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I've recently got a free smart power electric energy monitor from my electric provider (npower, in the UK). While it is quite good i would like to pull the information from the monitor onto my home server, so i can get more detailed information and maybe graph it using mrtg or similar.

Has anyone every tinkered about with them, how do the monitor and the display talk to each other (bluetooth/wifi) and any other info people might have.

EDIT - There's not really a model on it, its manufactured by green energy options uk more info here - http://www.greenenergyoptions.co.uk/our-products/npower

cheers Luke

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closed as off topic by Sathya, random Dec 26 '10 at 0:55

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It might help if you specified, in detail, the model of your energy monitor. –  Daniel Beck Dec 23 '10 at 23:39
While I don't really think this is off-topic for SU, because it's about interfacing a device with a PC, I don't think this is really what the 'power-management' tag is intended for. But it's so clever I can't bring myself to change it. (Well, that and I don't know what would be more appropriate hahah) –  Shinrai Dec 23 '10 at 23:44
I've updated the the post with info on the unit, i classed it as power management as like @Shinrai said i couldn't see anything else to put it against! –  beakersoft Dec 24 '10 at 11:07
Perhaps Electronics Stack Exchange is a better place. –  Sathya Dec 25 '10 at 21:31
I dont really see this as an electronics question, I want to try and interface a device wirelessly with my pc, not sure how it would belong in there? –  beakersoft Dec 26 '10 at 17:35

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