Local power and condition monitoring with 7KN Powercenter 3000

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With 7KN Powercenter 3000, you can monitor the power and condition data of your low-voltage power distribution in the local corporate network using web-enabled devices, archive it, and export it for generating energy reports. It’s the ideal basis for operational power management, for example according to ISO 50001. The compact device fits into any control panel, where it serves as a central data interface for up to 32 communication-capable field devices.

Web based power monitoring

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7KN PowerCenter 3000 data visualization based on the example of a measuring device

Transparent power monitoring thanks to straightforward dashboards

  • Predefined dashboards: current power consumption, load curves, comparison of historical data

  • Overview of all functions, such as alarms, diagnostics, service overview, change languages, etc.

  • System overview with structured project display in a project tree

  • Creation of up to 10 additional, customer-specific dashboards within the overview with their own names and widgets from the library that can be freely positioned and combined 

  • Dashboard backup, including the graphics displayed, via the browser’s print function

Available on premise via web interface

The integrated web interface and responsive web design using HTML 5 make it possible to visualize energy data on all browser-capable devices in the local corporate network.

  • PCs with all standard browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, etc.

  • Tablets and smartphones – Android and iOS

  • Available in 10 different languages

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Reliable condition monitoring

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Condition monitoring with 7KN Powercenter 3000 based on the example of a switchgear

Higher plant availability thanks to optimized maintenance management

  • Display of alarms and conditions of all connected protection and measuring devices, e.g. status, trip causes, temperature, and operating hours

  • Up-to-date information on definable events via e-mail and web interface

Your benefit

  • Reliable monitoring of the health status of all protection and switching devices

  • Fast locating of sources of error and faults

  • Avoidance of plant downtimes and failures

  • Preventive planning of maintenance jobs

Customized notifications

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7KN Powercenter 3000 - notification list via the web interface

Reliability thanks to reliable notification function

  • Notification via the web interface and/or e-mail when irregularities in operation occur, e.g. malfunction, disrupted service, tripped switch, limit value violation, or operator action

  • Events to be reported can be selected on the basis of cause and significance

  • Limit values, delay times, and significance can be individually configured for alarms

Your benefit

  • The right amount of up-to-date information

  • Shorter response times for countermeasures

  • Avoidance of failures thanks to prompt interventions

Cybersecurity

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Requirements for a comprehensive security concept

  • Secure boot sequence

  • Secure download process and signed firmware

  • Limited to two password-protected user roles

  • Tested for cybersecurity

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Security thanks to targeted security settings

  • Targeted activation of necessary functions, unnecessary functions remain deactivated

  • Write protection via web interface

  • Firewall functions: Limited to five defined IP addresses or IP address ranges

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Secure connection to cloud systems via protected interfaces

  • Encrypted communication with MindSphere and other clouds via secure MQTT

  • Vulnerability management thanks to continuous vulnerability monitoring

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Data transfer to the cloud with 7KN Powercenter 3000

For cloud-based data storage and analysis, 7KN Powercenter 3000 offers an optional plug&operate connection to Siemens’ MindSphere and to other cloud systems like Azure, AWS, Alibaba, etc., via MQTT.

With MindSphere and SENTRON powermind, programming and data mapping are reduced. 7KN Powercenter 3000 and SENTRON powermind are optimally coordinated with one another. This simplifies onboarding and ensures that SENTRON powermind adopts your settings and dashboards.

Everything you need to know about 7KN Powercenter 3000

Archiving graph widget for displaying archive values

Simple graphical display of historic energy values

  • User-friendly display of 10-second and 15-minute energy values from device meter readings and their storage in the database

  • Start of archiving function via the web interface – the value to be displayed and exported is freely selectable in the archive graph widget

  • Easy and convenient visualization of maximum, minimum, and average values as a diagram for a freely selectable time period

  • Detailed display of energy values for a specific point in time by touching the the relevant line with the cursor

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Powercenter 3000 - archive graph: total active power over a freely selectable time period

Powercenter 3000 - export of archived energy data

Project modification directly in the web-based user interface

Simple commissioning thanks to straightforward usability

  • Simple modification of settings during commissioning or ongoing operation using the free SENTRON powerconfig commissioning software or directly in the integrated web interface

  • Changes imported directly into the project

Possible modifications include:

  • Creation of devices supported by 7KN Powercenter 3000

  • Creation of folders in a tree in order to structure devices

  • Moving, renaming, configuration, and deletion of devices and folders

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Powercenter 3000 - archive graph: total active power over a freely selectable time period

Powercenter 3000 - export of archived energy data

System requirements

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Supported device types

Field devices supported by 7KN Powercenter 3000 include:

 

  • Energy meters and multifunction measuring devices

  • Molded case circuit breakers and air circuit breakers

  • Communication-capable circuit protection devices in the final circuit

  • Communication-capable LV HRC fuse links

  • Delimitation of third-party quantities

  • Virtual meters

  • Devices from third-party vendors

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System limits

7KN Powercenter 3000 is ideal for small to medium-sized applications:

 

  • Data acquisition and analysis for up to 32 subordinate devices

  • Storage of recorded 15-minute measured variables for up to 14 months

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Communication and interfaces

7KN Powercenter 3000 provides open communication on all levels:

  • Downstream: connection of subordinate devices via Modbus TCP (integration of Modbus RTU devices via gateway)

  • Upstream: Ethernet with https

  • Cloud: Internet with https via MQTT

Factsheets

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Factsheet: 7KN Powercenter 3000

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Factsheet: ISO 50001 documentation requirement

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Spec: Product spec for tenders

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