BE1-79A, Reclosing Relay

An economical, microprocessor-based relay designed to replace out of date, aging electromechanical relays, with models to replace existing GE and ABB relays with no wiring changes. Basler Electric also offers the BE1-79A in an S1 case for new installations.

See the Relay Upgrade Experts Chart in the Technical Resources tab below to determine if a Basler relay can replace your older style relay.


  • Minimize downtime with direct replacement for ACR relays and RC relays (non z-coil models) in existing case with no wiring changes required.
  • Reduce inventory with a single BE1-79A relay that replaces multiple ACR types.
  • Easy setup with a front panel communications interface.
  • Uncomplicated testing made possible with front panel indicators for relay power and recloser status.
  • Accurate, repeatable, and reliable operation.
  • Reduced battery load with low burden power supply.
  • Available in S1 case for new installations and in S2 and FT-32 cradle for retrofits.
  • Easily perform in-case system and device tests using test paddles.


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