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November 8, 2011 - Featuring sealed, waterproof IP68 housing, Model Q4000 is suited for utility applications, including network monitoring and commercial billing. Unit provides bi-directional pulse communications that are compatible with data logging and advanced meter reading equipment. Meter maintains 0.5 sec sampling rate to ensure no loss of measurement accuracy. With replaceable battery pack, Model Q4000 can operate beyond 10 years in hot climates.

Elster Introduces Q4000 Electromagnetic Meter with Replaceable Battery Pack


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Elster Group
Frankenstraße 362
Essen, Germany



Press release date: October 27, 2011

Q4000 electromagnetic water meter with extended operating life and simplified maintenance

LUTON, England, -- Elster (NYSE: ELT) announced today that it has introduced a new version of the Q4000 electromagnetic water meter which includes a replaceable battery pack for extended meter operating life.

This solution represents the latest innovation for Elster in its C&I product portfolio. Elster launched the product in Europe and the Middle East this month.

The Q4000 is ideal for utility applications, including network monitoring and commercial billing. The Q4000 features bi-directional pulse communications that are fully compatible with the latest data logging and advanced meter reading equipment. Along with low head loss, high accuracy and a fully sealed waterproof IP68 housing construction, the Q4000 represents the latest technology in battery-powered electromagnetic meters.

The new version of the Q4000 provides long, reliable battery life meaning fewer expensive service visits for the lowest whole-life cost. The meter maintains a fast 0.5 second sampling rate to ensure no loss of measurement accuracy. Furthermore, the easy to exchange, specially designed battery pack extends the meter's operating life and makes it possible for the Q4000 to operate beyond 10 years in very hot climates such as the Middle East.

"By lowering the service interval for battery replacement, utilities can now spend more time focusing on real value-creating activities such as reducing leakage and ensuring an effective distribution of water throughout their network," said Gary Vincent, regional general manager for Elster's water metering business.

"With its replaceable battery pack to extend the meter's operating life and sheer simplicity to set up and use, the new Q4000 represents a leap forward in electronic water metering," Vincent added.

About Elster
Elster (NYSE: ELT) is one of the world's largest electricity, gas and water measurement and control providers. Its offerings include distribution monitoring and control, advanced smart metering, demand response, networking and software solutions, and numerous related communications and services - key components for enabling consumer choice, operational efficiency and conservation. Its products and solutions are widely used by utilities in the traditional and emerging Smart Grid markets.

Elster has one of the most extensive installed revenue measurement bases in the world, with more than 200 million metering devices deployed over the course of the last 10 years. It sells its products and services in more than 130 countries across electricity, gas, water and multi-utility applications for residential, commercial and industrial, and transmission and distribution applications.

For more information about Elster, please visit www.elster.com.

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