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Yes, The TEMP08 will report the counter as Lightning counts. The DS9097U knows a counter as Rainfall, Windspeed, or Waterflow. Rainfall is 0.01" per count, Waterflow is 1 gallon per count. Windspeed is a little more complex. I think you can also declare the device as a "User" type and then define the label you want to use for charting on the setup. Perhaps something like kwh. One way or another we will get it to work.


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Hi Michael.

It works, I'm measuring my home electricity usage!!!! Let's mcsTemperature show it properly!!

I would like to read the counter and store it periodically in some fields in the database to make is easy to extract and draw: one field into the database each minute, another field each 5 minutes, another one each hour, and another one each day.

Later I would like to be able to write some scripts to clean the database and mantain the 1 minute readings for 72 hours, the 5 minutes for 30 days, the 1 hour readings for 365 days, and daily data forever.

Whats the best way to do it? Is there any way I can read the counter directly via script each minute?

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Message edit after some investigation with mcsTemperature:

In the mcstemperature.ini there where the following devices:
[Devices]
A7000000318E2828="]1,COM9,,,0"
8A000000052B521DG="]34,,,,0"
8A000000052B521DW="]35,COM9,,,0"

I changed it to:

[Devices]
A7000000318E2828="]1,COM9,,,0"
8A000000052B521DN="]34,,,,0"
8A000000052B521DC="]35,COM9,,,0"

But still can't get the counter value.

Attached is what I can see. Please note it's of type lighting but units are liter/hr (looks like the plugin isn't reseting and completly updating the device type after changing).
Also... are normal so many errors?

Mario.-

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