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Electro Industries Releases EnergyReporter EXT 4.0: Proactive Energy Dashboard and Energy Reporting Software

Westbury, NY (Monday, November 17, 2014) - Electro Industries /GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of EnergyReporter EXT 4.0. This software is an energy dashboard, energy reporter, and automated energy costing application. The energy dashboard viewer lets users easily compare energy costs and peak demand across multiple time frames (daily, weekly, monthly, yearly, and custom date ranges) and locations. Using EnergyReporter EXT, a user has instant access to cost analysis and energy analytics, Enterprise-wide.

Features of this software application include customized energy reports that let a user create concise energy analysis, and provide summaries of energy usage data for executive level and management personnel. The automated scheduling module also sends monthly reports by email on a user-programmable schedule, for up-to-date energy accounting information.

The system is capable of reporting on all commodities, measuring not only electricity usage, but also water, condensate and gas usage, to provide a comprehensive energy usage depiction and cost analysis. With EnergyReporter EXT, any Enterprise can easily ascertain monthly energy usage and costs for all of its facilities. Direct cost savings and carbon footprint reduction result from the proactive energy management provided by this software system.

The software automatically integrates with existing and new EIG Nexus® and Shark® meters. It is designed to be user friendly and configurable, without the need for a system integrator.

More information on EnergyReporter EXT can be viewed at:

http://www.electroind.com/products/EnergyReporter_EXT/energy-dashboard-for-power-meters.html


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Electro Industries Releases MeterManager EXT: Automation for EIG's Power Meters and Energy Management Software

Westbury, NY (Monday, November 10, 2014) - Electro Industries /GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of its new MeterManager EXT automation component for the Communicator EXT™ 4.0 Professional Edition software. MeterManager EXT is an automation application that removes the system integration requirements from the setting up of an energy management system that uses Shark® and Nexus® Series meters. With MeterManager EXT, the user simply installs the meters, and the software automatically manages the meters, collects the data, and organizes it into easy-to-analyze presentations. This leaves an engineer available to focus on data, not system integration.

MeterManager EXT will automate both existing and new Shark® or Nexus® Series meters. MeterManager EXT is automatically installed with the professional version of Communicator EXT™ 4.0 Energy Management software. More information on MeterManager EXT can be viewed at:

http://www.electroind.com/products/MeterManager_EXT/energy-manager-ext-metermanager-ext-software-for-power-meters.html


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Electro Industries Releases Communicator EXT™ 4.0 Software for EIG's Power Meters

Westbury, NY (Monday, November 3, 2014) - Electro Industries /GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of its new Energy Management software - the Communicator EXT™ 4.0 application. This new software application provides a simple user interface to analyze power and energy usage, power quality, and to produce reports to manage and visualize energy usage and reliability throughout an enterprise.

Designed for both the energy provider and the energy consumer, the software is a comprehensive problem solving tool for the energy engineer. In addition, the software supports almost all EIG meters and easily upgrades from earlier versions of Communicator EXT™ software.


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Electro Industries Releases BACnet and LonWorks Protocol Solutions for EIG's
Power Meters

Westbury, NY (Thursday, August 7, 2014) - Electro Industries /GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of versatile, simple-to-use, add-on BACnet or LonWorks protocol gateways for its advanced Shark® and Nexus® series power and energy meters. The ProtoCom protocol gateway enables BACnet/IP, BACnet MS/TP, and other popular Building Management System (BMS) protocols to communicate easily with any EIG power meter, including all Shark® series and Nexus® series meters. The ProtoCom-Lon gateway allows any system to communicate with EIG power meters via LonWorks protocol.

These new gateway products are part of EIG's commitment to comprehensive energy management solutions for LEED and green initiatives. With EIG's meters, gateways and software, a user can now obtain a total solution to measure, manage and control energy usage, reducing energy costs and lowering carbon emissions and footprint.


