High Performance Power Quality Analyser (PQA) with Disturbance Fault Recorder (DFR)

SATEC PM180 is a high performance analyzer that allows versatile uses. The high performance of the PM180, together with the unique flexible design of the expansion cards and the versatile installation on DIN rail, 4" round or 92x92mm cutout, enables its use in a large variety of applications, in which it can substitute several other devices—saving costs, space and complexity.

SATEC PM180 for Versatile Uses:

  • Industrial Substation automation controller
  • High performance Power Quality Analyser (PQA)
  • Revenue Grade Check Meter
  • Digital Fault Recorder (DFR)
  • Sequence of Events (SoE) power meter with IEC 61850 protocol
  • Motors and Large Load Monitoring

The PM180 can be connected to a local display, plus up to two remote displays (via RS-485), at the same time. The selection of displays includes LCD or LED display in various configurations. The unique modular design of the PM180 ensures its adaptation to changing needs, through a selection of numerous plug-in options for multiple customer applications. The PM180 can have up to 3 expansions modules.

  • Exceeding Class 0.2S (IEC 62053-22/ANSII C12.20)
  • Measurement and Power Quality at 256 samples per cycle
  • Transient recording (option) of 2kV at 1024 samples per cycle (16/20μS)
  • Total Harmonic Distortion for Voltage and Current and up to the 63rd individual harmonic for V, I, P, Q
  • Full galvanic isolation for all voltage and current channels
  • Digital fault recorder option – up to 50/100A current
  • Optional additional 4 or 8 current channels for fault analysis
  • Standard communication: Ethernet, USB, RS-232/485 and IR (on front panel)
  • 256MB on board memory
  • Communication: FO Ethernet, 2G/3G cellular modem, Profibus
  • Expansion slots for a wide range of plug-in modules
  • Modbus RTU, ASCII, DNP 3.0, Modbus/TCP, DNP3/TCP, IEC 61850 (option), IEC 60870-5-101/104 (option)
  • From ½ cycle RMS to 2-hour envelopes
  • Programmable post fault on any internal and/or external trigger condition
  • Provides simultaneous capture for all voltage and current channels with choice of sample rate, up to 256 (1024 with Transient Module). Selectable pre-fault/post-fault recording length. Disturbance capture recording up to several minutes
  • Transient capture (>78/65μs—50/60Hz)
  • Total Harmonic Distortion for Voltage and Current and up to the 63rd individual harmonic for V, I, P, Q
  • Including directional power harmonics (Load or Source)
  • V-I angle, TDD and K factors
  • Real time cycle-by-cycle measurement of high accuracy, true RMS voltage, current, power, demand and energy
  • Revenue accurate meter
  • Exceeding Class 0.2S (IEC 62053-22/ANSII C12.20)
  • Advanced Time Of Use (TOU) feature (16 Energy sources include external digital pulses, up to 4 seasons, 4 daily profiles, 8 Tariffs, flexible automatic calendar) for any complex billing scheme
  • Vector diagram and symmetrical components
  • Real-Time Clock
  • Provides 1 msec time resolution via IRIG-B time code input or satellite clock for common time base (requires IRIG-B module)
  • As an SNTP client, it can accept periodic synchronization of the meter clock from an SNTP server
  • Time sync from digital input with 1ms accuracy
  • Three impulse galvanic isolated AC voltage inputs
  • Impulse dielectric withstand 6kV
  • Wide range application up to 828V
  • 4 dual purpose current inputs (3-phase + Neutral)—1A/5A for measurement CTs with Class 0.2S revenue grade accuracy to 10A/20A and 50A/100A (5A/HACS) for protection CTs (10/20x)
  • 3 independent built-in Ports plus 3 optional :
    • IRIG-B and RS-422/485 port
    • TXFX (fiber optic)
    • 2G/3G cellular modem
  • Communication Protocols :
  • Modbus RTU, ASCII, DNP 3.0,
  • Modbus/TCP, DNP3/TCP, IEC 61850 (option), IEC 60870-5-101/104 (option)
  • 16 high speed digital inputs total up to 48 DIs
  • 8 dry contact relay outputs, total up to 24 ROs
  • Mixed 4 analog inputs and 4 outputs, total up to 12 AI/12AO
  • Standard onboard memory : 256 MB
  • Programmable controller : up to 64 control setpoints, up to 8 conditions OR, AND, arithmetical functions logic, extensive triggers, programmable thresholds and delays, relay control, event-driven data recording
  • 8 fast waveform recorders : simultaneous 8-channel AC, one DC : up to 48 digital inputs in a single plot
  • Waveform sampling rate 32, 64, 128 or 256 samples per cycle; up to 20 pre-fault cycles (2 cycles of 1024 samples per cycle or 4 cycles with 512 samples per cycle with Transient Module)
  • Up to 3.5 min. of continuous waveform recording
  • 1-ms resolution for digital inputs
  • 16 fast Data Recorders (16 parameters on each data log) : From ½ cycle RMS to 2 hour RMS envelopes; up to 20 pre/post-fault cycles; programmable data logs on a periodic basis and on internal or external trigger
  • 32 digital internal counters
  • 16 internal programmable timers (½ cycle to 24 hours)
  • Digital Fault Recording (DFR) - SATEC PM180 includes true Digital Fault Recording and Disturbance Recording. The standard device includes four current channels for up to 20xIn (100A @ In=5A) of fault currents. Adding the DFR module (page 4) allows for separated connection of measurement CTs and protection CTs of up to 40xIn (200A). Three AC voltage channels and one AC/ DC measurement input channels are also included. Multiple PM180 devices can cross trigger for up to 20 cycles of pre-fault information for distributed recording. Fault information can be exported to PQDIF/COMTRADE format via PAS software.
  • Bay Controller Unit (BCU) - SATEC's PM180 is a cost effective solution for electrical substation automation. By adding a single PM180 device to each feeder, ALL the information required for substation automation is provided. The PM180 extends the life expectancy of electromechanical relays by providing information lacking in electromechanical devices without interfering in the protection scheme.
  • Cutting Edge Power Quality Analyzer & Recorder - The PM180 is the most advanced power quality analyzer and recorder on the market. The instrument is a product of SATEC's 25 years of experience in the creation of power quality instruments. The PM180 is designed to fully comply with the most demanding industry standard, IEC 61000-4-30 Class A. It provides power quality reports and statistics according to IEEE 1159, EN50160, GOST 13109 or GOST 54149, complimented by comprehensive power quality event/data log with waveforms available for detailed Power Quality event analysis. Redundant power supply allows full readiness for any power quality event, including major dips and interruptions. The individual harmonics and inter-harmonics are analyzed according to IEC 61000-4-7. The instrument also supports directional power harmonics analysis.
  • Revenue Grade Check Meter - Designed for Revenue Grade metering, the PM180 provides a high accuracy energy measurement that can be used to check the utility meter, as well as adding power quality and control functions.

