Itron Meter Reading Systems

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It is time to take advantage of Itron’s reading system upgrade from MVRS to FCS software for qualified users. Free FCS software upgrades are being offered from Itron through the end of 2020 and MVRS support will officially end on December 31, 2021.
The Avanti Company has three certified FCS installers that have performed hundreds of successful Itron Reading System installations.
These installers will install and train Utility users to boost the performance of this enhanced reading system software for current and future meter reading needs.
FCS is a versatile software solution that allows manual, automatic meter reading (AMR) or advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) systems to be used.
It can import and assign routes for handheld and mobile collection devices, manage field data, and schedule routes for billing to be exported.
The FCS handheld application program provides field workers with an efficient means of collecting meter readings, other important data, and using reliable mobile devices to conduct appropriate field work.
The base price for an Avanti led Itron MVRS to FCS software upgrade is $5,000 and it includes the installation as well as essential training. Please contact Avanti today to schedule the FCS upgrade by calling 800-284-5231 or sending an email to [email protected]
The Avanti Company was founded in 1977 by Paul and Justine Devlin and is headquartered in Avon Park, FL.
We provide , metering systems, AMI support, , sewer flow monitoring, inspection and assessment services for the water, wastewater, agricultural, petroleum and industrial marketplaces. Avanti represents products from McCrometer, Itron, Hach Flow, Honeywell/Elster, 64 seconds, Infosense, Nicor, Badger Meter, and others.
Please visit our website at www.avanticompany.com, email us at [email protected] or call us at 863-453-5336 for assistance with all of your flow meter and metering system needs.
The IMR/FT is a vehicle mounted radio for use with Itron’s industryleading smart meters and endpoints. This device utilizes Itron’s proven SRead technology in acompact 900 MHz radio that provides two-way communication with electric, gas, water, and telemetryendpoints. The IMR-FT is designed to handle the rigors of a field environment including the vibrationand other rough conditions encountered in field service vehicles.
Itron Mobile App
Itron Mobile is a tool kit for collecting data and performing other field activities. It takes advantage of the latest mobile technologies used by utility employees. The Itron Mobile app runs on smart phones, tablets and laptops. It is available for Android, Apple iOS and Windows 10. Itron Mobile combines walk-by and drive-by features in a single app and leverages mobile technology to deliver valuable new outcomes. Itron Mobile includes a new handheld radio called the Itron Mobile Radio that can be used with any mobile device equipped with Bluetooth Low Energy.
Field Collection System
FCS is Itron’s next generation walk-by and drive-by meter data collection system designed specifically for large electric, gas and water utilities. FCS is a state-of-the-art Microsoft Windows-based software solution that uses web services, client/server architecture to provide superior flexibility and ease-of-use. FCS is compatible with Itron collection devices currently on the market, including optical and water probes, and integrates easily with third-party software applications for billing, meter data management and data analysis.
MC4 Core, MC4 Pro, & MC4 Max
MC4 Core is the latest in drive-by data collection for Itron’s ChoiceConnect™ advanced data collection suite, offering data logging and two-communications capabilities in a mobile solution. Powered by Itron SRead™ radio, the MC4 Core offers unparalleled meter reading performance, portability and affordability to gather consumption and tamper data from radio-based endpoints for electricity, gas and water. The MC4 Core radio can be used with Itron Mobile app running on a Windows 10 laptop or tablet.
MC3 Lite (Legacy)
The legacy MC3 Lite offers data logging and two-communications capabilities in a mobile solution. The MC3 Lite radio can be used with Itron Mobile app running on a Windows 10 laptop or tablet.

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