Three Phase Building Automation / PLC Power Metering Kit

Model: PS3-KIT

Three Phase Building Automation / PLC Power Metering Kit

Model: PS3-KIT

Three phase revenue-grade industrial/commercial metering bundle that delivers ANSI C12 accuracy data from a device or panel to a Building Automation System (BAS) or PLC via MODBUS or BACNET using a line-powered metering transducer and self-powered flexible RoCoil CTs.

Three phase revenue-grade industrial/commercial metering bundle that delivers ANSI C12 accuracy data from a device or panel to a Building Automation System (BAS) or PLC via MODBUS or BACNET using a line-powered metering transducer and self-powered flexible RoCoil CTs.

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DENT's PowerScout™ 3 Plus is a single-point 3-phase submeter that is compatible with either BACnet or Modbus communications protocols. It was designed to provide timely and accurate consumption data necessary to gain the upper hand on electrical costs in today's escalating energy market. These meters can capture kWh/kW energy and demand data as well as virtually all relevant energy parameters for diagnostics and monitoring. PowerScout 3 Plus meters meet the stringent ANSI C12.20-2010 Class 0.2 accuracy standard.

The PowerScout's flexibility, size, and ease-of-use make them ideal tools for gathering detailed consumption information in commercial, industrial, government and retail environments.

Installing the PowerScout 3 Plus is simple thanks to color-coded voltage leads and clearly labeled CTs. DENT's patented PhaseChek™ circuitry includes a three LED indicator display that confirms proper CT-to-phase installation. The PowerScout 3 Plus automatically adjusts for CT orientation, greatly reducing set-up time and all but eliminating installation errors.

The PowerScout 3 Plus uses direct connections to each phase of the voltage and various pre-wired CT options such as split-core current transformers or flexible Rogowski coils (for large loads or large cables and busbars) to monitor current on each phase.

The communications interface to the PowerScout 3 Plus is an RS-422/485 serial connection that uses the BACnet Master Slave Token Passing (MS/TP) protocol or Modbus protocol for sending commands and retrieving data. A seperate BACnet client (Data Logger, or Building Management and Control System) is usually connected to the PowerScout 3 Plus for BACnet. A seperate remore terminal unit (RTU), Data Logger, or Building Management and Control System is usually connected to the PowerScout 3 Plus for Modbus mode. This seperate unit provides data recording and trend logging plus a human interface or display.

Up to 127 PowerScout 3 Plus meters may be connected to a single BACnet client for monitoring and recording power usage at multiple locations within a single site. Up to 254 meters may be connected to Modbus.

NOTE: PowerScout Meters require the purchase of factory-matched CTs. A wide range of CTs is available under the accessories tab or by adding this product to your shopping cart.


Applications

  • Submetering for accurate accountability to tenants, process lines, departments, or entire buildings.
  • Baseline Measurement and Verification of energy savings retrofits or upgrades. Benchmark pre- and post-retrofit consumption and savings.
  • Data Center Load Monitoring on servers and auxiliary equipment to optimize data center operations.
  • Demand Response or Load Shedding programs to take advantage of lowered utility rates.

Key Features

  • Over 50 measured parameters for energy measurement, monitoring and diagnostics
  • Single or 3-phase energy and power meter for submetering applications
  • Mix-and-match a full range of Split-Core or RoCoil™ Rogowski-style current transformers
  • PatentedPhaseChek™. LED indicators ensure correct CT orientation during installation.
  • Line-Powered; 60-600V Phase-Phase Power Supply (Use on 120/240V, 208/120V, 480/277V, or 580/335V, 380/220 volt services; 50 or 60 Hz
  • Switchable between industry-standard Modbus Communications and BACnet (MS/TP) Protocol.
  • Data updates occur every 0.5 seconds
  • ETL and CE Mark
  • Accuracy: Meets ANSI C12.20-2010 Class 0.2 Standard

