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Reference EN 62271-3:2006
Title High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 3: Digital interfaces based on IEC 61850
Project Number 16741
Abstract/Scope This International Standard is applicable to high-voltage switchgear and controlgear (scope of IEC SC 17A) and assemblies thereof (scope of IEC SC 17C) and specifies equipment for digital communication with other parts of the substation and its impact on testing. This equipment for digital communication, replacing metal parallel wiring, can be integrated into the high-voltage switchgear, controlgear, and assemblies thereof, or can be an external equipment in order to provide compliance for existing switchgear and controlgear and assemblies thereof with the standards of the IEC 61850 series.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2006-11-10
Current Stage code deadline 2007-06-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 17C
Reference Document IEC 62271-3:2006 (EQV)
ICS 29.130.10 - High voltage switchgear and controlgear
Keywords Switchgear; Controlgear; HV; Digital interface; IEC 61850
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6060 2006-11-10 2007-06-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2006-09-01 2006-11-01  
5061 2006-06-27 2006-09-01  
5060 2006-05-03 2006-05-25 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-02-17 2006-04-28  
4099 2006-02-14 2006-02-17  
4060 2005-07-29 2005-10-17  
4020 2005-02-04 2005-07-08  
3099 2005-02-01 2005-02-04  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2006-09-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2006-11-10
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2006-12-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2007-06-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2009-09-01


Superseded by FprEN 62271-3:2013
Normative reference (6) ITU-T V.24:2000
ISO/IEC 7498-1:1994
ISO/IEC 8802-3:2000
IEC 60050-191:1990
EN 60265-2:1993
EN 60694:1996
corr. April 1998
corr. May 1999
IEC 60794-1-1:2000
HD 546.4 S1:1992
IEC 60874-10-3:1997
IEC/TR 61850-1:2003
IEC/TS 61850-2:2003
EN 61850-3:2002
EN 61850-4:2002
EN 61850-5:2003
EN 61850-6:2004
EN 61850-7-1:2003
EN 61850-7-2:2003
EN 61850-7-3:2003
EN 61850-7-4:2003
EN 61850-8-1:2004
EN 61850-9-1:2003
EN 61850-9-2:2004
EN 61850-10:2005
EN 62271-102:2002
corr. March 2005
corr. July 2008

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