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Best Cables For Submeter Communication

Intellimeter Canada Inc.
Publication date:
January 8, 2020
Article Summary: 

The blog discusses the best cables for submeter communication, which are critical for ensuring reliable and accurate data transmission. It explains that the choice of cable depends on factors such as the distance between the submeter and data acquisition system, the environment in which the cable will be installed, and the type of communication protocol used.

The blog highlights the advantages and disadvantages of different types of cables, including twisted pair cables, shielded twisted pair cables, and fiber optic cables. It explains that twisted pair cables are a common and cost-effective option for shorter distances, while shielded twisted pair cables are more appropriate for longer distances and environments with high electromagnetic interference. Fiber optic cables, on the other hand, offer superior performance and immunity to interference but can be more expensive.

The blog further discusses the importance of selecting cables that are compatible with submetering systems and data acquisition systems. It also emphasizes the need for proper installation and maintenance of cables to ensure optimal performance.


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Intellimeter Canada Inc.
Best Cables For Submeter Communication
January 8, 2020
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