Elster ALPHA Plus Software


AlphaPlus™ is a comprehensive software interface for configuring meter functions including: programming and reading, report generation, and program development and maintenance. AlphaPlus Software was developed for use with demand, time-of-use (TOU), load profile, and real/reactive meters, including the:

  • ALPHA® meter
  • ALPHA Plus® meter
  • AIN ALPHA meter

Software features support:

  • Demand, time-of-use (TOU), load profile, and real/reactive meters
  • Selective modification of meter values through special tasks function
  • Optical Port Communications (with UNICOM™ III Probe)
  • Remote modem connection
  • Remote meter call-in with "Answer" mode
  • Modem Sharing Unit (MSU)
  • Report generation of stored meter programs and metering readings
  • Customized reports
  • ASCII output of LP and TOU data
  • Loss configuration for ALPHA Plus meters
  • Tracking meter communications through communications log 

Flexible Thresholds Analysis Tool enables:

  • Configuration of the service tests and the optional PQM tests (ALPHA Plus meters only)
  • Development and saving of customized PQM settings
  • PQ Inspector expands functionality

An additional software package, PQ Inspector, can be installed with AlphaPlus Software to collect and graphically display near real-time electric service and meter status information from ALPHA Plus meters.