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Soccomec DIRIS A40 Electricity Meter

This guide will show you how to connect the Polar Monitoring Gateway to the Soccomec DIRIS A40  electricity meter. It will also take you through the setup and parameters required on the Soccomec DIRIS A40  to ensure communications to the Polar Gateway.

Steps to follow:

  1. Connect power to the Gateway.
  2. Connect RS-485.
  3. Final checks.
  4. Power on the system.
  5. Configure the DIRIS A40  Serial Parameters
 

Soccomec DIRIS A40 Connection Setup

Lovato Diris A40- Wiring Diagram
Wiring Diagram
1. Connect power to the Gateway
Power Polar Gateway
Power the Polar Gateway

Wire the Polar Gateway to a 12-24 V DC power supply. Connect the positive wire to the positive terminal and the negative wire to the negative terminal.

2. Connect RS-485
RS-485 Connection
Lovato Diris A40

Wire the RS-485 cable to allow communication with the Polar Gateway device. Connect A+ => + and B- => –.

3. Final checks
Before you switch on the device make sure you have done everything correctly in the previous steps.
 
  • Make sure the power is OFF while doing the cable wiring.
  • Re-check if there are no short circuits.
  • Check if the power cables are not loosely wired to the Gateway.
  • Check if the power cables are not loosely wired to the Electricity Meter.
  • Re-check the RS-485 twisted pair cables is correctly connected A+ => + and B- => –.
4. Power on the system

Now you are ready to go, you can now switch on the Polar Gateway and the DIRIS A10.  

5. Configure DIRIS A40  Serial Parameters
In order for the Gateway to correctly communicate with the Soccomec DIRIS A40  controller, there will need to be some changes made to the communication parameters. 

Note: It is critical to change the default settings to reflect the table below.

Serial Communication Setup

Name

Description

Parameter

Default

Required

Communication Address

Serial Node Address

Addr

5

1

Serial Speed

Baud Rate

bAu

38.4k

9600

Parity

Communication Parity

Prty

n=no

N=no

Stop bits

Communication Stop Bits

StoP

1

1

You may now sign in to the Polar Portal to monitor the device remotely, the button on the right will take you through a setup process.

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