Wireless alternating current (AC) sensor
AA | Industrial
Spook wireless AC meters use current transformers (CT) to measure the RMS (root, mean, square). The CT is installed around the live wire (also known as the hot wire) of equipment in order to measure the AC power in real-time.
Available metrics for RMS are:
- Amp hours (which can be converted to watt hours or kilowatt hours).
- Average current
- Maximum current
- Minimum current
Did you know?
An early form of alternating current electrical generator was built in 1832 by a French instrument maker called Hippolyte Pixii. Based in Paris, France; Pixii did not fully understand electromagnetic induction, however his alternating current electrical generator was the blue print for many more devices, each gaining more sophistication as they learned from the predecessors.
Alternating current changes polarity or direction over time hence its name but it is considered more dangerous than direct current. However, alternating current is much more efficient and makes the transmission of electrical power over great distances very economical.
Hippolyte Pixii (B: 1st January 1808 – D: 1st January 1835)
Potential uses for wireless AC sensors
- Resistance measurement
- Battery condition
- 3rd Party Sensor integration
AC 150 amps
AC 500 amps
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