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Electro Industries Releases MP200™ High Density Energy Metering System in Easy Install NEMA 1 Type Enclosure

Westbury, NY (Thursday, July 17, 2014) - Electro Industries /GaugeTech (EIG) announced that the Shark® MP200™ multipoint high density energy metering system is now available in an easy install NEMA 1 type enclosure assembly. EIG's MP200™ in Enclosure expands switchgear capability and/or easily meters circuits without expensive and time-consuming redesign. This is a perfect retrofit solution for a user that wishes to meter energy consumption for high density applications.

The MP200™ in Enclosure provides up to 24 energy metering points in one CPU, offering 0.5% Class Energy accuracy on all circuits. The MP200™ unit can be ordered either as 8 three phase circuits or 24 single phase circuits. It offers a choice of RS485, wired Ethernet or 802.11 WiFi, BACnet or LonWorks for ease of connectivity. The lockable enclosure comes pre-wired with the MP200™ unit, CT shorting blocks, voltage fuses, and a touch-screen color display that provides detailed per circuit energy usage data.


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Electro Industries' Shark® 200 Power Meter Is Certified to Communicate IEC 61850 Protocol by KEMA Labs

Westbury, NY (Monday, June 23, 2014) - Electro Industries/ GaugeTech (EIG) announces that its data-logging Shark® 200 multifunction energy and power meter with expandable I/O has received KEMA certification for its IEC 61850 protocol implementation. KEMA rigorously tested EIG's IEC 61850 protocol option card, the INP300S, and found it to comply with the IEC 61850 international standard. KEMA certification is only issued if the component being tested is found to function correctly and meet the technical requirements of the standard. Receiving KEMA certification proves the technical excellence of the Shark® 200 power meter's IEC 61850 protocol implementation.

The Shark® 200 power meter is used by industry and utilities worldwide to measure and report on electrical power. The meter's IEC 61850 protocol support allows it to seamlessly integrate into any existing substation automation IEC 61850 system.

This capability joins the Shark® 200 power meter's other utility features, which include DNP 3.0 over Ethernet, 0.001% frequency accuracy, real time clock synchronization options for the most accurate load profiling, wide dynamic voltage under-range measurement, communication port options and many other features.


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Electro Industries Declared Best Power Monitoring and Smart Grid Solutions Winner!

Westbury, NY (Wednesday, May 27, 2014) - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announced that it has received the Best of Westbury for Best Power Monitoring and Smart Grid Solutions in the US Commerce Association's Best of Westbury, New York Awards for 2014. This is the second consecutive year that EIG has won this award, which recognizes excellence in American businesses, and is given to the top company in its category. EIG is very pleased to have received this recognition.

From its headquarters in Westbury, NY, EIG produces the highest quality, cutting edge power monitoring and control technology available, setting the industry standard for advanced power quality reporting, revenue metering, data acquisition and control. At the forefront of metering innovation for 39 years, EIG is the go-to company for power utilities, manufacturing, commercial buildings, universities, and government facilities worldwide for smart grid solutions, power quality metering, energy cost-savings metering, sub-metering and power management software.


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Electro Industries Releases Low-Voltage Power Supply Input for Nexus® 1500 Power Meter

Westbury, NY (Thursday, April 24, 2014) - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) releases a low-voltage power supply for its Nexus® 1500 advanced power quality monitor. The new power supply option is UL rated at (18-60) VDC to support 24-48VDC systems. This option joins the high-voltage 100-240VDC/VAC power supply options currently available for the power meter. This new option allows the Nexus® 1500 power meter to be used in applications wherein the Monitor needs to remain on, in order to record power quality events when the AC mains voltage becomes unstable. This feature makes the Nexus® 1500 power meter ideal for low-voltage substation DC battery supply applications for Utility, Telecom, Military and many other critical applications.



