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The relay type NA016 can be used in radial networks as feeder or power transformer protection. In solidly grounded systems the residual overcurrent protection can be used on feeders of any length, while in ungrounded or Petersen coil and/or resistance grounded systems, the residual overcurrent protection can be used on feeders of small length in order to avoid unwanted trippings due to the capacitive current contribution of the feeder on external ground fault. The relay complies with CEI 0-16 requirements.

Binary inputs
Three binary inputs are available with predened functions: IN1 acquisition of 52b auxiliary contact for CB position capture IN2 acquisition of 52a auxiliary contact for CB position capture IN3 Trip circuit Supervision (TCS).

The NA016 protection relay case is suitable for ush or rack mounting.

Protective functions
50/51 50N/51N Phase overcurrent Earth fault


TCS METERING - I L1...I L3, I E,.... - Data logger




51N COMMUNICATION - RS232 - Modbus RS485

Control functions

Measuring inputs
Three phase current inputs and one residual current input, with nominal currents independently selectable at 1 A or 5 A through DIP-switches.

Two communication interfaces are implemented: One RS232 local communication front-end interface for communication with ThySetter setup software One RS485 port using ModBus RTU or IEC 60870-5-103 for communication with remote monitoring and control systems.

Firmware updating
The use of ash memory units allows on-site rmware updating.

Self diagnostics
All hardware and software functions are repeatedly checked and any anomalies reported via display messages, communication interfaces, LEDs and output relays. Anomalies may refer to: Hw faults (auxiliary power supply, output relay coil interruptions, ...). Sw faults (boot and run time tests for data base, EEPROM memory checksum failure, data BUS,...).

Output relays
Four output relays are available (two changeover contacts); each relay may be individually programmed as normal state (normally energized or de-energized) and reset mode (manual or automatic). A programmable timer is provided for each relay (minimum pulse width). The user may program the function of each relay in accordance with a matrix (tripping matrix) structure.

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MMI (Man Machine Interface)

The user interface comprises a membrane keyboard, a backlight LCD alphanumeric display and eight LEDs. The green ON LED indicates auxiliary power supply and self diagnostics, The yellow LED START, no-latched, indicates Start of the I>, I>>, I>>>, IE>, IE>> elements The red LED TRIP, no-latched, indicates Trip of the I>, I>>, I>>>, IE>, IE>> elements The red LED 1, latched, indicates Trip of the I>, I>>, I>>> elements The red LED 2, latched, indicates Trip of the IE>, IE>> elements The red LED 3, no-latched, indicates the 52a state (CB position) The red LED 4, no-latched, indicates the 52a state (CB position) The red LED 5, no-latched, indicates the TCS state.

NA016 provides metering values for phase and residual currents, making them available for reading on a display or to communication interfaces. Input signals are sampled 64 times per period and the RMS value of the fundamental component is measured using the DFT (Discrete Fourier Transform) algorithm and digital ltering. The measured signals can be displayed with reference to nominal values or directly expressed in amperes.

Data storage
Several useful data are stored into a non volatile memory. Sequence of Event Recorder The event recorder runs continuously capturing in circular mode the last one hundred events upon trigger of binary input/output. Sequence of Fault Recorder The fault recorder runs continuously capturing in circular mode the last twenty faults upon trigger of binary input/output and/or element pickup (start-trip). Settings recording Following some setting changes the last ten changes are recorded in circular mode (Data Logger CEI 0-16) Trip counters

Digital Fault Recorder (Oscillography)[1]

Upon trigger of tripping/starting of each function or external signals, the relay records in COMTRADE format: Oscillography with instantaneous values for transient analysis. RMS values for long time periods analysis. Logic states (binary inputs and output relays).
Note 1- A licence for the digital fault recorder function is required.

Programming and settings

All relay programming and adjustment operations may be performed through MMI (Keyboard and display) or using a Personal Computer with the aid of the ThySetter software. The same PC setup software is required to set, monitor and congure all Pro_N devices.


