Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) – SANDS’s smart metering solution is convert your existing meters into smart Electricity meters. There are no changes to hardware or protocol of your existing energy meters. Our Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) solutions let you automatically collect consumption, diagnostic and status data from your electric meter and then transfer that data to a cloud server for billing and analysis

Automatic Meter Reading is an optimized concept basad on different communication like IR, IrDA, LPRF(Zigbee) 2.4GHz 865Mhz (DLMS), GSM /GPRS Modem (DLMS) MADS & edge for Automatic /Remote communication.

GPRS / GSM MODEM

Features

  • Automatic over the air configuration and firmware updates(FOTA).
  • Standalone AMR performance & Automatic profile download at specified intervals.
  • Compatible with various standard existing meters directly interfaced
  • Instantaneous Tampering and Outage alerts.
  • Automatic GPRS connection(no AT commands required)and
  • watchdog for reliable Communication
  • Compatible with COSEM / DLMS.
  • Compatible with all standard 2G / 3G / 4G SIM cards

Features

  • Collect data automatically from Max 32 slaves through RS485
  • Each slave is awarded with unique slave ID
  • Lan port for communication with PCUsed as IOT Gateway.
  • Compatible with COSEM / DLMS.

Applications

  • Automatic Meter readings (Electricity, Gas, Water merters)
  • Energy Auditing
  • Power Distribution and automatic load control.
  • IOT Applications.
  • Home automationTariff Switching and automatic load control
  • Tariff Switching and automatic load contol
  • Industrial Automation
  • All Generating, Transmission Substation.& Open Access Consumers.

DATA CONCENTRATOR UNIT

Technical Specifications

GPRS /GSM MODEM

HARDWARE SOFTWARE
  • 32Mbit for data logging
  • Inbuilt three phase VAC power supply, operates also with single phase.
  • Battery for outage notification (Optional)
  • 50–440 VAC
  • 5W Peak
  • Real time clock
  • HW watchdog
  • Metal casing /ABS casing
  • Diagnostic LEDs: Power, Run, Signal, Network, Meter
  • Temperature ranges: –25 to +75 °C –40 to +85 °C (storage)
  • Humidity 5 to 95 % RH
  • RS232, Female DB9 connector.
  • Speed 1200-115200 bits/sec Default-57600, hardware flow control OFF
  • TCP, UDP, HTTP, FTP,MQTT
  • Store & Forward with FTP / Transparent real time
  • Dial-on-demand & Schedule
  • SANDS MDAS real-time data management system with remote configuration GUI.
  • DLMS / COSEM compatible meter data input.
  • MDAS Compatible with Windows OS
NETWORK INTERFACES CONFIGURATION & MANAGEMENT
  • 3/1.8VSIM Interface
  • Internal SIM card holder
  • Accepts standard SIM card / Micro
  • Conventional console interface (via serial console).
  • SANDS AMR devices can be remote configured and SW updated from SANDS FTP Server.
  • The AMR modem can also be configured remotely through SMS commands

DATA CONCENTRATOR UNIT

HARDWARE SOFTWARE
  • Power : 100 V -270 V(AC/DC)
  • Over current protection
  • Power reverse polarity protection
  • RTC with Battery backup.
  • Two RDS232 interface
  • One – Ethernet ,Modbus, USB-Serial
  • TCP, UDP, HTTP, FTP,MQTT
  • Store & Forward with FTP / Transparent real time
  • Dial-on-demand & Schedule
  • SANDS MDAS real-time data management system with remote
    configuration GUI.
  • DLMS / COSEM compatible meter data input.
  • MDAS Compatible with Windows OS
NETWORK INTERFACES CONFIGURATION & MANAGEMENT
  • 3/1.8VSIM Interface
  • Internal SIM card holder
  • Accepts standard SIM card / Micro
  • Configuration through FOTA
  • SMS Configuration as available