Frequently Asked Question About Energy Monitoring

Q&A of functional explanation or specification parameters
Updated 04-10-2019 06:34:30 AM
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Q: How is the Energy measured?

A: There is a dedicated chip inside the devices to measure voltage, current and power.

 

Q: What is the measurement error of the Energy Monitoring feature?

A: It is around 3%-5%, which is allowed as it’s not a professional power measurement device.

 

Q: What is the upper limit of the total power consumption that the HS110/HS300 can measure?

A: The maximum power that can be measured is the maximum value that can be represented by a 32-bit integer.

Note: The unit of this number is Wh (watt-hour).

 

Q: When we open Energy, there is an option called Current Power. What does it mean?

 

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It refers to the instantaneous power consumed by the appliances connected to kasa plugs. The update frequency depends on how often kasa app gets the information from kasa plugs. Usually a few seconds once.

 

Q: Does the power consumption value in Energy monitoring include the power consumed by HS110/HS300 itself?

A: No. The power consumed by HS110/HS300 itself is within 2 watts.

 

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