The OBIS code identifies the corresponding device value. It is a text string composed according to the OBIS standard (see IEC 62056-61). The code consists of (up to) 6 group sub-identifiers marked by letters A to F. All these may or may not be present in the identifier (e.g. groups A and B are often omitted). In order to decide to which group the sub-identifier belongs, the groups are separated by unique separators: Examples of code usage:

Older and simpler variant is the EDIS code. This code, for example, does not cover the groups A and B (see further).

This code is used in the PROMOTIC system for the PmIEC62056 communication driver. The driver, after receiving the message of the Readout - Values readout type, saves the large text string into the variable "ResultList". The OBIS value code is located at the beginning of each row in the string.

A-B:C.D.E*F

- The A group specifies the medium (0=abstract objects, 1=electricity, 6=heat, 7=gas, 8=water ...)

- The B group specifies the channel. Each device with multiple channels generating measurement results, can separate the results into the channels.

- The C group specifies the physical value (current, voltage, energy, level, temperature, ...)

- The D group specifies the quantity computation result of specific algorythm

- The E group specifies the measurement type defined by groups A to D into individual measurements (e.g. switching ranges)

- The F group separates the results partly defined by groups A to E. The typical usage is the specification of individual time ranges.

OBIS code | Description |
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Active energy registers: | |

1.8.0 | Positive active energy (A+) total [kWh] |

1.8.1 | Positive active energy (A+) in tariff T1 [kWh] |

1.8.2 | Positive active energy (A+) in tariff T2 [kWh] |

1.8.3 | Positive active energy (A+) in tariff T3 [kWh] |

1.8.4 | Positive active energy (A+) in tariff T4 [kWh] |

2.8.0 | Negative active energy (A+) total [kWh] |

2.8.1 | Negative active energy (A+) in tariff T1 [kWh] |

2.8.2 | Negative active energy (A+) in tariff T2 [kWh] |

2.8.3 | Negative active energy (A+) in tariff T3 [kWh] |

2.8.4 | Negative active energy (A+) in tariff T4 [kWh] |

15.8.0 | Absolute active energy (A+) total [kWh] |

15.8.1 | Absolute active energy (A+) in tariff T1 [kWh] |

15.8.2 | Absolute active energy (A+) in tariff T2 [kWh] |

15.8.3 | Absolute active energy (A+) in tariff T3 [kWh] |

15.8.4 | Absolute active energy (A+) in tariff T4 [kWh] |

16.8.0 | Sum active energy without reverse blockade (A+ - A-) total [kWh] |

16.8. | Sum active energy without reverse blockade (A+ - A-) in tariff T1 [kWh] |

16.8.2 | Sum active energy without reverse blockade (A+ - A-) in tariff T2 [kWh] |

16.8.3 | Sum active energy without reverse blockade (A+ - A-) in tariff T3 [kWh] |

16.8.4 | Sum active energy without reverse blockade (A+ - A-) in tariff T4 [kWh] |

2. Reactive energy registers | |

3.8.0 | Positive reactive energy (Q+) total [kvarh] |

3.8.1 | Positive reactive energy (Q+) in tariff T1 [kvarh] |

3.8.2 | Positive reactive energy (Q+) in tariff T2 [kvarh] |

3.8.3 | Positive reactive energy (Q+) in tariff T3 [kvarh] |

3.8.4 | Positive reactive energy (Q+) in tariff T4 [kvarh] |

4.8.0 | Negative reactive energy (Q-) total [kvarh] |

4.8.1 | Negative reactive energy (Q-) in tariff T1 [kvarh] |

4.8.2 | Negative reactive energy (Q-) in tariff T2 [kvarh] |

4.8.3 | Negative reactive energy (Q-) in tariff T3 [kvarh] |

4.8.4 | Negative reactive energy (Q-) in tariff T4 [kvarh] |

5.8.0 | Imported inductive reactive energy in 1-st quadrant (Q1) total [kvarh] |

5.8.1 | Imported inductive reactive energy in 1-st quadrant (Q1) in tariff T1 [kvarh] |

