September 3, 2016

PLS-DC

  • Data gateway for connecting up to 2500 nodes (NC1, NC2, NM7) located on the power grid
  • Connects to any phase of the local power grid - 80 to 480VAC
  • Can connect to nodes located in multi-phase buildings or neighborhoods using coupling (LV-LV or MV-LV) units
  • Isolated air gapped private network - independent of the internet or any third party networking infrastructure
  • Optional WiFi or cellular LTE connection when needed for remote management
  • Industry leading 256-bit elliptic curve cryptographic security
  • Free open source SCADA

Power Line Network:

  • OFDM based 40kbps IPV6 mesh network
  • 98.4—121.9KHz CENELEC B Band
  • NIST standard 256-bit ECC encryption
  • 3 mile range between nodes in ROBO mode
  • Auto installation of any nodes with proper authentication credentials
  • Auto healing network with real time network monitoring

Cellular:

  • LTE/4G – QPSK, 16QAM with Verizon carrier certification for use in the United States
  • 3G HSPA/GSM (quad band) with 2G fall-back with AT&T carrier certification for global use
  • 24dBM class 3 transmit power with internal antenna
  • 44FF (nano) size sim card

Wi-Fi :

  • 802.11 b/g/n
  • WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK and WEP security 
  • Internal  antenna
  • up to +16dBM transmit power

Ethernet:

  • IP68 panel mount connector
  • 10/100 LAN with surge protection

Software:

  • Open API for building front end SCADA
  • Windows based admin software for commissioning & control of nodes
  • Automatic logging of network and node statistics with report generation
  • Automatic un-authorized network intrusion detection using the patent pending cipher stream encryption

Power:

  • 80 to 480VAC universal input, 15VA power consumption
  • 3.75KVAC isolation to EN55022 Class B  on all phases
  • ANSI C136.37 surge requirements compliant—fully protected against brownouts and transients

Mechanical:

  • 169mm long x 119mm wide x 61mm tall
  • NEMA4x, IP65 Molded ABSenclosure
  • -40 to 65˚C operating temperature range