Siemens Cashpower 2000 Prepaid Meter User Manual
The Siemens Cashpower 2000 is a prepaid electricity meter that allows customers to pay for their electricity in advance. The meter uses a smart card to store the purchased credit and to communicate with the meter. The meter displays the remaining credit, the current consumption, and other information on a LCD screen. The meter also has a keypad for entering codes and commands.
This article will provide a brief overview of the features and functions of the Siemens Cashpower 2000 prepaid meter, as well as some instructions on how to use it. For more detailed information, please refer to the user manual or contact your electricity supplier.
Features and Functions
The Siemens Cashpower 2000 prepaid meter has the following features and functions:
It uses a smart card to store and transfer credit from a vending point to the meter.
It has a LCD screen that displays various information such as remaining credit, current consumption, tariff, date and time, etc.
It has a keypad that allows the user to enter codes and commands, such as checking the balance, switching between display modes, entering emergency credit, etc.
It has a LED indicator that shows the status of the meter, such as normal operation, low credit, tamper detection, etc.
It has a buzzer that sounds when the credit is low or when a code or command is entered.
It has a relay that disconnects the power supply when the credit is exhausted or when a tamper is detected.
It has a battery backup that keeps the meter running in case of a power outage.
How to Use the Meter
To use the Siemens Cashpower 2000 prepaid meter, you need to follow these steps:
Purchase credit from an authorized vending point using cash or other payment methods. You will receive a smart card with the credit loaded on it.
Insert the smart card into the meter slot and wait for the meter to read the card. The meter will display the amount of credit transferred and update the balance. Remove the card when prompted.
Check the remaining credit on the meter by pressing the "Balance" button on the keypad. The meter will display the balance in kWh and in currency units.
Monitor your electricity consumption by pressing the "Consumption" button on the keypad. The meter will display the current consumption in kW and in currency units per hour.
Switch between different display modes by pressing the "Mode" button on the keypad. The meter will cycle through various information such as tariff, date and time, total consumption, etc.
Enter emergency credit if your balance is low or zero by pressing the "Emergency" button on the keypad. The meter will display a code that you need to enter using the numeric keys. The meter will then grant you a fixed amount of emergency credit that you need to repay later.
Enter other codes or commands if needed by pressing the "Code" button on the keypad. The meter will display a code that you need to enter using the numeric keys. The codes or commands can be used for various purposes such as resetting the meter, changing the tariff, testing the relay, etc.
Please note that some codes or commands may require authorization from your electricity supplier or may not be available for your meter. Please consult your user manual or contact your electricity supplier for more information.
If you encounter any problems with your Siemens Cashpower 2000 prepaid meter, please check the following:
If the meter does not read your smart card, make sure that the card is not damaged or dirty and that it is inserted correctly into the slot.
If the meter displays an error message or code, refer to your user manual or contact your electricity supplier for assistance.
If the meter does not display anything or displays gibberish, check if there is a power outage or if there is a problem with your wiring or fuse box.
If the meter disconnects your power supply, check if your credit is exhausted or if there is a tamper detected. You may need to purchase more credit or contact your electricity supplier to restore your power supply.
If you have any questions or concerns about your Siemens Cashpower 2000 prepaid meter, please contact your electricity supplier or visit their website for more information.