Operating instructions PM 231 E Table of Contents 1. Introduction ..............20 2. Proper use ..............20 3. Package Contents ............21 4. Technical Data .............21 5. Operation ..............22 5.1 Safety Instructions for this Product .......22 5.2 Front View ............24 5.3 Location of Controls, Functions and Display ..25 5.4 Use Instructions ............27...
PM 231 E Operating instructions Operating Instructions 1. Introduction These operating instructions must be read carefully in full. They are part of your newly purchased power meter and contain important information concerning its operation and maintenance. All precautions are to be observed when using this product.
Operating instructions PM 231 E 3. Package Contents Immediately after unpacking, the contents of your power meter’s package must be checked for completeness. Also check the meter itself for proper condition. 1 x Power Meter 1 x Operating Instructions 4. Technical Data...
PM 231 E Operating instructions Batteries: 3 x 1.5 V LR44/AG13 button cells Battery life: approx. 3 months without AC power Application: This product is intended only for indoor use. The power socket has an integrated protective contact. 5. Operation Safety Instructions for this Product •...
Operating instructions PM 231 E • Care must be taken so that objects do not fall and liquids are not spilled into the enclosure through openings. • Load the socket outlet only with the maximum load al- lowed. • Never leave connected heaters unattended.
Operating instructions PM 231 E 5.3 Location of Controls, Functions and Display Battery compart- The battery compartment is ment located at the rear of the unit. In- sert 3 x LR44/AG13 button cells according to the correct polarity, as indicated inside the battery compartment.
PM 231 E Operating instructions Power socket Connect your device here. 10 Display units for consumption values. 11 Display AMP. 12 Display WATT. 13 Display kWh. 14 Display SET. 15 Display VOLTac. 16 Display COST/kWh. 17 Display MAX OVERLOAD WARNING.
Operating instructions PM 231 E 5.4 Use Instructions Plug the power plug (7) of the power meter into a standard 230 V 50 Hz wall outlet. The display (2) automatically turns on and displays the current time (20, 21, 22, 23), day of the week (19), line voltage (10, 15) and frequency (26, 27).
PM 231 E Operating instructions Now connect the appliance and turn it on. The power meter starts measuring the consumption. 5.4.2 Set and Display Cost/kWh / Display Metering Functions Set and Display Cost/kWh If VOLTAGE / AMP / WATT appears on the display, press and hold the FUNC button (6) for at least 2 seconds until Cost/kWh (16) is shown.
Operating instructions PM 231 E Press the SET button (5) again, and the time display (- : - -) behind ON TIME (24) for the entered price 1 (18) starts ﬂ ashing. Press SET (5) to ﬁ nish the setting proce- dure for price 1 if no second price is needed.
PM 231 E Operating instructions Display Metering Functions Repeatedly press the FUNC button (6) to cycle through the following information: VOLTAGE, AMP, WATT – kWh - TOTAL PRICE (10, 18). Press the FUNC button (6) to display the current draw of the connected appliance in the value ﬁ...
Operating instructions PM 231 E 5.4.3 Standby Mode The display (2) returns approx. 10 seconds after pressing the buttons to standby mode and shows the current time (20, 21, 22, 23, 25), day of the week (19), line voltage (10, 15) and frequency (26, 27).
PM 231 E Operating instructions The cover must be replaced before use. During longer periods of non-use remove the batteries from the power meter to avoid battery leakage. Leaking batteries can cause electric shock and damage to the power meter.
The Declaration of Conformity is ﬁ led with the manufac- turer. Technical modiﬁ cations reserved. 9. Manufacturer Hugo Brennenstuhl GmbH & Co. KG Seestraße 1-3 ∙ 72074 Tübingen ∙ Germany For further information we recommend Service/FAQ on our web-site www.brennenstuhl.com.