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Using a Unit as a Sensor

Using a Unit as a Sensor 

To get data from a sensor, you first need to setup up a Unit and attach the sensor to it. ‘Units’ are the entities you are actually measuring with our sensors. For example, a refrigerator is a Unit, and you can measure its power consumption with our PowerMoniSpot sensor. We have a list of predefined Unit types you can choose from.

However, we also have Generic Unit types if the specific Unit types are not relevant for you or you just want to access your sensor readings. There is a generic Unit type for each of our Sensor types and a catch-all ‘Generic Unit’ type. The following is an example of using a ‘Generic HeatMoniSpot’ Unit type: