Canary System Overview

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During the development of the Canary Load Indicator, it became apparent that there was plenty of scope for additional features that could be beneficial to include in the device. Obviously the extra features would incur extra cost which may have been seen as unnecessary in some situations but could, in the long run, be cheaper than installing multiple different devices to provide the same functionality. For this reason, it was decided the Load Indicator would be split into two models, first and foremost the Canary Chic, and later on the fully fledged, Canary.

Features

Canary Chic

  • Compatible with 50/60Hz 100-250V AC systems
  • Under frequency audio/visual notification
  • Standard appliance socket installation
  • Expansion socket for future wireless communications module

Canary (under development)

  • Compatible with 50/60Hz 100-250V AC systems
  • Voltage, current and frequency monitoring
  • Under frequency audio/visual notification dependent on household current
  • Automatic household disconnection relay (with maximum allowed current threshold)
  • Staggered household re-connection to minimize impact on the system when it is energized
  • Data-logging capabilities for power usage profiles or basic metering
  • Expansion socket for future wireless communications module