Communicator EXT is the base package of the Energy Manager system. This software module connects remote meters via Serial, Ethernet or Modem. It allows users to view real time metered data, configure and analyze collected information from remote EI power monitors. This system works with all EI metering equipment.
Communicator EXT provides superior screen display, graphing and reporting functions allowing users to collect and archive data quickly, easily and without hassle. Using ODBC compliant database structures, the stored metering information is available for automatic integration into any 3rd party package.
MeterManager EXT is a software service application that runs in conjunction with the Communicator EXT™ application as an automated service on a computer. It functions as an automation engine to manage meters for users.
It consists of 5 main components:
Communicator EXT allows users to access remote meters through three different methods. These include:
These three capabilities allow the data to be brought back in any type of medium available. These methods are interchangeable so that a system can consist of multiple paths back to a main computer.
Communicator EXT displays real time data from EI power monitors. The data is presented in a simple and powerful graphical format so that laymen access data easily. The software offers many screens, including:
Communicator EXT’s charting and graphing functions allow users to easily access any desired data and provide fast and simple analysis. Getting the data you need quickly is as important as collecting the data in the first place. Communicator EXT excels at providing data easily and quickly. Data analysis features include:
|Capability||Free (LITE) Version||Professional Version|
|Configure and program any EIG meter|
|Store and database information for SQL searches and data mining|
|Provide advanced charting and graphing for reports, real time analysis, recorded waveforms and power quality|
|Give the user tools to perform energy usage and power quality studies throughout an Enterprise|
|MeterManager EXT – Meter Data Collection Server|
|Find and group all meters on a network|
|Collect data using automated server tools|
|Create reports to be generated and emailed automatically on a set schedule|
|Store PQDIF, COMTRADE, and HHF files automatically|
|Link to EIG’s Comprehensive Energy Reporting Package – Energy Reporter EXT|