Electro Industries Launches IEC 61850 Protocol Capability for Shark® 200 Power Meter

Aug 05, 2013, 09:00 ET from Electro Industries/GaugeTech

WESTBURY, N.Y., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces that its Shark® 200 multifunction power and energy meter now offers IEC 61850 protocol capability through its new INP300S Network card.

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The international IEC 61850 standards were developed to allow networking of utility substation equipment from multiple vendors for power management and control. The Shark® 200 with the IEC 61850 implementation allows the power meter to provide integral power information for smart substation solutions.  

Additional features of the Shark® 200 meter's IEC 61850 Network card include:

  • Support for Modbus and IEC 61850 protocols simultaneously
  • Support for 5 simultaneous MMS clients
  • Configurable for multiple logical nodes
  • Provides buffered and unbuffered reporting
  • Dual Ethernet 61850 and/or DNP3.0 Ethernet Support


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