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How do I take a meter reading?

Taking a meter reading is really straight forward. Read our instructions below on how to read common meters including, standard, keypad and clock. 

Standard meter (this is the most common type of meter)

  1. Read all the numbers left to right
  2. Ignore any numbers marked 1/10 or 1/100 or in red

Keypad meter

Press '9' on the meter or Keypad unit

Clock meter

  1. Read the dials from left to right
  2. Ignore any numbers marked 1/10 or 1/100 or in red
  3. If the pointer is between two numbers give the lower number

For more information view our meter reading guide.