Global patent index - EP 1046042 A2

EP 1046042 A2 2000-10-25 - EXPANSION MODULE FOR MODULAR METER

Title (en)

EXPANSION MODULE FOR MODULAR METER

Title (de)

ERWEITERUNGSMODUL FÜR MODULAREN ZAHLER

Title (fr)

MODULE D'EXPANSION POUR DISPOSITIF DE MESURE MODULAIRE

Publication

EP 1046042 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 99902147 A

Priority

  • US 9900510 W
  • US 7094698 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9935506A2] An electronic utility meter includes a sensor module, a measurement module, and a removable expansion module. The sensor module connects to the electrical system of a facility, and includes voltage and current sensors. The voltage and current sensors are operable to receive voltage and current signals from the electrical system and generate measurements signals therefrom. The measurement module includes a measurement circuit operable to receive measurement signals and generate energy consumption data therefrom. The measurement module further includes a device for communicating information relating to the energy consumption data. The measurement module is configured to couple to the sensor module to connect the measurement circuit to the voltage and current sensors. The removable module is interposed between the sensor module and the measurement module. The removable module operably couples the measurement circuit to the voltage and current sensors.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G01R 1/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G01R 11/04 (2006.01); G01R 22/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G01R 22/065 (2013.01); G01R 22/00 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

CH DE FI FR GB LI SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9935506 A2 19990715; WO 9935506 A3 20000203; AU 2219499 A 19990726; EP 1046042 A2 20001025; EP 1046042 A4 20010613

INPADOC legal status

2003-09-24 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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