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Soccomec Countis E43/E44 Electricity Meter

This guide will show you how to connect the Polar Monitoring Gateway to the Soccomec Countis  E43/44  electricity meter. It will also take you through the setup and parameters required on the Soccomec Countis E43/44  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 E43/44  Serial Parameters

Soccomec Countis E43/44 Connection Setup

Soccomec E43 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 E43 Gateway Connection

Wire the RS-485 cable to allow communication with the Polar Gateway. Connect A+ => 3+ and B- => 2-.

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 E43/44.  

5. Configure Countis E43/44  Serial Parameters
In order for the Gateway to correctly communicate with the Soccomec Countis E43/44  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

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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