NRG Systems

SymphoniePRO® Data Logger

SymphoniePRO is an advanced data logging system that is purpose-built for the renewable energy professional.

  26-Channel (#8547) 16-Channel (#11270)
Description  
Instrument type 26 channel internet-enabled micropower data logger for the renewable energy industry 16 channel internet-enabled micropower data logger for the renewable energy industry
Applications Wind and solar resource assessment, power performance monitoring, and forecasting Wind and solar resource assessment, power performance monitoring, and forecasting
Instrument compatibility Symphonie iPack Communication + Power Modules:
  • iPackGPS | GSM/GPRS
  • iPackGPS | 3G GSM
  • iPackGPS | CDMA
  • iPackACCESS | BGAN M2M Satellite
  • iPackACCESS | Modbus TCP
Symphonie iPack Communication + Power Modules:
  • iPackGPS | GSM/GPRS
  • iPackGPS | 3G GSM
  • iPackGPS | CDMA
  • iPackACCESS | BGAN M2M Satellite
  • iPackACCESS | Modbus TCP
Data Collection  
Sampling interval 1 Hz (IEC 61400-12-1 compliant) 1 Hz (IEC 61400-12-1 compliant)
Averaging interval 10-minute by default; user-selectable alternatives (1, 2, 5, 10, 15, 30, and 60 minutes) 10-minute by default; user-selectable alternatives (1, 2, 5, 10, 15, 30, and 60 minutes)
Real time clock Internal battery-backed with GPS or internet time synchronization (with iPack) Internal battery-backed with GPS or internet time synchronization (with iPack)
Storage medium
  • User-selectable storage of statistical data with optional storage of raw (1 Hz) sample data
  • 8 MB internal flash memory
  • Options for either 512 MB or 2 GB SD card
  • User-selectable storage of statistical data with optional storage of raw (1 Hz) sample data
  • 8 MB internal flash memory
  • Options for either 512 MB or 2 GB SD card
Channel Capacity
  • 12 counter channels
  • 14 analog channels: 7 built-in, 7 configurable with signal conditioning modules (P-SCMs)
  • Two (2) RS-485 communication channels, each full or half duplex with support for up to 6 devices
  • Eight (8) counter channels
  • Eight (8) analog channels: Five (5) built-in, Three (3) configurable with signal conditioning modules (P-SCMs)
Counter Channels Sensor Compatibility Compatible with a wide array of industry-standard anemometers including:
  • NRG 40C, Class 1, or compatible sine wave anemometers
  • Opto anemometers
  • Reed switch anemometers
  • Other frequency signals up to 2,500 Hz, 12 V excitation is provided by logger
    Includes totalizer mode for Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge and other accumulator sensors
Compatible with a wide array of industry-standard anemometers including:
  • NRG 40C, Class 1, or compatible sine wave anemometers
  • Opto anemometers
  • Reed switch anemometers
  • Other frequency signals up to 2,500 Hz, 12 V excitation is provided by logger
    Includes totalizer mode for Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge and other accumulator sensors
Analog Channels Sensor Compatibility Compatible with a wide array of sensors including:
  • NRG standard analog sensors (200P Wind Direction Vane, 110S Temperature, BP20 Barometric Pressure, RH5X Relative Humidity, etc.)
  • Industry-standard pyranometers (Li-Cor LI-200SZ, Hukseflux LP02, SR11, SR12, SR20, Kipp & Zonen CMP3, CMP11, CMP21)
    Wide range of other compatible sensors, individually verified upon request
  • Built-in channels 13-15: 0 to 5 V Analog; 2.5 or 5 V excitation; no P-SCMs required
  • Built-in channels 16-19: 0 to 5 V Analog; 5 or 12 V excitation; no P-SCMs required
  • P-SCM Channels 20-26 (signal range dependent on individual P-SCM card)
Compatible with a wide array of sensors including:
  • NRG standard analog sensors (200P Wind Direction Vane, 110S Temperature, BP20 Barometric Pressure, RH5X Relative Humidity, etc.)
  • Industry-standard pyranometers (Li-Cor LI-200SZ, Hukseflux LP02, SR11, SR12, SR20, Kipp & Zonen CMP3, CMP11, CMP21)
    Wide range of other compatible sensors, individually verified upon request
  • Three (3) Built-in channels: 0 to 5 V Analog; 2.5 or 5 V excitation; no P-SCMs required
  • Two (2) Built-in channels: 0 to 5 V Analog; 5 or 12 V excitation; no P-SCMs required
  • Three (3) P-SCM Channels: signal range dependent on individual P-SCM card
Analog Measurement Accuracy 0.04% of full scale 0.04% of full scale
RS-485 Channels Sensor Compatibility Contact NRG to discuss support for specific model types n/a
Parameters recorded for each channel
  • Average
  • Standard Deviation
  • Minimum / Maximum 1-sec sample
  • Maximum 3-sec gust with direction
  • Sum for totalizer inputs
    Note: Statistics reported on each channel dependent on measurement type
  • Average
  • Standard Deviation
  • Minimum / Maximum 1-sec sample
  • Maximum 3-sec gust with direction
  • Sum for totalizer inputs
    Note: Statistics reported on each channel dependent on measurement type
Data delivery
  • Automated delivery via iPack
  • Direct live connection through iPack
  • USB connection
  • Read from SD card
  • Automated delivery via iPack
  • Direct live connection through iPack
