MSE – Tetragenics Announces MC3000 Enhancement with Support for DNP3 Protocol

  • May 04, 2004
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May 4, 2004 – Butte, MT – MSE – Tetragenics, a leading automation, monitoring and control system company, announces the enhancement of the MC3000 to support the DNP3 Protocol. The MC3000 Master Alarm Control System is designed for system control in a secure environment. The DNP3 Host protocol enables the MC3000 to achieve standard, open-based interconnectivity between substation computers, Remote Terminal Units (RTUs), intelligent electronic devices (IEDs), and master stations. Industry trends indicate that DNP3 is now the leading choice for automation managers. The MC3000 combines advanced Tetragenics software with 32 bit protected mode processing, built-in diagnostics, critical alarm upgrading, Ethernet support, security, multi-region/number callout, network data logging, and multiple download options. The system can be viewed locally or remotely over your Intranet/Internet at remote sites using a standard web browser. Able to run on multiple platforms, the MC3000 Master is ideally suited for small to large-sized monitoring and control systems that require the performance and scalability offered by today's powerful computers. MC3000 Master System Highlights: DNP3 Host – uses this latest standard protocol allowing substation computers and master station computers to communicate data and control commands – the MC3000 supports several other protocols, including Modbus, JEM2, Schweitzer, and Tetragenics protocolsMultiple Platforms – runs on Windows XP, 2000, NT, and 98 Security – requires a case-sensitive user name and password with 255 access levels availableExpandability – supports up to 10,000 IEDs/RTUs/PLCs Internet/Intranet Ready – allows system to be viewed securely with a web browser User-Definable Logic/Control Sequences – can execute user-defined sequences and controls based on time and/or eventAuto Generated Text Screens – displays text screens automatically, showing the status of each input and output in the systemUser-Defined Screens – allows customization of high definition graphic screensEthernet Polling – communicates with remote units over the networkSystem Editors – uses Windows-based System Database Editors (SDE), containing user-friendly tables with scrolling parameters for easy editingTrending – creates graphical trends of real-time and historical dataHistorical Data Archive – stores data for later viewing, or import into other programs in ASCII format for analysisEmail Alarm Notification – automatically emails notification of alarms to specified email addresses (used in addition to audible and call out alarm features)Ping Alarming – provides automatic pinging features for selected devices on the networkPlant Control Functions – provides load, spill, pond, VAR, volt, PF, VAR Balancing functionsAlarm Levels – contains user-defined alarm levels with 128 available configurationsCustom Modules – allows custom system expansion by system administrator or Tetragenics Engineer For more information visit www.tetragenics.com/mc3000.htm.

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