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PowerCost Monitor

It has two modes, one where it watches the spinning disk.  The other
on newer electronic meters, there is a eye hole that I'm assuming
emits some type of signal or light.  I'm sure this started out of a
DIY project.


On 7/1/07, Ted Roche <tedroche-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at> wrote:
> On 7/1/07, Matt Shields <mattboston-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at> wrote:
> > I saw another place online selling these for $130.  It uses an optical
> > sensor that sits on your meter.
> It seems like quite a Rube-Goldberg way to do business. Is there a
> problem with wrapping a clamp-on ammeter around the incoming power
> cable to the breaker box? Use one with a digital interface and you
> should be able to pick off the values... sounds like a fun DIY
> project...
> --
> Ted Roche
> Ted Roche & Associates, LLC

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