Measuring Power Consumption

Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by ShadowTheLegacy, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. ShadowTheLegacy

    Thread Starter New Member

    Mar 11, 2011
    Hello....I am working on a project to come up with the theory behind an wireless electric meter. I am attempting to measure the consumption of any electrical device that is plugged in a socket. I do not have to delve into the electronic aspect but would still like to know some components I can use to measure consumption. I checked a few engineers and recommended that I use an integrator to measure the consumption and convert that signal using an ADC and then modulate that signal and transmit it wirelessly to the meter which would calculate consumption. I have no electronic background and therefore might not understand some of the terminology associated with the field.