5.8.2 | Imported inductive reactive energy in 1-st quadrant (Q1) in tariff T2 [kvarh] |

5.8.3 | Imported inductive reactive energy in 1-st quadrant (Q1) in tariff T3 [kvarh] |

5.8.4 | Imported inductive reactive energy in 1-st quadrant (Q1) in tariff T4 [kvarh] |

6.8.0 | Imported capacitive reactive energy in 2-nd quadrant (Q2) total [kvarh] |

6.8.1 | Imported capacitive reactive energy in 2-nd quadr. (Q2) in tariff T1 [kvarh] |

6.8.2 | Imported capacitive reactive energy in 2-nd quadr. (Q2) in tariff T2 [kvarh] |

6.8.3 | Imported capacitive reactive energy in 2-nd quadr. (Q2) in tariff T3 [kvarh] |

6.8.4 | Imported capacitive reactive energy in 2-nd quadr. (Q2) in tariff T4 [kvarh] |

7.8.0 | Exported inductive reactive energy in 3-rd quadrant (Q3) total [kvarh] |

7.8.1 | Exported inductive reactive energy in 3-rd quadrant (Q3) in tariff T1 [kvarh] |

7.8.2 | Exported inductive reactive energy in 3-rd quadrant (Q3) in tariff T2 [kvarh] |

7.8.3 | Exported inductive reactive energy in 3-rd quadrant (Q3) in tariff T3 [kvarh] |

7.8.4 | Exported inductive reactive energy in 3-rd quadrant (Q3) in tariff T4 [kvarh] |

8.8.0 | Exported capacitive reactive energy in 4-th quadrant (Q4) total [kvarh] |

8.8.1 | Exported capacitive reactive energy in 4-th quadr. (Q4) in tariff T1 [kvarh] |

8.8.2 | Exported capacitive reactive energy in 4-th quadr. (Q4) in tariff T2 [kvarh] |

8.8.3 | Exported capacitive reactive energy in 4-th quadr. (Q4) in tariff T3 [kvarh] |

8.8.4 | Exported capacitive reactive energy in 4-th quadr. (Q4) in tariff T4 [kvarh] |

