SOFAR AND SOLAR MD

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Sofar Solar Hybrid Inverter 3-6K range is a low voltage IP65 rated product, therefore robust and safe product.

A good option for Hybrid Grid-connected systems.

 

Can Bus (500kbit/s) is used between Solar MD Logger V2 and Sofar Solar Hybrid Inverter 3-6K, also requires CAN translator software for digital control from the battery.

 

Please carefully read the installation manual of Sofar HYD if you are installing Sofar for the first time.

 

== System overview ==

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Minimum required hardware:

 

Battery modules required – per SS4074 / SS202 (7.4kWh) are 1 x installed Sofar Solar Hybrid Inverter 3-6K.

 

 

CAN Communication:

 

Use any UTP cable.  Plug 2 of the wires (PIN 4, PIN 5) into the Solar MD Logger V2 CAN 2 connector.  Plug the other side with a RJ11 connector into the Sofar BMS port:

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The termination switch (120 Ohm) on Logger V2 should be on.

Digital control Configuration – CAN Bridge Software on LoggerV2

On the Solar MD portal (http://login.mypower24.co.za) select Victron Bridge on CAN 2:

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Menu path:  My Devices → Logger → Interfaces →CANBUS 2.

 

Secondly, choose Victron Bridge and proceed with Software reboot on the Logger V2 via the tab “System Settings”.

 

Furthermore connect to the inverter using the Sofar web interface to set up your system.

 

For the battery model, choose Default 100Ah Lithium-Ion battery.  

 

Sofar only accepts current values from the Logger V2 for maximum charge and discharge