Installation Guide: How to Install Amper
Installation Guide: How to Install Amper

Installation Guide: How to Install Amper

Install your Amper Hardware and get up and running in these 7 easy steps.

Please be sure to read all articles and watch any corresponding videos before starting the installation process.

7 Steps to Simple Amper Installation

  1. Familiarize yourself with Amper's Hardware & Overall Installation Process
  2. Determine Hardware Options & Place Order
  3. Configure Wi-Fi (For Wi-Fi enabled Gateways only)
  4. Setup Gateway and Aggregator
  5. Clip on the Sensors and Connect Gateways to WiFi
  6. Login to the Amper App to Configure Your Machines & Calibrate
  7. Validate & Go Live

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A few things to note before you get started: Schedule Time to Turn Off Machines To install your Amper hardware, you'll need access to both the machine and the machine's power panel. It is recommended that you turn off the machine during install, so you can safely open up the panel. If you plan to do this, be sure to schedule time in advance to avoid any disturbance to machine operators Plan Installation Time with Maintenance Staff Since the installation will be done partially in the machine panel, it is essential to have a member of your team who in knowledgeable about the inside of a machine. In most facilities this will be a member from your Maintenance or Engineering staff. Make sure to discuss availability with the proper team member to ensure they are available to assist.

Step 1: Familiarize yourself with Amper's Hardware & Overall Installation Process

Step 2: Determine Hardware Options & Place Order

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Step 3: Configure Wi-Fi (For Wi-Fi enabled Gateways only)

If your factory opted for Wi-Fi gateways, you will need to configure both the Gateways as well as the IT configuration on your local network.

Step 4: Setup Gateway and Aggregator

Route the CAT5 cable from the Gateway to the inside of the machine's panel and power the Aggregator.

Step 5: Clip on the Sensors & Connect Gateway to WiFi

Once the Gateway and Aggregator are in installed, the final piece of hardware to install is the sensor, used to monitor the electrical current of your machine. Then connect the entire system to the WiFi.

Step 6: Login to the Amper App to Configure Your Machines & Wait for Calibration

After you are finished installing the hardware on all of your machines, you must self-configure your machines in the app.

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Self-Configuration

Step 7: Validate & Go Live

All Installation Resources

Amper Hardware Overview
Amper Hardware Overview
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Gateway Connectivity: Cellular vs. Wi-Fi
Fill Out Hardware Checkout Form & Receive Hardware
Fill Out Hardware Checkout Form & Receive Hardware
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Recommended Tablets for Amper Outposts
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Connectivity: IT Configuration for Wi-Fi Gateways
Gateway & Aggregator Installation
Gateway & Aggregator Installation
Sensor Placement and Installation
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Connectivity: Configuring Wi-Fi Gateways
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Self-Configuration
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Validation & Go Live