3. Apparent energy registers | |

9.8.0 | Apparent energy (S+) total [kVAh] |

9.8.1 | Apparent energy (S+) in tariff T1 [kVAh] |

9.8.2 | Apparent energy (S+) in tariff T2 [kVAh] |

9.8.3 | Apparent energy (S+) in tariff T3 [kVAh] |

9.8.4 | Apparent energy (S+) in tariff T4 [kVAh] |

4. Registers of active energy per phases | |

21.8.0 | Positive active energy (A+) in phase L1 total [kWh] |

41.8.0 | Positive active energy (A+) in phase L2 total [kWh] |

61.8.0 | Positive active energy (A+) in phase L3 total [kWh] |

22.8.0 | Negative active energy (A-) in phase L1 total [kWh] |

42.8.0 | Negative active energy (A-) in phase L2 total [kWh] |

62.8.0 | Negative active energy (A-) in phase L3 total [kWh] |

35.8.0 | Absolute active energy (|A|) in phase L1 total [kWh] |

55.8.0 | Absolute active energy (|A|) in phase L2 total [kWh] |

75.8.0 | Absolute active energy (|A|) in phase L3 total [kWh] |

5. Maximum demand registers: | |

1.6.0 | Positive active maximum demand (A+) total [kW] |

1.6.1 | Positive active maximum demand (A+) in tariff T1 [kW] |

1.6.2 | Positive active maximum demand (A+) in tariff T2 [kW] |

1.6.3 | Positive active maximum demand (A+) in tariff T3 [kW] |

1.6.4 | Positive active maximum demand (A+) in tariff T4 [kW] |

2.6.0 | Negative active maximum demand (A-) total [kW] |

2.6.1 | Negative active maximum demand (A-) in tariff T1 [kW] |

2.6.2 | Negative active maximum demand (A-) in tariff T2 [kW] |

2.6.3 | Negative active maximum demand (A-) in tariff T3 [kW] |

2.6.4 | Negative active maximum demand (A-) in tariff T4 [kW] |

15.6.0 | Absolute active maximum demand (|A|) total [kW] |

15.6.1 | Absolute active maximum demand (|A|) in tariff T1 [kW] |

15.6.2 | Absolute active maximum demand (|A|) in tariff T2 [kW] |

15.6.3 | Absolute active maximum demand (|A|) in tariff T3 [kW] |

15.6.4 | Absolute active maximum demand (|A|) in tariff T4 [kW] |

3.6.0 | Positive reactive maximum demand (Q+) total [kvar] |

4.6.0 | Negative reactive maximum demand (Q-) total [kvar] |

5.6.0 | Reactive maximum demand in Q1 (Q1) total [kvar] |

6.6.0 | Reactive maximum demand in Q2 (Q2) total [kvar] |

7.6.0 | Reactive maximum demand in Q3 (Q3) total [kvar] |

8.6.0 | Reactive maximum demand in Q4 (Q4) total [kvar] |

9.6.0 | Apparent maximum demand (S+) total [kVA] |

6. Cumulative maximum demand registers | |

1.2.0 | Positive active cumulative maximum demand (A+) total [kW] |

1.2.1 | Positive active cumulative maximum demand (A+) in tariff T1 [kW] |

1.2.2 | Positive active cumulative maximum demand (A+) in tariff T2 [kW] |

1.2.3 | Positive active cumulative maximum demand (A+) in tariff T3 [kW] |

1.2.4 | Positive active cumulative maximum demand (A+) in tariff T4 [kW] |

2.2.0 | Negative active cumulative maximum demand (A-) total [kW] |

2.2.1 | Negative active cumulative maximum demand (A-) in tariff T1 [kW] |

2.2.2 | Negative active cumulative maximum demand (A-) in tariff T2 [kW] |

2.2.3 | Negative active cumulative maximum demand (A-) in tariff T3 [kW] |

2.2.4 | Negative active cumulative maximum demand (A-) in tariff T4 [kW] |

15.2.0 | Absolute active cumulative maximum demand (|A|) total [kW] |

15.2.1 | Absolute active cumulative maximum demand (|A|) in tariff T1 [kW] |

15.2.2 | Absolute active cumulative maximum demand (|A|) in tariff T2 [kW] |

15.2.3 | Absolute active cumulative maximum demand (|A|) in tariff T3 [kW] |

15.2.4 | Absolute active cumulative maximum demand (|A|) in tariff T4 [kW] |

3.2.0 | Positive reactive cumulative maximum demand (Q+) total [kvar] |

4.2.0 | Negative reactive cumulative maximum demand (Q-) total [kvar] |

5.2.0 | Reactive cumulative maximum demand in Q1 (Q1) total [kvar] |

6.2.0 | Reactive cumulative maximum demand in Q2 (Q2) total [kvar] |

7.2.0 | Reactive cumulative maximum demand in Q3 (Q3) total [kvar] |

8.2.0 | Reactive cumulative maximum demand in Q4 (Q4) total [kvar] |

9.2.0 | Apparent cumulative maximum demand (S+) total [kVA] |

7. Demands in a current demand period | |

1.4.0 | Positive active demand in a current demand period (A+) [kW] |

2.4.0 | Negative active demand in a current demand period (A-) [kW] |

15.4.0 | Absolute active demand in a current demand period (|A|) [kW] |

3.4.0 | Positive reactive demand in a current demand period (Q+) [kvar] |

4.4.0 | Negative reactive demand in a current demand period (Q-) [kvar] |

5.4.0 | Reactive demand in a current demand period in Q1 (Q1) [kvar] |

6.4.0 | Reactive demand in a current demand period in Q2 (Q2) [kvar] |

7.4.0 | Reactive demand in a current demand period in Q3 (Q3) [kvar] |

8.4.0 | Reactive demand in a current demand period in Q4 (Q4) [kvar] |

9.4.0 | Apparent demand in a current demand period (S+) [kVA] |

8. Demands in the last completed demand period | |

1.5.0 | Positive active demand in the last completed demand period (A+) [kW] |

2.5.0 | Negative active demand in the last completed demand period (A-) [kW] |

15.5.0 | Absolute active demand in the last completed demand period (|A|) [kW] |

3.5.0 | Positive reactive demand in the last completed demand period (Q+) [kvar] |

4.5.0 | Negative reactive demand in the last completed demand period (Q-) [kvar] |

