AMC1700GEL - GSM/GPRS modem for Elster A1700 3-Phase meters
The Alpha Micro AMC1700GEL is a 2G GSM/GPRS communications modem that has been designed specifically for use with the Elster A1700 3-Phase remote disconnect Smart electricity meter.
The AMC1700GEL smart modem forms part of the AMI (Advanced Metering Infrastructure) that allows meter data to be passed back to the utility company at regular intervals or upon request.
The Alpha Micro AMC1700GEL can be used as a simple CSD modem (Circuit Switched Dialling), over GSM for dial up modem connections, and where supported by the network provider, a fixed IP connection for packet data transfer using GPRS is also available.
Using the AMC OTAP (Over the Air Programming) service the AMC1700GEL smart modem supports remote downloads of firmware updates so that the device can be maintained remotely.
A 3G version of this modem is also available.