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Substation Automation

Robust Products for Power & Energy Applications

IEC 61850-3 & IEEE 1613 Compliant
Computing Platforms
Ethernet Switches
HMI Devices

the modernization of legacy Transmission & Distribution (T&D) systems and providing reliable T&D information for electric power management are becoming key goals for today’s power and energy applications. To that end. new challenges are arising due to the limitations of our traditional power resources as we try to minimize the impact our power usage has on the environment. such as wind and solar power are playing more significant roles in modern electricity grids. . renewable energies.Overview Power & energy applications are becoming more and more critical as demands for electricity continue to increase worldwide. Additionally. Furthermore.

IEC 61850 is being applied increasingly within substation automation. Redundant Managed Ethernet in sswitches provide this interconnection between the substation and power system b which is critical to improve reliability. Advantech's Managed Ethernet Switch. The IEC 61850-3 e sstandard for power and energy communication networks and systems c guarantees reliable performance in the critical g environments these applications are based. feature a robust design te and meet the IEC 61850-3 and IEEE 1613 a requirements for substation-grade equipment. Based on the IEC 61850-3 and IEEE 1613 certifications. controllers and a sservers into one station computer. provides a reliable S Ethernet backbone to realize redundant ring E capabilities. re The result is a reduction in hardware which in T turn reduces the overall failure rate of the tu ssystem. the network components and the control platform. control platform and protocol gateways are c the most critical devices to fulfill this th interoperability. IEC 61850-3 is the hardware standard of general requirements ensures environmental and EMI immunity of network devices used in substations. w efficiency. EKI-4654R. especially between all of the intelligent electronic devices (IEDs) from different manufacturers. The IEC 61850 standard for grid integration and substation automation communications has been established within the power and energy sector for all T&D applications. Advantech’s power and energy products ensure reliable communication and interconnectivity between the intelligent electronic devices (IEDs). the computing platforms. Another standard for electronic power substations is IEEE 1613. and grid integration applications. e In this application. IEC 61850 & IEEE 1613 Certifications IEC 61850 is the international standard that defines the hardware and communication requirements for all products within substation automation. detailing environmental and higher standard testing requirements for communications networking devices. a Advantech's UNO-4672 computing platform A is an advanced and flexible device to simplify ssubstation system configuration. . This standard ensures interoperability for the myriad of devices which comprise power and energy. T&D automation. due to its ability to integrate gateways. EKI-4654R provides dual ra redundant power modules to fulfill the high re reliability and dependability requirements of re ssubstation network configuration. Aside from its wide input power c range (AC/DC). They are expandable. Advantech’s Substation Automation Architecture T IEC 61850 standard ensures that all The devices within power and energy system d architectures can communicate with all the a electronic devices (IEDs) in the process layer. support LAN redundancy and e teaming functionality. e guaranteeing certain levels of EMI immunity g and interference resistance. and productivity.Grid Integration To optimize the effectiveness of integration from various Distributed Energy Resources (DER) and ensure the interoperability and interconnectivity of control devices with varying proprietary protocols.

UNO-3074 provides a full-featured integrated industrial-grade platform for plant substation automation. with its LAN redundancy and teaming function capabilities. or remote electrical signals and providing critical messages through the station bus to the substation system. providing products and applications to meet their needs. they required a robust platform with 19” rack mount to integrate substation process level signals and upload system data to the substation level for monitoring and control. a fanless computing platform with no internal cabling.0 or IEC 60870) and different physical communication connections (Ethernet or serial ports). analog values. ensuring a reliable network infrastructure. They adopted Advantech’s UNO-4678. and has cooperated with leading system providers in the power industry worldwide. this customer adopted RAID interface cards for hard disk backup to prevent critical information loss and increase the system reliability. Substation Automation Applications Advantech brings over 25 years of valuable industrial experience to the substation automation market. They employ a variety of Intelligent Electronic Devices (IED) in their substations for monitoring and protecting equipment which are comprised of different proprietary protocols (DNP 3. To unify and synergize critical field information (such as transformer tap positions or switchgear leakage detection). In an effort to modernize their high voltage substation. In order to supervise and control 110kV substations (or medium voltage switchgears). The excellent cost/performance ratio of these products and their flexible functionality also met the clients’ strict Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) requirement. Transmission & Distribution Substation in China One of the top 5 power industry providers in China has been serving power generation and T&D applications for more than 30 years. engineers require an integrated automation platform to manage plant-wide power systems. With its 4 x PCI slots. helping to produce top tier high voltage equipment serving over 30 countries around the world. In this solution. Secondary Substation in France One of the worldwide leading T&D companies offering reliable nuclear power generation and solutions to bring electricity onto power networks. Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractors in China. Primary Substation in China Another of our clients is one of top 3 power industry Engineering. Advantech’s UNO-4672 computing platform was the clear choice for this solution. The robust design realizes reliable performance to save the maintenance costs for our customer as well. Advantech’s UNO-3074 provided an excellent platform capable of archiving intelligent switch signals. System m Diagram EKI-4654R UNO-4672 UNO-4678 UNO-3074 . Furthermore the EKI-4654R Ethernet switch provides a short recovery time. surge and EMI). which provides a robust and reliable platform for substation automation. they required IEC 61850-3 & IEEE 1613 compliant hardware devices to serve critical processes without interference (such as transient.