Advanced technical capabilities of the Nexus® 1500 power meter include:

  •   10 MHz resolution Transient capture for high performance waveform recording

  •   1 GB of storage memory for extensive logging and power quality recording

  •   Dual 100BaseT Ethernet communication for simultaneous access to multiple   networks, with Modbus®, DNP 3.0, and IEC 61850 protocol support

  •   A 256 color touch-screen user interface for viewing critical data

  •   Compliance with multiple industry power quality and energy metering standards

  •   Multiple communication ports, including USB and ANSI optical port

  •   Embedded Web Server for viewing power meter data on PC, tablet, and smart phone   browsers

  •   Capability to act as an RTU Master via its serial ports

  •   Capability to send multiple emails on programmed alarm conditions

  •   Optional I/O, including: 16 Digital Inputs card, RJ45 Ethernet card, Fiber Optic card,   RS485/KYZ Pulse card, and Relay Output cards


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Electro Industries' Shark® MP200 High Density Power Meter Declared EC&M 2014 Metering Category Winner

Westbury, NY (Wednesday, March 26, 2014) - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announced that its Shark® MP200 Multi-point High-density Metering System was declared the Metering & Monitoring Equipment Category Winner in EC&M magazine's 2014 Product of the Year contest.

The Product of the Year award recognizes outstanding design and utility for products released in 2013. This year 200 entries were received. Winning the Metering & Monitoring Equipment Category affirms the uniqueness and excellence of the MP200 Metering System. This power metering system, the latest addition to the award-winning Shark® family of power meters, consolidates up to 24 metering points in one CPU, offering 0.5% Class accuracy on all circuits. It offers a choice of RS485, wired Ethernet or 802.11 WiFi for ease of connectivity. WiFi security uses the latest encryption methods to insure secure communication.

Its multi-circuit design saves both mounting space and installation time and makes connection to multiple loads both easy and highly cost effective. Using EIG's software solutions with the MP200 Metering System, it is easy to trend Energy and other commodity usage; generate reports to analyze the data; compare usage for different customer locations, billing periods, and power meters; and generate customer billing.

The Category winners will be spotlighted in a printed tabloid showcase scheduled to mail with the April issue of EC&M and the May issue of Electrical Wholesaling, and will go on to compete for the 2014 Product of the Year Platinum, Gold, and Silver awards, determined through an upcoming online readers’ poll, and announced in the August issue of EC&M.


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Electro Industries' Nexus® 1272 Power Meter Approved by CAISO

Westbury, NY (Monday, March 3, 2014) - California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has approved the Watt-hour revenue-grade Nexus® 1272 Utility power meter, one of Electro Industries/Gauge Tech's (EIG) Nexus® family of award-winning power meters. CAISO manages the majority of California's high-voltage wholesale power-grid. This approval confirms that the Nexus® 1272 power meter meets the stringent CAISO requirements for certification and compliance for electrical meters used in CAISO applications.



The Nexus® 1272 power meter features a host of revenue metering, power quality monitoring, and communication capabilities, including:

  •   Highly accurate energy and demand measurements
  •   Multiple communication paths, including RS485, Ethernet, Optical ports
  •   Dual simultaneous Modbus and DNP Level 3 protocol over Ethernet
  •   Advanced billing functions
  •   Flicker and power quality monitoring
  •   Advanced power quality analysis
  •   Combo Ethernet/Modem capability
  •   Embedded Web server
  •   Available in ANSI socket, switchboard, or A-base form


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Electro Industries Releases E-Billing EXT™ V.3.0 Energy Reporting Software

Westbury, NY (Tuesday, November 19, 2013) - Electro Industries/ GaugeTech (EIG) releases version 3.0 of its E-Billing EXT™ energy reporting, cost analysis, and billing software. This release is a significant update which adds many new features to the application. These features include a new energy dashboard viewer that lets users easily compare energy costs and demand across multiple time frames (daily, weekly, monthly, yearly, and custom date ranges) and locations.

Another important new feature is customized energy reports, which let the user create concise energy reports providing summaries of energy usage data for executive level and management reporting.

An automated scheduling application was also incorporated to send bills or reports out to customers on a scheduled basis, avoiding third party maintenance and energy management overhead costs.

Utilizing the E-Billing EXT™ application, users are given "ownership" of electrical (or other commodity) consumption and are capable of reducing energy usage. This directly results in cost savings and carbon footprint reduction, providing both a direct economic benefit and an environmental benefit to the users and/or energy providers.


