Low Cost Energy Meter Teardown

For $16.95, I scored an inline energy meter. How do they make some stuff so cheap?

Power meter internals. Current measuring shunt on the bottom right of the green PCB.

What method has been used for the current measurement? Can the device be hacked up and improved? All is revealed in this teardown.

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