WattNode Wires and Cables

WattNode Wires and Cables Overview The WattNode® meter uses wires on the mains (line) voltage inputs, the current transformer inputs, and the I/O or communication connections. The following articles provide information on each type of wiring or cabling. WattNode Voltage Connections Current Transformer Wire Extension WattNode Pulse Output Cables LonWorks FTT10 Cables RS-485 Cables for […]

RS-485 Interfaces

RS-485 Interfaces This page lists RS-485 devices that connect to a PC, either by converting to RS-232, or via USB and other interface. RS-485 devices are use for both BACnet and Modbus networks. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RS-485 for hardware details and installation methods for RS-485 devices. Contents 1 RS-485 to Ethernet Interfaces 1.1 Moxa MGate MB3170 1.2 [...]

Medium and High Voltage CTs and PTs

Medium and High Voltage CT and PT Vendors Electrical services over 600 Vac are classified as either “Medium Voltage” or “High Voltage”. These terms are not precise and are used interchangeably. In general, medium voltage is about 1 kVac to 69 kVac and high voltage from 100 kVac through 345 kVac. WattNode meters and current […]

Medium and High Voltage CT and PT Vendors

Medium and High Voltage CT and PT Vendors Electrical services over 600 Vac are classified as either “Medium Voltage” or “High Voltage”. These terms are not precise and are used interchangeably. In general, medium voltage is about 1 kVac to 69 kVac and high voltage from 100 kVac through 345 kVac. WattNode meters and current […]

Using WattNode BACnet Meters with PC Software

Using WattNode BACnet Meters with PC Software WattNode BACnet power and energy meters are typically connected over an RS-485 serial network to a Building Automation System (BAS), also called a Building Management System (BMS). The BAS talks over the network to the WattNode submeters and reads out their power, energy and other measurement data. Most […]

Consultants and Contractors

Consultants and Contractors This article is still being developed and is not yet complete. If you need assistance with this topic, you may want to search other articles for related information, or contact CCS technical support: mailto:support@ctlsys.com. This page lists consultants and contractors who are familiar with WattNode® products and how to design and install […]