Westbury, NY (August 8, 2023) – Electro Industries /GaugeTech (EIG) releases new features for the Shark® 270 revenue meter. The meter’s optional Network card now offers SSL/TSL encryption, digital firmware signature, IPv4 and IPv6 support, configurable firewalls, and simultaneous Modbus TCP/IP and DNP3 communication. The meter supports up to two separately addressable Network cards.

Additional features of the release include:

  • Custom Modbus map configuration.
  • Enhanced 4GLTE cellular modem functionality.
  • An IRIG-B option card for time synchronization.
  • Digital firmware signature to verify the meter’s firmware before updates.
  • Multiple communication and measurement capability upgrades.

The enhanced functionality supplied by this release adds to the advanced features already offered by the meter, such as certified 0.1% ANSI C12.20 CL energy metering accuracy, primary surge suppression, advanced cybersecurity, power quality analysis, extensive logging, and customizable embedded meter display.

For more information on the Shark®270 meter, visit its webpage, at: