Newbe needs recommendation for power monitoring


I am new to this forum so I apologize in advance if this question has been asked before:

Goal:  To monitor individual circuits at the fuse box to determine power consumption over time via the Internet or through my home network.  I would like to monitor a minimum of six circuits.

I have basic understanding of electronics (retired licensed electrician) and have been playing with Arduino for about a month so have a basic understanding of Ardunio and programming.

What is the best approach that I should be looking at, a couple of  emonTx Shields (which don't seem to be available) or go with the wireless approach using several  emonTx , or there a third option?  

Any help would be appreciated?  If anyone has successfully already done this I would love a link or some info. Thanks in advance!

Robert Wall's picture

Re: Newbe needs recommendation for power monitoring

Something like this: ?

You will most probably not have 3 phases, so you can simplify the arrangement somewhat.

There was also this thread a while ago but it's not clear whether the setup ever worked!


allen13331's picture

Re: Newbe needs recommendation for power monitoring

Thanks a bunch, that is exactly what I was looking for!

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