Meters used in the MCC panel.

Different types of meters are used in the MCC panel for indicating the status of the panel.Mainly three types of meters are used. Ammeter, Volt meter, Watt meter, Energy meter. Analog and Digital type meters are using nowadays.


Instrument used for measuring the current flow in the circuit is called ammeter. It should be connected series to the circuit .

Analog ammeter
analog ammeter-measuring the current flow

Digital ammeter
digital ammeter


Instrument used for measuring the voltage across in the circuit is called voltmeter. It should be connected paralled to the circuit.

Analog volt meter
analog voltmeter- measuring the voltage across the circuit

Digital volt meter

digital volt meter


watt meter

Energy meter

This is also called as a watt-hour meter. Energy meter is used for  measurinh the energy consumed in a circuit.

Analog Energy meter

energy meter

Digital Energy meter.

measures the energy consumption

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The wattmeter is an instrument for measuring the electric power (or the supply rate of electrical energy) in watts of any given circuit.
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