RTU — Remote Terminal Unit

RTU — Remote Ter­mi­nal Units What is RTU? RTU — Remote Terminal Unit RTU most com­mon­ly stands for Remote Ter­mi­nal Unit, but is some­times also used as an abbre­vi­a­tion for Remote Teleme­try Unit or Remote Tele­con­trol Unit. RTUs are devices...

RS-232

RS-232 Rec­om­mend­ed Stan­dard 232 What is RS-232? RS-232 — Recommended Standard 232 The RS-232 (Rec­om­mend­ed Stan­dard-232) or also known EIA-232 (Elec­tron­ic Indus­tries Alliance-232) is a stan­dard for the ser­i­al trans­mis­sion of data in indus­tri­al...

ICD File (IEC 61850)

ICD — IED Capa­bil­i­ty Description What is an ICD file? ICD File (IEC 61850) IED Capa­bil­i­ty Descrip­tion (ICD) files are a spe­cif­ic type of Sub­sta­tion Con­fig­u­ra­tion Lan­guage (SCL) file, con­tain­ing a gener­ic descrip­tion of the whole...

SCL File (IEC 61850)

SCL — Sub­sta­tion Con­fig­u­ra­tion Language What is an SCL file? SCL — Substation Configuration Language The IEC 61850 stan­dard for sub­sta­tion automa­tion spec­i­fies a stan­dard­ized Sub­sta­tion Con­fig­u­ra­tion Lan­guage (SCL) to trans­fer device...

MMS Protocol (IEC 61850)

IEC 61850 MMS What is IEC 61850 MMS? IEC 61850 MMS IEC 61850 MMS (Man­u­fac­tur­ing Mes­sage Spec­i­fi­ca­tion) is a client/server based pro­to­col for com­mu­ni­ca­tions between IEDs (IED – Intel­li­gent Elec­tron­ic Device) and high­er...