How it Works

PVwatch collects data automatically from your inverter every 15 minutes and transmits it via the internet to our server. The monitor uploads about 25 KB data per hour for each inverter (daytime bandwidth). Your monitoring system will check our server daily and download any necessary updates.

  • 24x7 monitoring
  • Web-based view displaying real-time and historical PV system performance in daily view
  • Historical data can be exported to other applications
  • Automatic alerts to our offices in case of failures
  • Online storage of your data, hosted at pvwatch.com

Network Requirements: Broadband cable or DSL internet connection active 24/7 with an available Ethernet port. This may require you to add a router to your home network. No special firewall settings are necessary.

The powerline networking bridge must be plugged directly into a wall outlet, not a power strip or extension cord. Installation is simple. A powerline communications bridge uses existing wiring. All you have to do is log onto the web and watch your system perform.

Product Specifications: Dimensions Size 10 3/8” x 7” x 3” (W x H x D) Weight 2lb 10oz ( 1.17 kg) Operating temperature Ambient Operating Temperature -10ºC to 40ºC Ambient Operating Humidity 25% to 85%

Power Requirements: Universal Input Voltage Range 100 V to 120 V Input Current 0.26 A (maximum) Input Power 6 W (typical) Interface Ethernet Connection 10/100/1000 Ethernet DHCP

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