Electro Industries Launches IEC 61850 Protocol Capability for Nexus® 1500 Power Meter

Westbury, NY (Monday, September 23, 2013) - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces that its high performance power reliability recording meter, the Nexus® 1500, now supports compliance with IEC 61850 server protocol for critical substation metering applications. Adding IEC 61850 to this critical substation meter completes EIG's portfolio of IEC 61850 metering solutions.

The international IEC 61850 standards were developed to allow networking of utility substation equipment from multiple vendors for power management and control. Designed to be the heart of a comprehensive substation automation implementation, EIG now provides users with a full range of IEC 61850 communicating products, from simple to critical, for a total automated substation solution.


Electro Industries Launches IEC 61850 Protocol Capability for Shark® 200 Power Meter

Westbury, NY (Friday, August 2, 2013) - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces that its Shark® 200 multifunction energy and power meter now offers IEC 61850 protocol capability through its new INP300S Network card.

The international IEC 61850 standards were developed to allow networking of utility substation equipment from multiple vendors for power management and control. The Shark® 200 with the IEC 61850 implementation allows the power meter to provide integral power information for smart substation solutions.



Additional features of the Shark® 200 power meter's IEC 61850 Network card include:

  • Support for Modbus and IEC 61850 protocols simultaneously
    Support for 5 simultaneous MMS clients
  • Configurable for multiple logical nodes
  • Provides buffered and unbuffered reporting
  • Dual Ethernet 61850 and/or DNP3.0 Ethernet Support


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Electro Industries/GaugeTech Releases Remote Mounted WiFi Antenna

Westbury, NY (Wednesday, July 31, 2013) - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of the ANT18769, a remote, mounted wireless (WiFi) antenna to extend the range of its Shark® 100S/Shark® 200S submeters with WiFi, and its MP200 high-density multi-circuit metering system with the WiFi option. The WiFi antenna has a magnetic base for easy installation and comes with a 2000mm coaxial cable for remote connection.



The remote antenna's benefits to the WiFi power meters include:

  • Mounting for better line of site reception.

  • Ability to mount the WiFi power meters in an enclosure but still take advantage of radio based communication.

  • Being able to place the antenna in an optimal location, e.g., near a window in the case of a power meter installed in a basement.


The remote antenna further enhances the capabilities of the EIG power meters with WiFi communication.

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Electro Industries/GaugeTech Releases Remote Display Capability for its MP200 Metering System

Westbury, NY (Thursday, July 25, 2013) - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of an optional touch screen HMI LED display for the MP200, its WiFi communicating, multi-point, high-density metering system. Compact and easy to install, the display is available in either a 3.5" or a 5.7" model. The optional display offers the user a local display and/or a remote display over a network. Each display enables the user to view up to 24 metering points in real time. This extends the MP200 multipoint metering unit, allowing access to real time metering information anywhere throughout a facility.



The display further enhances the usability of the MP200 metering system, which is a product that allows users to immediately monitor and reduce energy consumption system-wide by fairly allocating costs and responsibility to energy users. By doing this, it saves money, reduces carbon-footprint and is an integral part of a total environmental impact program.

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Electro Industries/GaugeTech Goes Green ISO 14001:2004 Certification

Westbury, NY (Thursday, June 28, 2013) - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces that it has received ISO 14001:2004 certification for its design and manufacture of electronic digital measuring equipment. The certifying agency for this approval was QAS International.



ISO 14001 is a set of standards developed to help companies reduce any negative impact they might have on the environment as a result of their work processes. ISO 14001 contains guidelines to help organizations set up an Environmental Management System (EMS) and to build on systems already in place. In order to obtain this certification, an organization needs to show that its EMS complies with the rigorous standards set out in ISO 14001.

EIG's receipt of this certification acknowledges the fact that EIG is as committed to acting responsibly in the area of its environmental impact as it is in all other areas of its business dealings: such as meeting customer's needs, ensuring employee safety and job satisfaction, reaching out in a supportive fashion to the local community, and ensuring that its products meet EIG's standards for excellence in design and production.

