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Creating a CID file for an ION7550 or ION7650 meter using CET850 software

Issue

A CID file needs to be downloaded to ION 7650/7550 meter to make it available on the IEC 61850 network. This article explains how to create a .cid file using an existing .icd file. The .icd files are available and can be downloaded from external Powerlogic website.

Product Line

IED: Intelligent Electronic Device, a device with a microprocessor controller.

ICD: IED Capability Description, which is supplied by the vendor of the IED.

CID: Configured IED Description, which is an ICD that has been configured for a specific IED using IEC 61850 configuration software.

SCL: Substation Configuration Languages, such as ICD or CID.

SCD: Substation Configuration Description. An SCD file contains configuration data for the IEC 61850 system and the communication configuration settings for all related IEC 61850 devices.

Environment

CET850 Version 2.1.0

Resolution

1. File > New to open a new SCL file

2. Add > IED

The mandatory fields are:

- ICD / CID File
- Name
- Subnet




After accepting the changes, this should be seen:




3. File > Save and save with .scd extension




4. File > Build a CID File to create .cid file
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Original article#
Date Created: October 5, 2010
Last Revised: October 5, 2010
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Original Author: FN
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Legacy KB System (APS) Data: RESL203646 V1.0, Originally authored by LaAd on 10/06/2010, Last Edited by LaAd on 10/06/2010
Related ranges: ION7550/ION7650
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