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How to connect an electricity meter


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Installation and connection of electricity meters usuallySpecialists of Energosbyt are engaged. This applies to electricity meters, designed to read the consumed energy that is payable.

A specialist who connects such a meter must have an admission to the production of such works.



Acquire an electricity meter that hasThe required parameters (by standards, usually for a single apartment takes power up to 3 kW, for apartments equipped with electric stove - 7 kW). The current at this power will be within 13.5. A. It can be a conventional single-phase meter or three-phase - it depends on your electrical network. In energy sales, find out which accuracy class your meter should have. You can purchase a ready-made electrical panel-box, which already has a meter and circuit breakers.


Install the counter on the wall in the allotted for itPlace. This should be a dry place, not far from the entrance to the apartment, to which it is easy to conduct wires that supply electric current. Secure the counter with three screws, making before that the marking of holes for them, in accordance with the installation dimensions. Make sure that the meter is positioned vertically after installation.


Connect the wiring leading to the meter to the meter.The switchboard from which the energy is supplied to consumers. Connect according to the scheme, which is the same for all types of counters. The phase is connected to RCDs, fuses and (or) automata, and zero is usually attached to the common terminal board. On the meter, the phase terminal is located second from the right, and zero is the first on the right. When connecting wires to the terminal clamps of the meter, leave a spare stock of 60 - 70 mm. This will make it possible to make measurements with the help of electrical ticks and reconnection in case the circuit is not properly assembled.


Call an electrician from an energy sales company that hasCorresponding tolerance. It should check the correctness of the work you do to connect to the electricity meter of the apartment network, connect the meter itself and seal it.

How to connect an electricity meter Was last modified: June 21st, 2017 By Viegeexb
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