Electronic power meters vary widely in features and this range of features determines the price level of the meter. The purpose of this article is to help the reader select the right meter from the vast number of choices for their customers, matching the function and need of the meter with the value to the customer.
Use of electronic meters is widespread today for many good reasons, but few users realize these meters should undergo a startup process. Here are some insights from a field engineera??s perspective as to what may be needed in order to have a successful installation.
7 pages. Accessing electrical system information from any location allows the system manager to provide quicker command and control of intelligent devices. The Internet allows real-time access anywhere on the globe through open protocols.
Todaya??s demands on software interfacing capabilities far exceeds anything imagined when the market began supporting Windowsa?? dynamic data exchange (DDE) programming interface for communication with devices. This paper will provide an insight into these developments and describe the new king on the block, OPC.
More than ever, submetering is being applied in industrial as well as the traditional commercial and residential applications to encourage conservation and increase productivity. This article will describe what it is, why it's important and how to effectively apply it.
Who would possibly invest in equipment that restricts all their future purchases to that same initial manufacturer? Well, it happens every day and it could easily happen to you. The ability for equipment to communicate is so prevalent today most specifiers feel confident in specking it. But how does it communicate and what will understand it? Unless you are aware of the pitfalls, you could tumble in. And if you already have, this article will help you dig out.