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Author Topic: efergy meter log files?  (Read 1561 times)
Mike McMillan
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« on: January 08, 2017, 04:33:56 PM »

Does anyone know if it is possible to access the efergy elite meter that records A/C use from my inverter and is able to transmit information to my laptop or other devise? I see they are marketing a Online Energy Monitor Upgrader hub solo, but that appears to need a monthly subscription and presumably send information via a mobile connection. I desire some fancy graphs to monitor consumption!

Mike McMillan

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« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2017, 12:35:10 PM »

Which Efergy unit was that?
https://www.maplin.co.uk/p/efergy-engage-hub-kit-n67nw
This Maplin unit is supposed to be all free, keen to get one and then reverse engineer it myself. Might envolve some web site scraping to get data, or hacking the 433Mhz radio protocol...
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« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2017, 01:48:05 PM »

At this time the web based service is free, but I'm sure the small print allows that to change over time.

This site details the work someone did to decode the web API

      http://blog.krisdaniels.be/efergy-engage-api/

One of their "see also:" footnotes also details what they discovered about which vendor is running the portal site and then links to their developer pages.
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