Energy Platform EP1 Trend Data Time Interval

Published by Terry Chandler, Director of Engineering, Power Quality (Thailand) Co., Ltd. Emails: terryc@powerquality.co.th,TChandler@Dranetz.com The EP1 is Energy Platform has a slightly different time interval for the trended data from the other Dranetz portable products. The PX/PG/PV have a minimum intervals of 1 second, 10 seconds and 1 minute. Note: There are some limitations onContinue reading “Energy Platform EP1 Trend Data Time Interval”

Dranetz HDPQ Generator & Mission Critical Applications

Load stepping, power source switching and other tests required during the commissioning and troubleshooting of mission critical facilities presents unique challenges to the average PQ analyzer, but Dranetz doesn’t make average PQ analyzers. Most PQ analyzers can’t reliably capture the step load changes, don’t have a large enough recording buffer, can’t capture the effects onContinue reading “Dranetz HDPQ Generator & Mission Critical Applications”

Harmonics & Waveform Measurements Low Pass Filter & Sine Wave Filter for a 460V 100HP AC Motor with VFD

Published by Dranetz™ Technologies, Inc., Case Study, Website: dranetz.com. This case study was submitted by Ing. Leopoldo Martínez Basulto, Dranetz México. INTRODUCTION Harmonics are an important PQ issue today. Variable Frequency Drives (VFD), Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS), computers, LED lighting, electronic ballasts, etc. are widely used in all kinds of facilities. It is well knownContinue reading “Harmonics & Waveform Measurements Low Pass Filter & Sine Wave Filter for a 460V 100HP AC Motor with VFD”

PQ Analysis: Power Quality Reports

Published by testguy, November 23, 2019. Website: testguy.net Power Quality Reports A power quality meter can plot the voltage and current waveforms as functions of time, this is called an oscillogram. Data can be extracted from the power quality recorder and analyzed to determine the overall condition of the power system using various timeplots and tables. TheContinue reading “PQ Analysis: Power Quality Reports”

Dran-View 7 Software

Published by Dranetz Our instruments are great, but Dran-View 7 software makes them better! Much more than just a viewer, Dran-View adds value to any power survey.  Used by tens of thousands of power professionals, Dran-View is included with most of our portable instrument packages, including HDPQ and DranXperT: Easily see recorded trends & eventContinue reading “Dran-View 7 Software”

Dranetz Announces Flex CT’s For DranXperT!

Dranetz is pleased to announce the addition of Flex CT’s to DranXperT. DranXperT is a low cost, 3-phase power & energy logger for use in virtually any power logging application. With the addition of Flex CT’s, DranXperT now offers the widest range of CT choices on the market. DranXperT’s capabilities includes: High accurate power &Continue reading “Dranetz Announces Flex CT’s For DranXperT!”

Calculate Neutral Current in Dran-View 7

Published By Terry Chandler, Director of Engineering, Power Quality Thailand LTD/Power Quality Inc., USA. March 2021. Emails: terryc@powerquality.org, terryc@powerquality.co.th Application note to calculate neutral current in DV7 or manually from RMS values manually and automatically with DV7 Enterprise math channels! The neutral current in a three-phase, four-wire wye system represents the imbalance of the three-phase conductors, also knownContinue reading “Calculate Neutral Current in Dran-View 7”

How to Conduct an Energy Audit Using the Energy Platform EP1

White Paper Introduction Sophisticated energy analyzers introduced in the 80s were able to trend and record energy usage and help identify when, where, and how much electrical energy was being used. However, due to limited user-interface capabilities, these analyzers printed to paper tape and tended to be complex to operate. At that time, the costContinue reading “How to Conduct an Energy Audit Using the Energy Platform EP1”