Counter Log enables logging of consumption (e.g. electrical, gas, water). Counter Log stores measured values into database and displays the data on the chart.
Picture 1: Counter log settings
Input Value can be linked to any object value of type double, integer and boolean. If the input value is boolean type, then the number of impulses (lead edge switching) is counted.
Ignore Count Down setting prevents writing the negative counter values to database (e.g. when the meter is reset to 0). Filter Counter Resets function can be used when meter measuring the input values is replaced with new one or is reset to zero. This will create an inconsistency in the measured data (will be calculated as change in consumption). By calling the Filter Counter Resets the database is rewritten to compensate for the change.
Maximum limit for database size can be set (Delete Old Data) in days (Days to Delete Old Data).
Data can be scaled (Scaling) before it is written to database.
Multiple calculated values (Total Value, Last 24 Hours, Today Count, Yesterday Count, Daily Average, This Month Count, Previous Month Count, Monthly Average *) are available for user interface display or to use in other tasks (e.g. in *Program task to alert users of high consumptions or to send monthly consumption reports).
Entries are displayed under Data tab and it can be backed up, restored, exported and filtered using buttons in toolbar.
Data Logger control enables viewing the data on theme panels.
Picture 2: Counter log UI