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How much memory does the PM8000 series have and what it is used for?

Issue
How much memory does the PM8000 series have and what it is used for?

Product Line
PM8000 series 

Environment
PM8000 on-board memory
PM8000 data log

Cause
Default memory and logging framework for the PM8000 series meter.

Resolution
The 8000 series has 512 MB of memory which is used by the firmware and ION framework.  This 512 MB of memory is not configurable by the end user, however.  The user only has access to manage the logging memory, which is 10 MB in size, and the FTP site memory.  More information on the FTP site memory can be found in article FA317553  ION Setup can configure how the on-board logging memory is allocated through the Setup Assistant.



PM8000 series meter default logging framework that is configured to record data and events at pre-defined intervals or conditions:
Data Recorder number Log name Depth Interval
1 Revenue Log 3360 (35 days) 900 seconds (15 minutes)
9 Loss Log 3360 (35 days) 900 seconds (15 minutes)
2, 3, 4 Historic Logs 3360 (35 days) 900 seconds (15 minutes)
39 Daily Nominal Logs 450 Triggered on Demand
7, 8 Harmonics Logs 840 (35 days) 3600 seconds (1 hour)
N/A Waveform recorders (6 total) 30 Triggered on Demand
N/A COMTRADE records 10 Triggered by waveform recording (if COMTRADE logging is enabled
10 Energy/Demand (EgyDmd Log) 3360 (35 days) 900 seconds (15 minutes)
5 Sag/Swell Log 100 Triggered on Demand
N/A Event Log 500 Triggered on Demand
11, 12, 17, 19 - 26, 28, 29, 32, 35 EN50160 Logs varies EN50160 Interval
6, 16, 37, 38, 40 4-30 Logs varies IEC61000-4-30 interval

The PM8000 series meter can support up to 50 data logs (data recorders) which can each record up to 16 different parameters.

The latest version of ION Setup can be downloaded from the link below.
Where can I download the latest version of ION Setup software?

PM8000 frequently asked questions: FA244498
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