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Benefits of AMR (Automatic Meter Reading)

15 August 2017

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The use of Advanced Metering systems involved AMR can provide benefits for Utilities, Retail providers, Landlords and Customers. The most noteworthy advantages for using these systems are increased efficiencies, outage detection, tamper notification and reduced labour cost as a result of automating reads compared to recording data via manual methods. The Elvaco range of devices can fit almost any application with options involving Wired and Wireless Solutions. Additionally, with the meter data being readily available, more flexible billing cycles would be available to clients instead of following a monthly or quarterly cycle of manually recording Meter readings. Utility installations are already seeing AMR systems implemented across the UK and Secondary systems are following suit.

 

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-          Accurate meter reading, no more estimates

-          Accurate profile classes and measurement classes

-          Improved security and tamper detection for equipment

-          Energy management through profile data graphs

-          Less financial burden correcting mistakes

-          Less accrued expenditure

-          Transparency of “cost to read” metering

-          Improved procurement though more accurate data - “de-risking” price

-          Improved billing and tracking of usage (energy monitors – real-time data)

 

Devices to use: 

CMeX50    - Wireless M-Bus to GSM device collecting data and transmitting to Email, FTP, HTTP

CMe2100 M-Bus to GSM device collecting data and transmitting to Email, FTP, HTTP

CMe3100 - M-Bus to MODBUS device collecting data and transmitting to BMS Systems

CMeX10/11/12/13 - M-Bus Extenders used alongside the CMe2100 for larger quantities       

 

DMS hold stock of the full range of CMe AMR devices, if you would like futher information or require a price, call our dedicated sales team on 01773 534555 or email sales@dmsltd.com 

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