A second keypad is provided
for redundant controls.
Status screens provide analog and digital
representation of exciter functions and values.
Menu screens provide text-based access to
parameters, wizards, and faults.
2-10 Chapter 2 Functional Description
The control cabinet contains the keypad control rack, control power distribution
module and supplies, and I/O terminal boards.
Diagnostic Interface (Keypad)
The keypad is a local operator interface that is mounted on the control cabinet door.
Refer to Figure 2-4 for a view of the keypad and a summary of the operator and
maintenance functions available. Chapter 5 describes the keypad in detail.
EX2100 Excitation Control
Figure 2-4. Diagnostic Interface – Keypad
Start/stop commands, regulator transfer commands, and regulator activation
commands can be issued from the keypad. The keypad also includes meter displays
indicating system conditions such as generator MW and MVARs, field current and
voltage, and regulator balance. Diagnostic displays such as the alarm history display
provide system information for maintenance and troubleshooting.
Organized into functional groups:
Navigation buttons for using the menu
Exciter Control buttons
Run and Stop buttons
& State Icons
GEH-6632 EX2100 User's Guide