Specifications

Technical Specifications
Service Types
Single Phase, Three Phase-Four Wire (WYE), Three Phase-Three Wire (Delta)
Power
L1 to L2 Phase. 80-600VAC CAT III 50/60 Hz, 70 mA Max. Non user-replaceable .5 Amp internal fuse protection
3 Voltage Channels
60-600 Volts AC, High AC voltages can be measured with a Potential (voltage) Transformer
3 Current Channels
0-5, 000+ Amps depending on current transformer
Measurement Type
True RMS using high-speed digital signal processing (DSP)
Line Frequency
50/60Hz or 400Hz
Waveform Sampling
12 kHz voltage and current
Measurements
Volts, Amps, kW, kWh, kVAR, kVARh, kVA, kVAh
Apparent Power Factor (aPF)
Displacement Power Factor (dPF)
All parameters for each phase and for system total
Accuracy
Better Than 1% (<0.5% typical) for V, A, kW, kVAR, kVA, PF excluding sensor
Resolution
Adjustible, 0.1 Amp, 0.1 Volt 1 watt, 1 VAR, 1 VA, 0.01 Power Factor typical (dPF)
Indicators
3 LEDs for setup, 1 per phase: Green when voltage and current on the on the same phase, Red when incorrectly wired (PhaseChekTM), a 4th LED for Power On and communication indication
Communication Specifications
Direct
Modbus or BACnet (MS/TP) over RS-485†
Modbus Framing
RTU (binary)
Communication Rate
9600 baud (PS18), 19200†, 38400†, 57600†, 76800†, 115200†
Data Bits
8
Parity
None (PS18), Even†, Odd†
Stop Bit
1 (PS18), 2†, 0†
Data Formats
PS3 Plus: Modbus or BACnet (MS/TP) PS18: Modbus only
Mechanical Specifications
Operating Temperature
-7 to +60°C (-20 to +140°F)
Humidity
5% to 95% non-condensing
Enclosure
PS3 Plus: PC/ABS UL 94 V0 PS18: PC UL 94 5V
Weight (exclusive of CTs)
PS3 Plus: 283 g (10 oz)
PS18 Without Enclosure: 454 g (16 oz) PS18 With Enclosure: 1361 g (48 oz)
Dimensions*
PS3 Plus:
21.8 (L) x 5.8 (W) x 4.0 cm (H) (8.6" x 2.3" x 1.6")
PS18 Without Enclosure:
25.5 (L) x 16.5 (W) x 5.5 cm (H) (10.0" x 6.5" x 2.0")
PS18 With Enclosure:
27.79 (L) x 18.80 (W) x 13.00 cm (H)
(10.94" x 7.40" x 5.12")
*Not including mounting brackets.

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  • Three Phase Building Automation / PLC Power Metering Kit
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    DENT's PowerScout™ 3 Plus is a single-point 3-phase submeter that is compatible with either BACnet or Modbus communications protocols. It was designed to provide timely and accurate consumption data necessary to gain the upper hand on electrical costs in today's escalating energy market. These meters can capture kWh/kW energy and demand data as well as virtually all relevant energy parameters for diagnostics and monitoring. PowerScout 3 Plus meters meet the stringent ANSI C12.20-2010 Class 0.2 accuracy standard.

    The PowerScout's flexibility, size, and ease-of-use make them ideal tools for gathering detailed consumption information in commercial, industrial, government and retail environments.

    Installing the PowerScout 3 Plus is simple thanks to color-coded voltage leads and clearly labeled CTs. DENT's patented PhaseChek™ circuitry includes a three LED indicator display that confirms proper CT-to-phase installation. The PowerScout 3 Plus automatically adjusts for CT orientation, greatly reducing set-up time and all but eliminating installation errors.

    The PowerScout 3 Plus uses direct connections to each phase of the voltage and various pre-wired CT options such as split-core current transformers or flexible Rogowski coils (for large loads or large cables and busbars) to monitor current on each phase.

    The communications interface to the PowerScout 3 Plus is an RS-422/485 serial connection that uses the BACnet Master Slave Token Passing (MS/TP) protocol or Modbus protocol for sending commands and retrieving data. A seperate BACnet client (Data Logger, or Building Management and Control System) is usually connected to the PowerScout 3 Plus for BACnet. A seperate remore terminal unit (RTU), Data Logger, or Building Management and Control System is usually connected to the PowerScout 3 Plus for Modbus mode. This seperate unit provides data recording and trend logging plus a human interface or display.

    Up to 127 PowerScout 3 Plus meters may be connected to a single BACnet client for monitoring and recording power usage at multiple locations within a single site. Up to 254 meters may be connected to Modbus.

