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Ideally suited for online monitoring of small PV systems with up to four inverters, Webconnect provides free access to Sunny Portal and Sunny Places, the community portal. It’s simple to use, requiring only Internet access and a DSL router. Following the simple installation of the factory-integrated inverter interface, Webconnect commissioning is plug-and-play. Once configured, key system data can be accessed and displayed in a clear format whenever needed. Furthermore, Sunny Places now offers PV system operators the opportunity to exchange ideas with other users and compare their systems to others in the community.
Direct data exchange with Sunny Places and Sunny Portal
One of the great advantages of Webconnect is the direct transfer of data from the inverter to the Sunny Portal and Sunny Places—without any other SMA devices.
In addition to the integrated Webconnect functionality, all it takes is Internet access and a DSL router.
With system data clearly displayed in Sunny Places and the Sunny Portal, users can get an overview of their system, compare it with others and communicate with other system operators.
Quick and easy installation and commissioning
Once the inverter is cabled, commissioning is plug-and-play.
Just plug it into the home's existing DSL router. After registration in the Sunny Portal, users are able to call up the most important PV system data.
Device firmware is automatically updated.
Mobile access at any time, from anywhere
Mobility at its best
PV system operators have online access to their system at any time, from anywhere. For example, they can access key data, such as yield and power or the system log book, from their PC or mobile device. Key data, such as yield and power or the system log book, can be accessed from a PC or mobile device.
View and compare all functions
Does Webconnect also offer the display of live data?
Are there daily inverter comparisons?
How often are event reports displayed?
Our function matrix will answer these and other questions—including those relating to Sunny WebBox and Sunny Home Manager 2.0.
Simply use private Internet access
A DSL broadband connection is required to use the Webconnect functions. Under these conditions, continuous data exchange with the Sunny Portal and Sunny Places makes it possible to visualize the high-resolution data.
A packet-oriented mobile radio data transmission (e.g., LTE, UMTS, HSPA, EDGE or GPRS) is recommended only if the mobile provider offers an appropriate flat rate with support of VoIP (Voice over IP).
Since GSM routers use a time-based billing structure, they should never be used with the Webconnect functionality.
|Sunny WebBox||Sunny WebBox w. Bluetooth||Sunny Home Manager||Webconnect|
|Commissioning with Plant Setup Assistant|
|Different user roles|
|Device update (does not concern all inverters)|
|Displaying live data, Directly on the data logger|
|Displaying live data at Sunny Portal|
|Standard page / Page per inverter|
|Standard page for all Inverter|
|Panel Level Monitoring|
|Own pages, diagrams and tables|
|Visualization of self-consumption*|
|Publication of specific pages|
|iPhone- & Android-App, mobile website|
|Communication monitoring, daily verification|
|Communication monitoring, adjustable period of verification|
|Daily Inverter comparison|
|Daily Inverter comparison, adjustable tolerances|
|Yield and weather forecast|
|Event reports, Once a day|
|Event reports, hourly|
|Information reports (day/month)|
|Information reports, customizable content|
|Data storage, unlimited|
|Minute values for 2 years, Hour values for 5 years, Day values over the total life time of the PV plant|
* Translation: u.U. zusätzliche Produkte benötigt