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Bowman Drive Buford, GA 30518 USA Voice: 770-831-8048 Fax: 770-831-8598 . Transmitter Certification . Composite Device . ACS Report Number: 06-0240-15C-DSS, 06-0240-15C-DXX . Manufacturer: Itron Electricity Metering Inc. Model(s): CVSOR. Technical Reference Guide . ii CENTRON® OpenWay™ Meter Technical Reference Guide. This manual contains the trade secrets and confidential information of Itron, Inc., which are not to be divulged to .

third parties and may not be reproduced or transmitted in whole or part, in any form or by any means, electronic or . mechanical for any purpose, without the express written permission of Itron, Inc. All rights to designs or inventions . disclosed herein, including the right to manufacture, are reserved to Itron, Inc. The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice. reserves the right to . change the product specifications at any time without incurring any obligations. CENTRON is a registered trademark of Itron, Inc. CENTRON® OpenWay™ Meter Technical Reference Guide. 2818 North Sullivan Road . Fax: (509) 891-3355 . Oconee Electricity Metering . West Union, SC 29696 . Tel: (864) 638-8300 . www.itron.com Copyright© 2006 . All rights reserved. CENTRON® OpenWay™ Meter Technical Reference Guideiii . Compliance With FCC Regulations . This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 .

of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a . residential installation. This equipment generates uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed . and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful . interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user .

is encouraged to try to correctthe interference by one or more of the following measures: . Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Changes or modifications to this device not expressly approved by Itron, . could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. This device is authorized to operate simultaniously with GPRS transmitter FCC ID MIVGSM0108. In accordance with FCC requirements of human exposure to radiofrequency fields, the radiating element shall be .

installed such that a minimum separation distance of20 cm. Canadian Interference Causing Equipment Regulations . This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference Causing Equipment Regulations. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this . device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Cet appareillage numérique de la classe B répond à toutes les exigences de l'interférence Canadienne causant des . règlements d'équipement. L'opération est sujette aux deux conditions suivantes: (1) ce dispositif peut ne pas causer . l'interférence nocive, et (2) ce dispositif doit accepter n'importe quelle interférence reçue, y compris l'interférence qui .

Itron recommends that all repairs be performed at the factory. Certain repairs may be performed by the user; . however, unauthorized repairs will void any existing warranty. All surface mounted parts must be replaced by the . iv CENTRON® OpenWay™ Meter Technical Reference Guide. Repair of Meters Under Warranty . If the meter is under warranty, then Itron, Inc. will repair the meter at no charge if the meter has failed due to . components or workmanship. A return authorization number must be obtained before the equipment can be sent back . to the factory. Contact your Itron Sales Representative for assistance. The same procedure as above applies. Itron will charge for the necessary repairs based on the failure. 313 North Highway 11 Dock C .

The product you have purchased contains a battery (or batteries), circuit boards, and switches. The batteries are . At the end of the meter’s useful life, under various state and local laws, it may be illegal to dispose of .

certain components into the municipal waste system. Check with your local solid waste officials for details about . Although polycarbonate is not a commonly recycled plastic, the recycling number for the polycarbonate inner cover, . CENTRON® OpenWay™ Meter Technical Reference Guidev . Table of Contents .

Trademarks Used in This Manual.................................................ii. Compliance With FCC Regulations............................................... FCC Part 15, Class B..................................................... RF Exposure............................................................ Canadian Interference Causing Equipment Regulations.......................... Factory Repair of Meters ....................................................... Repair of Meters Under Warranty............................................iv. Repair of Meters Not UnderWarranty........................................iv. Service Return Address...................................................

Recycling Information.......................................................... General Information.................................................1. About This Manual.............................................................1. General Description............................................................2.

Physical Description............................................................3. Meter Base .............................................................3. Personality Modules......................................................3. Product Availability.............................................................4. Display Functions..............................................................4.

Electrical ...............................................................5. Operating Environment....................................................5. Characteristic Data.......................................................5. Burden Data.............................................................6. Technical Data...........................................................6. Type Codes.............................................................7. CVSO ............................................................8. CVSOD, CVSOR, CVSOC....................................................9. Installation ........................................................11. Unpacking ..................................................................12. Preliminary Inspection.........................................................12. Meters Without Batteries..................................................12. Meters With Batteries....................................................12.

Selecting a Site..............................................................13. Installing the Meter into Service..................................................13. Retrofitting with Personality Modules..............................................13. Operation: Base Metrology...........................................15. Metrology ...................................................................15. Surge Protection .............................................................16. Sampling ...................................................................16. Voltage and Current Measurement...............................................17.

Watthour (Wh) Measurement....................................................17. Volt-amperehour (VAh) Measurement.............................................18. vi CENTRON® OpenWay™ Meter Technical Reference Guide. Demand Calculations..........................................................18. Block Interval Demand Calculation..........................................19. Rolling/Sliding Demand Interval Calculation ...................................19. Cumulative Demand Values...............................................19. Continuous Cumulative Demand Values......................................20. Present Demand........................................................20. Previous Demand .......................................................20. Peak Demand (Maximum Demand).........................................20. Demand Thresholds.....................................................20. Coincident Demand......................................................21.

Operation: CVSO OpenWay Register..................................23. Controls and Indicators........................................................24. Infrared Test LED.......................................................24. Liquid Crystal Display (LCD)...............................................25. Load Emulator .....................................................26. Power Circle Quadrants.............................................27. Optical Port............................................................27.

Factory Reset................................................................28. Application of Power and Power-up...............................................28. Power Down Procedures.......................................................28. Demand Meter..........................................................28. TOU/Load Profile Meters..................................................28.

Cold Load Pickup........................................................29. Interval Make-up........................................................29. Operating Modes.............................................................29. Normal Mode...........................................................29. Test Mode.............................................................30. Test Mode Timeout .................................................30. Display Modes...............................................................30. Energy Data Display Items................................................31. Demand Data Display Items...............................................31. Instantaneous Data Display Items...........................................32. Informational Data Display Items............................................32.

Magnetic Switch.........................................................34. Scroll Lock.............................................................34. Changing Display Modes..................................................34. Mode Timeout..........................................................34. Normal Display Mode....................................................34. Alternate Display Mode ...................................................34.

Toolbox Display Mode....................................................35. Test Display Mode.......................................................36. Test Alternate Display Mode ...............................................37. Diagnostic Displays......................................................37. Energy Registers........................................................37.

Demand Registers.......................................................38. Instantaneous Registers..................................................39. Self Read and Snapshot Registers ..........................................39. Information Registers ....................................................39. Interrogation and Programming..................................................39.

Programming ...........................................................40. Time-of-Use (TOU)...........................................................40. CENTRON® OpenWay™ Meter Technical Reference Guidevii . TOU Schedules.........................................................40. Calendar Schedule.................................................40. Rates ............................................................40. Daily Patterns.....................................................41. Day Types ........................................................41. Seasonal Schedules................................................41. TOU Registers..........................................................41. Current Season Registers............................................41.

Last Season Registers..............................................41. TOU Operation.........................................................41. Rate Annunciators and Active Rate Indicators............................42. Season Change....................................................42. Battery Carryover..................................................42. Load Profile.................................................................43. Load Profile Specifications ................................................43. Bit Resolution.....................................................43. Interval Lengths....................................................43. Power Outage.....................................................44. Channel Configuration....................................................44. Pulse Constants.........................................................44.