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CTA Toolset 4.

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Whats New?

Whats new in the CTA Software Version 4.30?


Overview of new features and changed functionality:
1. support of the new IEC Standard for Current Transformers IEC 61869-2:
> Measurement according to the new specification
> Automated Assessment of the CT under test for compliance with IEC 61869-2
2. Extended Isn up to 25 A
3. Polarity check function together with the OMICRON CPOL polarity tester hardware

Whats new in the CTA Hardware?


> PC connection via USB interface

Whats new in the CTA Software Version 4.30?

1.1

Support of the NEW IEC Standard for Current Transformers IEC 61869-2
The new CT Analyzer software version enables the test of current transformers according to the new IEC
61869-2 standard.
The new standard can be selected in the GUI on the CT-Object card. Simply move down in the menu to the
Standard selection field and choose the desired standard from the pre-configured menu via the soft keys. If
preferred, the IEC 61869-2 can also be configured as default start-up setting.

The newly released IEC Standard for Current Transformers IEC 61869-2 replaces the former IEC 60044-1
and IEC 60044-6 standards. The CT Analyzer still supports the old IEC standards 60044-1 and 60044-6
additionally to the new standard to enable the test of equipment designed according to the old standard.
A short summary of the main changes regarding the CT Analyzer measurement and assessment process
can be found in the Customer Area on the OMICRON website. For more detailed information please consult
the standard document available on the IEC website.

1.2

Extended Isn range up to 25 A


It is now possible to test CTs with a rated secondary current of up to 25A.

1.3

Polarity check function together with the OMICRON CPOL polarity tester hardware
The new CT Analyzer software now supports the OMICRON CPOL polarity tester hardware as also used
together with the CPC and CMC test equipment. The SW option is available via the Quick menu and is
compatible with the existing test hardware delivered from OMICRON.

If you are interested in this option, please contact your sales representative for further information or a
quote.

1.4

Miscellaneous
For more details about the new functions and their safe and appropriate operation, please consult the User
Manual delivered as hard copy with new equipment or available as soft copy within the new installed PC
Toolset in the section Manuals.

Whats new in the CTA Hardware?

2.1

PC connection via USB interface


CT Analyzer devices as of serial number JHxxxx or newer are equipped with a USB interface and a RS232
interface. If available, you can use both interfaces alternatively to connect the CT Analyzer to a computer.
OMICRON recommends to use the USB interface since communication via USB is considerably faster than
communication via RS232.

RS232 interface
USB interface
(type B connector)

Since in this case the CT Analyzer provides two alternative interfaces, the user has to select the interface to
be used (or check the selection) in the CT Analyzer settings before connecting the CT Analyzer. The factory
default setting for those devices is USB.
4. Open the Main Menu on the CT Analyzer and select Settings.
5. In the Setting Menu page, select Remote Interface.
6. In the Select remote interface port page, select the interface actually used to connect the CT Analyzer
to the computer: USB or RS232.
Note: The CT Analyzer will only communicate via the selected interface. It will not be recognized by
the computer if the CT Analyzer settings do not match the interface used for connection.
The following figures show the possible scenarios for connecting the CT Analyzer and the CT SB2 switch
box to a computer.

2.1.1 CT Analyzer connected via USB:

CT Analyzer settings:
Main Menu -> Settings ->
Remote Inter face -> USB

to PC
USB A/B

CTA
to PC
CT SB2
(optional)

RS232
(crossover)

USB A/B
CT Analyzer

2.1.2 CT Analyzer connected via RS232 interface and a RS232/USB adapter on the PC side:
RS232/USB
adapter

CT Analyzer settings:
Main Menu -> Settings ->
Remote Interface -> RS232

RS232
(crossover)

to PC

CT Analyzer
CTA

RS232/USB
adapter

PC

to PC
RS232
(crossover)

RS232
(1:1)

CT Analyzer

CT SB2
(optional)

2.1.3 CT Analyzer connected via RS232 interface:


CT Analyzer settings:
Main Menu -> Settings ->
Remote Interface -> RS232

to PC
RS232
(crossover)
CT Analyzer

CTA

PC
to PC

CT Analyzer

RS232
(crossover)

CT SB2
(optional)

RS232
(1:1)

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