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by swagner2018
Sun, 24 Feb 2019, 18:50
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters
Replies: 2421
Views: 453798

Re: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters

Hi Coulomb, The Steca PLI 5000-48 was sold with Firmware 72.10 and everywhere it's mentioned it's 48V, however the max value for the Batterie listed in Menue 13 is 64V. To make a looong story short,... I have successfully updated 72.10 ---> 72.20e The next one who will update a Steca PLI 5000-48 wil...
by swagner2018
Sun, 24 Feb 2019, 01:59
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters
Replies: 2421
Views: 453798

Re: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters

Just tried it now with Windows XP, it's the same... so I guess now there are just two options.
1. Both USB to Serial adapter are not usable with the update software even when WatchPower works.
2. Firmware update is not possible with the Steca PLI 5000-48
by swagner2018
Sat, 23 Feb 2019, 17:44
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters
Replies: 2421
Views: 453798

Re: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters

Hi All, I have tried now 4 different Laptop with different Windows 10 version and german and english OS version and still not possible to update the Firmware. WatchPower communication via USB to Serial works without any issus on all OS. When I try to update the Firmware I can see the LED on the USB ...
by swagner2018
Tue, 19 Feb 2019, 01:27
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters
Replies: 2421
Views: 453798

Re: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters

Hello All, Today I've tried to update the firmware but I get always in the ReflashTool "Can not open serial port" I have tried different USB to RS232 Adapter and different COM ports. FTDI driver version 2.12.28.0 Prolific PL-2303TA chip and driver version 3.2.0.0 and 3.6.81.357 OS: Windows 10 Pro 64...
by swagner2018
Mon, 31 Dec 2018, 17:29
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters
Replies: 2421
Views: 453798

Re: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters

Thanks for this very interessing informations coulomb, I found more and more interesstings things for this inverter and I am happy now to choose this one and not the one from Victron Energie. First I have to finish the parts to controll the inverter and AC charging stuff once it's done and working I...
by swagner2018
Sun, 30 Dec 2018, 23:10
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters
Replies: 2421
Views: 453798

Re: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters

Hi All, I was digging to find scripts which are used to set / change settings and receive information and I found an interessting Website which I would like to share. https://github.com/lluisball/godenerg For me the interessting part is main.py which can be use to send commands and receive the outpu...
by swagner2018
Fri, 28 Dec 2018, 17:52
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters
Replies: 2421
Views: 453798

Re: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters

Well, in this case I have to use another way.... maybe you or somebody did this already and has and Idea or can help with links. I am currently using an SMA with 5.5kWp and a Solaredge with 6.5kWp but most of the time I am just selling a big amount of the electricity. Now I would like to use the Ste...
by swagner2018
Thu, 27 Dec 2018, 22:10
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters
Replies: 2421
Views: 453798

Re: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters

Hello, I would like to add another company who sell this inverter: Steca SOLARIX PLI 5000-48 I have also a question, I got the Steca SOLARIX PLI 5000-48 and would like to use Modbus or MQTT to read / write register I found the (MODBUS CARD ) MPI series Hybrid solar inverter inverter Modbus Card http...