That is the link in case anyone is interested. (or I need to find it again).
And here are some keywords for me for later again, in case I need to find
On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 11:25 PM, Hurgh <hu...
> Thanks, I have just been reading through the white paper, and found a
> picture of the probe:
> [image: Inline image 1]
> So i guess my memory was not as good as I thought (it's not blue), but I
> am sure there was an article on how it was made, that is what I am looking
> Thanks for the help so far.
> On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 11:09 PM, James Muraca <jmur...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Nov 9, 2012 10:07 PM, "Hurgh" <hu...@hurgh.org> wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> I am in need of help tracking down an article I read online a little
>>> while ago (could be up to a year).
>>> I am fairly sure it was on Hack A Day, but not 100%.
>>> The reason for asking the list is 2 fold,
>>> - 1, Most people on this list probably read a lot of the same "hacking"
>>> news that I do and some will have much better memories than me
>>> - 2, The hack I am looking for may interest many of those at the
>>> Ok, so the article I am looking for, is about a guy who made his
>>> own Infrared Optical Sensor with 3D printed case to read data from Smart
>>> The port on the smart meter looks like the one in the following image:
>>> [image: Inline image 1]
>>> The port I am talking about is on the right hand side in the middle of
>>> the unit and is a circle with a flat spot on the bottom and a cut out in
>>> the centre.
>>> From memory the article described how this hacker made a case to fit
>>> over the port, and then proceeded to make the circuit to convert the IR
>>> signals into serial communications for a PC to read.
>>> From my hours of searching the net for this article, the port will
>>> either be a "ANSI C12.18 Type 2" standard or a "IEC 62056-21" standard.
>>> There is a TX IR LED and an RX IR Receiver in the Smart Meter port, and
>>> the hacker put the same components into his case that he 3D printed.
>>> I can even remember what the image on the post looked like, and the
>>> color of the case was a Blue, but I cant for the life of me find the post.
>>> If anyone remembers the post and can send me a link, that would be much
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