Test equipment: Two-Way Automatic Communication System compatible desktop meter station

Energy meter: TESCO’s Desktop Meter Stations have been redesigned to communicate with Two-Way Automatic Communication System (TWACS) AMI Meters. This new optional feature will have one set of panel mounted female sheathed banana plug connections and an adapter cable to facilitate TWACS communications to the meter from the users TWACS PRTU Module.

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Power measurement: TESCO’s Desktop Meter Stations (Catalog No. 2100) have been redesigned to communicate with Two-Way Automatic Communication System (TWACS®) AMI Meters. This new optional feature will have one set of panel mounted female sheathed banana plug connections and an adapter cable to facilitate TWACS® communications to the meter from the users TWACS® PRTU Module. This gives users the ability to communicate to the TWACS® modules wired either to the L-N or L-L connections on the meter. The TWACS® communication can be turned “off” and “on” with the click of a switch, so that you can test any other type of electric meter in your inventory.

TESCO Desktop Meter Stations have become an industry staple for easily powering meters either in the lab, in the shop, at your desk, or anywhere you have access to a 120 VAC receptacle. The Desktop Meter Stations are extremely versatile and have a lot of optional features (many of which can be included together). Here is a list of the options available:
• NEWEST FEATURE TWACS® Communication “C” - TWACS® communications to the meter from the users TWACS® PRTU Module

• Disconnect Operation “D”

• External Load “E” - up to 50 Amps
• Custom Forms “F”
• Internal Load “I” - 1/2 Amp Phantom
• Built-In Load “L” - 0, 5 and 30 Amps (custom loads available)
• Load Receptacle “R” - 120 VAC receptacle
• Special Request “S” - Contact TESCO to speak with a product specialist
• Tilt Chassis “T” - tilts to vertical for electromechanical meters
• 480 VAC Meter Testing “V”

About TESCO
TESCO (The Eastern Specialty Company) is a manufacturer and service provider to the Electrical Utilities industry, owned by, run by, and staffed by engineers. Engineers who have spent the last twenty-five years work­ing to address & solve the toughest metering problems; whether they were equipment problems, system problems or regulatory issues. One of TESCO’s continued strengths is the company’s ability to success­fully work with our utility clients in a variety of capacities. As customers’ needs have changed and evolved, TESCO has diversified and added to the services we offer this unique market segment.

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