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EIG Awarded Best in Power Monitoring and
Smart Grid Solutions

Westbury, NY (Thursday, June 28, 2013) - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) has received the award for Best Power Monitoring and Smart Grid Solutions in the US Commerce Association's Best of Westbury, New York Awards for 2013. This award recognizes excellence in American businesses, and is given to the top company in its category. EIG is very pleased to have received this recognition.



From its headquarters in Westbury, NY, EIG produces the highest quality, cutting edge power monitoring and control technology available, setting the industry standard for advanced power quality reporting, revenue metering, data acquisition and control. At the forefront of metering innovation for almost 40 years, EIG is the go-to company for utilities, manufacturing, commercial buildings, universities, and government facilities worldwide for smart grid solutions, power quality analysis, energy cost-savings technology, sub-metering applications, billing and power management software, "Green" technology support, and outstanding customer service.

Electro Industries/GaugeTech Releases New Version of the Communicator EXT™ Application

Westbury, NY (Thursday, June 27, 2013) - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of a new version of its Communicator EXT™ application. This version contains a major update to the software, including a host of new features as well as improvements to existing features.



New Features Include:

  • Support for the new Shark® MP200 metering system. This update includes device configuration, polling screens, log downloads and Log Viewer, and integration into EIG's Script & Scheduler™ application, which allows for automated processing of
    meter data for billing, etc.

  • Added support for the Shark® 200 power meter's DNP over Ethernet feature.

  • Nexus® 12x2 Network Card Device profile editor has been enhanced to let the user configure the network card to use scaled energy on the meter's webpages that
    display energy. This insures that both the Communicator EXT™ application's and
    the webpages' energy rollovers match for that meter.

  • Nexus® 1500 Device Profile Editor Waveform has been enhanced to enable VAUX
    for waveform and PQ. This lets the software display the Vaux waveform recorder.

  • Language support for the Nexus® 1500 power meter has been enhanced to allow for translation into multiple languages.

  • SEMI F47 Graph for PQ events has been added to the Log Viewer for all meters
    with msec time stamp. This is a different variation of the ITIC/CBEMA graph, using
    different plotting characteristics. This variation is designed for the semi-conductor industry, as opposed to CBEMA, which was optimized for the computer industry.


Electro Industries/GaugeTech Releases WiFi Capable Multi-Point, High Density Metering System MP200

Westbury, NY (Wednesday, May 8, 2013) - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of the MP200, a WiFi communicating multi-point, high-density metering system. Designed to accommodate up to 24 measurement points, this unit is ideal for highly accurate, high density metering such as commercial buildings, shopping malls, industrial power panels or any other applications for metering installations in which space is a premium.



This unit uniquely provides the user with a choice of common communication architectures to communicate data. These architectures include serial RS485 using Modbus protocol, a wired Ethernet port or 802.11 WiFi for radio-based communication. When using WiFi, the MP200 metering system secures the data using WEP, WPA or WPA2 encryption.

The metering system is also available with extensive on-board memory for data-logging and load profiling of energy consumed over time for each circuit. There is enough memory to record many years' worth of energy usage for download and analysis. Using software, a customer can create energy reports and sub-metering energy usage bills.

The MP200 metering system is a product that allows users to immediately monitor and reduce energy consumption system-wide by fairly allocating costs and responsibility to energy users. This saves money, reduces carbon-footprint and is an integral part of a total environmental impact program.


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Electro Industries Launches Shark® 200 Power Meter with Dual Ethernet Cards and DNP 3.0 Ethernet

Westbury, NY (Tuesday, March 19, 2013) - Electro Industries/ GaugeTech (EIG) announces that its Shark® 200 multifunction energy and power meter now supports DNP Ethernet Protocol and dual Ethernet card.



Utilizing EIG's multi-session solution, the DNP 3.0 Ethernet provides up to 5 simultaneous connections of DNP 3.0 in addition to 7 Modbus sessions (per card) and full customizable Web Server capabilities. Using two separate Ethernet cards allows users to send data to multiple networks from the same meter. Each card has its own unique IP address and MAC address. This is useful for data sharing conventions, utility check metering and network security applications.

