Preparing your device
Raspberry PI 1, 2
Raspberry PI Zero
|Not officially supported, but used by some users.|
Raspberry PI Zero W
Raspberry PI 3A+
Data is real-time within 2 - 4 seconds.
Historic metric every 30 seconds.
Raspberry PI Zero 2 W
Raspberry PI 3B, 3B+
Raspberry PI 4B
Data is real-time within 1 - 2 seconds.
Historic metric every 10 seconds.
* Orange PI, Banana Pi, Rock Pi, etc. is not supported.
|Minimum: 8GB||10 years of data for a single inverter|
|Recommended: 16GB||10 years of data for up to 9 inverters|
If you have purchased a SolarAssistant license, the sites page will display a link to download the latest SD card image. Go ahead and download it.
If you want to purchase a license, please visit our online shop.
Extract the Zip file you downloaded and flash the ISO file to an SD card. We recommend using Balena Etcher.
Insert the SD card in the Raspberry Pi and turn it on. It will not display anything on an attached monitor. Please follow one of the guides below.