    NOTE: PowerScout Meters require the purchase of factory-matched CTs. A wide range of CTs is available under the accessories tab or by adding this product to your shopping cart.


    Applications

    • Submetering for accurate accountability to tenants, process lines, departments, or entire buildings.
    • Baseline Measurement and Verification of energy savings retrofits or upgrades. Benchmark pre- and post-retrofit consumption and savings.
    • Data Center Load Monitoring on servers and auxiliary equipment to optimize data center operations.
    • Demand Response or Load Shedding programs to take advantage of lowered utility rates.

    Key Features

    • Over 50 measured parameters for energy measurement, monitoring and diagnostics
    • Single or 3-phase energy and power meter for submetering applications
    • Mix-and-match a full range of Split-Core or RoCoil™ Rogowski-style current transformers
    • PatentedPhaseChek™. LED indicators ensure correct CT orientation during installation.
    • Line-Powered; 60-600V Phase-Phase Power Supply (Use on 120/240V, 208/120V, 480/277V, or 580/335V, 380/220 volt services; 50 or 60 Hz
    • Switchable between industry-standard Modbus Communications and BACnet (MS/TP) Protocol.
    • Data updates occur every 0.5 seconds
    • ETL and CE Mark
    • Accuracy: Meets ANSI C12.20-2010 Class 0.2 Standard

    Specifications

    Technical Specifications
    Service Types
    Single Phase, Three Phase-Four Wire (WYE), Three Phase-Three Wire (Delta)
    Power
    L1 to L2 Phase. 80-600VAC CAT III 50/60 Hz, 70 mA Max. Non user-replaceable .5 Amp internal fuse protection
    3 Voltage Channels
    60-600 Volts AC, High AC voltages can be measured with a Potential (voltage) Transformer
    3 Current Channels
    0-5, 000+ Amps depending on current transformer
    Measurement Type
    True RMS using high-speed digital signal processing (DSP)
    Line Frequency
    50/60Hz or 400Hz
    Waveform Sampling
    12 kHz voltage and current
    Measurements
    Volts, Amps, kW, kWh, kVAR, kVARh, kVA, kVAh
    Apparent Power Factor (aPF)
    Displacement Power Factor (dPF)
    All parameters for each phase and for system total
    Accuracy
    Better Than 1% (<0.5% typical) for V, A, kW, kVAR, kVA, PF excluding sensor
    Resolution
    Adjustible, 0.1 Amp, 0.1 Volt 1 watt, 1 VAR, 1 VA, 0.01 Power Factor typical (dPF)
    Indicators
    3 LEDs for setup, 1 per phase: Green when voltage and current on the on the same phase, Red when incorrectly wired (PhaseChekTM), a 4th LED for Power On and communication indication
    Communication Specifications
    Direct
    Modbus or BACnet (MS/TP) over RS-485†
    Modbus Framing
    RTU (binary)
    Communication Rate
    9600 baud (PS18), 19200†, 38400†, 57600†, 76800†, 115200†
    Data Bits
    8
    Parity
    None (PS18), Even†, Odd†
    Stop Bit
    1 (PS18), 2†, 0†
    Data Formats
    PS3 Plus: Modbus or BACnet (MS/TP) PS18: Modbus only
    Mechanical Specifications
    Operating Temperature
    -7 to +60°C (-20 to +140°F)
    Humidity
    5% to 95% non-condensing
    Enclosure
    PS3 Plus: PC/ABS UL 94 V0 PS18: PC UL 94 5V
    Weight (exclusive of CTs)
    PS3 Plus: 283 g (10 oz)
    PS18 Without Enclosure: 454 g (16 oz) PS18 With Enclosure: 1361 g (48 oz)
    Dimensions*
    PS3 Plus:
    21.8 (L) x 5.8 (W) x 4.0 cm (H) (8.6" x 2.3" x 1.6")
    PS18 Without Enclosure:
    25.5 (L) x 16.5 (W) x 5.5 cm (H) (10.0" x 6.5" x 2.0")
    PS18 With Enclosure:
    27.79 (L) x 18.80 (W) x 13.00 cm (H)
    (10.94" x 7.40" x 5.12")
    *Not including mounting brackets.

    What's included with the Dent PS3-KIT

  • Three Phase Building Automation / PLC Power Metering Kit
  • Ask a question about Three Phase Building Automation / PLC Power Metering Kit

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