DNP 3.0 is used extensively by the Power Utility industry worldwide to delivery power data to SCADA systems for controlling and managing electrical power transmission and distribution. With DNP Ethernet, the Shark® 200 power meter is ideal for providing telemetry for complex automation and control solutions.

DNP 3.0 is used extensively by the Power Utility industry worldwide to delivery power data to SCADA systems for controlling and managing electrical power transmission and distribution. With DNP Ethernet, the Shark® 200 power meter is ideal for providing telemetry for complex automation and control solutions.

Additional new features of the Shark® 200 power meter include:

  • MV90 compatibility
  • Frequency measurement accuracy of up to 0.001 Hz
  • Multiple real time clock synchronizing methods that ensure accurate load profiling
  • Improved communication port selections and control functions

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EIG Sponsors Local High School Robotics Team

Westbury, NY (Thursday, March 14, 2013) - Electro Industries/ GaugeTech (EIG) is proud to have sponsored the Lindenhurst High School's Robotics club, the PSIcotics. This club nurtures and promotes the scientific and engineering skills of its student members. The PSIcotics competed in the FIRST Robotics competition, held at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY, where the robot they designed performed very well, advancing them to the competition's Quarterfinals, where they placed 26th out of 100 teams, a significant accomplishment.



EIG strives to be a supportive member of the Long Island community, both in terms of employment and of community outreach and development. We are particularly interested in the fostering of engineering and other scientific skills in our young people. As such, we are happy to sponsor the PSIcotics, congratulate them on their accomplishments, and wish them continued success in their endeavors.

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EIG's Tech Support Wins Finalist for Support Team of the Year

Westbury, NY (Thursday, January 31, 2013) - Electro Industries/ GaugeTech (EIG)'s Technical Support Team has been named a Finalist in the Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service 2013, in the Front-Line Customer Service Team of the Year category. This award recognizes outstanding performance of a group of individuals who directly support customers.



Since EIG's beginnings over 30 years ago, customer satisfaction has been one of our top priorities. EIG prides itself on its strong commitment to our customers. Our technical support team, consisting of highly technically skilled and committed professionals, is essential to EIG's business model and culture.



We are proud of our technical support team, and congratulate them on this accomplishment.


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Electro Industries Wins Mobile Websites Award

Westbury, NY (Friday, December 21, 2012) - Electro Industries/ GaugeTech (EIG)'s website for mobile devices has been named one of the 12 Best Mobile Websites for 2012 by DudaMobile (12 Best Mobile Websites of 2012 | DudaMobile Blog). Our goal was to provide users with an easy-to-navigate mobile website. EIG is very happy to receive this industry recognition and is very proud of our graphics design team for the good work they do.

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Electro Industries' UL Listed Self-Enclosed Shark® Power Meter Assembly

Westbury, NY (Wednesday, December 5, 2012) - Electro Industries/ GaugeTech (EIG) announces its cUL/UL listed Shark® power meter in NEMA enclosure. This assembly lets users expand switchgear capability without expensive and time-consuming redesign. The assembly comes pre-wired and configured in either a 120V or a 277V (for 277/480V systems) voltage configuration. The Self-Enclosed Shark® Power Meter Assembly is the perfect retrofit solution in environments where there is no available metering compartment. It can be easily mounted and wired next to existing switchgear.


The assembly can be ordered with one of three of the award-winning and highly accurate multifunction Shark® Series meters: the Shark® 100 energy and power meter; the Shark® 100B power meter with native BACnet/IP protocol; or the Shark® 200 power meter with data-logging and extensive I/O.

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Electro Industries Enhances the Nexus® 1252 Power Meter

Westbury, NY (Wednesday, November 28, 2012) - Electro Industries/ GaugeTech (EIG) announces new features for its Nexus® 1252 Energy and Power Quality Meter. The new version of this product comes standard with advanced memory, giving it enough memory for up to 2 years' worth of data logging and up to 96 waveform record events in every meter. Moreover, EIG improved the design of the motherboard of the product, allowing for the internal memory storage battery to be field replaceable without needing servicing.


The Nexus® 1252 device is one of the industry standard meters, relied on world-wide over many years by power utilities, power generation plants and large industry to measure, analyze and control electricity. The meter is known for its auto-calibrating metrology and advanced power waveform recording functionality.

