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Goals and Symptoms
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.
Facts and Changes
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.
Causes and Fixes
1. File > New to open a new SCL file
2. Add > IED
The mandatory fields are:
- ICD / CID File
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
Date Created: October 5, 2010
Last Revised: October 5, 2010
Original Author: FN
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