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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Economical PowerGate for Commercial Pumping and Air-Handling Applications


Vernon Hills, Illinois - October 24, 2023

PowerGate “E” (E for Economy) is a standard bypass solution for commercial HVAC applications that require limited options and have tight budgets.

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc.'s Standard Engineered Solution, PowerGate E, is designed specifically for customers with limited technical requirements and tight budgets. PowerGate E is specifically designed to offer a cost-effective alternative to Mitsubishi Electric’s feature-rich PowerGate H control. PowerGate E is configurable with a multitude of options that allow customers to tailor the unit to their needs. All PowerGate E panels come with complete technical and installation documentation and are backed by a comprehensive 2-year warranty.

PowerGate E comes standard with a NEMA 1 enclosure and utilizes Mitsubishi Electric's FR-F800 VFD. Offered in horsepower ranges of 1 through 25 HP, PowerGate E panels are offered in 208-240V or 380-480V power requirements. Standard features include but are not limited to: a two-contractor bypass system, 5% impedance AC line reactor, HOA Keypad, Alpha Controller, load abnormality detection, and RS485 BACnet MS/TP and Modbus RTU communication.

"Our PowerGate E solution offers HVAC customers a compact control unit at a cost-effective price to address demanding applications. Built around our feature-rich FR-F800 VFD, PowerGate E offers unrivaled functionality at a price point resellers and contractors will find attractive" said David Simak, product manager for service solutions at Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc.

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— About Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc.

Headquartered in Vernon Hills, Ill., Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. is a U.S. affiliate company of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. It offers a broad product portfolio including programmable automation controllers (PAC), programmable logic controllers (PLC), human machine interfaces (HMI), variable frequency drives (VFD), servo amplifiers and motors, control software, computerized numerical controllers (CNC), motion controllers, robots and low-voltage power distribution products. Additional information about Mitsubishi Electric Automation is available at

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