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Electro Industries Advances Shark® 200 Power Meter for Utility Substation Power Measurements

Westbury, NY (Wednesday, November 14, 2012) - Electro Industries/ GaugeTech (EIG) announces advanced new features for the Shark® 200 multifunction energy and power meter with data-logging and extensive I/O. Enhanced Frequency measurement has been improved to provide accuracy to 0.001%. This feature allows the power meter to be used for power system frequency analysis and as a high performance frequency transducer.


Additional utility features include improved real time clock synchronizing for more accurate load profiling, wider dynamic voltage under-range, more communication port selections and many more functions.

The Shark® 200 is used by industry and utilities worldwide to measure and report on electrical power. EIG is committed to its many thousands of installed base and as such the company offers these features at no additional cost in all new units and as a no cost firmware upgrade for all existing commissioned units.

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Electro Industries Releases Shark® 50 Power Meter

Westbury, NY (Wednesday, October 17, 2012) - Electro Industries/ GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of the Shark® 50 multifunction energy and power meter. The Shark® 50 power meter is a cost-effective, easy-to-use and install electrical panel power meter that meets 0.5% Accuracy classes. This power meter is ideally suited to OEM and commercial applications.


The power meter's low component count and DSP design make it highly reliable and superior for long life operation. The power meter can be equipped with an optional Modbus RS485 serial port for digital communication of energy usage data and a KYZ Pulse to pulse energy usage. The product is perfect for tenant metering, low voltage panel board power metering and other high volume deployment.

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Electro Industries Releases Automated Energy Reporting and Billing Software

Westbury, NY (Wednesday, August 22, 2012) - Electro Industries/ GaugeTech (EIG) announces its E-Billing EXT™ energy reporting, analysis, and billing software. This application imports historical log energy usage data from EIG's Nexus® and Shark® series meters and generates detailed and useful energy reports for analyzing energy use, planning and load curtailment.


The software lets multiple users generate customized energy reports to study energy usage and demand enterprise-wide. For example, display Peak Energy Usage for the day, week, and month, or compare usage between meters, locations, and customers. The software's automated billing module allows a user to generate sub-metering bills based on customized rate structures for Energy and other commodities such as Water and Gas.

Electro Industries Releases Self-Enclosed
Shark® Power Meter Assembly

May 9, 2012 - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of its Shark® power meter in NEMA 12 enclosure. This assembly lets customers expand their switchgear capability without expensive and time-consuming redesign. The assembly comes pre-wired and configured in either a 120V or a 277V (for 277/480V systems) voltage configuration. The Self-Enclosed Shark® Power Meter Assembly is the perfect retrofit solution in environments where there is no available metering compartment. It can be easily mounted and wired next to existing switchgear.


The assembly can be ordered with one of three highly accurate multifunction Shark® Series meters: the Shark® 100 energy and power meter; the Shark&reg 100B power meter with native BACnet/IP protocol; or the Shark® 200 power meter with data-logging and extensive I/O.

Electro Industries Releases Auto Export™ Power Metering Software

March 27, 2012 - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announced the release of its unique Auto Export™ software, which is offered as a free download from its website: http://www.electroind.com/em-auto.html


The Auto Export™ application lets you take historical log data from one of EIG's award-winning Nexus® series or Shark® 200 power meters and automatically create a spreadsheet with the data you want. Then the Auto Export™ application can email the spreadsheet to you or anyone else you specify, as soon as it is created. This feature is ideal for sending monthly energy usage data to load planners and estimators. You can also perform a manual export of the data whenever you want.

Electro Industries Shark® 100B Power Meter Declared EC&M Category Winner

March 15, 2012 - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announced that its Shark® 100B multifunction power meter with native BACnet/IP was declared the Monitoring Instruments Category winner in EC&M magazine's 2012 Product of the Year contest.


