§ 12 Ways to change the meter power circuit.
So, let's take a look at several ways that are offered, so to speak, for free. I will highlight my comments in italics.
The circuit for switching on the meter is changed so that it is connected not to the supply line, but to the fuse blocks. The phasing of the counter remains standard, so checking the indicator will show that the phase and zero are in place. The garland diagram consists of two blown fuses with soldered wires of the required length, pads with a fuse for protection against short circuits, plugs and sockets. The plug is plugged into any outlet in the house, observing the polarity, after which all the outlets in the house become “left”, as their power supply passes by the meter. The garlands include a load in the socket, and the counter starts to rotate in the opposite direction. The greater this load, the faster the counter rolls up. To restore metering, it is enough to unscrew the fuses with which the garland is connected and screw in the usual ones. The garland is wound in a ball and hidden until the next time. (There are two nuances in the first place: firstly, the meter should be in the house, which is possible only in rural areas and very rarely in urban areas, and secondly, throwing garlands around the apartment. Personally, even when I vacuumed the house, the households for 10 minutes of cleaning, hesitate about it 15 times .. To be tattered by this garland is for sure)
I don’t bring the circuit here, because even me, a professional electrician, had to look at it long enough to understand, but the essence is simple: instead of native plugs, jumpers made of plugs are placed, and they are supplied with electricity. That is, power is taken to the counter. But photos especially touched me.
I would call them "an electrician’s nightmare", or "tomorrow we will burn everything together", "the story of how I was struck by electricity." And these people are advised to do something with home wiring!
Pay attention to the plug on the left, it is either broken or wrapped with tape (tape is known to deficit ), or there is no half on it. In short, sticking it will not be easy. The wire is tattered and single-core, most likely aluminum, obvious signs of mass twists.
Variations on the theme "They don’t take such astronauts." The likelihood that the guy who will screw the left plug will be shocked if not 100%, then something is very close to that. Obvious signs of uninsulated live parts (although on the other hand he needs it!)
Since the last plug was broken and went into the picture above, here the wires are already plugged directly into the outlet. And maybe I'm certainly wrong (hard to see), but in my opinion only one wire is suitable for the fuse, and to socket 2, that is, it will be difficult for it to burn, and the wiring is easy ...
Confirmation of the theory of adhesive tape. The blue wire on the left is clearly wrapped in tape. Although, on the other hand, they might not have wound up at all, but wound up all the same! Well done!
Although at the end of the method everyone wrote relatively honestly:
The circuit is designed for induction meters. Grounding is not necessary, the meter is switched on in compliance with standard phasing. The meter and fuses must be located inside the house. The included "garland" is clearly visible, so it can only be used with closed doors. Outlets in the house are not protected against short circuits. (The probability of fire is extremely high) For safety reasons, it is recommended that you first plug the plug into a power outlet, then screw the fuse into zero, then the second fuse into phase. Shutdown - in the reverse order (with the fuses turned on, the plug is energized). (The likelihood of testing yourself for resistance to 220 V is also extremely high)
Conclusion: I repeat, it’s a very dangerous and ambiguous undertaking, help the starving children of Africa better, and throw this away. A positive thing is that in normal execution it will still work.