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How do ION meters calculate kVA?

Published date: 12 March 2019

Issue
Different methods for calculating kVA in ION meters

Product Line
ION Meter

Environment
Power Meter Module
ION Setup
Designer

Cause
Depending on how the ION meter calculates kVA, the result could be different from other meter manufacturers.

Resolution
The two methods for calculating kVA and their respective formulas are:

1. VECTOR SUM

          

2. SCALAR SUM

          


The setup register in Power Meter Module that determines which method is used to calculate kVA total is 'kVA tot Method':

          

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