What is the CLI status indication in the upper left corner of the ATV61 / ATV71 keypad display?


22 July 2022

CLI status on an ATV61 and ATV71 drive.

Product Line:
ATV61 ,  ATV71


Code is displayed on HMI

CLI (Current Limitation)  is a status code,  not a fault code. It can eventually trigger a fault , which will cause the drive to lockout. It indicates that the unit is operating at current limit, based on the programmed threshold in the Settings or Motor Control menus, parameter Current Limitation. Typically, the Current limit setting should be set to 120% (ATV61) or 150% (ATV71) of the motor nameplate full load amps, FLA.
Several causes for CLI include:
Motor reverse rotation
Short acceleration time
Mechanical issue preventing motor rotation
Power supply voltage sag