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    How would you meter (kwh) a ring final

    I have a customer that requested kwh meters on the socket circuits of an office lock he rents out,(rooms are rented separately). There are two 16amp radials which obviously are not an issue, But the ring mains 4 of are causing me a headache for obvious reasons! The question is how would you guys...
  2. M

    Which din rail meter?

    I want to monitor total kwh used in a granny flat with it's own consumer unit. Which one should I use?
  3. S

    leakage clamp meter accuracy

    hello. I'm using leakage clamp meter to investigate nuisance tripping in my house. It is a MULTICOMP PRO MP780050 that I bought early 2021. However, once I bought it the nuisance tripping stopped, so I put it down to damp in garage at the time. This looks just like the Dilog6518 (just without...
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    leakage clamp meter accuracy

    hello. I'm using leakage clamp meter to investigate nuisance tripping in my house. It is a MULTICOMP PRO MP780050 that I bought early 2021. However, once I bought it the nuisance tripping stopped, so I put it down to damp in garage at the time. This looks just like the Dilog6518 (just without...
  5. OnlQQker

    What does this reading mean on a multi meter -0.00

    So checking for voltage on a brake light today on a Ford Transit 2016 custom. The drivers side is ok, the passenger side came up no voltage and gave a reading of -0.00. Multi meter set to 20v DC When keys are out of ignition the reading was 0.00 without the minus in front of it. I did try the...
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    UK Electric Meter - 5196D - Rate 2 remains constant

    Hi, I recently moved into an 1bhk flat in London, UK, and my supplier is Scottish Power(only electric). I have a "Multirate Single Phase Watt Hour Meter", with type as "5196D". There is a single display which three outputs, there are two outputs with a 1 and 2 towards the top left corner, then a...
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    (USA) 4/0 SER from Meter to Disconnect

    Just got here, and I'm not sure if this question will make sense to UK folks, or if there are any USA folks here at all. Anyway: due to supply issues, I can't find any 4/0 XHHN or THHN. I'm trying to connect my meter to a 200 amp disconnect. Can I use 4/0-4/0-4/0-2/0 alumin(i)um SER cable for...
  8. J

    Measuring 3 phase usage with a clamp meter?

    Good morning, I have a 3 phase supply into my workshop Hager dist board. I need to measure my usage for business accounts. My Electrician mentioned clamping around the swa cable with a ct clamp would be a simple metering option, but I'm not sure if I understood him correctly. Is this...
  9. D

    UK Electricity meter problem

    Just received a £900 electricity bill for an empty flat, the electricity is turned off at the fuse box so I checked the units on the meter. The units are going up 5 units per day, 20 units at night and 50 units stored. I have no storage heaters and I don’t have a hot water tank. I assumed when...
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    UK Help with Landis and Gyr import / export meter

    Hi, Our meter is an import / export Landis and Gyr. To supply Our readings We have to deduct the R from the T. The meter has now rolled over to 00*** so We can not deduct the R now as this would give a minus reading. Any idea how to give energy company a reading? Someone said add 99999 to...
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    Adding in a D/P isolator BEFORE meter ???/

    Absolute nowhere else for it to go /be fitted etc . How naughty in reality ??
  12. F

    Weatherhead Connection To Siemens S40405-2CO Meter Pan

    I am installing a new electrical system on my cottage. I have built the weatherhead from schedule 80 PVC pipe/conduit. I am coming down into a Siemens S40405-2CO meter pan using a metal EC 38599 meter hub. I need to know: 1) Can I use an adapter to connect the schedule 80 PVC to the metal...
  13. K

    Quick confirmation needed of whether meter wiring is dodgy or not.

    Hi. Have searched the net and the forums first for an answer but had no joy so here goes.. Quick background. My son just bought his first house which is an ex rental repo and the neighbours told us the last tennants got arrested for using the house to grow weed. I'm round here on my days off...
  14. S

    Splitting meter tails at 3m

    I've haven't got a way back to the main supply and need to add a consumer unit for a garage conversion but the tails are on a double pole isolator switch so was going to split the tails at the 60a fused isolator about 2-3m from the main supply is there anything wrong with this or am I just over...
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    UK Shell Energy Economy 7 Dual Rate meter type?

    Could anyone advise me which Economy 7 meter Shell Energy are currently fitting? I would like to know the overall size including any DCC box. A picture would be nice. Also, do these meters still have a 2amp relay connection to drive a contactor or in my case signal an EV charger, or are they...
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    3 phase meter question

    Hoping to get some info on 3 phase meters. Family has a place out in the country. It needs to get the meter replaced, but seemingly it's a 3 phase meter. Scottish Power has organised this but have cancelled the job as none are available. So my question is, could the job not be done with an...
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    3 Types of Meter Tails

    Evening! Once upon a time I would use 25mm meter tails which comprised of 7 strands. I now use a 19 strand version. The other day, however, I'm sure I spotted a very fine stranded version on a page on YouTube or in a catalogue/magazine etc. Anyone know what this would have been and is it...
  18. D

    Help with noises please

    Hi erm any ideas noises from the meter only when the electric shower is running
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    G9 LED strange behaviour

    I have a ceiling light that uses G9 LED lamps. The lamps does not light when switched on. However, when I put my meter across the power supply to test if voltage is present the LED lights immediately. Once alight and the meter removed it stays alight until switched off. Switch it on again and...
  20. diyhomeowner

    Cover understairs meter

    Hello, i would like to cover the meter under the stairs, but i am worried about H&S and regulations, etc... Is there something to prevent me from closing it ? i will make it easily accesible of ofcourse for access, so i can remove the cover when needed. EON said they are looking to replace it...
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