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Echelon/NES Smart Meters – dabbling the hardware v1.01, v1.02 and v1.03

As mentioned in our previous post, we f***ed up the connector to the meter… Moving on and with a few other hardware versions that never got produced, we ended up having a version 1.03 prototype where the connector is fixed and that kind of works most of the time in some meters: Note: jumper for …

Echelon/NES Smart Meters – dabbling the hardware v1.00

Unfortunately we are still awaiting the release of the MEP protocol from NES (Networked Energy Services) as mentioned in previous blog entries. This will release us from the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) keeping all this a secret to you. …but while we wait, we could introduce you to our hardware prototype. In our first few attempts …


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