Web-based backup power system monitor

Cummins Power Generation’s PowerCommand 500/550 Remote Monitoring System provides a Web-based means of remotely monitoring and controlling generators, transfer switches, sensors, and output controls from any computer.

02/14/2014


Cummins Power Generation’s PowerCommand 500/550 Remote Monitoring System provides a Web-based means of remotely monitoring and controlling generators, transfer switches, sensors, and output controls from any computer. Courtesy: Cummins Power GenerationCummins Power Generation’s PowerCommand 500/550 Remote Monitoring System provides a convenient Web-based means of remotely monitoring and controlling on-site generator sets, transfer switches, sensors, and output controls from any computer. Multiple authorized users can remotely determine the status of annunciators, alternators, engines, and transfer switches from anywhere. With the PowerCommand system, users can remotely start and stop generators, start and stop transfer switch tests, and reset and acknowledge faults. Ideal for a wide range of on-site power applications, such as data centers, health care, manufacturing, offices, and schools, the system is available in two levels of capability. The PowerCommand 500 remote monitoring system can monitor and control two devices, such as one generator set and one transfer switch in a typical standby power application. The PowerCommand 550 remote monitoring system can monitor and control up to 12 on-site devices, such as multiple generator sets, multiple transfer switches, or other I/O modules.

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