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Gary Johnson, from iS5 Communications at our first DistriBUTECH show in San Antonio, introduces our NEW line of hardened Ethernet IEC 61850 Products. http://www.iS5com.com
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The MINER™ is a member of the Station Controller family of devices. Station Controllers not only combine the functions of a traditional RTU with the functionality of a Data Concentrator, but also includes a Terminal Server and a Web Server.
The MINER™ provides a balanced combination of I/O points and communication ports in a compact package, operating with just 6W in industrial temperature range.
The communications capabilities allow the MINER™ to connect to multiple IEDs either on multiple ports with multi-drop configurations or over one or two Ethernet ports. The communication to the master or masters can be configured to occur via one or more of four serial ports or via one or two Ethernet ports. When connected to an Ethernet LAN, one or more serial ports can be configured to act as terminal server ports. This allows a remote device (the master or other appropriate computer on the LAN) to access this port and exchange data with an external device. As an example, this feature can be used to remotely configure IEDs or upload historical data files.
The MINER™ has two dedicated serial ports for configuration, point monitoring and diagnostics. A simple terminal connected to this port will act as the Human interface. When connected to an Ethernet LAN, the same configuration and diagnostic operations can be performed remotely on the RTU via Telnet or Web Browser.
A powerful Web Server is also integrated within the MINER™. This user friendly tool allows operation, maintenance and configuration of the RTU without the need of proprietary software. Any standard web browser allows direct access to the web server built-in within the MINER ™.
Simple configuration is provided by the Points Mapping Wizard which allows points mapping of third party IEDs and I/O cards in a graphical environment. An extensive library of point maps is available for the most common IEDs available on the market, making IED point mapping a few clicks of the mouse.
iS5 Communications recently announced the latest addition to their growing family of communications solutions. The iES28TG is a intelligent 28 port configurable gigabit switch that embraces IEC 61850, IEEE 1613, and EN50155.
Designed for Substation Automation
Layer 3 functionality
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Survalent Technology Corporation, the most trusted provider of smart grid solutions, announced today that its Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) Software is now IEC 61850 Certified. Survalent's software portfolio is wide ranging, including solutions for utilities control room operation, substation automation, and distribution automation. IEC 61850 certification for Survalent's integrated software platform provides key benefit of protocol conformance and standardization across all applications for its utility customers.
The certification testing was performed by KEMA Nederland, in their independent testing laboratory located in Arnhem. KEMA is the leading certification organization for IEC protocols, and is authorized by UCA (Utility Communications Architecture) to perform the official 61850 conformance tests and issue certificates.
According to Young Ngo, Vice President of Survalent, "The IEC 61850 protocol is the international standard for communication in substation automation. Survalent has been investing and delivering quality utility automation software solutions for many years. With this successful 61850 certification, we are confident in the standardization of our products to meet future interoperability requirements by our utility customers for their system automation needs."
About Survalent Technology
Survalent Technology is the oldest and most experienced independent supplier of Advanced Distribution Management Systems (ADMS) for Electric, Transit, Renewable and Water/Wastewater utilities in North America. For over five decades, we have helped more than 500 utilities use operational data to increase reliability, efficiency and customer service. With our proven and reliable SCADA, integrated Outage Management System (OMS), integrated Distribution Management (DMS), utilities transform data into actionable intelligence. We partner with utilities across the globe to create mission critical solutions that will achieve the promise of the Smart Grid. Learn more at www.survalent.com.