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By connecting a Fronius PV Inverter and Color Control GX (CCGX) together you can:
This document describes how to setup the monitoring functions. To configure a Fronius PV inverter and the Multi or Quattro, see AC-coupled PV with Fronius PV Inverters.
|Fronius Symo Light||Purchase and install the datamanager 2.0|
|Fronius Symo||No accessory needed, datamanager card installed from factory|
|Fronius Galvo||No accessory needed, datamanager card installed from factory|
|Fronius IG Plus (*)||Purchase and install the datamanager 2.0|
|Fronius Agilo||Purchase and install the datamanager box|
(*) The Fronius Zero feed-in feature - which is part of an Energy Storage System ESS - will work on all the above models except the IG Plus.
All the new Fronius inverters - for example the upcoming Fronius Primo - will arrive fitted with a datamanager 2.0, as standard.
Both the Fronius and the CCGX need to be connected on the same LAN, either via Wi-Fi or Ethernet.
Note that the Datalogger Web is not supported. Contact your Fronius dealer to find out about the upgrading options.
As mentioned above the CCGX should find all Fronius inverters automatically. It will scan all IP-addresses in the local network (that is, all IP-addresses within the netmask assigned to the CCGX) to check whether or not they are Fronius datamanager cards. This scan will be performed during CCGX startup, and whenever the CCGX loses connection to a data card. The scan can be started manually as well by pressing 'Press to scan'.
Usually a device scan is completed within a minute. If you have a large subnet, the scan may need much more time. If you don't want to wait for completion, you can enter an IP-address manually.
All data cards found will be inserted into the 'Detected data cards' list. The CCGX will regularly (once every minute) scan the IP-addresses in this list in order to find new data cards, or reconnect to data cards when the connection was lost.
If you changed to TCP port number on the data manager, you can change this as well on the CCGX (TCP port). Otherwise, leave this setting at its default (80).
When the Fronius is detected and configured on the CCGX every PV inverter will be visible in the devicelist.
To see the device details navigate into the menu. Here you can see the current state, current power generated, total power generated
For more details on the device navigate into the Device menu. Here you can find: ipadres, Product name, product ID, serial number
To see the yield on the VRM site in the Advanced tab, do not forget to enable the PV Inverter yield widget(s) in Settings → Advanced tab setup.