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Connecting pulse outputs to the Wattics Octopus

This post outlines the wiring steps for connecting pulse units to the Wattics Octopus Gateway and I/O Extension units. Pulse units may come from pulsed meters such as Utility electricity/gas/water meters, electrical, water, gas and heat submeters, PLCs and other production control systems. Once the pulse units wired, the Octopus devices must be configured to…

Connecting temperature probes to the Wattics Octopus

You can connect the 2-wire temperature probes to the Octopus Gateway or I/O Extension units in any available analog input. NTC probes with resistor values from 5k and up (NTC5k, NTC10k, etc) are recommended, with 0-10V or 4-20mA output. Depending on the output of our temperature probe (0-10V or 4-20mA), you will need an Octopus…

What are the installation steps when using the Wattics Octopus Gateway

The procedure to follow when installing the Octopus Gateway unit involves 6 steps:   You install the Wattics Octopus Gateway unit and connect your meters and sensors to the available inputs (RS485, TCP, analog/digital inputs) You configure data collection from the meters and sensors using the Wattics Octopus configuration tool You fill in the Octopus…

List of devices supported by Wattics Octopus Gateway

Manufacturer Product Category ABB A41 • A42 • A43 • A44 • ACS550 • ANR96 • ARE_B150 • ARE_MINI • ATS022 • B21 • B23 • B24 • CMS 600 • EKIP • IDM96 • IDM144 • IDMG5 • M2M • MGE144 • RVT • SOFTSTARTERS • TMAX • UMC100 Electricity meters Accuenergy AcuVIM-II 1st…