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November 27, 2012

New concept power meter, compatible with “Energy saving ” and “power monitoring ”

Announcing the release of “Multi-Function Power Meter, Eco-POWER Meter KW9M Series ”

Simultaneously measuring as well as indicating the total power and the phase-by-phase individual power, first in the industry (※1)

(※1)Our investigation of the power meter to save energy (except official approval meters and electronic multi-indicating instruments), as of November 27, 2012

November 27, 2012, Kasugai, Japan Panasonic Industrial Devices SUNX Co., Ltd. has succeeded in commercializing, “Multi-Function Power Meter, Eco-POWER Meter KW9M Series ”, simultaneously measuring as well as indicating the total power and the phase-by-phase individual power, first in the industry(※1), which is a new concept, power meter, compatible with “Energy saving” and “ power monitoring”.

Related Information

Product name

Multi-Function Power Meter, Eco-POWER Meter KW9M

Series name

KW9M Series

Model number

AKW91110

Production start

December 1, 2012

With the increasing measures of saving energy in all fields of society, the separate measuring and grasping of subdivided power consumption (each factory, each floor, each facility, etc.) have been required increasingly in factories, offices, and stores etc. As the buying system of all amount of power generated by the restore-able energy at the fixed price has started, demand for monitoring the quality of buying and selling power has been growing. To meet the market demand, Panasonic Industrial Devices SUNX Co., Ltd. as succeeded in commercializing, “Multi-Function Power Meter, Eco-POWER Meter KW9M Series ”, which is a new concept power meter and is compatible with “Energy saving” and “power monitoring“.

Features

1. Simultaneously measuring as well as indicating the total power and the phase-by-phase individual power, first in the industry (※1)

2. Measuring very little deviation of the current with resolution of 1mA highest in the industry(※1) (our current models(※2) : 10 mA)

3. Measuring accuracy of 1 % highest in the industry(※1) (our current models(※2): 2 %)

4. Measuring the regenerative power

5. Simultaneous measuring 3 circuits with a single-phase 2 wires of the same power source

6. Free visualization software for supporting energy management

(※1)Our investigation of the power meter to save energy (except official approval meters and electronic multi-indicating instruments), as of November 27, 2012
(※2)Our current models: Eco-POWER Meter KW8M Series

Applications

“Visualization of power consumption” to achieve saving-energy, and “power monitoring“ [factories, offices, stores, infrastructure (high-way roads, railways), theme parks, power equipment, other public facilities, etc. ]

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