EX2100e Digital Front-End (DFE) Control Upgrade
EX2100e Digital Front-End (DFE) Control Upgrade

Quick, cost-effective option to improve control performance

EX2100e Digital Front-End (DFE) Control Upgrade

The EX2100e Digital Front-End (DFE) is a controls-only retrofit that enables customers with older excitation systems to upgrade to GE’s fully digital EX2100e platform at a fraction of the time and cost of a traditional excitation system upgrade. Retaining existing power conversion bridges makes this a low impact cost-effective option for those looking to modernize controls and drive additional return on their controls investment.

Product Features

Key Benefits
  • Minimizes hardware replacement - fast installation time
  • Improved reliability with modern electronics and redundant control options
  • Advanced software tools simplify regulatory testing and reporting requirements
  • Uses same proven control configuration as GE’s full EX2100e Excitation offering
Other Benefits
  • Enhanced data capture and analysis tools to help maximize generator performance and protection
  • Complete design engineering and retrofit services reduce customer staff loading
  • Elimination of old circuit cards and power supplies improves reliability and reduces spare parts issues     
  • Patented digital field ground detection system senses potentially damaging ground faults on the AC source, or the location of a DC field ground fault
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