Engineered Systems Magazine

Energy meters: Continental Control Systems

December 3, 2012

Continental-Control-Systems-120312-body.jpgThe WattNode® BACnet® Energy Meter is a cost-effective energy and power meter.

Continental Control Systems has released its cost-effective WattNode BACnet (MS/TP) energy and power meter for BAS requiring the BACnet communications protocol. The BACnet WattNode meter complements the company's Modbus® and LonWorks® meters, allowing almost any building automation system to seamlessly access electrical measurements including power, energy, voltage, current, and power factor. The most compact and cost-effective networkable energy meters on the market, all WattNode meters provide line-powered single and three phase, wye, or delta configurations up to 600 Vac and 6000 A. Supporting full self-discovery of the meter and all of its objects, the WattNode BACnet meter offers more than 50 electric power-related measurements, 64 addresses, and selectable baud rates up to 76.8 K.