ES Series -
Quick Start Guide

QUICKSTART ES, Revision 007

Typical Configuration:
Analog Constant Pressure Setup

Constant Pressure
Yes (Enter)
No  (Home)
  1. "SETUP CONST PRES" - Press the ENTER key to proceed on this and each subsequent option.
  2. "Measured Input Voltage ???V" - Choose between 240V or 120V dependent on the supply voltage. Use the arrow keys to choose the value for this and each subsequent option.
  3. "Motor Type" - Configures the VFD for operation with either a 2 wire or 3 wire motor.
  4. "Motor Manufacturer" - Choose between Franklin, Pentek, Grundfos, AY McDonald, or other.
  5. "psi SETPOINT" - This value determines the pressure you want to maintain. The factory default is 50 psi.
  6. "SUBMERSIBLE PUMP" - Set the ramp profile for a submersible pump. "YES" = Ramp to 30HZ in the first second to prevent excessive wear on the thrust bearing. "NO" = Increase frequency linearly from zero to max.
  7. "Disable Manual Mode" – The "Yes" value allows you to disable the MANUAL button run mode. "No" allows you to run the VFD manually on/off at max frequency.
  8. "OVERCURRENT LIMIT" – Setting for motor overload protection (service factor amp rating for the motor).
  9. Press the RUN/AUTO button to start the pump.
Additional Notes:
  1. If the VFD is not going to sleep, first check for leaks. If there are no leaks present in the system, you may need to increase the "Shutoff Frequency" within "Constant Pressure Parameters."
  2. Set pressure tank psi to 70% of VFD psi Setpoint.
  3. All settings can be modified after the initial setup completes, refer to the product manual for a complete parameter list.

Alternative Configuration:
Float Switch Setup

Aux 2 Select
  1. Press the HOME button to bypass Perfect Pressure setup.
  2. Press the ENTER button to enter the main menu.
  3. "Change Parameter Values" – Press ENTER
  4. "Operating Parameters" Press ENTER
  5. Use the down arrow until the screens says "Overcurrent Limit" and press ENTER. Set the motor overload protection (service factor amp rating for the motor) using the arrows to toggle. Press ENTER to proceed.
  6. Press the BACK button, then arrow down to "Interface Parameters" and press ENTER.
  7. Down arrow to "Aux 2 Select" and press ENTER.
  8. Arrow up to change the value from "1" to "0" and press the ENTER button.
  9. Press the HOME button at any time to return to the home screen.
  10. Press the RUN/AUTO button to start the pump.
Additional Notes:
  1. Both Aux 1 and Aux 2 must be closed and show "On" for the pump to run.
  2. For a full listing of available Parameters, please refer to the product manual.


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