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PIPrint – A Free Direct Printing Solution for your Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

…and Now for Something Completely Different… Some of you might recall that this blog is not limited to posts about Echelon/NES meters, and know it is actually for all kind of stuff Graves and I am dabbling with. Granted, lately it’s been mostly about our Echelon/NES project – but we have not stopped dabbling with …

[Limited offer] Echelon/NES Smart Meters – MEP interfaces modules and kits

This is a follow up on our previous Echelon/NES Smart Meter post. We have released all our Hard- and software on GitHub here: https://github.com/dabblerdk, so your cheapest way of getting started if you have soldering skills is to order a PCB and components – and start building your own modules. We hope that someone will …

[Breaking News] Echelon/NES Smart Meters – Documentation for MEP and Optical interfaces have been released on GitHub!

It is with great pleasure we finally can announce the release of the following official OSGP Alliance documentation for OSGP Smart Meters (i.e. Echelon/NES Smart Meters): The Multipurpose Expansion Port (MEP) interface and protocol Optical interface and protocol You will find the PDF files in the Documentation repository at GitHub using this link: https://github.com/OSGP-Alliance-MEP-and-Optical. Thank you for …


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