5.5.0 | Reactive demand in the last completed demand period in Q1 (Q1) [kvar] |

6.5.0 | Reactive demand in the last completed demand period in Q2 (Q2) [kvar] |

7.5.0 | Reactive demand in the last completed demand period in Q3 (Q3) [kvar] |

8.5.0 | Reactive demand in the last completed demand period in Q4 (Q4) [kvar] |

9.5.0 | Apparent demand in the last completed demand period (S+) [kVA] |

9. Instantaneous power registers | |

1.7.0 | Positive active instantaneous power (A+) [kW] |

21.7.0 | Positive active instantaneous power (A+) in phase L1 [kW] |

41.7.0 | Positive active instantaneous power (A+) in phase L2 [kW] |

61.7.0 | Positive active instantaneous power (A+) in phase L3 [kW] |

2.7.0 | Negative active instantaneous power (A-) [kW] |

22.7.0 | Negative active instantaneous power (A-) in phase L1 [kW] |

42.7.0 | Negative active instantaneous power (A-) in phase L2 [kW] |

62.7.0 | Negative active instantaneous power (A-) in phase L3 [kW] |

15.7.0 | Absolute active instantaneous power (|A|) [kW] |

35.7.0 | Absolute active instantaneous power (|A|) in phase L1 [kW] |

55.7.0 | Absolute active instantaneous power (|A|) in phase L2 [kW] |

75.7.0 | Absolute active instantaneous power (|A|) in phase L3 [kW] |

16.7.0 | Sum active instantaneous power (A+ - A-) [kW] |

36.7.0 | Sum active instantaneous power (A+ - A-) in phase L1 [kW] |

56.7.0 | Sum active instantaneous power (A+ - A-) in phase L2 [kW] |

76.7.0 | Sum active instantaneous power (A+ - A-) in phase L3 [kW] |

3.7.0 | Positive reactive instantaneous power (Q+) [kvar] |

23.7.0 | Positive reactive instantaneous power (Q+) in phase L1 [kvar] |

43.7.0 | Positive reactive instantaneous power (Q+) in phase L2 [kvar] |

63.7.0 | Positive reactive instantaneous power (Q+) in phase L3 [kvar] |

4.7.0 | Negative reactive instantaneous power (Q-) [kvar] |

24.7.0 | Negative reactive instantaneous power (Q-) in phase L1 [kvar] |

44.7.0 | Negative reactive instantaneous power (Q-) in phase L2 [kvar] |

64.7.0 | Negative reactive instantaneous power (Q-) in phase L3 [kvar] |

9.7.0 | Apparent instantaneous power (S+) [kVA] |

29.7.0 | Apparent instantaneous power (S+) in phase L1 [kVA] |

49.7.0 | Apparent instantaneous power (S+) in phase L2 [kVA] |

69.7.0 | Apparent instantaneous power (S+) in phase L3 [kVA] |

10. Electricity network quality registers | |

11.7.0 | Instantaneous current (I) [A] |

31.7.0 | Instantaneous current (I) in phase L1 [A] |

51.7.0 | Instantaneous current (I) in phase L2 [A] |

71.7.0 | Instantaneous current (I) in phase L3 [A] |

91.7.0 | Instantaneous current (I) in neutral [A] |

11.6.0 | Maximum current (I max) [A] |

31.6.0 | Maximum current (I max) in phase L1 [A] |

51.6.0 | Maximum current (I max) in phase L2 [A] |

71.6.0 | Maximum current (I max) in phase L3 [A] |

91.6.0 | Maximum current (I max) in neutral [A] |

12.7.0 | Instantaneous voltage (U) [V] |

32.7.0 | Instantaneous voltage (U) in phase L1 [V] |

