M-2979 Control Cabinet
Along with the M-7679 R-PAC, the Beckwith Electric M-2979 Enclosure offers a complete solution
for the replacement of existing Three-Phase or Independent-Phase controls.
The M‑2979 cabinet houses the M‑7679 R-PAC and components, for complete recloser control replacement applications.
- Provides easy direct replacement of recloser controls for Cooper, G&W, Elastimold, SEL, ABB, Whip & Bourne, Joslyn, and Tavrida reclosers
- Eliminates the need for expensive rewiring of I/O signals accepting existing connector plugs for Power, Control, Voltages and Currents with the same pin sequence
- Accepts the existing communications connections for Serial TIA-232, TIA-485, Fiber Optic and IRIG-B
- Simplifies upgrading communications to optional true embedded Ethernet ports in the M-7679 R-PAC allowing for multi-user, multi-protocol access to the advanced metering, PQ and DFR information collected by the control
- Includes an on board smart 24 V battery charger with 12 V and 24 V outputs
- Can be manufactured to include a wide variety of radios, cell modems and other communication units or they can be user installed in the field
The M-2979 includes the capability to change out the Recloser Control and Cabinet as one component. The M‑2979 Recloser Control Cabinet and M-7679 R-PAC combination includes all the required interface connections and external communications capabilities that are necessary to replace an existing recloser control. The M-2979 Recloser Control Cabinet meets or exceeds NEMA 250, IEC 60529 and IEEE C37.60. Each M-2979 Recloser Cabinet can be configured with the optional support equipment to match the existing recloser control application and environment, or the cabinet can be supplied completely empty.
The M‑2979 Control Cabinet houses the M‑7679 R-PAC and components for complete replacement of Three-Phase or Independent-Phase Switch, Sectionalizer, or Recloser Controls. The M-2979 and M-7679 combination includes all the required interface connections and external communication capabilities that are necessary to replace an existing recloser control cabinet.
Learn more about compatibility with popular recloser brands:
Interactive Quick Reference Guide
Application Guide (Spanish)
M-2979 Control Cabinet Accessory Codes
M-2979 Control Cabinet Accessories:
- N-2979-IDS: Intrusion Detection Assembly (Requires Expanded I/O Option)
- N-2979-LTT: Door Mounted Folding Laptop Tray
- B-1900: Cooper NOVA IVS Sensor Board
- B-1893: External Open/Close/HLT Module
- 430-00621: 6′ RS-232 Radio Com Cable (From Control to Radio’s DB9 Port)
- 430-00622: 6′ RS-232 Radio Com Cable (From Control to Radio’s DB9 Port – Zywan Radio)
- 430-00623: 6′ Ethernet Radio Com Cable (From Control to Radio’s RJ45 Port)
- 030-00466: DB9 to DB25 RS-232 Cable Converter
- B-1497: Cannon Connector Locks (Shell Size: 16, 18, 20, and 22)
- B-1816/B-1817: Security Sleeves for Recloser Cabinet Connectors
- B-1794: Connector Lock for 42 Pin Recloser Cabinet Connector
- B-1795: Connector Lock for 24 Pin Recloser Cabinet Connector