Digital Inputs :

  • 16 inputs (total up to 48 DI)
  • Optically isolated dry/wet contact
  • Scan time : 1ms @ 60Hz, 1.25ms @ 50Hz 24/125/250V DC

Relay Outputs :

  • 8 relays (Total up to 24 RO)
  • 8 relays rated at 8A/250V AC, 5A/24V DC, 0.25A/250V DC

Analog Inputs/Outputs :

  • 4AI and 4AO (Total up to 12AI / 12AO)
  • Ranges :
  • ±1mA (with 100% overload)
  • 0-20mA
  • 0-1mA (with 100% overload)
  • 4-20mA
  • Accuracy Class 0.2S FS
  • Scan/update time : 2 cycles

Communication Ports

 IRIG-B module

  • Optically isolated IRIG-B port
  • Second RS-422/485 COM port

TXFX module

  • Redundant Ethernet port
  • 10/100 Mbit with RJ45 connector
  • 100Base FX with SC connector

2G/3G cellular modem

  • Antenna connection : SMA
  • Supports UMTS/HSPA+ bands : 800/850/900/AWS/1900/2100

Transient Recorder Module

  • Records voltage transients of up to 2kV (L-G) at 1024 samples/cycle per channel

Fault Recorder Module

  • Additional current input offers separated metering & protection CT connection, records current faults of up to 200A (40*In)

Auxiliary Power Supply

  • 50-290V AC and 40-290V DC, 20W
  • 6-35 V DC, 20W (max. one auxiliary power supply per PM180)

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