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acSELerator RTAC Software

acSELerator RTAC is a graphical, easy-to-use tool that helps users quickly and easily configure the SEL RTAC.

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Create, edit, store, and transfer RTAC project settings.

Configure and store customized templates for frequently used devices.

Use the full-featured IEC 61131 logic programming environment (included) to develop custom programs.

Test and commission systems with online viewing and forcing of data values.

Receive software and device definition file updates delivered to your computer on a schedule that you choose through SEL Compass Software.

Automate routine functions using the command-line interface.

Note: Enhancements to acSELerator RTAC Software version 1.15.5816.1142 or later require a full setting download before going online with a project created in version 1.14.xxxx.xxxx or in earlier software. A full setting download will disable the RTAC momentarily.

Supported Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, 32- or 64 bit
  • Microsoft Windows 10


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Download the acSELerator RTAC library extensions, and take advantage of the flexibility that the SEL RTAC product line provides for your automation and integration applications. These library extensions are prebuilt code components for the advanced users of the SEL RTAC. Once downloaded, the instruction manuals for each of the library extensions will be accessible via the acSELerator RTAC help menu.

General Purpose Toolbox Libraries (Complimentary)

AnalogCondProcess analog quantities and digital filtering. PDF
CrossTaskDataShare data between Main and Automation tasks. PDF
ChannelMonitoringProvide alerts when a channel deviates from user-defined parameters. PDF
DictionariesCreate lookup tables for fast data retrieval. PDF
DynamicVectorsStore an arbitrary number of items, such as an automatically resizing array. PDF
EmailSend alerts and notifications from an RTAC to a mail server. PDF
IPAliasRedundancyShare a single IP between two RTACs in a redundancy scheme by using an Ip alias. PDF
MathComplexPerform mathematical operations on values with real and imaginary components. PDF
MathMatrixPerform common matrix operations. PDF
PacketEncodingsSerialize and deserialize information to/from a socket connection. PDF
PowerMeteringPerform energy and demand calculations. PDF
PowerSystemProtectionIdentify fault conditions, and unlock the potential of the SEL-2245-42 AC Protection Module. PDF
QueueKeep track of ordered lists of objects. PDF
QuickSortSort objects. PDF
RecordingTriggersDetect specific conditions in analog and digital signals to initiate the capture of data. PDF
SELEthernetControllerManage both UDP and TCP raw socket connections. PDF
SELRandGenerate random numbers. PDF
SELServerSimulatorsSimulate an SEL-351 client. PDF
SELStringCombine and split strings in constant time. PDF
SnmpLiteIdentify and troubleshoot network connectivity. PDF
SyslogCollectorReceive syslog messages from other devices. PDF

Optional Libraries (Select as Option in RTAC Hardware Configuration)

File I/ORead and write files to the RTAC file system. Built-in SFTP/FTP client for sending and receiving files. Programmatic access to fault and SOE records.$450 PDF
TrendRecorderRecord analog data in the RTAC, and send data to acSELerator Team and Meter Reports for analysis. File I/O included.$650 PDF
DynamicDisturbanceRecorderCollect data from within the logic engine to generate SOE, time-aligned CSV, and COMTRADE files in the RTAC. File I/O included.$700 PDF
Horizon Power System ModelResolve synchrophasor data streams using a model of the power system. File I/O, TrendRecorder, and DynamicDisturbanceRecorder included.$900 PDF
Horizon SVP PlusTurn the RTAC into a Synchrophasor Vector Processor. File I/O, TrendRecorder, DynamicDisturbanceRecorder, and Horizon Power System Model included.$7,000 PDF
Grid Connection ControlPoint-of-interconnection control between utility and renewable power generation sources.$9,500  PDF
POWER TOOLS Configure the RTAC as a IEEE 802.1Q VLAN Configuration Monitor.Configure Using RTAC HMI ($1,750) 

Engineering Services Libraries (Contact Engineering Services for ordering information.)

Distribution AutomationFault location, isolation, restoration, and volt-VAR control of distribution feeders
Automated System Verification and MonitoringProtection system monitoring and verification (NERC PRC-005)
Ground Fault DetectionGround fault identification for ungrounded power systems