52.7.0 | Instantaneous voltage (U) in phase L2 [V] |

72.7.0 | Instantaneous voltage (U) in phase L3 [V] |

13.7.0 | Instantaneous power factor |

33.7.0 | Instantaneous power factor in phase L1 |

53.7.0 | Instantaneous power factor in phase L2 |

73.7.0 | Instantaneous power factor in phase L3 |

14.7.0 | Frequency [Hz] |

11. Tamper registers (energy registers and registers of elapsed time) | |

C.53.1 | Tamper 1 energy register |

C.53.2 | Tamper 2 energy register |

C.53.3 | Tamper 3 energy register |

C.53.4 | Tamper 4 energy register |

C.53.11 | Tamper 5 energy register |

C.53.5 | Tamper 1 time counter register |

C.53.6 | Tamper 2 time counter register |

C.53.7 | Tamper 3 time counter register |

C.53.9 | Tamper 4 time counter register |

C.53.10 | Tamper 5 time counter register |

12. Events registers (counters and time-stamps) | |

C.2.0 | Event parameters change - counter |

C.2.1 | Event parameters change - timestamp |

C.51.1 | Event terminal cover opened - counter |

C.51.2 | Event terminal cover opened - timestamp |

C.51.3 | Event main cover opened - counter |

C.51.4 | Event main cover opened - timestamp |

C.51.5 | Event magnetic field detection start - counter |

C.51.6 | Event magnetic field detection start - timestamp |

C.51.7 | Event reverse power flow - counter |

C.51.8 | Event reverse power flow - timestamp |

C.7.0 | Event power down - counter |

C.7.10 | Event power down - timestamp |

C.51.13 | Event power up - counter |

C.51.14 | Event power up – timestamp |

C.51.15 | Event RTC (Real Time Clock) set - counter |

C.51.16 | Event RTC (Real Time Clock) set - timestamp |

C.51.21 | Event terminal cover closed - counter |

C.51.22 | Event terminal cover closed - timestamp |

C.51.23 | Event main cover closed - counter |

C.51.24 | Event main cover closed - timestamp |

C.51.25 | Event log-book 1 erased - counter |

C.51.26 | Event log-book 1 erased - timestamp |

C.51.27 | Event fraud start - counter |

C.51.28 | Event fraud start - timestamp |

C.51.29 | Event fraud stop - counter |

C.51.30 | Event fraud stop - timestamp |

13. Miscellaneous registers used in sequences | |

0.9.1 | Current time (hh:mm:ss) |

0.9.2 | Date (YY.MM.DD or DD.MM.YY) |

0.9.4 | Date and Time (YYMMDDhhmmss) |

0.8.0 | Demand period [min] |

0.8.4 | Load profile period [min] (option) |

0.0.0 | Device address 1 |

0.0.1 | Device address 2 |

0.1.0 | MD reset counter |

0.1.2 | MD reset timestamp |

0.2.0 | Firmware version |

0.2.2 | Tariff program ID |

C.1.0 | Meter serial number |

C.1.2 | Parameters file code |

C.1.4 | Parameters check sum |

C.1.5 | Firmware built date |

C.1.6 | Firmware check sum |

C.6.0 | Power down time counter |

C.6.1 | Battery remaining capacity |

F.F.0 | Fatal error meter status |

C.87.0 | Active tariff |

0.2.1 | Parameters scheme ID |

C.60.9 | Fraud flag |

0.3.0 | Active energy meter constant |

0.4.2 | Current transformer ratio |

0.4.3 | Voltage transformer ratio |

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