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RTU560 product line

Superior scalability for grid automation and control

Substation automation product for transmission and sub-transmission. RTU560 represents high-end network interfacing - offering maximum flexibility with the highest number of supported protocols for sub and host communications. Designed to handle the highly complex systems in grid automation and control interfacing. RTU560 connects to all kinds of IEDs, parallel I/Os, serial connected and communication via IEC 68150. All this real time data can then be transmitted to your central SCADA systems for critical actions - protecting your primary equipment from overloading of the grid. Optimize your investments with our long life cycle policy and benefit from our agile migration concepts.

Your benefits

  • Adaptability to changing conditions in your network
  • Secure flexibility with our modular platform that allows hot swap depending on your requirements
  • Precise data handling gives you peace-of-mind
  • Superior performance with up to 16 CMUs enables mass data handling
  • Experience of more than 40 years in substation automation make RTU560 a secure investment for you
  • Our agile migration concept saves your money and time
RTU560 product line

In complex network environments you are challenged by a large amount of data. Our RTU560 is the perfect solution for various applications for automation and control.

  • The migration solution allows you to retrofit your secondary equipment with reduced investment.
  • The combination of parallel wired I/Os, serial links and IEC 61850 is efficiently feasible with our RTU560 allowing you to work with infrastructures from different generations
  • Our flexible redundancy concepts provide high availability where you need it
  • Transmission network substations
    • Automation of transmission substation
    • Digital substation
    • Migration
  • Electrical distribution network, primary substation
    • Automation of primary substation
    • Transformer automation and control
 
Application RTU520 RTU540 RTU560
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Capacitor banks    
Demand response    
Fault detection isolation restoration    
Voltage optimization    
Decentralized energy resources    
Substation automation    
Gateway    
Wellhead automation
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Monitoring and control of pumping stations  
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RTU560 product line increases availability with a flexible redundancy concept which is suitable for all types of redundant requirements. Redundant communication units can be replaced even during operation, ensuring a reliable system.

560HMR01 - Human machine interface (HMI)

  • Interface board to RTU560 integrated web HMI
  • Windows 7 Professional (32 bit)
  • 2x Ethernet interface (10/100BaseT)
  • 4x USB ports for keyboard and mouse
  • 1x VGA port for monitor
  • 1x Stereo audio-out

560CMR01 – Communication Unit

  • Central module of the RTU560 with ARM based platform
  • 2x serial communication interfaces (RS-232 or RS-485) for local/remote communication
  • 2x Ethernet interface (10/100BaseT) SD card with licenses and functions adaptable to customer requirements
  • 1 x Micro-USB interface for webserver access

560CMR02 - Communication unit

  • 2x ETH, 6 serial (RS232/485)
  • USB interface for Webserver access
  • Powerful CMU platform (factor 3-4)
  • Considerable memory (128 MB)

RTU560 product line increases availability with a flexible redundancy concept which is suitable for all types of redundant requirements. Redundant power supplies can be replaced even during operation, ensuring a reliable system.

560PSR00

  • Input voltage 24...60 V DC
  • Output voltage: 5 and 24 V DC
  • Suitable for redundant power supply in 560MPR03/560SFR02

560PSU01

  • Input voltage 110...220 V DC
  • Output voltage: 5 and 24 V DC
  • Suitable for redundant power supply in 560MPR03/560SFR02

560PSU02

  • Input voltage: 48...220 V DC
  • Output voltage: 5 and 24 V DC
  • Suitable for redundant power supply in 560MPR03/560SFR02

Binary input/output modules

23BE40 - Binary input, 16 channels

Allocation of an input signal to a processing function can be done according to the rules of configuration.

  • 16 channel potential isolated inputs, without common return
  • Process voltage: 110...125 V DC and 220...250 V DC

23BE23 - Binary input, 16 channels, LED's

To be used for single indications, double indications, digital measurands and pulse counters. 

  • Resolution: 1 ms
  • Process voltage: 24...60 V DC
  • LED signal for each input

560BIR01 - Binary input, 8 channels, LED's

Binary input module 560BIR01

  • (R2: 110/125VDC)
  • Support of 110/125 VDC process voltage in rack mounting
  • 110/125V module

23BE50 - Binary input, 64 channels, LED's

To be used for single indications, double indications, digital measurands and pulse counters.

  • Resolution: 1 ms
  • Process voltage: 24...60 V DC
  • LED signal for each input

23BA20 - Binary output, 16 channels

16 output contacts configured as:

  • 1-pole command
  • 2-pole command
  • 1.5-pole command in configuration with 23BA23
  • Operating voltage 24...60 V DC, 60 W
  • Imax.: 2 A with 24 V DC (ohmic load)

560BOR01 - Binary output, 16 channels

To be used for control of 16 binary process signals using relay contacts. 

  • 16 relay contacts, 2 groups of 8 outputs with common return
  • Max. switching voltage: 150 V DC
  • Max. breaking current: 2 A @ 60 V DC

Analog input/output modules

23AE23 - Analog input, 8 channels

The 23AE23 board records up to 8 analog measured values.

  • Resolution 12 bit + sign
  • Measuring ranges: +/-2 mA; +/-5 mA; +/-10 mA; +/-20 mA; +/-40 mA; +/-2 V DC; 0...20 V DC

23AA21 - Analog output, 2 channels with potential isolation

Via the analog output board 23AA21 analog control outputs for sequential or closed loop control, display instruments, measurand recorders etc. can be connected to the RTU560.

