Preparing your device

If you purchased a complete device you can skip this article.

Minimum hardware:

  • Raspberry Pi Zero W
  • 8GB SD card

Recommended hardware:

  • Raspberry Pi 3B+
  • 16GB or larger SD card

Step 1

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.

Download SolarAssistant

If you want to purchase a license, please visit our online shop.

Step 2

Extract the Zip file you downloaded and flash the ISO file to an SD card. We recommend using Balena Etcher.

Using balenaEtcher to flash SolarAssistant to SD card

Step 3

Insert the SD card in the Raspberry Pi and proceed with one of the guides below: