Substation control and alarm monitoring

Substation monitoring: Quest introduces the TELSEC MP2 to meet the power utilities’ Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) requirements.

Apr 2nd, 2018
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Substation monitoring: Quest Controls Inc. introduces the TELSEC® MP2 to provide control and alarm monitoring for all the assets in a power utility substation. The compact intuitive system will monitor environmental conditions such as temperature, humidity, intrusion, DC power plants, generators, fuel level, energy usage, and other critical systems found in remote substations. The MP2 has 32 universal inputs that support monitoring temperature, contact closures or any 0-5 VDC or 4-20 mA sensors. Two RS485 serial ports are available to monitor Modbus RTU enabled devices for trending and alarming. Up to 512 unique Modbus registers can be polled. There are four digital outputs for alarm notification or control such as generator exercise, as well as an Ethernet port for remote communications.

The system features a built-in web server for programming and status monitoring of the site including a historical graphing engine. The alarm logic is programmable with multiple severity levels and all programming is stored in non-volatile memory. Ethernet communications with support for IPv6, IPv4, HTTP, HTTPS, RADIUS Password Authentication, SNMP v1, v2c and v3 and SMTP (Email) and is easily integrated into third party NMS software such as Quest’s OspreyFMS®.

Quest Controls, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a complete family of remote surveillance products that provide monitoring, control, and energy management solutions for the power utility, telecommunications, cable, and commercial industries. The TELSEC®, OspreyFMS® & BACnet product and server software families provide alarm performance, monitoring, control, energy savings, and test of a facility’s critical operating environment and equipment to maintain and ensure each facility’s smooth and continuous operation. Quest Controls, Inc. also provides installation services as well as 24/7 monitoring and service contracts.

For more information about Quest Controls or other products, click here to go to Utility Products’ website.

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