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GENERAL Mechanical data
Mounting: Mass (ush mounting case) ush, rack 2.0 kg EN 60255-5 2 kV 60 s 5 kV >100 M EN 61000-4-29 EN 60255-22-1 EN 60255-22-2 EN 60255-22-4 EN 60255-22-6 EN 60255-4-3 EN 61000-4-5 EN 61000-4-8 EN 61000-4-12 EN 61000-4-12 EN 61000-4-16 1 kV-2.5 kV 8 kV 4 kV 10 V 10 V/m 2 kV 1 kA/m 2.5 kV 2 kV 10 V

INPUT CIRCUITS Auxiliary power supply Uaux

Nominal value (range) Operative range Power consumption (max) 24...230 Vac/dc 19...265 Vac / 19...300 Vdc 6 W (9 VA)

Insulation tests
Reference standards High voltage test 50Hz Impulse voltage withstand (1.2/50 s) Insulation resistance

Phase current inputs

Nominal current In 1 A or 5 A selectable by DIP Switches Permanent overload 25 A Thermal overload (1s) 500 A Rated consumption (for any phase) 0.002 VA (In = 1 A) 0.04 VA (In = 5 A)

Voltage dip and interruption

Reference standards

EMC tests for interference immunity

1 MHz damped oscillatory wave Electrostatic discharge Fast transient burst (5/50 ns) Conducted radio-frequency elds Radiated radio-frequency elds High energy pulse Magnetic eld 50 Hz Damped oscillatory wave Ring wave Conducted common mode (0...150 kHz)

Residual current input

Nominal current IEn Permanent overload Thermal overload (1s) Rated consumption 1 A or 5 A selectable by DIP Switch 25 A 500 A 0.006 VA (IEn = 1 A) 0.012 VA (IEn = 5 A) 3 dry inputs 19...265 Vac/19...300 Vdc 3 mA

Binary inputs
Quantity Type Max permissible voltage Max consumption, energized

Reference standards EN 61000-6-4 (ex EN 50081-2) Conducted emission 0.15...30 MHz Class A Radiated emission 30...1000 MHz Class A

OUTPUT CIRCUITS Output relays K1...K4

Quantity 4 Command relays K1, K2 Type of contacts changeover (SPDT, type C) Nominal current 8A Nominal voltage/max switching voltage 250 Vac/400 Vac Breaking capacity: 50 W Direct current (L/R = 40 ms) 1250 VA Alternating current ( = 0,4) Make 1000 W/VA Short duration current (0,5 s) 30 A Signalling relays K3, K4 Type of contacts changeover (SPDT, type C) Nominal current 8A Nominal voltage/max switching voltage 250 Vac/400 Vac

Climatic tests
Reference standards IEC 60068-x, ENEL R CLI 01, CEI 50 EN 60255-21-1, 21-2, 21-3 EN 61010-1 3 250 V III 5 kV EN 60529 IP52 IP20 -25...+70 C -40...+85 C 10...95 % 70...110 kPa EN 50263 2004/108/EC 2006/95/EC IEC 60255-6

Mechanical tests
Reference standards

Safety requirements
Reference standards Pollution degree Reference voltage Overvoltage Pulse voltage Reference standards Protection degree: Front side Rear side, connection terminals

Quantity ON/fail (green) Start (yellow) Trip (red) Trip I>, I>>, I>>> (red) Trip IE>, IE>> (red) 52a - CB position (red) 52b - CB position (red) TCS - Trip Circuit Supervision (red) 8 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Environmental conditions
Ambient temperature Storage temperature Relative humidity Atmospheric pressure

Product standard for measuring relays CE conformity EMC Directive Low Voltage Directive Type tests


Phase CT nominal primary current (Inp) Residual CT nominal primary current (IEnp) Reading 1 A...1000 A 1 A...1000 A Direct / Relative 0.01...0.50 s

Local PC RS232 RS485 port Protocol 19200 bps 1200...57600 bps ModBus RTU/IEC 60870-5-103

Relay output timers

Minimum pulse width (t TR)

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FUNCTIONS Phase overcurrent - 50/51

I> Element I> Curve type (I>Curve) 50/51 First threshold inverse time (I >inv) I >inv Operating time (t >inv) I>> Element 50/51 Second threshold denite time (I >> def ) I >> def Operating time (t >> def ) I>> Reset time delay (t >> RES) I>>> Element Denite time 50/51 Third threshold denite time (I >>> def ) I>>>def Operating time (t >>> def ) I>>> Reset time delay (t >>> RES) IEC/BS A, B, C 0.100...2.50 In 0.02...60.0 s 0.100...20.0 In 0.03...10.00 s 0.00...1.00 s

