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Electro Industries Releases RS485 to USB Communication Converter

Westbury, NY (Wednesday, May 13, 2015) – Electro Industries / GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of the E205301 direct RS485 to USB communication converter cable designed specifically to work with 2 wire RS485 networks which are native to all EIG meters. The cable is 16 feet in length and has tinned RS485 wiring on one side and a USB port connector on the other side.

The E205301 is self-powered from the USB port and can be used for many different applications including typical conversion of a string of devices from RS485 to USB and as a programming tool to easily configure any EIG meter using the native RS485 port.

Electro Industries Expanding on Long Island, NY

Westbury, NY (Wednesday, April 15, 2015) – Electro Industries / GaugeTech (EIG) is expanding its manufacturing facility. Located in Westbury, NY, the company is building more lines to keep up with demand for its very popular Shark® and Nexus® products. Celebrating its fortieth year in business, EIG is one of Long Island, NY’s most prestigious manufacturers, producing state-of-the-art power and energy metering equipment and energy management software that is used by governments, military, utilities, industry, healthcare facilities, universities, and commercial buildings the world over.

The expansion of its Westbury, NY manufacturing facility will allow EIG to increase its production capability and to offer more jobs to our Long Island community. EIG plans to have the new facility up and running within the next three months.

Electro Industries Releases Shark® 50B Power and Energy Meter with BACnet MS/TP Serial Protocol

Westbury, NY (Wednesday, January 7, 2015) – Electro Industries / GaugeTech (EIG) announced the release of the Shark® 50B meter with native BACnet MS/TP serial communication. This meter supplies power and energy data to building automation systems using a native, standard BMS protocol. It is perfect for retrofit into existing systems or for new applications.

The Shark® 50B meter comes pre-programmed with 34 BACnet objects for seamless integration into existing BACnet networks. It offers an affordable entrée into the world of building automation. In addition to building automation, it supports LEED projects and other “green” building initiatives.

The meter also supports Modbus over TCP/IP so that the Shark® 50B meter can additionally communicate to a stand-alone energy management system or energy dashboard. This allows the meter to be used for both energy management and building automation applications simultaneously.

More information on the Shark® 50B meter can be viewed at:

Electro Industries Releases EnergyReporter EXT 4.0: Proactive Energy Dashboard and Energy Reporting Software

Westbury, NY (Monday, November 17, 2014) – Electro Industries /GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of EnergyReporter EXT 4.0. This software is an energy dashboard, energy reporter, and automated energy costing application. The energy dashboard viewer lets users easily compare energy costs and peak demand across multiple time frames (daily, weekly, monthly, yearly, and custom date ranges) and locations. Using EnergyReporter EXT, a user has instant access to cost analysis and energy analytics, Enterprise-wide.

Features of this software application include customized energy reports that let a user create concise energy analysis, and provide summaries of energy usage data for executive level and management personnel. The automated scheduling module also sends monthly reports by email on a user-programmable schedule, for up-to-date energy accounting information.

The system is capable of reporting on all commodities, measuring not only electricity usage, but also water, condensate and gas usage, to provide a comprehensive energy usage depiction and cost analysis. With EnergyReporter EXT, any Enterprise can easily ascertain monthly energy usage and costs for all of its facilities. Direct cost savings and carbon footprint reduction result from the proactive energy management provided by this software system.

The software automatically integrates with existing and new EIG Nexus® and Shark® meters. It is designed to be user friendly and configurable, without the need for a system integrator.

More information on EnergyReporter EXT can be viewed at:

Electro Industries Releases MeterManager EXT: Automation for EIG’s Power Meters and Energy Management Software

Westbury, NY (Monday, November 10, 2014) – Electro Industries /GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of its new MeterManager EXT automation component for the Communicator EXT™ 4.0 Professional Edition software. MeterManager EXT is an automation application that removes the system integration requirements from the setting up of an energy management system that uses Shark® and Nexus® Series meters. With MeterManager EXT, the user simply installs the meters, and the software automatically manages the meters, collects the data, and organizes it into easy-to-analyze presentations. This leaves an engineer available to focus on data, not system integration.

MeterManager EXT will automate both existing and new Shark® or Nexus® Series meters. MeterManager EXT is automatically installed with the professional version of Communicator EXT™ 4.0 Energy Management software. More information on MeterManager EXT can be viewed at:

Electro Industries Releases Communicator EXT™ 4.0 Software for EIG’s Power Meters

Westbury, NY (Monday, November 3, 2014) – Electro Industries /GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of its new Energy Management software – the Communicator EXT™ 4.0 application. This new software application provides a simple user interface to analyze power and energy usage, power quality, and to produce reports to manage and visualize energy usage and reliability throughout an enterprise.

Designed for both the energy provider and the energy consumer, the software is a comprehensive problem solving tool for the energy engineer. In addition, the software supports almost all EIG meters and easily upgrades from earlier versions of Communicator EXT™ software.