Archive for April, 2012

Smartmeter update: permanent cable

Today I received a FTDI DS_TTL-232R cable ($12 on ebay), this cable allowed me to create a more permanent solution for my smartmeter. Here is the old cable/test setup: And here is the new cable (I replaced the six pin female header with a RJ11 crimp connector):

New smart meter installed (Iskra ME382 and Landis + Gyr gasmeter E06140)

Last week Liander, one of the biggest energy network maintainers in the Netherlands installed a new smart meter at my place. Actually they installed two new meters: the Landis+Gyr E06140 to measure gas usage and the Iskra ME382 to measure electricity. Both devices are linked together and the electricity meter provides a P1 port, this […]