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Meter-Reading Systems


The Aclara STAR Network System

The STAR Network system for gas utilities provides the largest number of direct-mount gas meter transmission units (MTUs) in the industry, ensuring accurate meter reads, and supporting gas-conservation efforts.

The gas MTU contains a powerful narrow-band transmitter that sends meter readings over FCC-licensed, 450- to 470-MHz radio frequencies at regularly scheduled intervals. Compatible with almost all commercially available gas meters, the STAR Network gas MTU allows utilities to provide the benefits of the industrys most reliable AMI/AMR product to gas customers.

Every STAR Network MTU delivers:

Long-lasting performance with a 20-year lithium-ion battery

Direct-mount and indirect-mount field installation without interrupting gas service

Long-range power and transmission over a range of at least one mile

Hermetically sealed design and safe operation in hazardous conditions

Accurate performance in harsh basement and outdoor installations

Theft detection, monitoring, and meter-tampering alerts with optional magnetic detection

Dual-Port operation and adaptation to multiple-meter installations

Factory Mutual approval as a non-incendiary device

Reports for account information, meter identification, meter reading, battery condition, and tamper status

The Aclara brand represents the industrys leading Intelligent Infrastructure™ technologies for providing device networking, data-value management, and customer communications to water, gas, and electric utilities globally. Over 500 utilities rely on proven Aclara solutions to connect with their customers. Aclara is part of the Utility Solutions Group of ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE), St. Louis. Capturing data. Liberating knowledge.®