Table TstBench is a software tool which allows meter manufacturers and utility members to design, simulate and read any meter that is compatible with the utility industry end-device data tables. This software tool permits users to learn and understand the new industry meter standard protocol. Table TstBench assists meter shop personnel to fully design new meters and interactively define meter parameters and functionalities. The user can simulate, configure, program or read any new meter types. The software allows all users to easily build custom standard compatible meters from scratch and access multiple table definitions from applications they design.