SMS SubMonitor Pump Starter


SMS SubMonitor Pump Starter

Equipped with the Franklin Electric SubMonitor Connect overload relay, the SMS provides ideal motor protection for Franklin Electric submersible motors.



Available on FE Select

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Electronic Overload Motor Protection

  • Wide range, adjustable, class 5-30 electronic overload
  • Dry pump detection protects your pump and motor from adverse conditions and allows for time-based automatic restart with well recovery mode
  • Industry-leading motor protection for the following conditions:
    • Over/under power (dry-run)
    • Over/under voltage protection
    • Voltage phase loss
    • Voltage
    • Current phase unbalance
    • Locked rotor
    • Cycle fault
    • Ground Fault
  • Easy access to input and output terminals
  • 32-character, backlit, NEMA 4x, wash-down rated screen mounted on front of panel allowing for safe viewing of conditions while motor is running
  • Motor insulation check

Real-time & Date-stamped Fault Logging

  • Unit ships with a pre-programmed real time clock with a 10-year battery backup
  • Contains separate fault, configuration change, and start logs. Independent logs allow user to see last fault even if it occurred years ago
  • Fault log tracks 150 faults with date and time stamp accurate down to the second:
    • Allows users to diagnose power problems and prove them to your power provider
    • Unit will give users a ‘snapshot’ of conditions at the time of fault, such as line to line voltage and current, alarms present, and I/0 status
    • Format of time stamping example: 7/7/16 10:15:24

Application-based Setup

  • SubMonitor Connect is an advanced, comprehensive, 3 phase motor protection relay that allows users to dial in protection and automation with extreme accuracy and parameter depth. However, SubMonitor Connect also has a streamlined Basic Setup Wizard to allows user to get up and running quickly
  • 9 simple steps to program unit
  • Users select between Submersible, Surface, or Custom and SubMonitor prepopulates protection parameters accordingly
  • Confirm basic motor info, key protection info, time to get started

Automation Ready - Advanced Pump Control

  • 12-240 VAC/VDC wet input for remote start/stop
  • Dry contacts for auto run/shutdown or high float/low float
  • Modbus RTU communication
  • Automatic fault reset and on and off delay settings
  • Automatic fault reset and on and off delay settings

Heavy-duy Industrial-grade Construction

  • Outdoor rated, gasketed, powder coated, NEMA 3R enclosure designed in house by Franklin Electric to optimize layout and functionality
  • UL 489 circuit breaker disconnect for branch and short circuit protection
  • No fuses required saving time and money
  • Lockable handle

Order Information

UL Type 3R - 200-600VAC

Item Maximum Current Branch Protection Included
SMS3B-3A015S1 8 A Yes
SMS3B-3A020S1 11 A Yes
SMS3C-3A030S1 17 A Yes
SMS3D-3A040S1 22 A Yes
SMS3E-3A050S1 28 A Yes
SMS3E-3A060S1 34 A Yes
SMS3F-3A080S1 45 A Yes
SMS3F-3A100S1 52 A Yes
SMS3G-3A100S1 57 A Yes
SMS3G-3A125S1 71 A Yes
SMS3H-3A150S1 85 A Yes
SMS3I-3A200S1 114 A Yes
SMS3I-3A250S1 130 A Yes
SMS3K-3A300S1 171 A Yes
SMS3K-3A400S1 228 A Yes
SMS3L-3A500S1 285 A Yes
SMS3L-3A600S1 342 A Yes
SMS3L-3A800S1 361 A Yes