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Operation

InfraStruXureTM Power

Generation System

250 A 208/480 V

About This Manual

Audience

This manual is intended for users of the InfraStruXure™ Smart Distribution Panel with Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS). It provides important safety warnings and instructions, an overview of the ATS components, a detailed discussion about the ATS display interface, instructions on how to add components to the ATS, and technical specifications.

Companion manuals

For additional information about your InfraStruXure Power Generation System, refer to the following sheets and manuals. The initial part numbers are listed below. Be aware that some of the documentation may have undergone one or more revisions (A, B, etc.):

ATS Unpacking Sheet (990-1842)

Electrical Installation Manual (990-1844)

Generator Reference Manual (990-1846)

Network Management Interface User’s Guide (available on the APC Web site or the UtilityCD) (990-1993)

How to find updates to this manual

You can check for updates to this manual by clicking on the User Manuals link on theSupport page of the APC Web site (www.apc.com). ChoosePower Generation and thenInfraStruXure Power Generation. From the list ofInfraStruXure Power Generation manuals, look for the latest letter revision (A, B, etc.) of the initial part number appearing on the back cover of this manual(990-1845).

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Contents

Safety ......................................................................

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Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1

Save these instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Safety symbols used in this manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Cross-reference symbols used in this manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Warnings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

The InfraStruXure Power Generation System

is an optional standby system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

Wire sizing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Total power off procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Operating environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Overview .................................................................

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InfraStruXure Power Generation System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 How the InfraStruXure Power Generation System Operates . . . . 6

Operation of the ATS during a utility failure

when automatic operation is enabled . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Generator start sequence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Generator cool-down . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Open and closed transfers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

Fuel monitoring/runtime calculation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Smart Distribution Panel with ATS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Front view, door closed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Front view, door open . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

ATS panel board, left side . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

ATS panel board, right side . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

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ATS Component Details . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

Motorized switches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

15

Automatic operation control panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

16

User connection plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

16

ATS monitoring unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

17

ATS label kit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Operation .............................................................

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Automatic Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

How to place the InfraStruXure Power

Generation System in automatic operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

How to reset automatic operation on

 

the ATS and on the generator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

20

Problem—loss of automatic operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

21

Emergency Manual Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Warning—before you operate the ATS manually . . . . . . . . . 22

How to power the load from the generator . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

How to return to powering the load from utility . . . . . . . . . . 25

Total Power Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

Display Interface....................................................

29

Overview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . 29

Top-level status screens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

30

Top-level menu screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

30

Navigating through screens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

31

Password-protected screens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

31

Load-Meter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

Total Load by Phase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

Total Load Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

Power Factor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

ATS/Voltage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

ATS Position . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

S1-Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

S2-Generator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

ATS Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

Generator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

Generator Status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Testing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

View Test Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

Run/View Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

Test Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40

Test Duration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40

How a test occurs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

Stats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42

Alarms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

View Active Alarms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

Alarm/Event Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

Alarm Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

Alarm Beeper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

Clearing latched alarms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

Config. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

System/Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

Contacts & Relays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46

Electrical Config . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

Factory Defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

Manufacturer Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

System ID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

Firmware Updates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

Reset 100% Fuel Level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

Communication Configuration................................

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ATS Management Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

InfraStruXure Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

Network management interfaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

Configuring the InfraStruXure Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50

Connect the ATS to the InfraStruXure Manager . . . . . . . . . . . 50

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Configuring the ATS Network Management Interface. . . . . . . . 51

Connect the ATS to your network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51

Configuration overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52

TCP/IP configuration methods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52

Device IP Configuration Wizard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52

BOOTP & DHCP configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53

Local access to the control console . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

Remote access to the control console . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

Control console . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

How to Access the ATS Network Management Interface. . . . . . 57

Web interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57

Telnet and SSH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58

SNMP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58

FTP and SCP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59

How to Recover From a Lost Network

Management Interface Password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60

Customizing and Updating the ATS

....................... 61

How to Connect User Input Contacts and

 

Relay Outputs to the ATS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

61

Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

61

How to connect contacts to the user interface board . . . . . .

62

How to Connect an EPO Switch to the ATS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

63

Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

63

Connect an EPO switch to the user interface

 

board and test the switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

64

Safety warnings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

66

How to Allow Easy Access to the ATS Display Interface . . . . . . 67

How to Add Sub-Feed Output Distribution

Circuit Breakers to the ATS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68

Output distribution circuit breakers available from APC . . . . . 68

Circuit breaker adapter modules available from APC . . . . . . . 69

Determine the configuration of the panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69

Allowed circuit breaker combinations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70

Preparing the breakers for installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72

Parts and tools needed for installation procedures . . . . . . . . 73

Installing breakers on the ATS panel bus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74

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How to Download Firmware Updates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76

From a local computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76

Specifications .........................................................

77

Smart Distribution Panel with ATS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Appendix: Custom Installations ..............................

81

If Source 2 is a Second Utility. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81

Differences in your system from information

presented in this manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81

If Source 2 is a Generator that is

Not an APC InfraStruXure Generator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82

Differences in your system from information

 

presented in this manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Index .....................................................................

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Safety

Overview

Save these instructions

This manual contains important instructions that must be followed during installation, operation, and maintenance of the InfraStruXure Power Generation System.

Safety symbols used in this manual

Indicates an electrical hazard, which, if not avoided, could result in injury or

death.

Electrical

Indicates a hazard, which, if not avoided, could result in severe personal injury or substantial damage to product or other property.

D ANGER

Indicates a potential hazard, which, if not avoided, could result in personal injury or damage to product or other property.

C aution

Indicates a heavy load that should not be lifted without assistance.

H eavy

Indicates important information.

Note

Cross-referencesymbols used in this manual

Indicates that more information is available on the same subject in a different section of this manual.

Indicates that more information is available on the same subject in a different manual.

See also

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