  • Analog signal represented digitally by 11 bit + sign
  • Selectable current outputs: +/-2.5 mA; +/-5 mA; +/-10 mA; +/-20 mA; +4...20 mA

Command output modules

23BA23 - Command output monitoring (1 out of n) check

The 23BA23 board is intended for use in the RTU560 product line. The 23BA23 board should be installed if the output circuit of an object command has to be checked before the actual command is given. 

  • Two test and switching circuits
  • Auxiliary test voltage 24...60 V DC

23BA40 - Command output module

The 23BA40 can be used for the following types of signal: object commands with single or double contact outputs, regulation commands, digital set points, bitstring output, 1, 2 or 16 bit.

  • 16 output contacts configured as 16 single contact outputs or 8 double contact outputs
  • Switching voltage: 24...220 V DC / 250 V AC
  • Max. switching capacity: 120 W (DC)
  • Max. switching current: 300 mA at 110 V DC, 200 mA at 220 V DC (L/R = 40 ms)
  • Isolated relay output contacts NO, 2-pole connection

The RTU560 product line features a multi-processor architecture with up to 16 CMUs. With this architecture the RTU560 offers a higher flexible performance. It furthermore provides a better usage of CMUs by distributing the load among the CMUs. In addition, an improved startup time is achieved.

560MPR01 - Rack with 9 slots, wall mounted

  • Mounting panel for RTU with plug for serial peripheral bus for extension
  • Max. 8 slots for peripheral modules
  • Max. 2 CMUs (560CMU02/05)

560MPR03 - Mounting panel for redundant power supply

With flexible configuration for I/O, CMU and power supply (23XS20 not included).

  • 2 slots for redundant power supply units (PSU)
  • Up to 18 slots can be used for I/O boards, communication units (CMU) or a mixture of both
  • Interfaced to other racks via serial peripheral bus
  • Up to 7 560MPR03 racks can be connected to an I/O bus segment

560SFR02 - 19'' swing frame rack for optional redundant power supply

With flexible configuration for I/O, CMU and power supply.

  • 2 slots for redundant power supply units (PSU)
  • Up to 18 slots can be used for I/O boards, communication units (CMU) or a mixture of both
  • Up to 7 560SFR02 racks can be connected to an I/O bus segment

23OK24 - Fibre optic coupler for 2 glass-fibre optic lines

Fibre optic coupler for glass-fibre optic cable with emission wave length of 820 nm. Fiber optic connection with bayonet socket BFOC/2.5 (IEC-SC86B)

  • Optical isolation of RTU560 bus
  • Suitable as star coupler for RS-485 bus and RS-232 bus
  • Interfacing of IEC 60870-5-103 devices
  • Connector for 2 optical lines on front plate

23WT23 - Modem V.23, power supply 5...24 V DC

The 23WT23 board is a modem which converts the serial data according to FSK-channel CCITT V.23 standard. Therefore it can be used for transmission via leased PTT-lines or private networks.

  • Voice frequency telegraphy device (VFT) according CCITT V.23 standard with max. 1200 baud

23WT24 - Modem 9600 baud, power supply 5 V DC

  • FSK device with 9600 baud transmission speed
  • Connector for RS-232 testing and disconnecting on front plate
  • Communication over pilot cables

23WT25 - Modem 50-2400 baud, power supply 5...24 V DC

  • Voice frequency telegraphy device (VFT)
  • Channel-frequencies and -bandwidth are selectable according to CCITT standards R35...R38 and V.23/1200 baud
  • Additional 600 baud and 2400 baud channels

560NUS04 - Integrated unmanaged switch with 4 ports

Fibre optic coupler for glass-fibre optic cable with emission wave length of 820 nm. Fiber optic connection with bayonet socket BFOC/2.5 (IEC-SC86B)

  • Unmanaged switch
  • 4x 10/100 BaseT port (electrical)
  • Linear network structure supported
  • Can be used with rack types 560MPR01, 560MPR03, 560SFR02.

560NUS12 - Integrated unmanaged switch with 2 SFP slots

  • Unmanaged switch
  • 2x SFP slot, without optical transmitter/receiver
  • Additional SFP modules are required (see 560NFOxx)
  • 2x 10/100 BaseT port (electrical)
  • Linear network structure supported

560NMS24 - Integrated managed switch with 1 SDSL-port and 4 Ethernet Ports

  • Integrated managed layer-2-switch
  • 4x 10/100 BaseT port (RJ45, electrical, auto negotiating)
  • 2x SDSL-port for copper wire
  • Provides redundant topologies by the (Rapid) Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)
  • 1x RS-232 port suitable for serial protocols

560NMS34 - Integrated managed switch with 1 SDSL-port and 4 Ethernet ports

  • Integrated managed layer-2-switch
  • 4x 10/100 BaseT port (RJ45, electrical, auto negotiating)
  • 1x SDSL-port for copper wire
  • Provides redundant topologies by the (Rapid) Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)
  • 1x RS-232 port suitable for serial protocols 

Synchronization of RTU’s internal time with time information from module ensures that process information from several terminal units are synchronized, thus providing reliable and precise system operation. The easy to use real time clock modules are ready for plug and play.

560RCR01 — Real time clock GPS for RTU560

Real time clock for synchronization of the RTU560 with the standard time of the GPS satellite including configuration tool.

  • Antenna and cable have to be ordered separately

560RTC01 - Real time clock GPS

Real time clock for synchronization of the RTU560 with the standard time of the GPS satellite including configuration tool.

  • Antenna and cable have to be ordered separately

560RTC02 - Real time clock DCF77

For synchronization of the RTU560 with the standard time of the long-wave transmitter DCF77.

  • Antenna and cable have to be ordered separately

560RTC03 - Real time clock IRIG-B

For synchronization of the RTU560 with the standard time of the IRIG-B signal.

  • Receiver and cable have to be ordered separately
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