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Nifty-Chicken

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They are absolutely not as specific as the unit you have. But over time they can be. My house was built in 1972. I don’t have that many circuits in my panel. Sense will differentiate between items on that circuit. Will the one you used do that?? Asking because my parents are intrigued and wanting a monitor.
Nope, no differentiation between items on a circuit (unfortunately) :( That's definitely Sense's strong suit! I may still add Sense at my panel-level, but 1) there isn't a way to tie it into the panel for power, so I'd have to power it externally. 2) I can't fit the clamps in the service box :(

If Sense had these flex sensors like Emporia, I'd be 1/2 way to a solution: https://emporiaenergy.com/flexible-current-sensors/

I also love that Emporia has these: https://emporiaenergy.com/emporia-smart-plug/
 

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I was mearly hoping to see how it hangs out around the panel? Like is it designed to look "OEM" or more "Maker-like" custom tweak to panel cover? The app is an app, it's gonna have a GUI that looks snazzy as all get out -thats a given from the pic on the Amazon link... Oh well. It's okay.
DEFINITELY Maker-like... and even more like hacked-together DIY. Just check out a video like this at the 17:25 mark:
 

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Nope, no differentiation between items on a circuit (unfortunately) :( That's definitely Sense's strong suit! I may still add Sense at my panel-level, but 1) there isn't a way to tie it into the panel for power, so I'd have to power it externally. 2) I can't fit the clamps in the service box :(

If Sense had these flex sensors like Emporia, I'd be 1/2 way to a solution: https://emporiaenergy.com/flexible-current-sensors/

I also love that Emporia has these: https://emporiaenergy.com/emporia-smart-plug/
Be sure to ground it correctly. (It's always good to have {Common} Sense):gig
 

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