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Old 02-10-2020, 02:30 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I've thought/done the same thing.
Hopefully the breaker box one is good because TP-Link sucks. Everything I have from them. They just never stay sync'd. The setup is always a pita as well.
I used to have issues with TP-Link stuff losing sync, but not recently. The Kasa app has been pretty good lately and no lost devices in quite a few months. It's my favorite in the 3 different products I've tried.

There's no getting around working on the live panel when you attach to the main feed, but I just wore rubber gloves and shoes, and the sensors themselves are plastic. Of course, a smart person would turn off the main breaker for the branch circuits, but my family needed power at the time I was working on it.

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Old 02-11-2020, 10:29 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Anyone have a way to read the data on a house smart meter? My utility company supposedly can see a 40 watt consumption on the 220 circuits.
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I spun off my own thread on household power metering so I don't hijack this thread. Here it is:

https://ecomodder.com/forum/showthre...tml#post616999
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Anyone have a way to read the data on a house smart meter? My utility company supposedly can see a 40 watt consumption on the 220 circuits.
Sign up for an online account with your utility, then they should provide the info online.

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