  • USB connection
  • Read from SD card
Security
  • Logger access PIN with 2-day lockout after 8 failed attempts
  • 128-bit data file encryption with user-specified password
  • Logger access PIN with 2-day lockout after 8 failed attempts
  • 128-bit data file encryption with user-specified password
Resolution  
Analog measurement resolution 16-bit A/D conversion (76 uV resolution across 5 V range) 16-bit A/D conversion (76 uV resolution across 5 V range)
Software  
Type Windows (7 or later) compatible application Windows (7 or later) compatible application
Capabilities
  • Import data files
  • Output tabular text files
  • Configure SymphoniePRO data loggers and Symphonie iPacks
  • Store configuration files for repeat programming
  • View live data including diagnostics via remote connections
  • Manage automated connections
  • Administer firmware updates to SymphoniePRO data loggers and Symphonie iPacks
  • Integrate with enterprise-level programs via command line mode
  • Includes integrated map and exports KML files
  • Import data files
  • Output tabular text files
  • Configure SymphoniePRO data loggers and Symphonie iPacks
  • Store configuration files for repeat programming
  • View live data including diagnostics via remote connections
  • Manage automated connections
  • Administer firmware updates to SymphoniePRO data loggers and Symphonie iPacks
  • Integrate with enterprise-level programs via command line mode
  • Includes integrated map and exports KML files
Configuration  
User interface
  • SymphoniePRO Desktop Application
  • LCD with 16 button keypad with audible feedback
  • SymphoniePRO Desktop Application
  • LCD with 16 button keypad with audible feedback
Configurable parameters
  • All parameters configured with PC using SymphoniePRO Desktop Application through MetLink connection (USB or TCP/IP)
  • All parameters configured with PC using SymphoniePRO Desktop Application through MetLink connection (USB or TCP/IP)
Connections  
Sensor wiring
  • Sensors connected to wiring panel
  • Field wiring panel mounted in shelter box connected to logger via interconnect cable
  • Ground stud connects to earth ground with included ground cable
  • Sensors connect to wiring panel
  • Field wiring panel plugs directly into Logger
  • Wiring panel ground stud connects to earth ground with included ground cable
Expansion slots Seven (7) signal conditioning module slots accept analog P-SCMs Three (3) Analog channels configurable with P-SCM signal conditioning modules
Communication ports
  • Dedicated USB-B port on logger faceplate for configuration
  • Dedicated male DB25 interfaces to one optional iPack communications module
  • Two (2) RS-485 serial communication ports on wiring panel
  • Dedicated USB-B port on logger faceplate for configuration
  • Dedicated male DB25 interfaces to one optional iPack communications module
Power requirements  
Batteries
  • Two (2) 1.5 volt D-Cell batteries (included with logger)
  • iPackGPS equipped with PV provides autonomous power to data logger when connected, making D-Cell batteries back up power (nominal configuration)
  • Two (2) 1.5 volt D-Cell batteries (included with logger)
  • iPackGPS equipped with PV provides autonomous power to data logger when connected, making D-Cell batteries back up power (nominal configuration)
External power input Provided by iPack Provided by iPack
External solar input Provided by iPack Provided by iPack
External power output Provided by iPack (iPackACCESS only) Provided by iPack (iPackACCESS only)
Installation  
Mounting
  • Logger and iPack attach to logger mounting bracket; Keyed slots allow for easy installation/removal in shelter box
  • Wiring panel mounts separately to shelter box back plate with four (4) Phillips 10-32 x 0.5 in. screws
  • Logger and iPack attach to logger mounting bracket; Keyed slots allow for easy installation/removal in shelter box
  • Wiring panel mounts directly to Logger with two screws
Tools required
  • Screwdriver for wiring input terminals (included)
  • 8 mm (5/16 in.) wrench or nut driver for mounting screws and logger ground lug
  • Screwdriver for wiring input terminals (included)
  • 8 mm (5/16 in.) wrench or nut driver for mounting screws and logger ground lug
Environmental  
Operating temperature range -40 °C to 65 °C (-40 °F to 149 °F) -40 °C to 65 °C (-40 °F to 149 °F)
Operating humidity range 0 to 100% relative humidity non-condensing 0 to 100% relative humidity non-condensing
Physical  
Weight 1.3 Kg (2.6 lbs) including batteries 1.3 Kg (2.6 lbs) including batteries
Dimensions
  • Logger = 22.2 cm x 18.7 cm x 7.4 cm (8.7 in. x 7.4 in. x 2.9 in.)
  • Wiring panel = 30 cm x 12 cm x 5 cm
  • 40.6 cm (16 in.) interconnect cable
Logger (including wiring panel): 22.2 cm x 20.1 cm x 7.6 cm (8.7 in. x 7.9 in. x 3.0 in.)
Materials  
Wiring panel Formed aluminum enclosure, zinc-plated screws and terminals
  • Black ABS enclosure
  • Zinc-plated screws and terminals
Enclosure Weatherproof polycarbonate Weatherproof polycarbonate

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