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See Inverter Production

Hello,

Is there anyway to see how much an power inverter is producing?
Also this would be extremely helpful in parallel systems if I could see each inverters load.

Thanks

gx
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mvader (Victron Energy) answered ·

Impossible; sorry. Its part of the limitations of the comms protocol.

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Do you think this is something you could add in the future with a firmware update? Thanks

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wkirby answered ·

Inverter power is shown in "Critical Loads".
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If you have parallel inverters, then the load is shared between them.
Example, if you have two inverters in parallel, then you can simply divide the number by two to get the power for each inverter.


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shaneyake answered ·

Thanks for your response, unfortunately this isn't true.
In your example above the inverter is actually producing 0W or close to 0W as it is just passing through the grid.
329W - (8W+289W) = 32W, which is very close to inverter standby load.

In a parallel system, yes if everything is working correctly you can just divide by number of inverters, however the whole reason I want to see this is to see if there is any imbalance in the load in a parallel system. This can happen for a few reasons, like output circuit breaker tripped or lose cable connection or damaged wire.

I am looking for the inverter to report it's actually production number.
I have changed the title to hopefully reflect what I am looking.

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Ah yes, my mistake. Sorry for that.
This should make it clearer:

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