Changelog

The releases below list the software changes introduced when you update your device. Read more about our beta program if you want to experiment with the latest features.

Terminology:

  • Voltronic references below refer to Axpert, MPP Solar, Mecer, Kodak, etc. inverters.
  • Deye references below refer to SunSynk and Sol-Ark inverters.

Coming soon:

  • Configurable alerts/email notifications.
  • Support for JK BMS.
  • Support to change inverter mode via MQTT and HomeAssistant.
  • Rework of power management to allow more possibilities.

2022-05-19Beta

New features:

  • Add initial support for Growatt SPH inverter.
  • Add support for multiple Daly BMS via a single RS485 adapter.

Corrections:

  • Correct Daly BMS periodic "Invalid data received" issue.

2022-05-11Stable

New features:

  • Add initial support for Growatt TL-X inverter.
  • Latest driver for Silicon Labs CP210X and MaxLinear XR serial chipsets to improve Growatt connectivity.
  • Added Pylontech RS485 support when BMS baud rate is set to 9600.
  • Added Voltronic inverter self consumption advanced setting for higher accuracy calculations.
  • Added Voltronic inverter temperature multiplier advanced setting.
  • Added dashboard battery display customization advanced setting.
  • Added reading of Deye output frequency.
  • Added reading of Deye 3 phase auxiliary port.

Corrections:

  • Correct setting AC charge current on large Voltronic inverter models.
  • Correct Deye 3 phase battery temperature reading.
  • Correct zero PV power reading on certain 24V Voltronic inverters.
  • Correct Daly BMS temperature by not including unconnected sensors.
  • Correct EG4 battery state of health reported incorrectly as 50%.
  • Discard corrupted data when reading Voltronic inverters by improving CRC checking.

2022-03-23

New features:

  • Support for multiple Daly and JBD BMS connections.
  • Setting to invert Daly BMS current.
  • Support for new EG4 lifepower4 model that doesn't have LCD. Use USB to Narada RS485 protocol.
  • Support for new Axpert Max 3.6kW inverter.
  • Support to set battery voltages of InfiniSolar Hybrid 3kW, 5kW, 10kW and 15kW.
  • Added dashboard gauge maximum values under inverter advanced settings.
  • Added new advanced settings for certain BMS and inverters to handle special cases.
  • Added temperature and capacity metric to Victron VE.Direct battery monitoring.

Corrections:

  • Correct PV current and solar priority reading of InfiniSolar Hybrid 3kW, 5kW, 10kW and 15kW.
  • Correct detection of multiple Jakiper battery packs.

2022-02-12

New features:

  • Power management for Growatt inverters.
  • Support for the Deye 12kw 3 phase inverter.
  • Support for different modes of Deye auxiliary port: micro inverter, generator or smart load.
  • Support for JBD BMS via USB RS485.
  • Support for Daly BMS via UART and RS485.
  • Support for EG4-LL GYLL battery
  • Wider support for USB to Serial RS232/RS485 batteries.
  • Wider support for USB to Narada RS485 batteries.
  • Added Bus voltage charts for Growatt inverters
  • Added ability to set system time manually. Useful for users without internet.
  • Individual battery metrics via MQTT.
  • Setting to adjust MQTT topic prefix and device ID.

Corrections:

  • Improve handling of modbus CRC errors.
  • Correct totals page not working without internet.

2021-12-17

New features:

  • Added integration for HomeAssistant energy module.
  • Added battery in/out and grid in/out to totals page.
  • Support to set Growatt inverter settings.
  • Support to set Deye grid/gen charge power management.
  • Support to read Lithium Batteries SA via RS485 port and cable.
  • Setting changes and power management of InfiniSolar Hybrid 3kW, 5kW, 10kW and 15kW.
  • Added "Clear historic data" function on configuration page.
  • Battery discharge rate per hour on dashboard if battery capacity is available.

Corrections:

  • Correct capacity calculation for multiple battery packs via USB serial connection.
  • Correct reading issue of Axpert MKS I/II in solar charging in standby mode.

2021-11-02

New features:

  • Support for EG4 LIFEPOWER4 GYLL battery.
  • Support for Kodak Force battery.
  • Support for Axpert Duo/Tri inverter.
  • Support for Freedom Won RS485 via Voltronic LIB protocol.
  • Wider support for Narada BMS variations.
  • Wider support for USB to Serial BMS variations which includes certain Shoto batteries.
  • Add charge/discharge metrics via Voltronic LIB protocol.

Corrections:

  • Correct various minor issues with reading MPP Solar LV and LVX series inverters.
  • Support for new "Solar first" mode that blends PV and grid as seen on Axpert MKS III.
  • Improve robustness of reading Pylontech batteries.

2021-09-21

New features:

  • Individual Pylontech battery metrics. View screenshot.
  • Individual Narada battery metrics. View screenshot.
  • Added support for Voltronic LIB BMS protocol.
  • Added battery temperature chart for serial RS232/RS485 BMS connections.
  • Added more Growatt charts and and read only settings.
  • Added calculated grid values for InfiniSolar super inverters if it doesn't have a grid current sensor.
  • Show 100% state of charge when Pylontech BMS reports higher (in certain scenarios up to 103%).

Corrections:

  • Correct interpretation of BMS connection data of Voltronic inverters with BMS connection.
  • Correct fault code display in certain scenarios of Voltronic inverters.
  • Correct Deye power management settings to include grid/gen charge.

2021-08-31

New features:

  • Setting changes and power management for Deye inveters. 🎉
  • Added support for MPP Solar LVX6048 inverter.
  • Added support for Fox ESS battery via modbus protocol.
  • Added support for latest generation Narada batteries.
  • Added initial read only support for Growatt settings.
  • Added pages for reboot, shutdown and upgrade procedures.
  • Improve Growatt grid calculation.
  • Improve calculations of "Emulated BMS".
  • Speed up device boot time by +-30%.
  • Reduce bandwidth usage when browsing app.

Corrections:

  • Correct utlity charge setting change issue.
  • Correct parallel number detection with Axpert Max. Fixes after Voltronic refactoring.
  • Correct "this page isn't working" chrome error due to browser not storing cookie.

2021-07-31

New features:

  • Added essential load charts for Deye inverters.
  • Added "Battery type" and "Charger source priority" Voltronic inverter setting for each parallel inverter individually.
  • Added solar PV power MPPT 1 and 2 to charts and MQTT output of Voltronic and Deye inverters.
  • Added support for Narada NPFC protocol.
  • Launched new South America *.br.solar-assistant.io and Asia *.hk.solar-assistant.io proxy servers.

Corrections:

  • Correct detection of MPP-Solar PIP-3024GK.
  • Correct Deye essential and auxiliary load calculation.
  • Correct grid calculation for InfiniSolar V2 inverters.
  • Improve robustness of RS232 serial connections of Voltronic inverters
  • Improve robustness of Victron VE.direct BMS connections.