M-6280A

M-6280A Digital Capacitor Bank Control

Digital Capacitor Bank Control for Remote Capacitor Automation, Monitoring and Protection.

  • Maximum Communication Options For Wired or Wireless Networks
  • RS-232, RS 485, & Serial Fiber Optic (ST or V-Pin)
  • Ethernet Over Copper or Fiber Optic @ 10/100 Base-T
  • Embedded Bluetooth®, Class 1 (v2.0), 1Mbps, 128 bit encryption, up to 1/2 mile transmission (with appropriate antenna)
  • Supports DNP3.0 & MODBUS® Protocols
  • Time sync via DNP3.0 Set Time Command
  • No need for battery to back up clock
  • DNP mapping templates to match SCADA historical databases
  • Sequence of Events (SOE) Recording Of Events – Stores 132 events, ms time-stamped
  • Oscillography Capture – Selectable 16, 32, or 64 samples per cycle. Captures sags, swells, CBEMA events and sub-synchronous transients
  • FULL DNP implementation – Including DNP File Transfer, multi-addressing, unsolicited response, source address validation
  • Harmonics Detection, Recording, Protection and Suppression with Current and Voltage Tripping
  • DNP SCADA HeartBeat – Integrity check of communications media and/or Master. Fully programmable
  • TRUE Ethernet – Full 10/100Mbps auto-negotiable concurrent multi-session and multi-protocol support
  • Smart Flash SD Card Slot for Quick Uploading of Configurations, Settings, Firmware Upgrades, and Supports Control Cloning
  • Setpoint Profile Switching (8 Profiles)
  • Cyber Security – Comprehensive cyber security tools to implement NERC CIP requirements, including IPsec and RADIUS server security
  • Data Logging Continuous Recording – Data stored in non-volatile memory requiring no battery backup
  • DNP+Ethernet – Device Discovery using CapTalk

Standard Features

  • Five control modes of operation:
    • Classic Automatic (Voltage, optional VAr Control or optional Current Control)
    • Autodaptive® Classic mode (Fixed or Averaging)
    • Autodaptive® Enhanced mode
    • Remote
    • Manual
  • Two override modes of operation:
    • Temperature
    • Time (Classic or Enhanced)
  • Time Delay – Definite and Inverse
  • Adjustable Maximum/Minimum Voltage Limits
  • Neutral Unbalance current detection
    • Bank/Switch Failed
    • Bank Closed
    • Bank Open
    • Supports 200 mA input to control
  • Setpoint Profiles (8) Triggerable by SCADA, Seasonal (4), Above/Below Temperature, and Reverse Power
  • Compare Settings Tool
  • User selectable Overvoltage limit/Undervoltage limit and time delay for remote control supervision
  • Adjustable warning timers for Close/Open/ Re-close
  • Adjustable Close/Open output pulse duration
  • Real-Time Metering of measured and calculated parameters
  • VT Ratio Correction, VT and CT (Phase and Neutral) Multiplier
  • Operations Counter (Configurable)
  • Resettable Operations Counter with Alarm
  • Harmonic Analysis of Voltage and Current Signals, up to the 31st plus THD
  • THD Voltage and Current Tripping and Lockout
  • Data Logging
  • Remote/Auto – Local/Manual switch
  • Outputs: Close, Open and Alarm
  • Minimum Time Between Operations Delay
  • 20 Character by 2 Row LCD display (LED backlit)
  • Up to 30 unique 15 character User Access Codes (Level 1 or Level 2)
  • CBEMA monitoring to detect sags and swells within a range of 90 Vac to 180 Vac, and trigger data collection
  • Smart Flash SD Card Slot supporting SD and SDHC SD cards
  • Smart Flash SD Card can be linked to one or multiple controls providing a physical security “Key” which provides User Access Level 2 Access to the control when the SD Card is inserted for settings manipulation
  • Sequence of Events (SOE) recorder
  • Device Discovery
  • Source Address Validation
  • Oscillography
  • Front Panel LEDs for Remote/Auto, Local/Manual, Alarm, Close, Open, OK, RSSI, Neutral Unbalance, (TX) Transmit and (RX) Receive
  • Programmable Alarms
  • Front Panel Hot Buttons provide direct access to menu headers
  • Front Panel testing:
    • Int/Ext Voltage Source switch
    • External Power input terminals
    • Meter Out terminals
  • Communication Protocols DNP3.0 and MODBUS®
  • Adaptive Delta Voltage sensing during switch operations
  • Daily Operations Counter Limit with Alarm
  • CapTalk® S-6280 Communications Software
  • Capacitor Bank switch status inputs for phase A, B and C
  • Graphical display of real-time harmonic spectrum of voltage and current using CapTalk Communications Software
  • Communication Ports:
    • USB
    • RS-232
  • SCADA “HeartBeat” (with DNP3.0 only)
  • Supports Station and Feeder Level DNP addressing in addition to individual addressing for Smart Grid applications
  •  One pushbutton access to user configurable Wakeup screen for manual data recording with Smart Flash SD Card saving feature
  • One set (3) of spare fuses are included
  • Capacitor Bank Switch selection “Solenoid Driven” or “Motor Driven” for Close/Open Pulse Duration
  • 200 mA Neutral Current input for Neutral Unbalance detection
  • SCADA Test Mode
  • IEEE 1686 Standard Compliant Cyber Security
  • IPsec (Internet Protocol Security)
  • RADIUS Client Capability to manage local and remote access to the control
  • Battery Low Voltage Alarm

Optional Control Features

  • Automatic VAr Control Mode options include:
    • 5 A phase current input
    • 0 to 10 V Line Post Sensor input (Impedance ≈ 200 KΩ)
  • COM2, RS-232 Communication Port or Bluetooth* *Bluetooth option is not available in 50 Hz units shipped to locations subject to Radio Equipment Directive RE-D 2014/53/EU. Contact the factory for more information.
  • Ethernet Port (10/100 Base-T) is available through a RJ-45 jack or Fiber Optic ST Connector. This port supports DNP over TCP/ IP and UDP; MODBUS over TCP/IP; and SNTP.
  • 5 A Neutral Current input for Neutral Unbalance detection
  • Line Post Current Sensor input for Neutral Unbalance detection (Impedance ≈ 200 KΩ)
  • Communications Ports:
    • ST Fiber Optic
    • V-pin Fiber Optic
    • RS-485
  • External Temperature Sensor
  • The M-6280A can be housed in a NEMA 4 Molded Lexan®, Cold Rolled Steel or Stainless Steel Control cabinet.