The modular DIN-rail MID approved energy meters portfolio offers a wide range of energy measurements for electrical installations where billing is required.
WITHAM, UK – February 18, 2013
TE Energy has launched a new Crompton Instruments modular DIN-rail MID approved energy meters. The portfolio offers a wide range of energy measurements for electrical installations where billing is required. The DIN-rail mounted energy meters are designed for high level accuracy performance and are safe and fast to install. MID approval ensures compatibility with EU market without a need for further testing. These features make Crompton Instruments MID Meters an ideal solution for residential, utility and industrial energy consumption monitoring.
The MID approved energy meters range is available as a single and three-phase system and the product features include a blue back-lit LCD screen, direct connection capability, seal-able terminal covers, and display tariff identifier. Energy consumption can be remotely monitored via SO pulse outputs or can communicate with Modbus RS 485 RTU, M-Bus, KNX and SD card datalogger interfaces.
This product release follows a European Commission Directive for Measuring Instruments 2004/22/EC for manufacturers and end-users selling and using measuring instruments mentioned for trade. The directive that came into force in 30th of October 2006 is designed to create a single European market for approved meters to allow the free movement and use of this equipment within the European Union without a need for an additional testing. Since October 2006 every meter manufactured and used for electricity billing must be MID or UK legislation approved and as of October 2016 all meters installed for billing must be only MID approved. Moreover, it is a criminal offense to a non-approved meter for billing.
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