and Procedures, refer instead to the Meter or Vending
and Related Specifications
- From 2017, the prepayment basic split meter
been updated to
240-76625601 rev2 - (for single phase and three phase).
The main changes to this revision are four terminals
in the enclosure, and more stringent requirements
for the meter to CIU communications. Please refer to
the "Revisions" section in this document for more
detail on the changes.
- The smart
metering system requirements are defined in ST
240-126910106 Rev1 - (this also includes the requirements
for NRS 049 and the associated DLMS/Cosem
standards and are available from the SABS).
- The SABS standard
SANS 1524-1 defines the prepayment meter
- The SABS standard SANS
1524-1-2 defines the surge protective device for
all prepayment meters and it is usually fitted
as part of the distribution box, (pole mounted
or ground mounted).
Pole-mounted Distribution box for DIN
rail meters and circuit breakers.
- The Request For
Modification (RFM) process must be
followed for any intended changes to a
meter on contract or any associated
parts like packaging material.
- Meters will
be evaluated against
Testing for meters
(originally known as
- The new
revision 4 of the Meter Upload
Specification (NEDISys) ST
240-7662701 rev4 is now the
only revision that is used by Eskom
and all meter upload files submitted
to Eskom must be in this format.
This updated revision includes
support for 11 digit and 13 digit
meter numbers, the Key Revision
Number (KRN) and the STS Base Date.
It is a mandatory contract
requirement that the data must be
sent to Eskom in this format, for
all prepayment meters supplied to
criteria for prepayment
meters and manufacturers that
are conducted as part of the