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S&C's 6800 Series Automatic Switch Controls Now Available

sandc-6800-control.jpgMay 4, 2011 -- S&C's 6800 Series Automatic Switch Controls are now available for overhead and underground switching and sectionalizing applications. They replace the existing line of 5800 Controls, and are capable of running S&C's industry-leading IntelliTEAM SG Automatic Restoration System. 6800 Controls offer fault detection and automatic sectionalizing, and are fully SCADA compatible. They include an integrated battery management system and battery, permitting dead-line operation.

Featuring both Ethernet and serial communication ports, 6800 Controls can accept virtually any communication device commonly used in distribution automation applications. An optional GPS module provides 1-ms accuracy time stamping for data logging, along with automatic reconstruction and playback of actual field events using IntelliTEAM SG's advanced “In-Field Instant Replay” capability. And an optional WiFi module permits configuration and interrogation of the control from the safety and security of your vehicle.

Field upgrade kits are available to bring all the new 6800 Control features to existing 5800 Controls. The combination of 6800 Controls, IntelliRupter PulseClosers featuring PulseClosing Technologyâ„¢, and IntelliNodeâ„¢ Interface Modules provide a superior solution for advanced distribution automation applications, using S&C switching and protection devices as well as those of other manufacture.

About S&C Electric Company

S&C, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, is applying its heritage of innovation to address challenges facing the world's power grids, and is thus shaping the future of reliable electricity delivery. The mission of employee-owned S&C is to continually develop new solutions for electricity delivery, fostering the improved efficiency and reliability required for the intelligent grid. Additional information on S&C is available at www.sandc.com.

Media Contact:

Steve Strand

sstrand@sandc.com

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