The Product of the Year award recognizes outstanding design and utility for products released in 2011. Winning the Monitoring Instruments category affirms the uniqueness and excellence of the Shark® 100B power meter. This meter, the latest addition to the award-winning Shark® family of meters, acts as a BACnet server to seamlessly integrate with any BACnet building management system or application. The Shark® 100B power meter was developed for "Green" buildings, LEED certification and other Energy Management strategies. This highly accurate power meter has a Web interface for remote BACnet/IP and Modbus configuration and tracking of energy readings through the Internet using any standard Web browser.

All of the category winners are listed on EC&M's website:
http://ecmweb.com/product_year/2012/poty-category-winners-20120301/

Electro Industries Releases Shark® 100B BACnet/IP Power Meter

February 2012 - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of its Shark® 100B power meter with native BACnet/IP protocol. The Shark® 100B power meter acts as a BACnet server to seamlessly integrate with any BACnet building management system or application. The latest entry in the award-winning Shark® series, this power meter has been developed for "Green" buildings, LEED certification and other Energy Management strategies. The highly accurate Shark® 100B power meter has a Web interface for remote BACnet/IP and Modbus configuration and tracking of energy readings through the Internet using any standard Web browser.

Electro Industries Receives 2011 Best of
New York Award

November 2011 - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) has been awarded the United States Commerce Association's (USCA) 2011 New York Award. The New York Award is given to local companies that are considered the best in their industry. In giving this award, the USCA recognizes EIG's leadership in providing power monitoring and smart grid solutions to its customers. This award is a tribute to the excellence of EIG's innovative products and cutting-edge technology.


All of EIG's products, including the award-winning Nexus® and Shark® line of power meters, and the Communication, Control, and Billing software available for them, are developed and manufactured in EIG's Westbury, New York headquarters. Originating locally, EIG's metering products can be found at major utilities, industrials, military, and commercial sites the world over.

Electro Industries Power Meters Qualify Under Buy American Act of 1933

June 21, 2011 - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces that its Shark and Nexus Series metering products qualify as purchases under the Buy American Act of 1933, 41 U.S.C. Statute 10a et seq. Originally signed into law by President Franklin Roosevelt, this Act gives preference to American products for purchases using federal funding. This has been very important lately due to Federal Stimulus funding that has been available.


EIG has been assembling power meters in the US since 1975. Currently, all Nexus and Shark power meters are assembled in our State of the Art manufacturing and test facility located in Westbury, NY.

Electro Industries Releases P40N+ LED Display with USB Download Capability

March 24, 2011 - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces the release of its P40N+ LED advanced display with USB port. This display is designed for use with EIG's award-winning Nexus® family of Smart power monitors. The compact P40N+ features three lines of data display and a front panel USB port for direct data downloads and real time polling. The USB port lets the P40N+ connect directly to a computer for remote viewing and downloading of all power meter data and logs. The P40N+ can also act as a Master display to EIG's Amps and Watts/VAR/PF displays, giving access to all readings from the slave displays.

Electro Industries Releases Rack Mount Assembly for the Nexus® 1252 Power Meter

January 28, 2011 - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces a 19-inch rack mount assembly for its Nexus 1252 advanced performance power meter and power quality recorder. The assembly is designed to allow the Nexus® 1252 meter to be easily installed in 19-inch rack mount substation control panel applications. It is pre-wired with the Nexus® 1252 meter, offers between one and three LED displays, and an extensive array of optional I/O modules. The rack assembly also features a built-in test switch and a front-panel download data port. It is ideally suited for easy installation and low cost maintenance for critical substation power monitoring applications.

 

Electro Industries Receives 2010 Best of New York Award

January 10, 2011 - Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) has been awarded the United States Commerce Association's (USCA) 2010 New York Award. The New York Award is given to local companies that are considered the best in their industry. In giving this award, the USCA recognizes EIG's leadership in providing power monitoring and smart grid solutions to its customers. This award is a tribute to the excellence of EIG's innovative products and cutting-edge technology.


All of EIG's products, including the award-winning Nexus and Shark line of meters, and the Communication, Control, and Billing software available for them, aredeveloped and manufactured in EIG's Westbury, New York headquarters. Originating locally, EIG's metering products can be found at major utilities, industrials, military, and commercial sites the world over.