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Making the case for facility monitoring

You know that your operations team can use energy usage data to help ensure your entire facility runs more smoothly. Monitoring can also save money by reducing costs and extending the life of critical equipment. It can identify inefficient energy... Read More
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Touchpad replaces joystick for Packet Power Gateway and other devices

Packet Power has moved to a new touchpad interface for our Version 4 Ethernet Gateway, Hub and Data Diode devices. While the touchpad replaces the joystick, all other functionality remains the same. Read More
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BRAH teams with Packet Power for smart Bus Plugs

BRAH Electric has announced its BRAH Logic line of power monitoring solutions. With the availability of BRAH Logic, wireless power monitors developed by Packet Power can be installed at the factory into the full range of BRAH Bus Plugs. Read More

When good enough can be great: Current-only vs Full Power monitoring

You've decided to monitor energy use in your facility. The good news is that you've got a number of options to do this. The not-so-good news is that the options can sometimes seem overwhelming. One such choice is to monitor current only or full... Read More

Split core CTs and why size matters

Current transducers (CTs) are a critical component of power monitoring. They come in a variety of formats, sizes, current ratings and accuracy levels. The aspect we would like to focus on here is size, specifically inside diameter. Read More
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Packet Power launches new compact wireless multi-circuit monitors

The new monitors offer an easy way to add monitoring to some or all of the circuits on switchgear, panelboards, HVAC units, generators and other devices. Read More

Power monitoring ROI

There are countless reasons for monitoring power in data centers. We've outlined some of the most common applications and the resulting benefits. Often the determining factor in deciding to install power monitoring is the initial capital cost. Lower... Read More

Phasor diagrams now available

Packet Power recently released several changes to EMX, our power and environmental monitoring software. A notable change is the addition of phasor diagrams. Read More

480V Wireless Power Monitor

Packet Power is pleased to now offer a power monitor capable of measuring energy usage on 480V AC circuits. The new product maintains the same compact form factor as our existing three-phase monitor and extends our wireless metering to include 480V... Read More

Demystifying the Packet Power LED data stream

Packet Power uses the local LED display on our newer meters to show more than just amps by phase. That's good, but it can get a little cryptic. Is "con" a good thing? If so, why don't you see it all the time? What does "no" mean? Why does Packet... Read More