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by Jameson
Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: Cleantech Discussions
Topic: EKM Metering systems for solar PV?
Replies: 19
Views: 43256

Re: EKM Metering systems for solar PV?

Hi SolarOwl! Any of our smart (communicating) meters will work well in a solar installation where you want to measure how much power is flowing in each direction. Our EKM-Omnimeter is our most recommended just because it can be used on any electrical system in the world. When connected on the line b...
by Jameson
Fri May 25, 2012 12:23 pm
Forum: EKM Metering Systems
Topic: TCP Socket Failed to Connect
Replies: 2
Views: 4667

Re: TCP Socket Failed to Connect

Hello Wouter, The "Complete Guide to EKM Metering is a good place to start: http://www.ekmmetering.com/information/the-complete-guide.html There is a section for software. Also stay tuned for our next version of the software, we hope to have this in a couple months. I will go over it with you here: ...
by Jameson
Mon May 21, 2012 12:38 pm
Forum: Electric Meters
Topic: RS485
Replies: 11
Views: 19575

Re: RS485

Wouter, Sounds like a cool system. We will help you out in any way that we can. Here is the string parsing document for the EKM-Omnimeter: http://documents.ekmmetering.com/Meter_Communication_Parsing_Submeter_v3.pdf The last 2 bytes are a CRC-16 checksum. The Omnimeter communicates at 9600 baud, 7 d...
by Jameson
Mon May 14, 2012 1:15 pm
Forum: Developers Sandbox - Meter Data
Topic: EKM-Omnimeter RS-485 Data
Replies: 44
Views: 63985

Re: EKM-Omnimeter RS-485 Data

Hi Tim, This sounds really good! We are looking forward to seeing what you come up with. Labview looks like an interesting tool to use for displaying meter data. We are always interested in new ways to read the meters and are happy to hear you are willing to share the software when you are done. Tha...
by Jameson
Fri May 11, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: EKM Metering Systems
Topic: EKM Push
Replies: 53
Views: 56359

Re: EKM Push

Well, we are actually currently re-writting the the EKM Reader software and would like to be able to add the EKM Push data as one of the available data sources. It should be a simple matter. We hope to have this available within 4 to 6 weeks. We would also like to see our meter data be fed to Pachub...
by Jameson
Fri May 11, 2012 12:38 pm
Forum: EKM Metering Systems
Topic: When will you get more? EKM 485Bee -- Zigbee Wireless
Replies: 2
Views: 5388

Re: When will you get more? EKM 485Bee -- Zigbee Wireless

We now have the 485Bees back in stock. Thanks for pointing out the zigbee to serial converters. We will be interested in hearing your results. More and better ways of reading our meters are always of interest to us. We used to use the 2.4gHz wireless mesh, but have found the 900 mHz wireless mesh ra...
by Jameson
Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:24 am
Forum: EKM Metering Systems
Topic: Installation of Indoor Enclosure Kit
Replies: 1
Views: 4334

Re: Instalation of

Good question. The Indoor Enclosure Kit can be either a surface mount or a flush mount (depending on which cover and hardware you use). The metal bracket you are referring to is used in the flush mount application. It is used to hold the enclosure tight to the drywall from behind. You first cut out ...
by Jameson
Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:17 am
Forum: Electric Meters
Topic: EKM Meter Communication options?
Replies: 7
Views: 8969

Re: EKM Meter Communication options?

Yes you are right the customer feedback we get is essential for guiding the direction that we take here at EKM. If you have any more ideas or feature requests, please let us know. Here is a link to the string parsing for the v.3 meters: http://documents.ekmmetering.com/Meter_Communication_Parsing_Su...
by Jameson
Fri Apr 06, 2012 2:27 pm
Forum: Electric Meters
Topic: EKM Meter Communication options?
Replies: 7
Views: 8969

Re: EKM Meter Communication options?

Very interesting. We like the idea and this could be a solution we would consider in the future, but at this point we are focusing on getting you the data to the web (which is ultimately where you need it in most cases) in a format you can easily use. In this way we essentially skip over the need fo...
by Jameson
Mon Apr 02, 2012 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: uk electricity metering
Replies: 4
Views: 21078

Re: uk electricity metering

Thanks for the heads up...

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