Devices / Masters
Devices that control the slave devices (smart meters) are called master devices.
In the simpliest way your computer can be the master device, but the master device can also be placed between the slaves and your computer.
When you use your computer as the master device, communication goes on the COM ports, such as: USB, D-sub and so on.
M-Bus/RS232 conversion module |
This conversion module supports the conversion of M-Bus protocol equipment.
With this device you can connect up to 200 M-Bus devices and provide remote power supply for it, after using this module your PC can directly access
the M-Bus device through the COM (serial) port.
PC or Laptop|
You can directly connect your computer to a M-Bus network with and USB-cabel, or you can use other COM ports to get the ideal connection.
PCs are intended to be operated directly by an end user, rather than by a computer expert or technician.
Conventionally, a modern computer consists of at least one processing element, typically a central processing unit (CPU), and some form of memory.