I have an efergy unit, which connects to a PC, and takes three sensors for
It works OK, sort of.
Caveats with that unit from catchoftheday:
Doesn't connect to a PC, can't log or make readings available on the net.
May only take one sensor input, so probably only works on one phase.
Caveats with the unit I have (with 3 sensors):
Connects to a PC via USB, but program is Windows only, protocol is unknown,
can only put history onto the PC, not current values.
Doesn't measure voltage or phase, so readings are somewhat approximate.
Can't do 3 phases and J-tariff, its either/or.
Caveats with all those gadgets:
Can give you a shock when you see how much juice you are using.
I'd look elsewhere if you want accuracy or net-connectedness.
On 14 August 2012 19:47, Damien P <athe...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thursday, June 28, 2012 1:23:54 PM UTC+9:30, Ken wrote:
>> Silicon Chip magazine has a circuit-ideas article on reading, sending, &
>> displaying, the one pulse per watthour LED on electricity meters.
> Here's a gadget to monitor your energy use. It looks like you clamp a
> sensor around one of the cables leading into the power box.
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