SYNC 2101

Secure Substation Gateway

SYNC 2101 is a versatile communication product for smart-grid applications. This product is suited for running in rugged environment with high security data exchange. Other main feature is the integrated IO capability with ability to transfer field IO to remote location over WAN (Static/Dynamic IP) using M2M Gateway.


  • Fault Passage Indicator (FPI) / Fault Current Indicator (FCI) monitoring
  • Distribution Transformer monitoring
  • Capacitor bank monitoring and control
  • Auto-reclosure monitoring and control
  • Sectionalizer monitoring and control
  • Power transformer monitoring
  • Distributed generation monitoring and control
  • Utility grade Solar PV
  • Commercial and Industrial Solar PV
  • Residential Solar PV / Roof top Solar
  • Storage / Battery
  • Wind
  • Electric Charging

Key Features

  • Upto 20 hardwired input signals for status indication
  • 6 digital outputs for remote commands
  • LED indications for digital inputs and outputs
  • 4kV optical isolation for digital inputs and outputs
  • I/O operation counter storage for asset maintenance
  • Event notification over SMS for operator assistance
  • Power outage notification*
  • Enabled with smart-grid protocols IEC60870-101/104, DNP3.0, Modbus, DLMS-COSEM and IEC61850
  • Basic logic engine and advanced logic engine based on IEC61131-3
  • Automatic startup with restart notification following power restoration
  • Time synchronization using NTP/SNTP/NMEA/IEEE1588*/IEC60870/DNP3
  • Device management using SNMP/Web HMI
  • Remote configuration & software update over the air
  • Local/remote switch for safer maintenance operation
  • Supports up-to 500 data point with 1millisecond time resolution
  • Persistent event storage
  • Multi master communication capability
  • Transparent/tunneling support for remote configuration
  • Inbuilt Web HMI for monitoring and control

  • IEC62351-3 transport layer security
  • IEC62351-5/DNP3 secure authentication
  • SSL based VPN with AES, DES or 3DES encryption over WAN/LAN
  • Compliant to NERC-CIP security standards

  • SYNC 2101 -M6 : 8 DI (12/24VDC), 6DO (2.5- 5A @12VDC), 4AI (4-20mA)
  • SYNC 2101 -M7 : 20 DI (12/24VDC), 6DO (2.5- 5A @12VDC), 4AI (4-20mA)
  • SYNC 2101 -M8 : 14DI (12/24VDC), 6DO (2.5-5A @12VDC), 4AI (4-20mA), 4AI (0-1mA, ±1mA, 0-20mA, 4-20mA)

  • 4 analog input module (4-20mA)
  • 12 digital input add-on card
  • Internal or external pluggable cellular modem (GPRS/EDGE/CDMA/EVDO/UMTS/HSDPA)
  • Low power 2.4 GHz RF modem for last mile communication
  • External Radio/PSTN modem can be used

Architecture Diagram


Migrating to Distribution Automation

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Remote Monitoring and Control of RMU Stations

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System Architecture - Sync 2101

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Enabling Data Transmission from Wind Farm to Distribution Center

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