Wiring a Dimplex Quantum Storage Heater to a Economy 7 Smart Meter with only 4 connections

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Can anyone advise on how I connect a Dimplex Quantum Storage Heater Series 6 onwards to an Economy 7 Smart Meter with only 4 terminals / ports, installed last week. The series 6, 7, and Y have an option of using only one connection for both Off-Peak and Standard tariffs.

I have assumed that it is necessary to break the 2 connections Live and Neutral to the Consumer Unit with an isolation fuse which allows a spur off to the Storage Heater.

I know that there are meters that have 5 ports to allow such a connection but want to avoid having to get EDF to change the meter they have already just installed. EDF or Dimplex are unable to advise me on a solution.

I am not doing this by choice but it is the only way I can get out of an F Band rated EPC on the property.
 

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You need a proper electrician in to sort it, you don’t tamper with smart meter.
What is a proper electrician. I have spoken to several professional electricians. All are uncertain of giving a solution. I don't intend to do the work myself, I am just trying to get the right information.
 
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Your answer is too vague to be helpful.
Can't see what's vague about it
Old storage heaters needed economy 7 or equiv
New storage heaters need the same AND a 24/7 supply to,comply with LOT20 requirements for 'open window,' temp drops >10° 30 mins heater shuts down

IF you find an electrician who is happy to Pratt about with the smart meter then good luck with that!...and check his insurance

Just saying
 

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Problem solved. No thanks to Electrician Forum which is a waste of time.

Most proper electricians are too busy to spend all day writing useless comments
 

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Sid James has left the building (O.K, forum) on a permanent basis.

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