Automatic meter reading

Automatic Meter Reader for Energy Meters
Automatic meter reading, or AMR, is the technology of automatically collecting consumption of energy parameters and send to server for comparison and data analysis purposes.The parameters which are sent to the server are Active Energy, Voltage, Current,Frequency, Power, and Power factor.

The advantage of installing Automatic Meter Reader for Energy Meters is to obtain the historical consumption data and utilize them to understand the high consumption area, timing and implementation of strategy to reduce the same.

As per Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (USA based nonprofit organization) a smarter grid can help you in following ways :

  • Nearly $600 in direct bill savings for the average household each year Gives control over your power bill by making it possible to monitor and adjust your energy use through smart meters and home energy management systems that offer 24/7 rate and usage readings.
  • Reduces expenses to energy producers by allowing direct communication with end-user equipment to reduce consumption during these peak periods, lowering the need for costly standby power plants Some states offer new pricing plans that make it possible for consumers to save money by controlling how much electricity they use during times of peak demand when electricity is more expensive


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Argus has developed Automatic Meter Reader for Energy Meters with features:

  • Device works on Ac supply 230V
  • Supports RS485/RS232 communication
  • Can connect up to 32 electric meters in a network
  • GPRS/SMS based system.
  • Reads from electric meters and updates to server/mobile
  • Battery backup during power failure.


  • Electrical Panels – Industrial LT Panels.
  • Motor Control Centres, Distribution Contol & Relay Panels.
  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Panels.
  • Genset Panels.
  • Generation, Transmission and Distribution Panels.
  • Test Benches and Laboratory Equipment.
  • Uninterrupted Power Supply.
  • Special OEM Application.
  • Suitable for 3P, 4W LT Application.
  • Three line LCD backlit display.
  • Displays: Active Energy, Voltage, Current, Frequency, Power, Power factor etc.
  • Three push buttons on the front panel for programming and scrolling.
  • CT secondary -/1A or -/5 A (user selectable).
  • Maximum values of parameters can be reset.
  • Available with RS485 MODBUS communication.
  • Available in Class Accuracy 1.0

Automatic Meter Reader for Energy Meters purchase request can be sent to or can be contacted via phone or email.
We ship this product worldwide and also it can be customized as per your requirements.

We have independently developed AMR addon board which can be added to any of the existing meters and make it GPRS enabled and smart enough to be connected to the cloud.

Argus Embedded System is India’s leading company in providing electronic product design services for Security & Surveillance, Home and Industrial automation, Medical, Transport & Logistics, Automotive, Networking, Telecom, IoT and  Connected devices. Our professional experts  are available via phone or email for your consultation. Ask for a free quote on any of our services or products.

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