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About TransData

TransData manufactures and supplies advanced metering infrastructure solutions for smart grid revenue meter applications. Its products include energy meters, meter test equipment, optical probes, and demand recorders. It was founded in 1969 and is based in Carrollton, Texas.

Headquarters Location

2560 Tarpley Road

Carrollton, Texas, 75006,

United States



Latest TransData News

TransData® Finalizes Acquisition of ABACUS® Optical Probes Product Lines for Electric Meter Communications

Oct 19, 2023

News provided by Share this article Share toX DALLAS, Oct. 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- TransData, a leading manufacturer of advanced energy metering and data telemetry products today announced it has completed the acquisition of ABACUS Optical Probe product lines from Abacus Electrics, Ltd. of London, UK, and relocated production into TransData's ISO-9001 certified factory in Dallas, Texas. ABACUS Optical Probes provide the physical communication link between a computer data port and the infrared LEDs on electricity meters to obtain meter billing data, make programming changes and perform onsite diagnostics. Since their introduction in 1993, ABACUS Optical Probes have established a dedicated worldwide following based on their operational compatibility with most popular brands of electricity meters. Target Audience is Electric Utilities After the acquisition, TransData updated the ABACUS driver circuitry to be compatible with PC's running Windows 10 and Windows 11 operating systems. With this update ABACUS Optical Probes now utilize the Windows update feature to install device drivers in compliance with strict utility IT requirements that prohibit manufacturer supplied CD's, memory sticks or FTP website downloads to obtain device drivers. TransData's updated Windows 10 and Windows 11 compatible ABACUS Optical Probes are easily identified by their distinctive blue cable. ABACUS Optical Probes can be purchased factory direct from TransData's website; or are stocked at over a dozen Amazon warehouse locations. About TransData TransData, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of advanced electricity metering and data telemetry products for electric utility system applications. TransData's innovative products enable our global client base to more efficiently measure, monitor and control the flow of electricity in a variety of generation, distribution, transmission grid and revenue metering applications. Founded in 1969, TransData is a privately-held corporation with headquarters in Dallas, Texas. More information on TransData can be found at . TransData and ABACUS are a registered U.S. trademarks of TransData, Inc. SOURCE TransData, Inc. PRN Top Stories Newsletters Enter Your Email By signing up you agree to receive content from us. Our newsletters contain tracking pixels to help us deliver unique content based on each subscriber's engagement and interests. For more information on how we will use your data to ensure we send you relevant content please visit our  PRN Consumer Newsletter Privacy Notice . You can withdraw your consent at any time in the footer of every email you'll receive.Mit Ihrer Anmeldung erklären Sie sich damit einverstanden, Inhalte von uns zu erhalten. Unsere Newsletter enthalten Zählpixel, die die Lieferung einzigartiger Inhalte in Bezug auf das Abonnement und die Interessen der einzelnen Abonnenten ermöglichen. Weitere Informationen über die Verwendung Ihrer Daten im Hinblick auf die Zusendung von relevanten Inhalten, finden Sie in unserer  PRN Consumer Newsletter Privacy Notice . Ihre Zustimmung können Sie jederzeit in der Fußzeile jeder erhaltenen E-Mail widerrufen.En vous inscrivant à la newsletter, vous consentez à la réception de contenus de notre part. Notre newsletter contient des pixels espions nous permettant la fourniture à chaque abonné, d’un contenu unique en lien avec ses souscriptions et intérêts. Pour de plus amples informations sur l’utilisation faite de vos données en vue de l’envoi des contenus concernés, nous vous invitons à consulter la politique de confidentialité disponible à partir du lien suivant  PRN Consumer Newsletter Privacy Notice . Vous pouvez à tout moment revenir sur votre consentement par le biais des informations situées au bas de chaque e-mail reçu.Регистрирайки се, Вие се съгласявате да получавате информационно съдържание от нас. Нашите бюлетини съдържат проследяващи пиксели, които ни помагат да предоставяме уникално съдържание въз основа на ангажираността и интересите на всеки абонат. За повече информация относно начина, по който ще използваме Вашите данни, за да гарантираме, че Ви изпращаме подходящо съдържание, моля, направете справка с нашето Уведомление за поверителност на потребителския бюлетин на  PRN . Можете да оттеглите съгласието си по всяко време в долния колонтитул на всеки от имейлите, които ще получите.

TransData Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was TransData founded?

    TransData was founded in 1969.

  • Where is TransData's headquarters?

    TransData's headquarters is located at 2560 Tarpley Road, Carrollton.

  • Who are TransData's competitors?

    Competitors of TransData include Anord Control Systems and 4 more.


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