ION Utility Meter Programmer (2 Day)

Length: 2 Days


This 2 day course focuses on how to setup and program ION revenue meters using the front panel and ION Setup software. After reviewing the displays and setup menus available via the meter front panel, students will configure ION meters for revenue metering, advanced security, communications, energy pulsing, logging and power quality monitoring. All of the key features of ION Setup software will be emphasized, including the Setup Assistant, Offline meter programming, Network Mode, Advanced Module View and Data Viewing Mode. Topics such as meter template and firmware management, time synchronization and meter configuration reports will be covered. Students will also explore the advanced features of ION Setup to add and change ION modules for customized functions. The last part of the course concentrates on using ION Setup software as a meter troubleshooting tool.

Delivery Type

  • VILT

Who should attend

Anyone who will be configuring, customizing and troubleshooting ION meters extensively using ION Setup software.


  • Basic computer skills and experience with Microsoft Windows
  • Basic metering terminology

Students will be able to

  • Use the front panel of an ION meter
  • Use ION Setup software to configure ION meters
  • Use ION Setup software to assess meter wiring
  • Use ION Setup software to manage ION meter programs
  • Use ION Setup in Network Mode to connect to multiple meters
  • Use ION Setup in Data Viewing Mode to view meter values remotely
  • Describe ION architecture and  ION module properties
  • Use ION Setup in Advanced Module View to create additional functionality