Sunny WebBox – Sunny Portal Connection
The SMA Sunny WebBox provides a connection between the SMA inverters and the free Sunny Portal website. The Sunny WebBox stores system performance data in its internal 8 MB memory (12.5 MP with the Bluetooth version) or on a standard SD memory card and can be set to upload the data to the Sunny Portal website at user-selectable intervals.
The WebBox can be connected to a Sunny Boy, Sunny Tower, Sunny Island, or Sunny Central inverter, and Sunny SensorBox devices (up to 50 units total). The Sunny WebBox reports faults immediately by e-maIl or text message. Measurement data can be transmitted to te Sunny Portal via a GSM modem from remote locations where DSL or telephone connection is available.With the standard Sunny WebBox, connection to the inverter or SensorBox device is made with 4-conductor twisted pair cable between the inverter's RS-485 output and the WebBox terminals.
Each inverter requires a RS-485-N Communication Module.With the Bluetooth version, communication between the inverter(s) and the Sunny WebBox is automatic with a range of up to 330' which can be extended using one or more Bluetooth Repeaters. Each inverter requires integrated or Piggyback card based Bluetooth output.Both Sunny WebBox versions connect to a local area network (LAN) with an Ethernet cable or to a phone line with the optional modem.
Both are password protected and are covered by a 5-year warranty.