GB2391948B - Apparatus for detecting tampering with a utility meter - Google Patents

Apparatus for detecting tampering with a utility meter

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GB2391948B
GB2391948B GB0219035A GB0219035A GB2391948B GB 2391948 B GB2391948 B GB 2391948B GB 0219035 A GB0219035 A GB 0219035A GB 0219035 A GB0219035 A GB 0219035A GB 2391948 B GB2391948 B GB 2391948B
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Prior art keywords
apparatus
utility meter
detecting tampering
tampering
detecting
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GB2391948A (en
GB0219035D0 (en
Inventor
Kaushik Ghosh
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Polymeters Response International Ltd
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PRI Ltd
Polymeters Response International Ltd
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01RMEASURING ELECTRIC VARIABLES; MEASURING MAGNETIC VARIABLES
    • G01R22/00Arrangements for measuring time integral of electric power or current, e.g. by electricity meters
    • G01R22/06Arrangements for measuring time integral of electric power or current, e.g. by electricity meters by electronic methods
    • G01R22/061Details of electronic electricity meters
    • G01R22/066Arrangements for avoiding or indicating fraudulent use
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01RMEASURING ELECTRIC VARIABLES; MEASURING MAGNETIC VARIABLES
    • G01R11/00Electromechanical arrangements for measuring time integral of electric power, i.e. electric energy or current, e.g. of consumption
    • G01R11/02Constructional details
    • G01R11/24Arrangements for avoiding or indicating fraudulent use
GB0219035A 2002-08-15 2002-08-15 Apparatus for detecting tampering with a utility meter Active GB2391948B (en)

Priority Applications (1)

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GB0219035A GB2391948B (en) 2002-08-15 2002-08-15 Apparatus for detecting tampering with a utility meter

Applications Claiming Priority (10)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
GB0219035A GB2391948B (en) 2002-08-15 2002-08-15 Apparatus for detecting tampering with a utility meter
EP20030787861 EP1532457A1 (en) 2002-08-15 2003-08-04 Apparatus for detecting tampering with a utility meter
PCT/GB2003/003371 WO2004017077A1 (en) 2002-08-15 2003-08-04 Apparatus for detecting tampering with a utility meter
AU2003252966A AU2003252966B2 (en) 2002-08-15 2003-08-04 Apparatus for detecting tampering with a utility meter
CN 03824303 CN1688887A (en) 2002-08-15 2003-08-04 Apparatus for detecting tampering with a utility meter
NZ53820003A NZ538200A (en) 2002-08-15 2003-08-04 Apparatus for detecting tampering with a utility meter
ZA200501303A ZA200501303B (en) 2002-08-15 2003-08-04 Apparatus for detecting tampering with a utility meter
EG2003080787A EG23466A (en) 2002-08-15 2003-08-12 Apparatus for detecting tampering with a utility meter
MYPI20033078 MY135680A (en) 2002-08-15 2003-08-13 Apparatus for detecting tampering with a utility meter
IL16681905A IL166819A (en) 2002-08-15 2005-02-10 Apparatus for detecting tampering with a utility meter

Publications (3)

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GB0219035D0 GB0219035D0 (en) 2002-09-25
GB2391948A GB2391948A (en) 2004-02-18
GB2391948B true GB2391948B (en) 2006-11-15

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GB0219035A Active GB2391948B (en) 2002-08-15 2002-08-15 Apparatus for detecting tampering with a utility meter

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EP (1) EP1532457A1 (en)
CN (1) CN1688887A (en)
AU (1) AU2003252966B2 (en)
EG (1) EG23466A (en)
GB (1) GB2391948B (en)
IL (1) IL166819A (en)
MY (1) MY135680A (en)
NZ (1) NZ538200A (en)
WO (1) WO2004017077A1 (en)
ZA (1) ZA200501303B (en)

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US7644290B2 (en) 2003-03-31 2010-01-05 Power Measurement Ltd. System and method for seal tamper detection for intelligent electronic devices
GB2409528B (en) * 2003-12-24 2007-04-25 Polymeters Response Internat L Apparatus for detecting tampering with a utility meter
FR2909452B1 (en) * 2006-11-30 2009-02-20 Actaris Sas Soc Par Actions Si Electric energy meter comprising at least one inductive type current measuring sensor and sensor therefor
US8688407B2 (en) * 2010-11-18 2014-04-01 General Electric Company Method, device and computer program product for magnetic tamper detection in a meter
DE102013219796A1 (en) * 2013-09-30 2015-04-16 Continental Automotive Gmbh Pulse generator for a device for operating data acquisition, gear arrangement with a pulse generator, tachograph arrangement and method for generating an output signal for a device for operating data acquisition in a vehicle
US10048308B2 (en) 2013-11-18 2018-08-14 Enel Distribuzione S.P.A. Electricity meter with fault detection mechanism and fault detection method

