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EKM-OmniMeter I

Overview

LabVIEW program to collect data from the EKM OmniMeter I v.3

Description

This program polls the OmniMeter, obtains the data string, parses it and stores the values to a data file. It also displays the total power used on a chart. PDF files are included that show the EKM command set and the raw data string sent by the meter.


Steps to Implement or Execute Code

  1. Connect the OmniMeter to the power line as specified in the EKM documentation
  2. Connect the OmniMeter to the computer using the EKM Blink
  3. Test that the COM port is created using the Device Manager (under control panel) and note the port number
  4. Run the program and start collecting data from the meter.

Requirements

Software

LabView 2011

Hardware


EKM OmniMeter I

http://www.ekmmetering.com/ekm-omnimeter-i-v-3-universal-smart-meter-single-phase-or-3-phase-120-to-...

EKM Blink - RS-485 to USB converter

http://www.ekmmetering.com/ekm-blink-rs-485-to-usb-converter.html

Additional Images or Video


EKM powermeter LabVIEW.PNG


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