Starting device - WiFi

Step 1 - Turn on the monitoring device

Insert the USB power cable into the Raspberry/Orange Pi to turn it on.

Step 2 - Connect to WiFi access point

The device will start a WiFi access point. Use your laptop, tablet or mobile phone to connect to it:

SSID: SolarAssistant
Password: solar123

Step 3 - Open the device web page

Open the URL below:

NB: If you are using your mobile phone or tablet you will need to turn off your mobile data to ensure it is using WiFI instead of mobile data.

Step 4 - Give the device your WiFi credentials

Once you have the device web page open, you will be taken to the configuration page. Enter your Wifi SSID and password and click submit.

Enter WiFi credentials into SolarAssistant

Switch your WiFi over to the same network the device is trying to connect to.

Step 5 - Find device on local network

Open to find your device on your local network.

NB: If the device failed to connect to your WiFi network, it will start the WiFi access point again. Go back to step 2.

Step 4 - Register site (optional)

By registering your site you can easily access it remotely.

Registering SolarAssistant site

Step 6 - Start monitoring

Once activated, you can select your connected solar equipment and click connect.

If you need help selecting your solar equipment, see our Voltronic, SunSynk and Battery configuration guides.

Start SolarAssistant monitoring of solar devices