Unit Details: Programming and Edits
Roles: Technician, Billing Manager
Last Updated: Jan 2023
This article outlines programming on the Unit Details page. The Unit Details page allows changes for one unit at a time including:
- Device serial numbers
- Utility types
- Leak Sensors
- Descriptions and notes
- Meter Types and multipliers
For viewing device and utility usage information see, How to view unit information on the Equipment page
How do I program a NextCentury device?
From the property Equipment page, find a unit and select "Program a Device"
Select a utility type or the Leak Sensor option.
Enter the device serial number. If connecting to a pulse output style meter, enter an IMR (Initial Meter Read).
Enter the Remote Reader serial number and select the meter signal type. If configuring a second meter, select "+ Add Meter on Port 2". If connecting to a pulse output style meter, enter an IMR (Initial Meter Read).
Enter the Leak Sensor serial number, its location, and a small description. Skip steps 4 and 5.
3rd party devices can only be programmed during an initial upgrade of a 3rd party system through a file upload. If a 3rd party device has gone bad, it should be replaced with a NextCentury device.
For more info on upgrading a 3rd party site, see Easy upload for programming 3rd party properties
Enter the meter type and multiplier into the Meter Type Builder and select “Save”.
Enter the meter serial number and custom ID, if desired.
Select “Save Unit” to save changes. Select "Cancel" to discard any changes.
How do I add additional utilities to a unit?
Select “Edit Unit” from the Unit Details page.
Select “+ Add a New Meter” and then select the utility type that you wish to add.
Enter information for the newly added utility type. Select "Save Unit" to save the changes.
How can I add comments or a unit description?
Select “Notes” from the Unit Details page.
To add a description enter a description and select "Save". To add a comment submit a comment and select the "+". Select "Close" when done.