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Connect your Obvius AcquiSuite Data Acquisition Server to Wattics

This page outlines the steps to configure your Obvius AcquiSuite Data Acquisition Server to push data to Wattics.   NOTE: It is assumed that the Obvius AcquiSuite already collects data from meters. If not, read and understand Obvius manuals for installing, operating, or maintaining your Obvius AcquiSuite Data Acquisition Server. Installation and program procedures must…

How to change the pulse input voltage threshold on your Octopus

Pulses offer a simple way to output the amount of energy that has been measured by a meter (electrical, thermal, gas, water, etc). Pulses are brief bursts of DC (direct current) voltage, with each burst having an abrupt beginning (or rise) and an abrupt ending (or decay), and their output is typically proportional to energy…

Connect your Carlo Gavazzi EM21 meters to Wattics with the Octopus

  1 Electrical Wiring     Isolate unused RS485 cable wires before powering up the Octopus to avoid unexpected shorts. Switch on the resistor for daisy chain installations. Write down your meter’s Modbus/rs485 settings: Modbus address / baud rate / number of bits / parity / stop bits   For more information check the following…

How do I update the firmware of my Octopus

Download and locate your Wattics Octopus Tool software package (zip file). Unzip the file and open the folder.   Go to the IDOMPROJECT subfolder (or Sys subfolder) and double click on the iDomProject executable file to run the Firmware Updater software.   Click on “Communications” > “Connect”   In the pop up window, click on…

How to insert your sim card into the Wattics Octopus GPRS Gateway

First of all, you must ensure that you use a standard sim card, with the 4-digit PIN code disabled (that can be done with any unlocked mobile phone). Other sim card types are not supported.   The sim card must be inserted as follows.   When you push the sim in, it should stop itself…

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