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SolarMAN Wifi Monitoring System

SolarMAN Solar PV Monitoring Device Or Embedded WiFi Kit (S-W02E/S-W02ES) is an embedded data logging module. With its “plug & play” function, the module is embedded in an inverter and can collect information of PV systems from the inverter.

How SolarMAN Embedded Wifi Monitoring Works?

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With the integrated WiFi function, the module can connect to router and transmit data to the web server, enabling users to view collected data by logging in the online monitoring portal (www.solarmanpv.com/portal). In addition, users can also get access to the internal web server of the module via WiFi and directly obtain data from the module.

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The new generation of WiFi module enables operation under AP and STA mode simultaneously, which means that users can directly get access to the internal Web Server via WiFi, and at the same time the module can connect to remote portal via WiFi, enabling users to monitor PV systems anytime and anywhere via Internet.

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Why SolarMAN Embedded Wifi Monitoring System:

Solar PV System Users Ultimate Benefits:

  • Check & Monitor Your Solar PV Any Time From Any Where.
  • Evaluate Your Return On Solar PV Investment At Your Fingertips.
  • Safety Issue And Defect Monitoring Immediate Response To Keep Up Maximum Output From Your Solar PV System.
  • Easy To Operate And Simple To Get Financial Statement Of Your Solar PV System.

SolarMAN embedded WiFi module can ensure the stable and efficient performance of PV systems, while minimizing the monitoring costs as well, therefore enabling users to achieve great increase in ROI with only a little investment.

  • Satisfied for industrial application and able to work under high temperature
  • Work under AP and STA mode simultaneously, enabling local monitoring and remote monitoring
  • Better internal Web Server enables users to check device and inverter status
  • Optimized configuration interface makes setting procedures easier and faster
  • Able to upgrade software of inverter via WiFi
  • Integrated in inverters with “Plug & Play” function, no additional external hardware
  • Compatible with most inverters on the market, customized for users
  • WiFi or GPRS communication according to users’ requirements
  • Remote monitoring via SolarMAN Portal
SolarMAN Solar PV Monitoring Quick Setup Manual (Wi-Fi Optional)
Outlines of this chapter (This is copy of the brochure provided by SolarMAN)

This Quick Guide is intended to assist users in quick configuration and start of Embedded WiFi Kit S-W02E and S-W02ES. If any problems, please refer to corresponding chapters of User Manual for details.

Configuration interfaces may differ according to different product models.

1. Network setting

Note: The setting hereinafter is operated with Windows7 for reference only. If other
operating systems are used, please follow the corresponding procedures.

1. Prepare a computer or device, e.g. tablet PC and smart phone that enables Wi-Fi.
2. Obtain an IP address automatically.

Procedure:

Setp1: Click on wifi mode

Setp2: Connect with your personal internet access point (AP) or WLAN.
Example: “sofarpv” in this case. See Figure 1

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Setp3: Right click on your connected AP, click on Status > Properties to open the wireless
network property setup window. See Figure 2

Setp4: Double click on internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4). Click on General > Obtain an IP
address automatically > OK to finish the setup. See Figure 3, 4:

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3. SOFAR inverter Wi-Fi module setup Procedure:

Setp1: Click on Wifi

Setp2: Connect with SOFAR inverter Wi-Fi module, defaulted with no password and its name
started as AP_ and a following 9-digit Wi-Fi serial number. See Figure 5, 6.

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Setp3: When connected, open browser, head to http://10.10.100.254/, and fill in user name
and password which all defaulted as admin for the first time. See Figure 7

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Setp4: When successfully logged in, users can find basic information on their inverter Wi-Fi module. Figure 8

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Setp5: Please click on Wizard > Start to start the detailed setup on your inverter Wi-Fi module. Figure 9

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Setp6: Select Wireless connection, and click Next. Figure 10

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Note: If the signal strength (RSSI) of your selected internet access point (AP) is lowerthan 15%, the connection may be unstable, please select other available network or shorten the distance between the device and the router, or reference section 4.6 Figure 4-28.

Setp7: Select your personal wireless network. This can be done by refreshing your wireless network or add it manually. See Figure 11

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Note If you choose to add your wireless network manually, please keep encryption method and encryption algorithm the same as your home router’s setup. Figure 10

Setp8: Please enter your personal wireless network password. Then click Next. Figure 12

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Setp9: Select Enable > Next to obtain IP address automatically. Figure 13

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Setp10: Click Next. Figure 14

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Setp11: Click OK to wait for setting complete. Figure 15

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Setp12: Setup of wireless network connection priority and connection mode. Open Control panel > Network and sharing center > Manage wireless networks. Set your home router’s access point as default to connect with your personal computer automatically. Make sure it has the highest priority. To the device Wi-Fi module, set its AP as default to connect with your personal computer manually. Example: make sure “sofarpv” wireless network connection priority is the highest.

Setp13: Connect with your personal wireless network or WLAN. Figure 18

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2. Register on SolarMAN Solar PV Monitoring Portal

Launch your browser, open SolarMAN portal website: http://www.solarmanpv.com/portal/

Procedure:

Step1: Click on Register now if you do not have an account. Figure 19

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Step2: Fill in basic registration information upon request. Figure 20

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Setp3: Fill in details to complete the registration. Figure 21

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Setp4: If registration is successful, the above page will display. Click OK to return to the homepage of the portal. Figure 22

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3. Log in SolarMAN Solar PV Monitoring Portal to manage power station

After successful registration, open the login page of SolarMAN Portal, and input your E-mail and password to access the monitoring system and start monitoring and management of power plants.Figure 23

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** Add more inverters on SOFAR Solar PV monitoring system

Click Setting > Device > Add to enter the 9-digit serial number (SN), and then click OK to complete the setting of adding a new inverter. Figure 25

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*** Alert notification setup

When any abnormal situation happened to the device, an error message would be sent automatically to your designated email account in second.

You must need to fill your personal email account to complete the setup of your alert notification.

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For information feel free to contact our State Of The Art Equipped Customer Service Team or Request Obligation Free Consultation By Energy Expert.

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