Oregon Scientific ESM200 wireless energy control

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Oregon Scientific ESM200 wireless energy control

Postby Bwired » Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:34 am

Oregon is also stepping in to the energy control business with the wireless EMS200
suitable for 3 phase en sending data every 6 seconds, it's on the 433 MHz so there is a change that this signal is received by Rfxcom.

http://www.elv.de/Oregon-Scientific-Fun ... ail2_27879

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Re: Oregon Scientific ESM200 wireless energy control

Postby yjb » Tue Jan 19, 2010 12:12 pm

Looks to me as a lot cheaper when compared with RFXcom, however......

How is Oregon doing the measurements, it appears to me that they are only measuring the induction on each wire (which gives you a current indication, Ampere). Without knowing the exact Voltage level, the actual power utilization will be a wild guess and can easily be off 5-10% (+/-). In the long term this will probably equal out, but short term measurements will not be exact.
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