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Meters Overview

What is a meter? What is it used for? How to use it? etc...

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Written by Jason Visenberg
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Available On: Starter, Professional and Business Plus

What are Meters?

Certain types of equipment and assets demand meticulous monitoring of metrics such as PSI, gallons, miles, and more to ensure their optimal functioning. This is where Meters come into play. Meters can be established and associated with Work Orders, enabling workers to regularly update readings, thereby maintaining accurate records of equipment performance. πŸ“ŠπŸ”§πŸššπŸ­

Click on the buttons below to learn more or continue with the rest of the article for a quick rundown.

An Example

The admin or technician will create a fuel meter for a truck to track fuel levels for refueling. They will set a Meter Trigger to create a Work Order when the fuel falls below a specified level. A Preventive Maintenance Trigger can be set to manually check the fuel tank and update the meter. This ensures fuel levels are monitored directly from the Upkeep account.

Navigating the Meters Section

  1. Create Meter: Create your new meters

  2. Option Menu: Import/Export Meters and Meter Triggers

  3. Filters: See the Meters most important to you

  4. Save View: Once you have the filters set the way you like save the view for fast access in the future

πŸ’‘ Copy the URL of your Saved View to share it with teammates

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