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Moxa's PT-7528 Series Ethernet Switches Pass IEC 61850-3 and IEEE 1613 KEMA Testing

Brea, California, November 20, 2014—Moxa, a leading provider of industrial networking solutions, announced today that Moxa’s PT-7528 series PowerTrans Ethernet switches have successfully passed KEMA performance and functional tests for compliancy with IEC 61850-3 and IEEE 1613 class 2 standards, which specify environmental and EMI immunity requirements for network equipment used in substations. KEMA is a well-respected laboratory for consulting, one-stop testing, and certification services in the energy and utility markets. Many of KEMA’s clients, including ABB, AREVA, and Siemens, are key players in the power automation industry.

The PowerTrans PT-7528 series is designed for power substation automation applications in extremely harsh environments. Taking advantage of Moxa’s newest Noise Guard™ technology, the PT-7528 series has not only passed the KEMA tests, verifying compliancy with IEC 61850 standards, but also has EMC immunity that exceeds IEEE 1613 Class 2 standards to ensure zero packet loss while transmitting at wire speed. PT-7528 switches feature critical packet prioritization (GOOSE, SMVs, and PTP), a built-in MMS server, and a configuration wizard designed specifically for substation automation. With Gigabit Ethernet, redundant ring, and 110/220 VDC/VAC isolated redundant power supplies, the PT-7528 series further increases the reliability of your communications and saves cabling and wiring costs.

Key Features of the PT-7528 IEC 61850 Ethernet Switches
Minimize Substation Error Probability
• Noise Guard™: Wire-speed zero packet loss technology for high EMC immunity
• IEC 61850 QoS: Packet prioritization to ensure delivery of critical packets
Detect Substation Errors Faster
• MMS: IEC 61850-90-4 data modeling for power SCADA
• Fiber Check™: Fiber digital diagnostic monitoring (DDM) function for ST, SC, or SFP
Optimize Substation Error Reparability
• Substation Configuration Wizard: Seven steps for reliable and efficient switch configuration

For more information about the PowerTrans series switches, check out the following information online:
Product Page: https://www.moxa.com/product/PT-7528.htm
Campaign Site: https://www.moxa.com/Event/Vertical_markets/IEC61850_PT-7528/Overview.htm
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About Moxa IEC 61850 Smart Substation Solutions
Moxa is a global leader in IEC 61850 & IEEE 1588 smart substation solutions, providing a wide range of networking and computing products for substation automation. As an active participant in Work Group 10 of the IEC TC57, Collective Member of CIGRE, and the Director-General of the Taiwan Smart Grid Industry Association, Moxa is applying its innovative technological expertise to the creation of practical, market-specific networking and computing solutions for the smart substation industry. With over 25 years of experience in industrial networking, Moxa solutions now manage over 300 successful substation applications around the world, among them the world’s first fully integrated IEC 61850 & IEEE 1588 smart substation. For more information, visit www.moxa.com/solutions/substation.

About Moxa: Your Trusted Partner in Automation

Moxa is a leading provider of edge connectivity, industrial computing, and network infrastructure solutions for enabling connectivity for the Industrial Internet of Things. With over 30 years of industry experience, Moxa has connected more than 50 million devices worldwide and has a distribution and service network that reaches customers in more than 70 countries. Moxa delivers lasting business value by empowering industry with reliable networks and sincere service for industrial communications infrastructures. Information about Moxa’s solutions is available at www.moxa.com.