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Release of IEC 61850-90.5 to Support TR-3000

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

ROCHESTER, NY, U.S.A. – AMETEK Power Instruments, a recognized leader in Transient Fault and Disturbance Recorders for electrical utilities, announces the release of IEC61850-90.5, to Transmit Synchrophasor Information According to IEEE 37.118. The IEC 61850-90.5 architecture defines a path for Synchrophasor communications to migrate from the C37.118 and supports faster sampling and data transmission rates and better cyber-security, and thus is better suited for system protection and control applications.

The TR-3000 multi-function recorder supports 4 levels of security & also performs the job of several devices simultaneously, including transient fault and disturbance recorder, phasor measurement unit, power quality monitor, sequence of events recorder, continuous power logger, Continuous Transient Oscillography (CTO) mode that provides waveform recording at up to 32 samples per cycle and the most comprehensive triggering & recording functions to ensure you never miss a power system anomaly on your smart grid.

AMETEK Power Instruments is a unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annualized sales of more than $4.5 billion. For more information, contact AMETEK Power Instruments, 255 North Union Street, Rochester New York 14605 Web site:

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