- Complete Subcycle Line Protection
Apply the SEL-421 Relay for single- and three-pole tripping schemes, compensated lines, or uncompensated lines. Protect transmission lines using five zones of phase and ground-distance elements in communications-assisted schemes, with directional overcurrent backup protection. Use optional high-speed elements to achieve subcycle operating time for most fault types and source impedance ratios.
- Synchrophasor Measurements
Turn state estimation into state measurement with wide-area measurement of voltage and current phase angles and magnitudes. Improve system stability with high-speed, load-angle measurements. Increase stable loading with analysis of voltage and angular stability.
- Bay Control for Two Breakers
Fully integrate complete breaker protection and control for two breakers. Use the reclosing, breaker failure protection, and complete monitoring to integrate protection and bay control for one or two breakers. Use configurable labels to customize relay controls to match your application.
- An Ethernet card option provides two copper or fiber ports for failover redundancy
- Available Ethernet communications protocols include FTP, Telnet DNP3, LAN/WAN, SNTP, IEC 61850, and IEEE C37.118 synchrophasors and Parallel Redundancy Protocol (PRP).
- EIA-232 serial ports support SEL Fast Message, SEL ASCII, Compressed ASCII, SEL Fast Operate, SEL Fast Meter, SEL Fast SER, enhanced SEL Mirrored Bits® communications, and DNP3 Level 2.
- Built-In Web Server
Access basic relay information on a standard Ethernet network with the built-in web server. View relay status, Sequential Events Recorder (SER), metering information, and settings for easy access within a local network. Web server access requires relay password and is limited to read-only viewing of information.
- High-Accuracy Time Stamping
Time-tag binary COMTRADE event reports with real-time accuracy of better than 10 µs. View system state information at time of faults or with timed triggers, across the entire system. Use system state information to validate system models, improve transfer limits, and system stability. Simple Network Time Protocol (SNTP) is capable of 5 ms accuracy over Ethernet, and makes a good backup to more accurate IRIG-B time synchronization.
- Digital Fault Recording
Combine relaying reliability with true DFR functionality. The SEL-421 Relay's high-speed sampling (8 kHz) and COMTRADE output provide advanced oscillography. Use the acSELerator QuickSet® SEL-5030 Software graphical user interface for harmonic analysis and easy report generation.
- Expanded SELogic® Control Equations
Use math and logic combinations of analog and digital values for customized applications. Adapt system control based on prefault conditions. Scale analog values and latch momentary inputs for SCADA retrieval.
acSELerator QuickSet Software
Helps speed relay application by allowing you to develop relay settings off-line, program SELogic control equations, and analyze post-fault event reports.
NOTE: SEL-421 Z010 Customers using acSELerator QuickSet v184.108.40.206 or v220.127.116.11 - Please verify your SITM setting BEFORE and AFTER upgrading to acSELerator QuickSet.v18.104.22.168.