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Technical documents for the MPQ2000

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MPQ2000 Common Connections
An application note locoking at the common connections of the MPQ2000.
Published: 10 April 2019
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MPQ2000 Monitoring a TT grounded system
Measuring the voltage between the ground and neutral provides an indication of the integrity of the ground connection. The poorer the connection (higher impedance), the higher the voltage between the neutral and ground conductors will be. During a fault, this level could rise over 50 V and become a serious hazard.
Published: 10 April 2019
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Data Analysis
The Megger PQ PC software has the ability to perform automated data analysis and create data analysis reports based on canned or custom templates.
Published: 10 April 2019
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CBEMA Curve
The MPQ can capture up to 1000 events. This number of events can be time consuming to review and analyze.The CBEMA / ITIC curve allows for quick analysis of dip (sags), swells and sub-cycle (transient) events.
Published: 10 April 2019
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Rapid Voltage Change (RVC)
A rapid voltage change is a fast rise or fall of the RMS voltage. This can be caused by the switching on of a specific load or by a sudden change in source voltage. Sudden source voltage changes can occur in solar grids when the sun is obscured by clouds. Source voltage changes can also occur in wind farms when then wind speed decreases. Load switching can cause a rapid voltage change if the rating of the load is a significant fraction of the fault level of the supply voltage.
Published: 7 December 2018
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Transferring data from the MPQ to the PC
Data can be transferred from the MPQ to your PC in 3 ways – direct download, via SD card, and via USB stick. All 3 methods are discussed in this article.
Published: 7 November 2018
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Scheduled run - MPQ series of power quality analysers
The MPQ Series of Power Quality Analysers can be programmed to start and stop recording at specific times. This type of test is called a scheduled run.
Published: 6 November 2018
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Solar Energy - Part 2 of 3: Programming a PQ Analyzer
When examining potential power quality issues associated with solar panels, your power quality analyzer should be programmed to examine a variety of different parameters outlined in this application note.
Published: 3 July 2018
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Determining harmonic direction
Harmonics are caused by non-linear loads. Linear loads draw a linear current that follows the changing voltage of the AC waveform. Non-linear loads draw current pulses periodically, which creates distorted waveforms.
Published: 21 May 2018
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Approved SD Cards for the MPQ Series
Different brands and types of SD Cards have different characteristics. This paper shows the recommended types to use with the MPQ series.
Published: 2 November 2017
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