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Qaisar Wali

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DN: cn=Qaisar Wali Khan,
o=ThyssenKrupp Xervon,

ou=Testing Engr.,, c=SA
Date: 2009.07.22 12:41:35 +03'00'

12- Procedure to
use software

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Distance Relay)
1. Double click to open cap 540.

Click on CAP 540 icon on

your desktop.

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2. Enter
username : abb3 or systemadministrator
password: ABB3 or a10
Then click “OK”.

3. Now Go to file menu and click new project.

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4. Name the project suppose “hail9030a” then click save.


5. To see the Relay name and version, go to HMI of the relay. If

display is not visible then press “C” to make the display ON. Now
press “E” to enter the menu. Now use Down arrow and go to
“terminal report”. Press “E”. Now use Down arrow and go to
“Identity no”. There will be serial no. displaying on the LCD. Now
press right key to see the SW-Version (SW stands for SoftWare) of
the relay and it will appear as “2p5r07”. 2p5 means version no “2.5”.
To exit this menu keep on pressing “C” until the display gets OFF.

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6. Now Right click “Bay1” and go to “add”. to add the device.

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7. After clicking on add a window will come with the list of relays with
different type and versions. Select your desired type(REL 531 V

8. Now click the “stn1” folder and go to the “settings” in menu bar and
click “communication settings”

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9. Now select the desired Slave number and baud rate by matching
with the relay.(In Our case slave no is 1 and baud rate is 9600)


10. To see the Baud rate and slave no of the relay go to HMI of
the relay. If display is not visible then press “C” to make the display
ON. Now press “E” to enter the menu. Now use down arrow and go
to “Configuration”. Press “E”. Now use Down arrow and go to
“TerminalCom” press E to enter. Now using down arrow go to
“SPACom”, press “E” to enter. Press down arrow to select “Front”,
press “E”. There will be “Slave no” displaying on the screen which
is 1 by default. Now use right arrow and “BAUD RATE” window
will appear. It is 9600 by default. To exit this menu keep on pressing
“C” until the display gets OFF.
11. Note these values(Baud rate = 9600) and copy them to your
software respective blocks as visible in above diagram.

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12. To see the the port no. on your computer. Right click the “my
computer” icon on desktop and single left click on “manage”.

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13. A prompt window will open and in its left tool bar single left
click “device manager”

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14. Now double click on “PORTS” in right side tool window. And
note the com no written there. E.g. in this case it is appearing as

Note: CAP 540 supports only up to COM 8.

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NOTE: If you want to change the PORT No. follow the procedure.
a. Right click on USB Serial Port (COM8) n single left click on

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b. A window will prompt, Single left click on Port Settings.

c. Now single left click on advance.

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d. Now click on port no and change it as per your requirement.

15. Now paste this port no in your “communication settings”

window in software (in our case it is PORT 4) as per our paragraph
no 8 & 9.

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1st Part: To use PST(Parameter Setting Tool):

16. Now for parameter settings we have to right click the added
relay (in step 7) and go to “parameter settings” menu as shown.

17. Now parameter settings window will get opened.

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18. Now for communicating with the relay u have to go to on-line
in menu bar and select “read options”.

NOTE: if communication fails with the relay then an error will come
with Description:Error in ConnectCom: Invalid port number.

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19. After that single left click on ONLINE in menu bar and single
left click on “read from terminal” and click “all” to read all the

20. After software has read all the values, a window will prompt to
ask you if u want to “SAVE ” these parameter values. Click

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21. Now to change the settings, double click “settings” in the left

22. Double click SETTING GROUPS in same left side tool bar.

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23. Now double click “setting group N” in same left side tool bar.

24. Now double click the “line impedance” option in the left

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25. Now single left click on “ZM1(Zone 1)” in left menu to
change its values and put your final settings.

26. Repeat this process i.e. click on each zone 2, 3, 4, 5 and

change its values as per your final settings.

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27. Now single left click on “PHS(Phase Selection)” and put your
final settings in this catgegory also.

28. Now single left click on “line Reference” to put the values of
your actual line settings as per the final settings available.

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29. Similarly you can single left click on all the functions that are
enabled in your final settings. E.g. in this particular case, we will
click on “SOTF” , “PSD” and “ZCOM” and put our final settings in
each category.
30. When you have had put your final settings, your parameter
settings are ready to be written on the relay.
31. To send your setting file to the relay. In parameter settings left
tool bar click to highlight the “setting group” option. now go to
“on-line” in menu bar and select “write to terminal” and than click

32. After writing is finished, you can simply close the “PST”
(Parameter Setting Tool) window.

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33. After doinf Step no 1, On the main window(CAP 540 Client)
go to the Added relay (REL53125.1) and right click and go to the
“terminal configuration”.

34. After opening the window of terminal configuration it will ask

for the password. The password is “NEW”. And click on “OK”

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35. Now in the terminal configuration window. Select
relay(REL53125.1) then go to the “on-line” in the menu bar and
select “upload options” (upload means u r taking data from relay).

36. After uploading is finished a window will prompt to replace

the prev wettings with new, click on REPLACE.

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37. After this a window will appear to continue the process, click
on YES.

39. A window will appear to tell that process was successful.

Click on OK.

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40. After that in “on-line” menu go to “upload configuration”.

41. Window will appear like the one below.

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42. a window like the one below appears after uploading is

43. For sending it to relay single left click on online and then click
“download configuration” and click it. It will send the configuration
to the relay

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44. Now your configuration is downloaded to the relay in the
following sequence.
a. Reading (retrieving from the relay)
b. Writing (sending to the relay)
c. Reading (Retrieving from the relay)
d. Compare (Configuration b/w software and relay)
e. Writing (sending to the relay

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