0.100...20.0 In 0.03...10.00 s 0.00...1.00 s

Fault Recorder Number of events Recording mode Trigger: Output relays activation (OFF-ON transition) External trigger (binary inputs) Element pickup (OFF-ON transition) Data recorded: Event counter (resettable by ThySetter) Fundamental RMS phase currents Fundamental RMS residual current Event cause Binary inputs state Output relays state Event cause info (operating phase) Time stamp Settings recording Number of setting changes Recording mode Data recorded: Setting counter Setting data Time stamp

20 circular K1...K4 IN1, IN2, IN3 Start/Trip 0...10 9 I L1, I L 2 , I L 3 IE start, trip IN1, IN2, IN3 K1...K4 L1, L2, L3 Date and time 10 circular

Residual overcurrent - 50N/51N

IE> Element 50N/51N First threshold denite time (I E>def) IE>def Operating time (t E> def) IE> Reset time delay (t E> RES) 0.005...5.00 IEn 0.03...180 s 0.00...1.00 s

0...109 description and parameter Date and time

IE>> Element Denite time 50N/51N Second threshold denite time (IE>>def) 0.005...5.00 IEn IE>>def within CLP (IECLP>>def ) 0.02...10.00 IEn IE>>def Operating time (t E>> def ) 0.03...10.00 s IE>> Reset time delay (t E>> RES) 0.00...1.00 s

Digital Fault Recorder (Oscillography)

File format Records Recording mode Sampling rate Trigger setup Pre-trigger time Trigger from inputs Trigger from outputs General trigger from start / trip Manual trigger Trigger from start / trip COMTRADE 2 [1] circular 16 per power frequency cycle 0...63 T [2] IN1, IN2, IN3 K1...K4 Start, Trip ThySetter Start I>, I>>, ...Trip I>...

Circuit Breaker
BF diagnostic Trip Circuit Supervision (74TCS) On/Off On/Off

METERING Measured parameters

Fundamental RMS phase currents Fundamental RMS residual current I L1, I L 2 , I L 3 IE Open - Close - Unknown On/Off On/Off On/Off On/Off

Circuit Breaker
Position Trip Circuit Supervision 74TCS IN1 - 52b state IN2 - 52a state IN3 - TCS state Start I> element Start I>> element Start I>>> element Start IE> element Start IE>> element Trip I> element Trip I>> element Trip I>>> element Trip IE> element Trip IE>> element

Data recorded on analog channels (Analog 1...4) Instantaneous currents i L1, i L2, i L3, i E Fundamental RMS phase currents I L1, I L 2 , I L 3 Fundamental RMS residual current IE IN1, IN2, IN3 K1...K4 Start, Trip


Data recorded on digital channels (Digital 1...4) Binary inputs state Output relays state General trigger from start / trip

For instance, with following setting: Note 1 - the time duration of the two records is dependent of settings Example, with settings: Instantaneous i L1 current into Analog channel 1 Instantaneous i L2 current into Analog channel 2 Instantaneous i L3 current into Analog channel 3 Instantaneous i E current intoAnalog channel 4 Diigital channel the stored record duration with f = 50 Hz is 240 ms Note 2 - T = number of power cycles Example, with settings T=4 the pre-trigger duration is 80 ms with f = 50 Hz

i L1 i L2 i L3 iE K1

Event storage
Sequence of Event Recorder (SER) Number of events 100 Recording mode circular Trigger: K1...K4 Output relays switching IN1, IN2, IN3 Binary inputs switching Setting changes Data recorded: 0...10 9 Event counter (resettable by ThySetter) Event cause binary input/output relay/setting changes Time stamp Date and time

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Example of connection diagram with acquisition of CB inputs for Data Logger








P1 S1 S2 P2

C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6


A2 A1 TRIP A3 +UAUX A4 A6 A5 A9 A8 A7 A11 A12 A10








S1 S2





A13 A14 IN1 A15


CB supervision

A16 IN2 A17


A18 IN3

Trip Circuit Supervision (TCS)

A19 A20





A+ 3 B2 E1 120 1

A21 A22

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A1 A2 A3 A4 A5 A6 A7 A8 A9 A10 A11 A12 A13 A14 A15 A16 A17 A18 A19 A20 A21 A22


C2 RX TX F1 F2 F3 F4 F5


C4 B1 B2 B3 B4 B5

ON 1 2 3 4 5 START TRIP





B6 B7 B8




75 30


102.5 0.3 70

161 154

N.4 holes 3.5



In 5A 1A 5A IEn 5A 1A 5A UAUX 24-230 Vac/dc 1 2 3 4 5


ON e Diagnostic Start Trip


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