming and rapid fault finding with no codes and real-time value monitoring. Local display of recent logged events.
  • USB
    for field firmware upgrades and downloading of the event logging data.
  • Modbus RTU
    communications as standard. No need for optional communication cards.
  • Motor Overload Protection
    Protecting the motor and soft starter in the event of an overload situation at full I²t motor overload with intelligent thermal memory retention feature. Continually monitoring overloads to ascertain the reduction in overload levels even when VMX-agility™ is in the ‘off’ state. This is combined with protection and diagnostics giving the operator peace of mind during the motor running phase.
  • Life Event Logging
    VMX-agility™ life event logging is a unique feature that records the last 1600 events to enable fast accurate fault analysis and their resolution. Recording multiple activities including start, stop, top of ramp, faults, application parameters (time, overload level, currents, frequency) and the device information. The data is collated in StarterView programme and provides the operator with the advantage to undertake a detailed analysis of performance and equipment conditioning in an active predictive and preventative maintenance strategy to avoid unwanted breakdowns and any costly lost production time.
  • Loss Reduction
    An integral bypass is initiated at the top of ramp and reduces losses in the soft starter.
  • Start Delay Feature
    Intentional start delay allowing pump actuators to engage before start.
  • Control Circuit
    A standard 24 VDC control voltage supply with an optional power module which adapts the digital input voltages to accept a 110/230 VAC signal.
  • Lowers Panel Production Costs
    Three unit frame sizes across the voltage range of 200-600VAC with vertical or horizontal mounting to facilitate efficient panel layout and interconnections to reduce material and panel production time
  • Soft Stopping
    Current is limited during soft stopping and gives greater control against water hammer.
  • Fire Mode
    External input signal overriding normal controls allowing the motor to continue running in emergency situations.
  • Frequent Number of Starts
    Optional cooling fan for frequent duty applications with up to 40 starts per hour – size 1, and from 10 to 40 starts per hour (rating dependent) – size 2.
  • Optional Remote Display Keypad
    Plug in remote mounting unit keypad mimics the VMX-agility™ display and keypad function.
    IP65/NEMA Class 4X.
  • Optional Power Supply Unit Module
    Unique to VMX-agility™ this module enables control voltage options in one standard product unit, no need to purchase separate soft starters for different control voltages.
Operational Voltage200–600 VAC
Rated Frequency
50–60 Hz ± 5 Hz

Index Rating
Trip Class 10: 3.5-17: 90-5
(Trip Class 20 & 30)
Starts per Hour
5 starts/stops per hour
With Optional Fan
AGY-101 to 203: 40 starts/stops per hour
AGY-205:             30 starts/stops per hour
AGY-207:             20 starts/stops per hour
AGY-209:             10 starts/stops per hour
Internally Bypassed
Control SupplyStandard
24 VDC
With Optional Power Supply
110 to 230 VAC
Inputs2 Digital Inputs, 1 Programmable
24 VDC
With Optional Power Supply
110 to 230 VAC
Outputs2 Digital Outputs, 1 Programmable
OverloadFull I2t Motor Overload
CommunicationsModbus RTU
Full Logging
functionality for
use with

IP/NEMA ratingSize 1
IP20/NEMA Class 1 with finger guard fitted
Size 2
IP20/NEMA Class 1 with finger guard fitted
Size 3
IP00 as standard
IP20/NEMA Class 1 with optional terminal cover kit
Ambient Temperature-20 °C to 40 °C without de-rating
60 °C with de-rating
StandardsCE, UL
LanguagesEnglish, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Warranty2 Years

Variable Speed Drives are not needed in all applications, with fixed speed loads, a soft starter is a better as well as more economical solution.