A new, programmable, three-phase-design 3/8- to 1-hp motor features V/F (pwm) speed control, a DSP microprocessor, and IGBT power converters. The 500- to 5,000-rpm motor is intended for vav box commercial air-handling systems, furnace distribution blowers, air conditioning condenser units, and agricultural vent systems. The motor is dynamically balanced and features a ball-bearing design. Engineered for reliability, the motor features optimized lamination match-up and is designed for low noise, says the company.

Fasco Motors, 500 Chesterfield Center, Suite 200, Chesterfield, MO 63017; 636-530-8812; 636-532-9306 (fax); www.fasco.com (Web site).