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  1. Wattvision Defect - API timeout

    Hi - wattvision API keeps timing out or takes more than 60 seconds to return data!

    http://www.wattvision.com/api/v0.2/elec

    Please upgrade your servers to handle the load!

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      2 comments  ·  General Questions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • API net_consumption doesn't match website GUI

      I have solar and use Wattvision to track my daily KWH usage, using a Rainforest Eagle. The Web GUI KWH is deadly accurate, and matches what my utility also gathers from my meter.... in other words, if WattVision shows I used 5.34 kWHs yesterday, my utility shows 5.34 as well.

      I'm trying to get this same data through the API using the net_consumption type.

      I'm in US/Pacific and currently in DST, and understand all times are in ISO UTC, so I'm adding 7:00 hours.

      At the moment, Web GUI says I've consumed 4.00kwh today. API call using:

      Start Time: 2016-08-27T07:00:00Z…

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        0 comments  ·  General Questions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Time-of-Use table removed from website.

        Very unhappy that they removed time-of-use pricing table. Only flat rate available now. Give me back my TOU pricing table. Or better still, give me a full M-F, weekends, holidays and seasonal differences table.

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        • sensor status: offline

          Just setup and my sensor says online for a few minutes and then status reads offline - go through the setup multiple times and always does the same thing. I see data in my dashboard from a quick report and then nothing. My router shows data transferring from the unit and then nothing also...but it transferred over 80mb of data in a short time and my data in the dashboard barely shows anything.

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            under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Existing Issues/Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Turning off "Compare with" in Daily History

            I would like to be able to turn off comparison in Daily History. I find the 7.5 second daily data very useful for detective work on energy usage.... But it's very slow to download, particularly because 24 hours of a comparison day is loaded along with (usually) just part of today. You'd save my time and your bandwidth if I could select "none" as the date to compare with. (and "none" needs to stay in effect once selected)

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            • Auto-calculate kWh from kW data for API users

              I'm not entirely sure why you don't "auto-convert between types". My sensor (TED 1001, uploading to API from an embedded linux controller using python) can only report single day or monthly kWh sums, which reset. Since you have a database of all the data uploaded, can't you just "integrate" (sum) the data for me? I don't store the data I upload so it's harder for an API user.

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                under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Feature Suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • TED Connector - download for Windows - Where is it?

                Its mentioned all over your web pages, but the links to download are all 404.

                http://www.wattvision.com/info/download

                http://www.wattvision.com/download

                Please provide a working link for file: wvsensor.zip

                Thank you.

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                  2 comments  ·  Existing Issues/Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Sunlight makes sensor go offline

                  I have noticed that my sensor goes offline each day at around the same time and then comes back online later. I have ignored the problem for 6 months or so and finally discovered the issue today.
                  When the sun rises and shines on my sensor at the correct angle it can no longer read the LED.
                  So I'm going to fashion a sunshade "Visor" to go behind the sensor band to shade my meter. This should fix the sunshine issue.
                  Cheers,
                  Scott

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                    4 comments  ·  General Questions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Yes, it sounds like Scott, you have a digital meter. Try the sunshade and let us know how it goes, we need to formalize the sunshade as a concept as a few users have needed it.

                  • I would like to see greater time zone support

                    This could be as simple as allowing an entry to the UTC selection for the time zone offset, such as UTC+7.

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                    • Strange random usage spike

                      Has anyone noticed and random, extremely high, spikes in their reported data? While running a low (<300W) average load (while I'm away at work), I've noticed 2 separate spikes >39,000W being reported on Wattvision. By the next sample it's back to the low baseline. I can't fathom how that's real, but it messes up the graphing for the day (since you can't adjest the Y axis on the charts). Any thoughts on what's happening? I've got a small solar system that could be running it down to 0 or negative draw on the meter, so maybe some error in how…

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                      • consider supporting the http://greenbuttondata.org/ API so that data can be imported directly from the utility company

                        Green Button has become the standard used by 100's of utilities to export in either XML or CSV formats. It would be great to be able to import data directly from one of the files.

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                        • Allow Bill View to start at certain time

                          In Bill View, I would like to be able to put a 'starting time' so the data could start at a time other than midnight. By example, I am using the data to try to bill for electric used at a vacation rental property. Check out time is noon, so stopping a renters time at 12pm, instead of 12am would, would produce a more accurate picture of their usage. (I previously posted to include greater time support because I was going to change my time zone to 12 hours different to fake out the data for my purpose. Changing the…

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                            planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Feature Suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Plotwatt doesn't work with new Wattvision 2.0

                            Got my new Wattvision on Friday, installed yesterday. Tried to sign up for Plotwatt, it doesn't see my device. I've tried using both API credentials, still no luck.

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                            • Ability to use product without tying it to a Google account

                              It's bad enough having to use a 3rd party account for authentication here, but to make it a google one is kinda creepy. Due to their lack of transparency and history of abuse of customer privacy, I and many others do not stay logged in to google and delete/block cookies from them.

                              Your choice to force a google account is just plain weird...

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                              • Widget to show on right hand side the power usage

                                It would be nice if the Widget could show on the right hand side the same as whats on the left (power usage).

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                                • Create delayed alerts so when you get a peak in consumption over 'x' kW for 'x' seconds alert you...

                                  I have my alert setup to email me when I go over 7500kW but it usually only lasts for a few seconds. Be nice if we can put a time on it and have multiple alerts for different time of day.

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                                  • Is there a way to see or calculate total amp draw or load?

                                    Is there a way to see or calculate total amp draw or load?

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                                      • Desktop Widget for PC and Menu Bar Reading for Mac

                                        There is currently an easy way to Display the live power usage on my Mac Dashboard by simply going to the live feed webpage and going File>Open in Dashboard, but I'm not sure if that's an option on a PC?

                                        Also I have readouts of my Memory usage stats displayed in my Mac Menu Bar. An app for a power readout or current energy cost would be amazing!

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