1. press 9.
2. wait until you see the letters ‘IMP KWH’
3. you’ll then see numbers followed by ‘KWH’ – this is your reading.
4. write down the numbers from left to right.
5. ignore any zeroes at the beginning and any numbers after the decimal point.

## What do the numbers mean on a smart meter?

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To get a reading from these smart meters: Press 9 on the keypad. A series of letters will appear: IMP KWH. Then you’ll see 8 digits (e.g. 0012565.3) followed by kWh at the bottom right of the screen.

## How do you read a smart meter with A and B button shell?

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1. Read the first 5 dials from left to right – ignore any red dials or dials marked 1/10.
2. If the pointer is between two numbers, write down the lower number – if it’s between 9 and 0, write down 9.
3. If the pointer is directly over a number, write down that number and underline it.

## What is a vend code?

Top-up Failure. In the event that your top-up fails you will need to manually enter the 20, 40 or 60 digit code that will appear on your PayPoint receipt and is issued with all methods of payment. This code is called a ‘Vend Code’.

## What do the numbers on a meter reading mean?

The rate number and its correlation to day or night depends on how the meter was set up. For example RATE 1 could mean ‘day’ for one meter but ‘night’ for another. To figure out which is which, make a note of the readings in the morning and see which reading has advanced by midday.

## How do I read my electric meter kWh?

To read a digital electric meter, read the series of large numbers near the center of your meter and write them down. If you wish to calculate how many kilowatt hours you’ve used in the last month, subtract the current reading from the previous reading, which should be stated on your most recent bill.

## How do you read a 3 phase smart meter?

Simply read the LCD display reading on channel “07”, which is your Total kWh Import on normal display mode, and in order to read the Total kWh export, press the left hand grey button (1) on the meter and hold for two seconds until “Alt 1” is displayed on the LCD display, which is the alternate 1 display mode.

## How do you read a digital electric meter UK?

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## How do you use a smart meter?

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## How do you read the Shell Energy meter?

Standard meter customers

Simply select the ‘Meters’ icon, then choose ‘Electricity’ or ‘Gas’. A keypad will appear and you can enter your reading. If your meter is in an awkward place, there’s a ‘Torch’ button to help you. Click ‘Submit’ and you’re done.

## What type of smart meters do Shell Energy use?

Since the introduction of smart meters, Shell has installed three types: Secure SMETS1, Aclara SMETS2, and Elster SMETS2.

## How do you read a gas shell?

Submitting meter readings via Shell Energy ‘My Account’

Click the the third option at the top of the home page: ‘Submit a Reading’. Choose which fuel you’ll be sending in a reading for – whether ‘Electricity’, ‘Gas’ or both. Enter your reading and date when prompted. Once you’re done, click the blue ‘Submit’ button.

## How do I get a meter reading from a Siemens smart meter?

To get a reading from these smart meters:

1. Press 9 on the keypad until you se ‘VOLUME’ on the display.
2. Then you’ll see a row of digits (e.g. 00063.5) followed by M3 at the bottom right of the screen. This is your reading.
3. Ignore any digits after a decimal point if you have one. …
4. The read in this example is 00063.

## Do I need to take a meter reading if I have a smart meter?

You don’t need to take any readings with a smart meter, it will do that automatically. But if you want them for your own peace of mind, you can still get them.

## Why do I need to send meter readings when I have a smart meter?

We like to make sure your bills are as accurate as possible – so you’re only ever getting billed for the energy you’re really using. That’s why we send email reminders to take meter readings every month, unless you have a smart meter we’re able to read automatically.