[chbot] Power monitoring
richard.jones.1952 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 11 22:38:51 GMT 2017
You could monitor and graph the current with one of these USB multimeters
A while ago there was a power meter give away at the club. If someone could
spare you one I reckon they had an RS232 interface with a fancy protocol
that could be pressed into service with some effort. Then you could measure
real power. I would be interested to see how that works out.
On Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 10:37 AM, Kiel Hurley <kielhurley at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm looking for something to measure power usage which can export its
> data. DIY or commercially available (but would prefer it isn't cloud
> I bought an old fridge off Trade Me and it seems to be on *most* of the
> time, so I'd like to graph it's usage to see what's going on.
> Just a single socket for a start. Might add more sockets later, but would
> probably look into monitoring the whole house at that point.
> Chchrobotics mailing list Chchrobotics at lists.linuxnut.co.nz
> Mail Archives: http://lists.ourshack.com/pipermail/chchrobotics/
> Meetings usually 3rd Monday each month. See http://kiwibots.org for
> venue, directions and dates.
> When replying, please edit your Subject line to reflect new subjects.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Chchrobotics