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DE2906621A1 (en) * 1979-02-21 1980-09-04 Licentia Gmbh Electricity supply meter with protection against tampering - has device to detect and compensate for the influence of foreign magnetic field using shorted turns
GB2101782A (en) * 1981-07-17 1983-01-19 United Gas Ind Plc Commodity meters
US4707679A (en) * 1984-10-22 1987-11-17 Westinghouse Electric Corp. Magnetic tamper detector
US4859944A (en) * 1987-08-25 1989-08-22 Analog Devices, Inc. Single-winding magnetometer with oscillator duty cycle measurement
WO1989010570A1 (en) * 1988-04-21 1989-11-02 Omega Electric Limited Magnetic field detection system
US5086292A (en) * 1989-10-31 1992-02-04 Iris Systems Inc. Tamper detection device for utility meter
US5744956A (en) * 1994-06-08 1998-04-28 Hawks; Timothy J. Low power magnetometer circuits having zero offset compensation
US5910774A (en) * 1996-09-18 1999-06-08 Itron, Inc. Sensor for count and tamper detection
GB2334338A (en) * 1998-02-12 1999-08-18 Abb Metering Syst Ltd Tamper detection in electro-mechanical electricity consumption meters
US6014025A (en) * 1998-02-24 2000-01-11 Methode Electronics, Inc. PWM flux-gate circuit for measuring magnitude and direction of a magnetic field
GB2347225A (en) * 1999-02-25 2000-08-30 C K Electronics Sdn Bhd Electric utility meter with means to detect and report theft
US6218831B1 (en) * 1999-05-19 2001-04-17 Arthur D. Little, Inc. Low power fluxgate circuit with current balance

Patent Citations (13)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
DE2728896A1 (en) * 1977-06-03 1978-12-07 Landis & Gyr Ag Electricity meter unauthorised magnetic interference detector - undergoes permanent change in magnetic field using either magnetically-operated leaf microswitch or resonant circuit
DE2906621A1 (en) * 1979-02-21 1980-09-04 Licentia Gmbh Electricity supply meter with protection against tampering - has device to detect and compensate for the influence of foreign magnetic field using shorted turns
GB2101782A (en) * 1981-07-17 1983-01-19 United Gas Ind Plc Commodity meters
US4707679A (en) * 1984-10-22 1987-11-17 Westinghouse Electric Corp. Magnetic tamper detector
US4859944A (en) * 1987-08-25 1989-08-22 Analog Devices, Inc. Single-winding magnetometer with oscillator duty cycle measurement
WO1989010570A1 (en) * 1988-04-21 1989-11-02 Omega Electric Limited Magnetic field detection system
US5086292A (en) * 1989-10-31 1992-02-04 Iris Systems Inc. Tamper detection device for utility meter
US5744956A (en) * 1994-06-08 1998-04-28 Hawks; Timothy J. Low power magnetometer circuits having zero offset compensation
US5910774A (en) * 1996-09-18 1999-06-08 Itron, Inc. Sensor for count and tamper detection
GB2334338A (en) * 1998-02-12 1999-08-18 Abb Metering Syst Ltd Tamper detection in electro-mechanical electricity consumption meters
US6014025A (en) * 1998-02-24 2000-01-11 Methode Electronics, Inc. PWM flux-gate circuit for measuring magnitude and direction of a magnetic field
GB2347225A (en) * 1999-02-25 2000-08-30 C K Electronics Sdn Bhd Electric utility meter with means to detect and report theft
US6218831B1 (en) * 1999-05-19 2001-04-17 Arthur D. Little, Inc. Low power fluxgate circuit with current balance

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MY135680A (en) 2008-06-30
GB2391948A (en) 2004-02-18
AU2003252966A1 (en) 2004-03-03
GB0219035D0 (en) 2002-09-25
IL166819D0 (en) 2006-01-15
AU2003252966B2 (en) 2008-07-17
EP1532457A1 (en) 2005-05-25
NZ538200A (en) 2006-09-29
EG23466A (en) 2005-10-22
CN1688887A (en) 2005-10-26
IL166819A (en) 2010-11-30
ZA200501303B (en) 2006-10-25
WO2004017077A1 (en) 2004-02-26

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