M-6283A Three Phase Digital Capacitor Bank Control

Three Phase Sensing Digital Capacitor Bank Control for Remote Capacitor Automation, Monitoring and Protection


  • Universal control offering automatic Voltage, VAr, Current, Time (seasonality) or Temperature operation with programmable voltage override

  • Full three phase voltage and current sensing

  • Compatible with traditional VT's, Line Post Sensors and multi‑core LPS

  • Three phase (Ganged) capacitor switch operation with optional Independent Phase switching

  • 8 Setting profiles with programmable automatic or SCADA controlled profile switching

  • Patent pending neutral current detection algorithm


  • Front panel USB port for local programming and data transfer

  • Smart Flash SD Card Slot for Quick Uploading of Configurations, Settings, Firmware Upgrades, and Supports Control Cloning

  • Flexible Communication Options for Wired or Wireless Networks with two independent serial ports (232, 485, Fiber or Bluetooth)

  • Optional full 10/100 Mbps auto-sensing, auto-negotiable true Ethernet (copper or fiber) port with multi-user and multi-protocol support

  • Protocols supported include MODBUS, DNP3.0

  • Full DNP implementation with support for read/write of digital and analog values, file transfer, multicasting, unsolicited response, monitoring and remote control

  • Compatible with most popular Volt-Var Optimization (VVO) and Conservation Voltage Reduction (CVR) implementations

  • Security tools to implement NERC CIP requirements, including IPsec and Radius server security

  • IEEE 1686 Compliant


  • Advanced metering with integrated Power Quality monitoring including voltage and current harmonics up to the 31st, THD, detection of sags, swells and sub‑synchronous transients

  • Advanced Data Logging and Load Profile Recorder – Data stored in non-volatile memory requiring no battery backup

  • 129 Event Sequence of Events (SoE) Recorder

  • Oscillographic records with adjustable sampling rate up to 64 s/c

  • Three phase overcurrent detection for through fault monitoring


  • Uncomplicated Windows based application software for easy local or remote programming, monitoring, operation or downloading of recorded information


  • Optional M-2980A Control Cabinet offers a wide range of Pole top mounting options and accessories for communication hardware


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