New Digital Excitation Control System Built on Proven DECS Microprocessor-based Platform

Press Release Summary:

  • DECS-450 provides high performance and reliable excitation control for positive and positive/negative forcing excitation systems
  • Offers configurable protection, integrated automatic synchronizing, increased data logging and event recording capabilities
  • Provides technological advancements for the control of excitation and monitoring of synchronous generators and motors

Original Press Release:

Basler Introduces The Latest Innovation in Digital Excitation Control Systems: The DECS-450

Basler Electric is proud to introduce the DECS-450 Digital Excitation Control System as the newest product in our industry-leading line of integrated excitation systems. The DECS-450 is built on the proven DECS microprocessor-based platform with thousands of installations worldwide.

The DECS-450 provides high performance, extremely reliable excitation control for positive and positive/negative forcing excitation systems and offers numerous technological advancements for the control of excitation and monitoring of synchronous generators and motors.

Some of its many exciting features include enhanced voltage regulation accuracy at 0.10%, five modes of excitation control and integrated programmable logic. The DECS-450 offers configurable protection, integrated automatic synchronizing, increased data logging and event recording capabilities as well as load sharing over Ethernet.

The DECS-450 also includes the powerful, industry-leading BESTCOMSPlus? PC Software, with enhanced metering, making setup fast and easy. The revolutionary auto tuning function automatically establishes optimum gain settings, taking the guesswork out of system setup, reducing commissioning time and cost while maximizing overall system performance. The integrated Power System Stabilizer ensures costly generator damage is avoided as well as improves overall system stability.

Please visit the DECS-450 promotional page for more details.

Basler Electric developed its first static excitation system for controlling large utility-scale electric power generation In 1974 and introduced the first family of Digital Excitation Control Systems in 1999. Today, Basler products can be found in every industry from industrial and marine applications to government/military facilities and have been sold in over 145 countries.

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Mark Alden
Renesas Electronics Corporation
+ 1-408-546-3402
mark.alden.eb@renesas.com

Basler Electric is a privately held company based in Highland, Illinois. Founded in 1942, Basler is widely recognized as a technology leader providing reliable, high performance products and services to the power industry. Basler also has locations in Piedras Negras, Mexico; Suzhou, China; and Singapore; in addition to wholly-owned subsidiaries, E2 Power Systems, LLC, located in Littleton, Colorado and Basler Plastics in Taylor and San Marcos, Texas.

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