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Based in Taiwan since 1974, CHALLENGE INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. specializes in manufacturing high-quality electrical products, including Single-Phase Pre-Payment System (IC Card Prepaid Meter, Card Reader & Value Adder), current transformers, voltage transformers, distribution transformers, epoxy insulators, and power capacitors. With over 45 years of expertise and technology collaboration with Germany's MWB, CIC is ISO certified and offers products recognized for reliability in various industrial applications.

Challenge Industrial Co., Ltd. (CIC) stands at the forefront of electrical innovation, specializing in the manufacturing of current transformers, voltage transformers, distribution transformers, epoxy insulators, and power capacitors. With a legacy built on over 45 years of engineering excellence and leveraging advanced German technology, CIC commits to delivering high-quality, ISO-certified electrical solutions. Their comprehensive product range, paired with an ISO-certified approach and a TAF-accredited laboratory, ensures reliability and performance for a diverse global market. CIC is your go-to source for electrical components that power progress and efficiency.

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Single-Phase Pre-Payment System (IC Card Prepaid Meter, Card Reader & Value Adder)


This electronic, single-phase energy meter system includes a pre-payment meter, IC card reader, and a value adder.

Single-Phase Pre-Payment Meter (Models: BAW-1A & BAW-2A)

  • Double RS-485 port for Card Reader and Up-Link communication.
  • Time-of-Use measurement with 4 tariff modes.
  • Configurable season and holiday settings.
  • Supports 6-rate stepped tariffs according to electricity consumption.
  • Remote connect and disconnect.
  • Flame-retardant shell.


IEC 62052-11, IEC 62053-21


Class 1.0


LCD  0.01 kWh (6 + 2 digits)

Starting Current

0.4 % of test current

Operating Temperature

-20 ∼ +70℃

Working Voltage Range

0.7 ∼ 1.2 Un

Surge Test

6 kV 1.2/50 𝜇s

Ingress Protection Rating

IP 51

IC Card Reader (Model: BAW-RL)

  • Language Modes: English & Chinese
  • Information Displayed: Balance, Rate, Daily/Monthly Tariff, Cumulative Consumption
  • Buzzer alert for insufficient funds
  • Power sharing with meter
  • Fast communication with meter through the communication port

Value Adder (Model: BAW-RA)

  • Value deposit and deduction performed by manager on customer’s IC card
  • Balance query function
  • Able to show monthly statistics to user
  • Settings can be uploaded from a computer through infrared communication





Dimensions (mm)







1P2W 110-220V
10(80)A 50-60Hz





⌀ 9.0



1P3W 110/220V
10(80)A 50-60Hz





⌀ 9.0


Card Reader

English / Chinese







Value Adder

English / Chinese








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