Solmetric was founded in 2005. Our background includes extensive experience in the solar installation industry and in the development of high precision test and measurement tools.
Solmetric’s award-winning SunEye is the de facto industry standard for shade analysis. Our PV Analyzer is the leading US I-V curve tracer used for field verification applications such as commissioning, auditing, and troubleshooting of PV arrays.
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|PV Analyzer Models||PVA-1000S||PVA-1500 V3|
|PV Voltage Range||0 - 1000 V CC||0 - 1500 V CC|
|Current Range||0-20A DC (standard) * 0-30A DC (optional) *||0 - 30 A CC *|
|Voltage Accuracy||+/- 0,5% +/- 0,25 V||+/- 0,5% +/- 0,25 V|
|Current Accuracy||+/- 0,5% +/- 40mA||+/- 0,5% +/- 40mA|
|I-V Trace Points||100 or 500||100 or 500|
|Wireless Sensor Range||300 ft||300 ft|
|Irradiance Accuracy||+/- 2% (typical)||+/- 2% (typical)|
|Interface to tablet or laptop||Wireless USB dongle (included)||WiFi|
|Misc||Charging/charged LED, in-the-field firmware update ready|
Below is a summary of the resources available for more information. Click on the links below or on the drop-down from the Support tab. If you don't see what you need here, please contact our support team:
|Knowledge Base/FAQ||Try our searchable Solmetric Knowledge Base. Includes common FAQ for Solmetric products.|
|Downloads||Get the latest Software and Documentation for SunEye device, SunEye Desktop software, PV Designer, and PV Analyzer from the Downloads page.|
|Events to come||Trade fairs and events where you can meet representatives of Solmetric.|
|Webinars||Sign up for one of our free Webinars.|
|Informational Videos||Get visual training on products, applications, and operation.|
|Newsletters/App Notes||Get background and application hints as well as the latest newsletters from Solmetric.|
|Roof Azimuth Tool||Use an aerial image of your building to estimate roof azimuth without being on-site.|
|Annual Insolation||See how annual insolation varies vs. azimuth and tilt for locations in the US.|
|Compound Angle Tool||Simplify the true azimuth and adjusted tilt calculations of tilted modules on sloped rooftops with this downloadable "compound angle" calculator.|
Windows desktop companion software, supports SunEye models 100, 110, and 210. Software includes PV Designer. Software includes PV Designer (licensed separately, 30 day trial also included). Can be installed on Windows computers running: XP, Vista, 7 and 8.
Download current SunEye software for Windows PC's (version 4.90.8430)
This version will read all previous sessions captured with any SunEye model.
CAUTION Windows 8 users: For the first installation of SunEye on Windows 8, it may be necessary to plug in the SunEye BEFORE starting the software installation. This should cause Windows to automatically install a driver and connectivity software (Windows Mobile Device Center, aka WMDC). This may take a few minutes. Once WMDC is installed if it does not open automatically, launch it from the Settings screen. applications in Windows 8 and it should display a license agreement, then connect to the SunEye. DO NOT CONFIGURE WMDC. After successful connection, you must start or restart the SunEye software installation. If you upgraded to Windows 8 from an earlier version on which SunEye software was installed previously installed, you may see a RAPI.dll error when launching the SunEye program. You should reinstall Microsoft's Windows Mobile Device Center via the links below under "Device Connectivity Software". Make sure you select the correct 32 or 64 bit version.
SunEye Extension Kit Quick Start Guide
(PDF) (PDF only in English) |
SunEye Software Sample Results (exports)
SunEye Software Sample Results (exports) html shade report or pdf shade report . For GPS model SunEyes, click here to see a sample KMZ output file in Google Earth. Google Earth must be installed for this link to function. Download Google Earth here .
Notes on Solmetric PV Designer Software
To download an example "Summary PDF" report, click Example Summary PDF . To download a copy of the PV Designer User's Guide in English click PV Designer User's Guide (English) .
Device connectivity software (reinstallation required after Windows 8 upgrade
Windows 8, Windows 7 and Vista: Windows Mobile Device Center 6.1 - version 32 bits.
Windows 8, Windows 7 and Vista users: Windows Mobile Device Center 6.1 - 64-bit version
Other components (install only if directed by technical support)
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