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by simonprickett
Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Developers Sandbox - Meter Data
Topic: RS-485 Meter Time encoding differences for V3 and V4 meters?
Replies: 4
Views: 5975

Re: RS-485 Meter Time encoding differences for V3 and V4 meters?

Hi Jameson - sorry for the slow reply here, I reviewed the updated document looks good, thanks for the tip re EKM Dash also.

Simon.
by simonprickett
Thu May 25, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Developers Sandbox - Meter Data
Topic: RS-485 Meter Time encoding differences for V3 and V4 meters?
Replies: 4
Views: 5975

Re: RS-485 Meter Time encoding differences for V3 and V4 meters?

Thank you! Just to further clarify so the V3 also a 2 year date, so: 14B Time (02/17/2011, Thursday, 11:46:37) 31 31 30 32 31 37 30 35 31 31 34 36 33 37 Decodes as: 31 31 = 11 the year 30 32 = 02 the month 31 37 = 17 the day 30 35 = 05 day of week 31 31 = 11 the hour 34 36 = 46 the minute 33 37 = 37...
by simonprickett
Thu May 25, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Developers Sandbox - Meter Data
Topic: RS-485 Meter Time encoding differences for V3 and V4 meters?
Replies: 4
Views: 5975

RS-485 Meter Time encoding differences for V3 and V4 meters?

Hi there, I'm parsing data from RS-485 reads for both V3 and V4 meters, and hope you can clarify how to treat meter_time. In the RS-485 Parsing PDF for V3 meter I see: 14B Time (02/17/2011, Thursday, 11:46:37) 31 31 30 32 31 37 30 35 31 31 34 36 33 37 So is this 1102 = the year backwards... would 20...
by simonprickett
Tue May 16, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Developers Sandbox - Meter Data
Topic: RS-485 Distinguishing v3 from v4 Meters
Replies: 2
Views: 3790

Re: RS-485 Distinguishing v3 from v4 Meters

Hi Jameson - thanks for the welcome and the quick reply! I'm working on a server side component that won't be making the original request, so I'll be receiving the meter's response as an MQTT message from a Raspberry Pi which will in turn talk to the meter via RS485. The Pi making the requests to th...
by simonprickett
Mon May 15, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Developers Sandbox - Meter Data
Topic: RS-485 Distinguishing v3 from v4 Meters
Replies: 2
Views: 3790

RS-485 Distinguishing v3 from v4 Meters

Hi there - sorry if this is covered elsewhere, I tried searching... I'm writing some software that will receive RS-485 data from some EKM meters which could be v3 or v4 meters. I'm wondering if there's any easy way in the RS-485 hex data to know from checking a couple bytes if it's a v3 or v4 that g...