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Soccomec Countis E33 Electricity Meter

This guide will show you how to connect the Polar Monitoring Gateway to the Soccomec Countis  E33  electricity meter. It will also take you through the setup and parameters required on the Soccomec Countis E33  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 Countis E33  Serial Parameters
 

Soccomec Countis E33 Connection Setup

Soccomec E33 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 Polar Gateway Wiring Diagram
Soccomec E33 Wiring Diagram

Wire the RS-485 cable to allow communication with the Polar Gateway. Connect  A+ => 15+ and B- => 17-.

3. Final checks
Before you switch on the Gateway and the device make sure you have done everything correctly in the previous steps.
 
  • Make sure the wiring is secure – 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 device.
  • Re-check the RS-485 twisted pair cable is correctly wired.
4. Power on the system

Now you are ready to go, you can now switch on the Polar Gateway and the Countis E33.  

5. Configure Countis E33  Serial Parameters
In order for the Gateway to correctly communicate with the Soccomec Countis E33  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

NameDescriptionParameterDefaultRequired
Communication AddressSerial Node AddressAddr51
Serial SpeedBaud RatebAu38.4k9600
ParityCommunication ParityPrtyn=noN=no
Stop bitsCommunication Stop BitsStoP11

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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