CO2 Condensing Unit – OCU-CR1000VF8A (16kW MT/8kW LT)

Panasonic’s CR Series of C02 condensing units provide the ideal solution for supermarkets, convenience stores and fuel stations.
Keeping food always fresh at right temperature in showcases or cold rooms is a very critical point and
one of the biggest challenges for those retailers has been the expensive effects of refrigeration
breakdowns which can result in costly product wastage.

Please note that this page is specific to model OCU-CR1000VF8A (not VF8) only

System Combination

  • OCU-CR1000VF8A (Standard Model – includes Liquid Line Dryer and 80 Bar PRV on Accumulator)

  • OCU-CR200VF8ASL (Optional Anti-Corrosion Model – includes Liquid Line Dryer and 80 Bar PRV on Accumulator)

  • SPK-TU15 Tube Connection Adaptor for Vacuum and Service

  • PAW-CO2 Plug and Play Carel Panel (Room and Superheat Control including both Panel and Expansion Valve
    • Note that system can operate with field supplied RMS Panel


  • S-008T – Suction Filter (comes complete with unit when ordering – not quoted)

  • PZ-68S Oil (if pipe run is between 50 and 100m)
  • PRV
    • As standard, the 8HP unit will be supplied (fitted) dual 80 bar PRV on the pressure vessel.



  • Convenience Stores
  • Supermarkets
  • Funeral Parlours
  • Service Stations

Key Features

  • Medium Temperature ( -10°C) 16kW
  • Low Temperature (-35°C) 8kW
  • Optional Anti Corrosion Model (SL Type Model)
  • RDM Compatible
  • 5 Year Compressor Warranty
  • Full training available
  • BMS Ready (Modbus)
  • Ready for connection to Carel, Danfoss, Eliwell and RDM operating systems
  • Save installation time with Plug and Play Kit
  • Long piping length of 100m (add PZ-68S oil after 50m)
  • High ESP
  • Low noise – ideal for sites close to residential areas
  • Simple Design Tool available via Pro Club



Technical Data

Type (MT: medium temp. LT: low temp.)MT(16kW) / LT (8kW)
Standard modelOCU-CR1000VF8A
Anti corrosion coating modelOCU-CR1000VF8ASL
Power supplyVoltageV380 / 400 / 415
PhaseThree Phase
MT Cooling capacity at ET -10°C AT 32°CkW15,10
LT Cooling capacity at ET -35°C AT 32°CkW8,00
Evaporator connectionMultiple
Evaporation Min ~ Max temperature°C-45 ~ -5
Ambient Min ~ Max temperature°C-15 ~ +43
Design pressure liquid lineMpa8
Design pressure suction lineMpa8
User system external alarm. Digital input. Non-voltage contactYes
Liquid tube electromagnetic valveVac220 / 230 / 240
Showcase operation ON/OFF signal. Digital input. Non-voltage contactYes
Modbus communication line (RS485)Ports2
Compressor type2- stage rotary
Dimension H x W x Dmm1941 x 890 x 890
Net weightKg320
Piping connectionsSuction pipeInch (mm)3/4 (19,05) Refrigeration Grade K65 Specification Pipe
Liquid pipeInch (mm)5/8 (15,88) Refrigeration Grade K65 Specification Pipe
Length of connection pipingm100 (PZ-68S Oil to be added over 50m)
Standard performanceAmbient temperature°C32
Evaporating temperature °C°C-10-35-10-35
Cooling capacitykW15,108,0015,108,00
Power consumptionkW8,207,578,207,57
Nominal load ampereA12,6011,6012,6011,60
Sound pressure leveldB(A)36,0 (Evap Temp -10°C,60 S-1, 10m from Product)
Air volumem³/min220
External static pressurePa58
Heat recovery portYes
Drier filter liquid line, diameter 6,35mmN/A
Drier filter liquid line, diameter 15,88mmIncluded


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