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Power and energy monitor / logger (Arduino based)
« on: May 31, 2010, 04:03:58 pm »
http://openenergymonitor.org/emon/

Have you heard of Open Energy Monitor project? Does this look like some of you find interesting enough so that it gets made to work with LinuxMCE?

Are there any better options out there? What do you use for power/energy monitoring?
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Re: Power and energy monitor / logger (Arduino based)
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2010, 02:27:54 pm »
Are you planning on picking one up?

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Re: Power and energy monitor / logger (Arduino based)
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2010, 12:59:53 am »
I'm definitely going to start playing with Arduino, but not sure it Arduino is the best solution for LinuxMCE. Have you used Arduino with LinuxMCE? How do you connect them and exchange data?

Is there some better solution that already works with LinuxMCE for power and energy monitoring?
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Re: Power and energy monitor / logger (Arduino based)
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2010, 01:10:28 am »
You know, for being on this forum as long as you have, I would have figured you would have read the Developers Guide, the GSD, creating a C++ device, etc on the wiki...

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Re: Power and energy monitor / logger (Arduino based)
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2010, 03:05:52 pm »
Yes, my TED5000 code is in sqlCVS as of yesterday, but that's only going to be useful to you if you're in the US

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Re: Power and energy monitor / logger (Arduino based)
« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2010, 07:59:30 pm »
Good afternoon to all of you,

I own a Current Cost monitor, and right now I am testing this python code:

http://www.zoot.org.uk/wiki/index.php?n=Projects.CurrentCostPowerMeter

Obviously it doesn't integrate with LINUXMCE, but I find more convenient to be able to check usage from my igoogle startpage (I can check it from my mobile or from work).

Also, Currentcost is about to release an add-on that would directly send data to powermeter without the need of a pc called "bridge"

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Re: Power and energy monitor / logger (Arduino based)
« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2010, 04:03:01 pm »
Are you going to work with the device and integrate it properly into LinuxMCE via GSD or C++ device?  You've got the framework there to support this type of device now so there's really no reason not to...

Drop by the linuxmce-devel channel on IRC and well get you pointed in the right direction.

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Re: Power and energy monitor / logger (Arduino based)
« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2010, 11:04:55 am »
There is also a great DIY arduino project for mesuring power, water and gas usage. Seams really cheap to do and not too hard:
http://pluggy.is-a-geek.com/arduino/index.html
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