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TED 5000 Home Electricty Monitor Kits

Model: TED 5000

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Quick Overview

The Energy Detective, or TED is an in-home electricity monitor that provides real-time data in an easy-to-understand manner. TED permanently installs in your breaker panel and gives you instant feedback on your electricity usage.

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The Energy Detective TED 5000 Home Electricty Monitor Kits


What is TED?

When you want to lose weight, you track your changes with a scale. When you ride in a taxi, you monitor your ride with the taxi meter. When you want to track electricity, you save with The Energy Detective (TED). TED is an in-home electricity monitor that provides real-time data in an easy-to-understand manner. TED permanently installs in your breaker panel and gives you instant feedback on your electricity usage.

Learn More About TED's Features

How does TED work?

TED quickly and easily installs in your home's breaker panel. By connecting two sensor clamps around the incoming power conductors that feed your panel, TED measures the flow of electricity within your home. Information is sent over existing electrical wiring in the home to the compact wall-plug Gateway. You can then view real-time data on the wireless display or via a computer and/or smartphone.

Learn How-To Install Your TED Device With These Videos

The TED 5000 Handset

TED 5000 Additional Display,
Available with all "C" models.


How Does TED Save?

The Energy Detective has a variety of features to help consumers save electricity around the home.

TED 5000 Wireless Display

Wireless Display


Use the optional wireless handheld display (available with all "C-model" units) to instantly discover phantom loads, check usage of individual appliances, and see the difference turning a switch on/off really makes. Instantly and conveniently view real-time electricity usage, voltage, and your projected monthly bill.
TED 5000 Wireless Display

Text/Email Alerts


Use TED Advisor, a Footprints Software-based program that allows you to receive instant text message/email alerts, based on user-defined parameters. Whether you want to receive one text message a month when you are about to exceed your budget, or a daily text message stating your highest voltage reading for the day, you have the power to set what you want, when you want it.
TED 5000 Footprints Software

Footprints Software


Use TED's interactive Footprints Software (embedded in all TED units) to chart and graph usage, view historical data and trends, set up TED Advisor text messaging/e-mail alerts, enter local utility-rate information, and create load profiles for individual appliances. Easily export data!

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TED Third Party Apps

Third Party Applications


Use one of TED's third-party apps to view real-time electricity data remotely. View interactive charts and graphs, set alerts, and receive instant data on your computer/laptop, iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry, and other Internet-enabled devices.

View all 3rd Party Apps.

Which Unit is Right for You?

Selecting Your TED Unit

Most homes have one breaker panel.

Some homes have more panels.

Some people have alternate forms of power sources.

Start by Determining How Many Sources You'll be Monitoring

For users with 1 Source - TED 5000-G

Perfect for Homes With:

  • 1 electrical panel
For users with 1 Source - TED 5002-G

Perfect for Homes With:

  • 1 panel & 1 subpanel
  • 2 panels
  • 1 panel & 1 wind/solar power
Buy the TED 5000G Buy the TED 5002G

Include Software & Wireless Display

Include Software & Wireless Display

For users with 1 Source - TED 5003-G

Perfect for Homes With:

  • 1 panel & 2 subpanels
  • 2 panels & 1 subpanel
  • 3 panels
  • 1 panel & 2 wind/solar power
  • 2 panels & 1 wind/solar power
For users with 1 Source - TED 5004-G

Perfect for Homes With:

  • 1 panel & 3 subpanels
  • 2 panels & 2 subpanels
  • 4 panels
  • 1 panel & 3 wind/solar power
  • 2 panel & 2 wind/solar power
  • 3 panels & 1 wind/solar power
Buy the TED 5003G Buy the TED 5004G

Include Software & Wireless Display

Include Software & Wireless Display

Questions on TED 5000 Home Electricty Monitor Kits

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  • From Alberto at 7/23/12 8:07 PM
    • Do I need internet connection in order for TED 5000 to work? I do not have internet connection at my apartment.
    • Alberto,

      The TED 5000 does not require an internet connection to operate, but you do have to connect the gateway to your PC.
      This can be done via either Ethernet cable or serial connection.
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  • From Jim at 11/3/12 9:59 AM
    • Does the wireless display for the TED 5000 or the Footprints software show the specific Hydro Meter reading at any point in time?
    • Hello Jim, thank you for your question. It is designed to show power consumed but it not align with your hydro meter on the outside of your house. Once the TED is installed it will be begin recording and you will be able to see power consumed for specific hour, day, week or year. Using the real time graph you can see power consumed at any point in time but it will be a cumulative total.

      I hope this answers your question.
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