and serial console timer. TCP and UPD operation modes • Industrial proven design. rich system & I/O LED status • Windows XP Embedded (SP2) ready indicators platform with write protection (EWF) • Windows CE 6. anti-shock up to aluminum die-cast front panel • Provides rich configuration methods: 50 G. 4-ch isolated DO with • Combo RS-232 & USB interface for browser. isolated serial ports with automatic flow • Supports Lm sensor to retrieve CPU and RSTP/STP(802. anti-vibration up to 2 G • Front access USB connector Windows utility. web • 4-ch isolated DI.0 • Windows 2000/XP driver ready and Linux • Wide operating temperature from (1 x internal) drive support -40 ~ 85º C • Rear wiring.6 kbps • 4 x PCI-bus expansion slots for versatile • Flat-sealed front panel design • Provides COM port redirection (virtual applications • Robust design with anti-rust chassis and COM).1w/1D) control and 128KB FIFO board temperature for monitoring purposes • Fully integrated.4 GHz professor automatic flow control • Redundancy : Gigabit X-Ring (ultra • 2 x RS-232 and 8x RS-232/422/485 • 3 x 10/100Base-T RJ-45 ports high-speed recovery time <10ms). 10 x with 3 x LAN. and DVI Ports • 19” rack mount/ 1U. Device Server • Onboard Pentium M processor Direct-VGA. 8 x COM. 8 x DI. and Linux ready solution UNO-3074 FPM-5171G EKI-1526 Intel® Pentium® M Fanless Box PC 17" SXGA Industrial Monitor with 16-port RS-232/422/485 Serial with 4 x PCI. PC/104 Redundant Industrial Ethernet COM. plus 24 Fast Ethernet ports 1. dual-redundant power • 2 x 10/100/1000 Base-T (supports • Supports 2 x USB slots and 1 x type I/II supply: 2x100~240VAC/100~240VDC teaming function) and 4 x 10/100 Base-T CF cards • Front panel LEDs simplify the monitoring • Supports 2 x internal CF card and 1 x 2. rear wiring • Onboard 512 KB battery-backup SRAM • 17" SXGA TFT LCD with resolution up to • 16-port RS-232/422/485 serial • 2 x RS-232 and 2 x RS-232/422/485 ports 1280 x 1024 communication with RS-485 automatic flow control • Direct VGA & DVI-D video input interface • Provides 2 x 10/100 Mbps Ethernet ports • 2 x 10/100Base-T RJ-45 ports and 4 x • Lockable OSD keys with 2 user-defined for LAN redundancy USB ports contrast/brightness settings • Supports baud rate up to 921.0.5" • Windows CE 5. Product Offerings IEC 61850-3 / IEC 61850-3 / IEEE 1613 Compliant IEEE 1613 Compliant UNO-4672 U NO-46 46 6 UNO-4678 EKI-4654R IIntell® P Pen Pentium n i ® M/C M/Celeron® M Intel® Celeron® M Fanless Box PC C 24+2 SFP Port Managed Fanless Box PC with 6 x LAN. counter and interrupt handling touchscreen function (optional) • Built-in 15KV ESD protection for all • Supports dual power inputs • Supports industrial 10-30 VDC power input serial signals • Windows 2000/XP and Embedded • Front panel is NEMA4/IP65 compliant • Built-in buzzer for easy location Linux support • SNMP MIB-II for network management . PC Card Resistive Touchscreen.0 and Windows XP and management SATA HDD Embedded ready solution • Rear wiring with LED indicator • PC/104+ extension and 4 x USB 2. PC/104+ • 19'' rack mount/ 1U form factor with Switch • IEC 61850-3 & IEEE 1613 Compliant fanless design and no internal cabling • IEC 61850-3 & IEEE 1613 Compliant • 19" rack mount/ 2U form factor with • Onboard Celeron M 1 GHz professor and • 19" rack mount/ 1U form factor with fanless design and no internal cabling 512 MB memory fanless design • Onboard Celeron M 1 GHz or Pentium M • 8 x isolated RS-232/422/485 ports with • 2 SFP ports. 8 x DO. Windows XP Embedded SP2. Telnet console.

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