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Energy Meter displays Error Check Wires

Published date: 15 November 2018

Issue
Energy Meter Basic / Extended displays Error Check Wires

Product Line
Energy Meter Basic model
Energy Meter Extended Range model

Environment
Front Panel

Cause
After applying power to the meter, the meter displays "ERROR CHECK WIRES RED* CT RED* VOLT LEAD SAME PHASE"

Resolution
Meter will display this message if, the phasing of the CT and voltage leads are incorrect or if the load is below the minimum for the CT. The datasheet specifies the CT's to have a 2% minimum. If the CT's are rated for 100A, the minimum amperage required is 2A. 

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