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Reference EN 61850-7-1:2003
Title Communication networks and systems in substations - Part 7-1: Basic communication structure for substation and feeder equipment - Principles and models
Project Number 14340
Abstract/Scope Provides an overview of the architecture for communication and interactions between substation devices such as protection devices, breakers, transformers, substation hosts, etc. Uses simple examples of functions to describe the concepts and methods applied in the EN 61850 series. Also describes the relationships between other parts of the EN 61850 series and defines how inter-operability is reached.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2003-09-25
Current Stage code deadline 2004-06-01
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Mandate(s) M/490
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 57
Reference Document IEC 61850-7-1:2003 (EQV)
ICS 33.200 - Telecontrol. Telemetering
Keywords Communication; Network; Substation; Feeder equipment; Model
Note Superseded by EN 61850-7-1:2011
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2003-09-25 2004-06-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2003-09-01 2004-01-01  
5061 2003-06-23 2003-09-01  
5020 2003-03-14 2003-05-16  
4099 2003-03-11 2003-03-14  
4020 2001-02-23 2001-07-27  
3099 2001-02-20 2001-02-23  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2003-09-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2003-09-25
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2003-12-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2004-06-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2006-09-01


Superseded by EN 61850-7-1:2011
Normative reference (6) ISO/IEC 8802-3:2000
ISO/IEC 8825-1:2000
ISO 9506-1:2003
ISO 9506-2:2003
IEC/TS 61850-2:2003
EN 61850-5:2003
EN 61850-7-2:2003
EN 61850-7-3:2003
EN 61850-7-4:2003

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