Control Systems, LLC Announces Three New Options on the WattNodeŽ
MODBUS Energy and Power Meter - Booth 3757 AHR Expo
Boulder, Colorado – December 2011 — Continental
Control Systems, LLC is pleased to announce an update to our WattNodeŽ
MODBUS meter. This update includes switching to 100% RoHs (lead
free) production for all WattNode MODBUS models. We have also
added new feature options and firmware enhancements.
With the release of Firmware Version 16, CCS has added three options
utilizing the X (auxiliary) terminal on the MODBUS connector:
X5 - Provides 5 VDC at up to 60 mA between C (common) and X (5V)
terminals for powering external devices, such as low-powered data
loggers or wireless transceivers.
• OPTION IO – Provides a digital input (level
sensing and pulse counting) or output (for load shedding and other
applications) on the X terminal
• OPTION SSR – Provides a solid-state relay
(contact closure) output between the X and C terminals for load
shedding and applications.
• See WattNode MODBUS – OPTIONS for a complete list of all available options.
About Continental Control Systems
Founded in 1995, Colorado-based Continental Control Systems specializes
in electric power metering and monitoring equipment for the measurement
of energy and power production and consumption. The company's solutions
are designed to provide kW and kWh information in a variety of
communication protocols including BACNet, Pulse, MODBUS, and LONWorks
outputs. Applications for The WattNodeŽ meter include building
automation, LEED certification, tenant submetering, performance
verification/evaluation/diagnostics, and energy management. All
Continental Control Systems products are listed by Underwriters
Laboratories Inc. with a Dual Safety Certification for use in both the
United States and Canada (cUL).
For more information on Continental Control Systems, LLC: http://www.ccontrolsys.com
For a detailed list of firmware changes, see WattNode MODBUS Firmware Version 16 http://www.ccontrolsys.com
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