Meter Testing

The CMControl, the flexible front panel control for the OMICRON CMC test sets, now provides a completely new test tool for meter testing. With this tool, CMControl users now have the possibility to test not only various power system protection devices but also electricity meters on-site in an easy and cost-efficient way. The functionality of the CMControl meter testing tool includes the calibration of the Wh and varh measurements, each in both load directions. Depending on the CMC test set used, the calibration of meters up to an accuracy class of 0.2 is possible. Start-up and no-load checks can also be performed to assess the proper function of electromechanical meters.

Isolation Optocouplers

Vishay Intertechnology Inc. broadens its optoelectronics portfolio with the introduction of the industry’s first CAT IV, high-voltage isolation optocouplers available in surface-mount packages. Certified by the international safety regulatory agency VDE, the CNY64ST and CNY65ST series products offer long creepage distances and a high isolation test voltage to protect workers and equipment used in high-voltage environments. Now customers wanting the manufacturing flexibility of using all surface-mount components in their products can use the CNY64ST and CNY65ST, which complement the CNY6x series of through-hole devices already available. The CNY6x series of CAT IV optocouplers protects equipment and people from being damaged or injured by a high-voltage spike or transient of up to 12,000 V and a recurring peak voltage of 1,450 VPEAK while allowing data to pass from the high-voltage side to low-voltage monitoring equipment.
Vishay Intertechnology Inc.

Transfer Switch Control

All Russelectric RTS Series 30-cycle-rated and 3-cycle-rated automatic transfer switches now come equipped with the company’s new RPTCS microprocessor automatic transfer control system. In addition to a long list of standard features, each system is programmed at the factory to include customer-specified options. Setup, alarm acknowledgement, and review of actual data are easily accomplished using the controller’s soft keys and color display. The intuitive, interactive menu guides the user through controller setup and the entering of configuration data, including communications and timing set points, adjustable control parameters (interlocks, alarms, and security), and event logging.

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