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Smart Oil Gauge

bill714bill714 Posts: 22Member
edited December 6 in Strictly Steam
Hi I just order this to monitor my oil level, I was wondering if anybody else has one and how it is working for you?

https://www.connectedconsumerfuel.com/

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  • ImYoungxDImYoungxD Posts: 83Member
    Reviews are here https://www.amazon.com/Smart-Oil-Gauge-Heating-Compatible/dp/B01M2VATHS

    Seems interesting but I don't think I need it
  • bill714bill714 Posts: 22Member
    Thanks, I get it on monday. I'll take pictures of the install and let you know what I think of it
  • Scott M_2Scott M_2 Posts: 21Member
    That’s a lot of money when you can get an automatic delivery oil company to worry about it for nothing
  • STEVEusaPASTEVEusaPA Posts: 2,306Member
    edited December 6
    I think it might be great for remote monitoring-like a tank in a crawl space, or a locked basement in an apartment setting.
    I just worry about it being installed correctly so there isn't a fuel spill.
    This is probably the future. These products are out there for commercial tanks. I'd suspect the future will be everyone has a tank monitor, and the oil companies can come out and delivery when you are at 5-10 days before run out.
    They just aren't cheap enough yet for an oil company to put one on every tank, then have to go retrieve it if a customer switches companies or moves. Or convince a customer to buy it outright. I doubt you could get access to the house. I also imagine a scenario where it gets hacked and the hacking oil company call the customer when they are close to needing a delivery to try to steal the customer.

    I do pretty well with my modified Degree Day program I created and use with my customers, but knowing exactly how much is in each tank would be the ticket.

    I just think that particular one is overpriced junk.
    steve
  • Robert O'BrienRobert O'Brien Posts: 3,037Member
    > @Scott M_2 said:
    > That’s a lot of money when you can get an automatic delivery oil company to worry about it for nothing

    For nothing?
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